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NCPR's Story of the Day

By NCPR - North Country Public Radio

Get your daily dose of what's happening in New York's North Country, the Adirondacks, Vermont, Canada, and beyond. Host David Sommerstein presents the best stories from North Country Public Radio's award-winning newsroom. You'll hear the most interesting voices on the most important issues in the region. There's even a micro-newscast to keep you up to date. When you miss "going local" in your podcast feed, Story of the Day has you covered. 010329

  1. 1.
    2/25/20: Upstate v. Downstate divide seeping into state's top issues02/25/2020
    9:03
  2. 2.
    2/24/20: Cuomo proposes to make it easier to build wind farms02/24/2020
    6:39
  3. 3.
    2/21/20: Meet the Zamboni driver at the 'Miracle on Ice'02/21/2020
    8:04
  4. 4.
    2/20/20: GOP donor facing sexual assault claims becomes issue in NY-21 race02/20/2020
    6:01
  5. 5.
    2/19/20: Four decades after Olympic 'Miracle', Lake Placid struggles with its success02/19/2020
    6:39
  6. 6.
    2/18/20: An Adirondack yoga retreat that pays little attention to Adirondack rules02/18/2020
    7:28
  7. 7.
    2/17/20: Cuomo laments loss of bipartisanship as he praises Betty Little02/17/2020
    6:20
  8. 8.
    2/14/20: A small town considers life without its health clinic02/14/2020
    6:55
  1. 9.
    2/13/20: Keep your eyes on your skis at Whiteface this year02/13/2020
    6:35
  2. 10.
    2/12/20: A Plattsburgh prof quarantines herself over coronavirus02/12/2020
    7:00
  3. 11.
    2/11/20: What you think of bail reform may hinge on what you think bail is for02/11/2020
    6:51
  4. 12.
    2/10/20: A young Democrat wrestles to find her own political views02/10/2020
    6:23
  5. 13.
    2/7/20: NY sues feds over Global Entry ban, calling it "political retribution"02/07/2020
    5:19
  6. 14.
    2/6/20: Suicide and guns are linked. Should that matter for our gun laws?02/06/2020
    8:09
  7. 15.
    2/5/20: Lewis County gun owners, and its sheriff, push to defy New York's gun laws02/05/2020
    8:41
  8. 16.
    2/4/20: Answers to *some* plastic bag ban questions02/04/2020
    6:55
  9. 17.
    2/3/20: It's hard to find North Country homeless, let alone count them02/03/2020
    6:43
  10. 18.
    1/31/20: Taking the pulse of Winter Carnival in Saranac Lake01/31/2020
    7:53
  11. 19.
    1/30/20: A Plattsburgh man tried to keep cryptocurrency alive in his city01/30/2020
    7:20
  12. 20.
    1/29/20: Massena's cryptocurrency hopes haven't exactly come true01/29/2020
    6:49
  13. 21.
    1/28/20: A cryptocurrency firm in fighting a $1M bill in Plattsburgh01/28/2020
    8:04
  14. 22.
    1/27/20: Can New York make large-scale Medicaid coverage sustainable?01/27/2020
    6:49
  15. 23.
    1/24/20: A Holocaust survivor from Plattsburgh returns to Auschwitz01/24/2020
    7:53
  16. 24.
    1/23/20: An Adirondack wildlife rehabilitator loses her license01/23/2020
    5:58
  17. 25.
    1/22/20: Lawmakers have questions about Cuomo's Medicaid task force01/22/2020
    8:13
  18. 26.
    1/21/20: A feud over Franklin County's sheriff's department01/21/2020
    6:59
  19. 27.
    1/20/20: A women's march in an era defined by #MeToo and Trump01/20/2020
    8:18
  20. 28.
    1/17/20: Listen to a perfect snowshoe up Wright Peak01/17/2020
    6:30
  21. 29.
    1/16/20: Bail reform takes center stage in New York's politics01/16/2020
    6:19
  22. 30.
    1/15/20: Debate over redeveloping Lake Placid's main drag01/15/2020
    7:59
  23. 31.
    1/14/20: Lake St. Lawrence is so low it's exposing the past01/14/2020
    9:08
  24. 32.
    1/13/20: NY-21 candidates have $5.5 million to spend and it's still January01/13/2020
    9:47
  25. 33.
    1/10/20: How the opioid lawsuits played out in 2019, and what's next01/10/2020
    6:58
  26. 34.
    1/9/20: Cuomo's plan for New York to combat climate change01/09/2020
    5:49
  27. 35.
    1/8/20: Glens Falls folks give bail reform mixed reviews01/08/2020
    7:00
  28. 36.
    1/7/20: Stefanik is anti-war with Iran, but supports the killing of Iranian general01/07/2020
    6:13
  29. 37.
    1/6/20: New York's Hasidic community rattled by anti-Semitic attacks01/06/2020
    6:37
  30. 38.
    1/3/20: St. Lawrence County couple pieces it together and makes it last01/03/2020
    8:59
  31. 39.
    1/2/20: New Year's DWI; a creative couple in Saranac Lake cobbles together an income01/02/2020
    7:45
  32. 40.
    12/31/19: End of cash bail, new minimum wage, and other new laws in 202012/31/2019
    6:15
  33. 41.
    12/30/19: How a single mom made a fresh start, and began piecing together a new life12/30/2019
    8:40
  34. 42.
    12/27/19: Sen. Gillibrand seeks Afghanistan war hearings12/27/2019
    5:18
  35. 43.
    12/26/19: Legal weed in NY in 2020? It's complicated.12/26/2019
    5:40
  36. 44.
    12/24/19: 'It's a Wonderful Life' comes to life in Upstate NY12/24/2019
    7:33
  37. 45.
    12/23/19: How to deal with holidays when you're not feeling so "merry"12/23/2019
    8:51
  38. 46.
    12/20/19: A moment of meditation, improvised on a portable harp12/20/2019
    8:59
  39. 47.
    12/19/19: We investigate the corruption claims in Plattsburgh's DRI12/19/2019
    9:45
  40. 48.
    12/18/19: How Plattsburgh's downtown revitalization became so controversial12/18/2019
    7:27
  41. 49.
    12/17/19: Why people for and against the plastic bag ban are unhappy12/17/2019
    6:16
  42. 50.
    12/16/19: Mounds of debt and more legal challenges at Tupper Lake's proposed resort12/16/2019
    7:36
  43. 51.
    12/13/19: Called to be a priest since childhood, she made it at 6712/13/2019
    10:11
  44. 52.
    12/12/19: Republicans' uphill battle to regain a majority in Albany12/12/2019
    6:41
  45. 53.
    12/11/19: Behind the work bench of one of the Adirondacks' last jewelers12/11/2019
    7:42
  46. 54.
    12/10/19: Even out of the spotlight, Stefanik retains national profile defending Trump12/10/2019
    8:37
  47. 55.
    12/9/19: Finding solutions for a high suicide rate in the military12/09/2019
    6:27
  48. 56.
    12/6/19: The legacy of Betty Little, a conservative who built bridges12/06/2019
    7:13
  49. 57.
    12/5/19: In praise of the Christmas...frittata?12/05/2019
    9:49
  50. 58.
    12/4/19: The great Adirondack rail-trail debate rekindles12/04/2019
    6:18
  51. 59.
    12/3/19: IJC takes big steps to avoid Lake Ontario flooding, but makes no promises12/03/2019
    8:21
  52. 60.
    12/2/19: A Powerlifting champion in Potsdam12/02/2019
    7:28
  53. 61.
    11/29/19: The controversial Adirondack rail-trail project moves forward, again11/29/2019
    6:25
  54. 62.
    11/27/19: A live show in Plattsburgh to turn on students to climate change politics11/27/2019
    6:49
  55. 63.
    11/26/19: A public campaign finance system imagined, and critiqued11/26/2019
    6:15
  56. 64.
    11/25/19: A Congressional race, reshaped by impeachment11/25/2019
    7:32
  57. 65.
    11/22/19: Across Lake Champlain, Rep. Welch sits across the political divide from Stefanik11/22/2019
    7:10
  58. 66.
    11/21/19: Tedra Cobb, fresh off an unexpected win, reintroduces herself11/21/2019
    6:37
  59. 67.
    11/19/19: A prosecutor on both sides of the opioid epidemic11/19/2019
    10:21
  60. 68.
    11/18/19: Stefanik on stage, a Trump tweet, and a tectonic political shift for the North Country11/18/2019
    10:32
  61. 69.
    11/15/19: Star Lake is losing its grocery store; One researcher says our story of rural America needs an update11/15/2019
    8:51
  62. 70.
    11/14/19: We'll take a look at Rep. Stefanik's role in the impeachment hearings11/14/2019
    5:53
  63. 71.
    11/13/19: A bit from today's impeachment hearing, plus one woman who's gone all in on a family craft11/13/2019
    8:52
  64. 72.
    11/12/19: Coping from Vietnam, one of Greg Lee's best treatments for his PTSD is his service pup, Olivia11/12/2019
    6:43
  65. 73.
    11/11/19: Rep. Stefanik defends Pres. Trump, despite contradiction in some impeachment testimony11/11/2019
    7:57
  66. 74.
    11/8/19: New York goes back to the drawing board to tackle crowding in the Adirondacks11/08/2019
    5:24
  67. 75.
    11/7/19: Forget town halls. One Assemblyman invites you to a bonfire.11/07/2019
    7:03
  68. 76.
    11/6/19: At the nonpartisan election dinner, voters consider partisanship in our democracy11/06/2019
    7:12
  69. 77.
    11/5/19: "The Dirty Life" on Essex Farm, almost a decade older and wiser11/05/2019
    10:18
  70. 78.
    11/4/19: Flooded roads and power problems after the Halloween storm11/04/2019
    4:50
  71. 79.
    11/1/19: The House impeachment inquiry vote, as seen from the North Country11/01/2019
    8:16
  72. 80.
    10/31/19: A Lake Placid election is going to be hotly contested10/31/2019
    6:58
  73. 81.
    10/30/19: Listen to Radio Bob tuck in transmitter WXLU for the winter10/30/2019
    6:21
  74. 82.
    10/29/19: Hamilton County DA candidate reckons with arrests and social media posts10/29/2019
    6:45
  75. 83.
    10/28/19: Amazing views of Lake George, but a challenging hike to get there10/28/2019
    7:42
  76. 84.
    10/25/19: A look back at the delightful world of Arto Monaco10/25/2019
    10:25
  77. 85.
    10/24/19: Let's make sense of Canada's election from a North Country perspective10/24/2019
    9:01
  78. 86.
    10/23/19: Early speed bumps for early voting10/23/2019
    7:19
  79. 87.
    10/22/19: Sen. Gillibrand sees rural America funding as a place for bipartisan compromise10/22/2019
    6:38
  80. 88.
    10/21/19: Fighting invasives, but facing harassment at Adirondack boat washes10/21/2019
    6:42
  81. 89.
    10/18/19: NY works with neighboring states to legalize marijuana10/18/2019
    5:35
  82. 90.
    10/17/19: The time we captured a bear snoring - on tape10/17/2019
    9:45
  83. 91.
    10/16/19: A tough harvest is the latest bad news for dairy farmers10/16/2019
    7:25
  84. 92.
    10/15/19: Make the most of autumn with a hike up Jenkins Mtn.10/15/2019
    6:41
  85. 93.
    10/14/19: A liberal and a conservative meet at a rally...and they talk10/14/2019
    10:16
  86. 94.
    10/11/19: At town halls, Stefanik defends Trump over impeachment inquiry10/11/2019
    7:26
  87. 95.
    10/10/19: Pro-Trump activist claims top Stefanik adviser worked to pack town hall meeting10/10/2019
    8:13
  88. 96.
    10/9/19: Let's sort through the North Country's REDC priority projects for 202010/09/2019
    11:36
  89. 97.
    10/8/19: How the NY-21 candidates compare on gun control10/08/2019
    7:39
  90. 98.
    10/7/19: Take a fall paddle on Lake Placid's Chubb River10/07/2019
    6:09
  91. 99.
    10/4/19: Gouverneur reckons with school bus hate crime10/04/2019
    9:58

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