• Kat Wright to perform at the Pickle Barrel »

    Thursday, Feb. 22, 8 p.m.—KILLINGTON—Vermont-based soul singer Kat Wright will appear in concert on Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Pickle Barrel Nightclub in Killington. The show is open to anyone 21 years of age and older.

    Wright’s sultry voice has been described as “a young Bonnie Raitt meets Amy…

  • Hairball, huckleberries, and happy people: Killington’s ambassador program thrives »

    By Karen D. Lorentz

    KILLINGTON—Hairball greets families arriving at Ramshead with hi-fives, a good morning or a “Yo” if it’s a teenager, and always a smile. He’s Killington’s first—and only—monkey-ambassador. Scenes of green-jacketed mountain ambassadors interacting with and helping guests repeat every day at Killington…

  • Local loyalists are first inductees to 2017-18 100 Day Club »

    KILLINGTON—Thursday, Feb. 15 marked 100 consecutive days of skiing for the 2017-18 season. And Jackie and Jim Nimal from Killington skied all of them—perfect attendance. That includes the Saturday in January when Killington was unfortunately closed due to severe cold and wind conditions. That day…

  • Rutland Winter Fest to span nine days of outdoor activities »

    Feb. 16-24—RUTLAND—Rutland Winter Fest returns this year, featuring a week-and-a-half of activities to get the community involved in indoor and outdoor fun in the snow, and out of the winter blues. Events will span nearly every day, Feb. 16-24.

    The fun kicks off Friday, Feb….

  • Richard James’ Krewe Orleans brings a slice of Mardi Gras to Killington »

    Thursday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m.—KILLINGTON—On Thursday, Feb. 15, Killington gets a big taste of New Orleans, as Richard James’ Krewe Orleans: A Mardi Gras Experience fills the Pickle Barrel Nightclub with the music and the spirit of The Big Easy. The show is open to anyone 21 years of…

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Local News

Hairball, huckleberries, and happy people: Killington’s ambassador program thrives

Hairball, huckleberries, and happy people: Killington’s ambassador program thrives

21 February, 2018

By Karen D. Lorentz

KILLINGTON—Hairball greets families arriving at Ramshead with hi-fives, a good morning or a “Yo” if it’s a teenager, and always a smile. He’s Killington’s first—and only—monkey-ambassador. Scenes of green-jacketed mountain ambassadors interacting with and helping guests repeat every day at Killington...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Author Peter Miller talks on new book “Vanishing Vermonters” in Rutland

Author Peter Miller talks on new book “Vanishing Vermonters” in Rutland

21 February, 2018

“Vanishing Vermonters” is the newest and most important of Miller’s five books on his home state. He recorded 23 Vermonters on how they cope in one of the most expensive states in the Union. The book includes 168 pages and 91 photographs that display life...

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Sports

Castleton cyclist makes national debut

Castleton cyclist makes national debut

24 January, 2018

By Evan Johnson

Castleton University’s cycling club rode into the national collegiate cycling scene earlier this month in Reno, Nev. At the 2018 Cyclocross National Championships, the club’s president, Andrew Borden, placed tenth in the collegiate division and 21st in the Under-23 men’s division.

“That’s...

State News

Legislative updates

21 February, 2018

Key issues emerging

By Rep. Jim Harrison (Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon)

Jim Harrison

The key issues of the 2018 legislative session are now becoming evident. The Senate approved a minimum wage hike to $15 last week, while at the same time, downplaying a...