Saranac Lake, NY, Dec 30, 2010 — As we make our way through this final week of the year, Brian Mann has been checking in with his five picks for the top stories of 2010.
In 2010, politics dominated much of the headlines, with the midterm election tossing out some of the North Country's most prominent incumbents. Democrats fared poorly overall, with state Senator Darrel Aubertine and Representative Scott Murphy losing key races.
But according to Brian's year-end wrap-up two political figures emerged as the most memorable. Go to full article
Saranac Lake, NY, Dec 30, 2010 — If November's election shook up the North Country's political landscape, the region also saw big changes in the environmental community. Layoffs and reorganizations continued among green groups in the Adirondacks.
As Brian Mann reports, after a turbulent 2010, it's unclear how which conservation groups will continue to play a prominent role in the future. Go to full article
Altamont, NY, Dec 29, 2010 — The deadly bat disease known as 'white nose syndrome' was first identified in northern New York over three years ago. It's still spreading rapidly, with outbreaks confirmed... Go to full article
Paul Smiths, NY, Dec 28, 2010 — As 2010 draws to a close, we're revisiting important environmental stories of the year. Climate change tops the list, as scientists struggle to understand how global changes... Go to full article
Dec 27, 2010 — This week, NCPR will revisit some of the important environmental stories and conversations of the past year. Environmental issues often span more than a year, more than many... Go to full article