Health of Vermont’s Lakes and Ponds

UN diplomat Peter Galbraith joins us from Afghanistan to share his impressions of the today’s presidential elections there. We talk with members of the non-profit Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds about their work to protect the state’s small waterways. And, a Vermont filmmaker releases a documentary on the so-called ‘female Viagra.’

Bill to establish buffer along lakes, rivers sidelined

The Vermont House today waged a contentious debate about water pollution and property rights. The bill would require landowners to leave an undeveloped buffer strip along lakes and streams. But after hours of wrangling, Democratic leaders shelved the bill after watching support slip away.

In the Clouds

A recent hike to the top of Mount Washington, rewarded commentator Willem Lange with lots of clouds, a few quick views and coffee at the Summit House.