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Kassandra Barton of The 8 O'Clock Ranch is just as comfortable online as at the farmers' market.
Kassandra Barton of The 8 O'Clock Ranch is just as comfortable online as at the farmers' market.

Local Flavor: local meat in town and online

When it comes to healthy, environmentally-friendly eating, "local" has become the new "organic." More and more people want to know what's in their food, who produced it, and how far it traveled to get to the dinner table. Community Supported Agriculture, or CSAs, are a growing way to bring consumers and farmers closer. Think of a CSA as a subscription service for food. A farm in St. Lawrence County is just as comfortable marketing its CSA on the Internet as at the local farmers' market. As David Sommerstein reports, The 8 O'Clock Ranch is challenging what it means to "eat local."  Go to full article

Clean Air settlement will benefit Lake Champlain

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo says a landmark clean air settlement with one of the country's biggest power producers will provide half a million dollars to fight pollution on Lake Champlain. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Warm, wet weather and deep snow raise flood warnings

With temperatures warming and deep snowpack in some areas, emergency officials in New York and Vermont are worrying about flooding. National Weather Service officials say in some places the snow is still so deep it's the equivalent of 15 inches of rain. Lake Champlain is of particular concern. Jonathan Brown reports.  Go to full article
L - Kathryn Blume as Lina; R - Todd Lawson as Ned.

Theatre review: Three Days of Rain at the FlynnSpace

The Vermont Stage Company's production of Three Days of Rain runs at the FlynnSpace in Burlington through March 16. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at a recent...  Go to full article

Heard Up North: A storm-tossed ferry ride

Lake Champlain figures prominently in many North Country stories. It's become a kind of character who allows - or sometimes prevents - narrow escapes. One of the most well...  Go to full article

Strong Loonie and ad campaign bringing more Canadians to NNY

More Canadians are driving into northern New York and that's boosting sales at North Country retailers. But, as Jonathan Brown reports, the state is working hard to lure more...  Go to full article
Diane Sawyer, ABC, Disney, face lawsuit from North Country woman (PHOTO:  ABC News)

Controversial ABC documentary filmed in Vermontville sparks lawsuit

The Plattsburgh Press-Republican reported Thursday morning that a Lake Placid woman is suing ABC News, the Walt Disney Corporation, and news anchor Diane Sawyer. In her suit,...  Go to full article

Weather lingo: what are snow showers?

You hear the term "snow showers" every so often in NCPR weather forecasts. But who comes up with these descriptions? What are "snow showers" compared to "light snow" or...  Go to full article

Book review: "Dateline Vermont"

Republican presidential frontrunner John McCain plans to make a stop in Vermont tomrrow. The state's delegates are up for grabs March 4, all 17 of them. The entire population...  Go to full article

"Nordic Voices" in Burlington tonight

A six-voice a capella group from Oslo, Norway gives a concert of early and contemporary music at the UVM Recital Hall in Burlington tonight. Nordic Voices has toured...  Go to full article

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