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Heard up North: Ferryboat Captain Steve Pond

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All Before Five: 11/23/05

A St Law County sex offender who was to be released sent back to prison. Change A Light Bulb Day, and other local energy initiatives. A brief history of canals and shipping. A ferryboat captain on Lake Champlain.  Go to full article
Champ. Photo: Sandi Mansi
Champ. Photo: Sandi Mansi

Natural Selections: Champ, A Monstrous Theory

Sightings of Lake Champlain's legendary monster, Champ, date back to Samuel de Champlain's 1609 explorations. Dr Curt Stager and Martha Foley discuss a new theory proposed as more likely than post-Jurassic dinosaur survival--weird waves.  Go to full article
Earl Sprague, with a replica of Champ.
Earl Sprague, with a replica of Champ.

Meet the Masters: Earl Sprague and Champ, the Lake Champlain Monster

How does a town go about claiming a sea monster as a resident? It helps if you have a woodworker with a workshop, especially if the woodworker has seen Champ, the Lake Champlain Monster. Earl Sprague helped the Port Henry Chamber of Commerce give a shape to the seldom-seen monster and he tells us all about seeing Champ and about some of the adventures his plywood Champs have had. Lamar Bliss reports.  Go to full article

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