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Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Lake Champlain Beaches Closed Due to Wastewater Release

Lake Champlain Beaches Closed Due to Wastewater Release

Officials say 3 million gallons of partially treated sewage has spewed into Lake Champlain.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Body Believed to Be Missing Kayaker Found in Lake Champlain

Body Believed to Be Missing Kayaker Found in Lake Champlain

Vermont's State Police Marine Unit and Dive Team has located a body believed to be that of a missing kayaker in Lake Champlain. The body was recovered late Wednesday afternoon in the water near Shelburne Point....

Friday, Jun 29, 2018

In Era of Legal Pot, Pot Remains Illegal on Lake Champlain

In Era of Legal Pot, Pot Remains Illegal on Lake Champlain

The U.S. Coast Guard is reminding people Lake Champlain is a federal waterway, shared between Vermont, New York, and Canada, so Vermont’s new, looser attitude toward marijuana does not apply out on the lake.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

Faulty Valve at Plant Causes Sewage Release Into Lake

Faulty Valve at Plant Causes Sewage Release Into Lake

Vermont officials say over 7.1 million gallons of partially treated sewage and rain water was released into Lake Champlain.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Swimmer Pulled From Lake Champlain Dies

Swimmer Pulled From Lake Champlain Dies

Police in Burlington, Vermont, say a swimmer has died after being pulled from Lake Champlain.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Minor Flooding From Lake Champlain’s High Water Level

Minor Flooding From Lake Champlain’s High Water Level

Low-lying areas in the Champlain Valley of Vermont and New York were paying close attention to Lake Champlain Wednesday, after flood warnings issued for part of the day alerted them to the potential for...

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017

Partially Treated Sewage Released Into Lake Champlain

Partially Treated Sewage Released Into Lake Champlain

More than one million gallons of partially treated sewage was released into Vermont's Lake Champlain last weekend.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017

Divers Recover Body During Search for 2 Missing Snowmobilers

Divers Recover Body During Search for 2 Missing Snowmobilers

Divers have recovered a body during the search for two snowmobilers who are believed to have fallen through the ice on Lake Champlain between Vermont and New York.

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017

Police: Man Drives Onto Icy Lake While Intoxicated

Police: Man Drives Onto Icy Lake While Intoxicated

A Vermont man is facing charges after state police said he drove his vehicle through the ice on Lake Champlain early Sunday morning, then showed up intoxicated at the Highgate Port of Entry.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

U.S. Coast Guard Drills Emergency Rescue Techniques in Vt.

U.S. Coast Guard Drills Emergency Rescue Techniques in Vt.

Personnel from U.S. Coast Guard Station Burlington practiced cold-water rescue techniques Wednesday on Malletts Bay in Lake Champlain.