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Following Photographer Seneca Ray Stoddard
In the late 1800s, photographer Seneca Ray Stoddard captured some of the most iconic scenes in north country Now another Glens Falls native, Mark Bowie, has spent two years photographing the exact same scenes.
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On Great Sacandaga Lake, State Land For Lease Cheap
Adirondack real estate prices have soared in recent years, thanks to a boom in vacation homes. Small lake front parcels sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars. But along Great Sacandaga Lake, in the southern Adirondacks, people can lease 100-foot sections of shoreline property from the state for just $56/yr. Brian Mann reports.
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Historic Hyde House Reopens in Glens Falls
After 18 months of expansion, renovation and restoration, the Hyde House in Glens Falls has reopened to the public. Built in 1912 by Charlotte and Louis Hyde, the home has been a centerpiece of the Hyde Collection of fine art and antiques for decades. Todd Moe tours the restored home with Museum Director Randall Suffolk. 
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Arts & Healing: Living Well In the Shadow of Cancer
Brian Mann traveled to a retreat in the Adirondacks for women living with cancer. He found that many of the women still see joy and hope in a world filled with uncertainty.

Gore Mt. project faces new environmental review

The head of New York's Department of Environmental Conservation has withdrawn approval of a major expansion at the Gore Mountain Ski Center. Commissioner Denise Sheehan says more environmental review is needed before a connecting trail to the North Creek Ski Bowl can go forward. Supporters say the project will boost the popularity of Gore Mountain and anchor a new resort development. But as Brian Mann reports, critics say the expansion could overwhelm North Creek's infrastructure.  Go to full article
Racing through the Adirondack Park (File photo)

Racing in the Adirondack wilderness

The Adirondacks have long been famous as a destination for world-class sporting events. From the Olympic venues in Lake Placid to international rugby tournaments in Saranac Lake to yacht races and bass tournaments on Lake Champlain, the region draws thousands of athletes every year. A small but growing number of these competitive events are being held deep in the Adirondack backcountry. Supporters say races are a perfect use for wilderness areas. But as Brian Mann reports, some critics say athletes are disrupting the serenity of the Park's wildest places.  Go to full article
David Barlow & Robert LaVelle play a father and son in "A Number"

Preview: A Number in Glens Falls

The Adirondack Theatre Festival's production of A Number opens tonight (8 pm) at the Charles Wood Theatre in Glens Falls. Todd Moe talks with actor Robert Lavelle, who plays the father in the show, and ATF producing director David Turner. Lavelle says the play is about about a son who confronts his father with the fact that he has genetically identical counterparts and is merely one of "a number".  Go to full article

DEC Tallies Adk Snowmobile Trails

For the first time yesterday, New York's Department of Environmental Conservation released an official mileage tally for snowmobile trails in the Adirondack Park. Over the...  Go to full article
APA Chairman Ross Whaley

Adks After Pataki, Pt. 3: The View From Inside

This week, we're talking with some of the politicians and activists who will shape the Adirondack Park Agency's future after Governor George Pataki leaves office in January....  Go to full article
Mapping the Adirondack Park's future

Adks After Pataki, Pt. 2: Beef Up APA?

This week, we're talking with some of the politicians and activists who will shape the Adirondack Park Agency's future after Governor George Pataki leaves office in...  Go to full article
State Sen. Betty Little

Adks After Pataki, Part One: Scrap the APA?

In their Sunday editorial, the editors of the Glens Falls Post Star suggested that the Adirondack Park Agency may have outlived its usefulness. A growing number of...  Go to full article

Guard Heads To Mexico Border

The Glens Falls Post Star is reporting this morning that National Guardsmen from the North Country will be sent to Arizona to help patrol the US-Mexico border. Brian...  Go to full article

Music: John Kribs Sings the Blues

Southern Adirondacks singer-songwriter John Kribs joined Todd Moe, and co-hosts Hilary Oak and Beth Robinson in the studio last night for NCPR's Open Studio. Here are...  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Amateur Archaeologists Discover 250-year-old Burial Site

Last November a couple of amateur archeologists and local historians in Fort Edward found something potentially huge... an old burial site they say contains scores of...  Go to full article

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