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Heard Up North: A first autumn ski in the Adirondacks

As we push deeper into November, snow is creeping back into the forecast. Just after last month's big dump of snow, Brian Mann and his wife Susan Waters snuck out for a quick backwoods ski near Saranac Lake. For today's Heard Up North, Brian sent this audio postcard from an autumn outing in the Adirondacks.  Go to full article
Everett Smith, at work.
Everett Smith, at work.

Heard Up North: splitting wood

There were clear skies, cool temperatures...and a woodpile. A perfect combination for our Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: The Lake Ozonia Skillet Lickers

Our Heard Up North today is actually a musical postcard, sent from members of the Smith-Rice extended family. They get together every few years to form the "Lake Ozonia Skillet Lickers." Band personnel changes as family reunions swell and shrink. This time... Ross, Dylan and Shane Rice, Carl Radens and Everett Smith, with back-up vocals by the Adirondack girls: Jamiane Bell, Amelia Rice, Katie Montgomery, and Monica Ramos. This year, Martha Foley loaned them one of our news recording kits.  Go to full article

Heard UpNorth: Canadian cyclists love the North Country

Canadian tourists continue to flex their strong dollar in the US. Almost 40 cyclists from north of the border are also flexing their calf muscles this week in the North Country. On today's Heard Up North, we hear from a couple members of the Cross Canada Cycle Touring Society who are spreading the word about great riding and great people here in the North Country.  Go to full article
MaryLee Ballou shows off one of her scrapbooks
MaryLee Ballou shows off one of her scrapbooks

Heard Up North: an ice storm poem

The Ice Storm of '98 inspired creativity in many people. Songs, stories and photographs document what people endured ten years ago this week. MaryLee Ballou lives in Potsdam and is an avid scrapbook artist. She filled one of her books with images and words that week. Her poetic remembrance is today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Avalanche Pass

Brian Mann got a signal on his cell phone while skiing atop Avalanche Pass and is today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article
The new NCPR broadcast tower (left) goes up alongside the old.
The new NCPR broadcast tower (left) goes up alongside the old.

Heard Up North: A Southern winch operator helps NCPR

Yesterday you probably heard NCPR a little differently, or not at all. We're putting up a brand new antenna tower, so we had to lower the power on the old one while the ironworkers did their work. It's fascinating and a little scaryto watch. A winch lifts 20-foot tower pieces into the air and ironworkers bolt them on top. Then they climb up another 20 feet and do it again. The new tower is 320 feet tall. The conversation is pretty good, too. David Sommerstein hung around with the winch operator for today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: sweet potato art

You could file today's Heard Up North under "culinary art." Massena woodcarver Ron Riley has been teaching young people how to carve soap and wood into toys and walking sticks. He also uses a root vegetable - the sweet potato - as an inexpensive medium for art instruction. Sweet potato art is today's Heard Up North - and you thought the orange tubers were only good baked or mashed.  Go to full article

HUN: A moose that's the "Url" of Old Forge

Standing vigil on the front lawn of the Arts Center in Old Forge is a multi-colored moose statue. This dapper Adirondack icon has attracted the attention of summer visitors, arts patrons and politicians, and is today's "Heard Up North."  Go to full article
Timber rattlesnake (Source: Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks)
Timber rattlesnake (Source: Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks)

Heard Up North: A nervous timber rattlesnake

This week, we're spotlighting the Lake George region of the Adirondacks. One of the most iconic creatures in that part of the southeastern Adirondacks is the timber rattlesnake. They're the subject of today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

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