Catamounts Extinct In Vermont

Decades have passed since the last confirmed sighting of a catamount in our region and wildlife biologists have have been unable to find evidence of the animal, despite dozens of reported sightings each year. On March 2, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made the Eastern Cougar’s extinction official.

Health Care Reform

Senate Health and Welfare chairman Doug Racine and House Health Care chairman Steve Maier discuss their health care priorities and what they think can be passed by the Legislature this year.

Evening Newscast: August 11, 2008

VT Judiciary and Douglas Administration square off over proposed budget cuts; enrollment for Catamount health falls short of projections; regional initiative aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions gaining ground in Northeast; NH fuel company fined $6,000 for 2 fuel spills in VT; Camp Ta-Kum-Ta moving from Colchester; Deborah Luskin on boomers caught between elderly parents and maturing children.

Midday Newscast: June 25, 2008

State officials are unsure why enrollment for Catamount Health is not meeting the legislature’s projections; state GOP leaders say Tom Salmon’s deployment to the Middle East is a legitimate campaign issue this fall;