Blue-green algae and ALS – connection or coincidence?

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer In early 2014, Glynda McKinnon of Charlotte noticed that her partner David Scheuer seemed to be slurring his words, but he didn’t notice it. By late summer, even he acknowledged that something wasn’t right. In September, he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosi, or ALS. Despite leading an active, athletic lifestyle… Read More »

What’s in the water: Charlotte boater, entrepreneur takes lead on testing for cyanobacteria

What’s in the water: Charlotte boater, entrepreneur takes lead on testing for cyanobacteria

JULIA BAILEY-WELLS Community News Service Mike Dunbar has been boating on Lake Champlain since 1997, and lately, he’s decided to take steps on his own to be sure that the water is safe. The Charlotte resident and entrepreneur is in the process of becoming the first U.S. distributor of the BlueGreen Test, a home cyanobacteria… Read More »