Every three years the Lake Champlain Basin Program releases a report assessing the quality of Lake Champlain’s waters. The latest report indicates that despite continued efforts to lower phosphorus levels, they continue to increase.
After a rigorous search, Burlington’s mayor has announced the appointment of a new police chief. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the Burlington Police Department as a veteran NYPD officer was named to lead the force in Vermont’s largest city.
Congress is in recess for the Fourth of July holiday. 21st Congressional District representative Republican Elise Stefanik has been traveling across her 12-county district attending various functions. On Saturday she helped cut the ribbon to a new elevated trail at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley caught up with Stefanik to discuss several issues, including her impression of the Wild Walk.
First-term incumbent Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has a democratic challenger. Peru, New York, native Mike Derrick has announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination in the 2016 21st Congressional district race. The retired army colonel explained his decision to WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.
Mike Derrick says one of his priorities will be to work with the Democratic leaders of the 12 counties of the 21st Congressional district to earn the Democratic nomination.