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A crane lowers Ron Spooner's jeep into a "duck" boat getting ready to cross the Rhine river. Photo: Ron Spooner
A crane lowers Ron Spooner's jeep into a "duck" boat getting ready to cross the Rhine river. Photo: Ron Spooner

The Eight O'clock Hour, 9/26/13

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The NCREDC gives a big boost to two major hotel projects in Saranac Lake. In Sackets Harbor, a shared kitchen space is helping food producers grow their businesses. In the wake of last week's Navy Yard shooting in D.C., Senator Charles Schumer urges Veterans Affairs to offer better mental health services. Ron Spooner, a 31 year Army veteran, speaks with David Sommerstein about his photos of a 10th Mountain Division "duck" vehicle, which he took himself in 1955. On this week's installment of Natural Selections: What does it take to restore "green tree reservoirs", flood-plain forests that have been reduced 80 percent in size by human encroachment? And Todd Moe speaks with Professor Brett McCloud about the upcoming Rural Skills and Homesteading Festival; and Chris Winters, organizer of the Artists at Work Studio Tour. Both events are this weekend.

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