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Seemingly, yes! In a fascinating example of how what happens halfway around the world can impact us here at home, Brattleboro, Vt.-based FiberMark’s Lowville plant will be closed next week in part due to a year-old Chinese law that limits...
Yesterday I talked with Amy Ivy  (of Coop. Extension) about a neat event in Plattsburgh Saturday afternoon that’ll bring people who want to eat local food together with people who produce food, local food, even in this dead part of...
This is part of a series of farmers writing about life on the farm , week to week, through the season. Courtney Grimes-Sutton is co-owner of Mace Chasm Farm in Keeseville. Read all of Courtney’s journal entries here. And you should check out...
I cover the Champlain Valley, so I cross back and forth between Vermont and New York a lot. Sometimes the places blur together and I don’t even notice I’ve crossed the state line. But other times – in the islands, in Port Henry and...
Update, 4:45 pm: Nora again in Canton — we’ll be continuing to follow this story with Brian in the Adirondacks, but in the meantime you can check your weather conditions on our weather page, where you’ll also find weather alerts by...

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Simple Beauty: Georgia O'Keeffe at the Shelburne Museum
Georgia O'Keeffe is most famous for her paintings of the American Southwest, but O'Keeffe's first maturity as an artist came while painting in Lake George. Brian Mann visited the new Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition at the Shelburne Museum in Vermont..
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Lake Champlain Maritime History, pt. 1
Wreck diving off Burlington with Brian Mann.

Adirondack Roundtable: former Vermont governor Madeline Kunin

The Lake Placid Institute kicked off its annual Adirondack Roundtable series with a speech by former Vermont Governor Madeline Kunin. She addressed issues discussed in her latest book, Pearls, Politics and Power: How Women Can Win and Lead. The governor's talk is preceded by an introduction by Marilyn Heimerdinger, co-chair of the Lake Placid Institute.  Go to full article
Abby Lee as Sally, John Patrick Hayden as Matt Photo: Buff Lindau

Theatre Review: "Talley's Folly" at St. Michael's Playhouse

Talley's Folly runs through July 11 at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article
Stoneyfield says their new feeding plan cuts cow burps. (Photo by Peggy Greb, courtesy of the USDA)

Controlling cow burps

Cows burp methane gas. It's a potent greenhouse gas. The Environmental Protection Agency says cow burps alone make up 20% of the methane emissions in the US. That leads to worry among dairymen that the government might eventually step in to regulate the bovine emissions. As Rebecca Williams reports, some are trying to get ahead of the regulators.  Go to full article
Marc Tumminelli as Lucky and Tessa Faye as Joan. Photo credit: Buff Lindau<br /><br />

Theatre Review: "Dames at Sea" at St. Michael's Playhouse

St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester has opened their season with the musical Dames at Sea running through June 27. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the...  Go to full article
Jake Shimabukuro

Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro plays two concerts this weekend

The world's best-known, and some say most talented, ukulele player will be making two stops in the region this weekend, just before heading back on the road with Jimmy...  Go to full article

What's a green collar job?

A new national study says jobs in Vermont's green energy economy are growing faster than other employment sectors in the state, and are easily outpacing the national average...  Go to full article

Preview: Lake Placid Film Forum

NCPR is media sponsor for this week's Lake Placid Film Forum. It runs from Thursday to Sunday and features film screenings, conversations with directors and authors, and a...  Go to full article
Mollie Matteson (Source: Center for Biological Diversity

As "white nose" syndrome spreads, green groups want more funds for bat research

On Thursday morning in Washington DC, the House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on "white nose" syndrome. The mysterious ailment was first identified in...  Go to full article

Vermont's Dead Creek thrums with life, views of Adirondacks and Green Mountains

The Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area isn't very big (only about 3000 acres) but it's one of the most popular bird-watching sites in the Champlain Valley. The waterway on...  Go to full article
Samuel de Champlain was the first European to reach Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain Quad celebrates a forgotten explorer and a neglected landscape

This summer, Lake Champlain will be ringed with events - in New York, Vermont and Quebec. Towns along the shore will be celebrating the four hundredth anniversary of the...  Go to full article

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