• High school students mob Vermont Statehouse for Climate Change Rally »

    By Mike Polhamus, VTDigger

    Nearly 1,400 students descended on the state capitol  Wednesday, April 12, for a rally against climate change. High school students organized the event, which was conceived three years ago by students in a civics class at Harwood Union High School. Several…

  • Spring on the slopes »

    Spring is here and with it soft bumps for the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge at Killington and a pond to skim at Okemo this past weekend. Looking ahead, Killington will host its pond skimming event this Saturday, April 15.

    Such events have become annual rites…

  • Killington Resort unveils vision, bold plans, investments »

    By Evan Johnson

    The Killington community got a preview of what the next three years will hold on Monday afternoon, April 3. Highlights of the summer kick-off event included on-slope infrastructure, a revitalized base lodge, mountain biking trails, solar power developments and events. “Hang onto…

  • World Cup will return »

    Killington Resort to host races Thanksgiving weekend 2017-2018

    By Evan Johnson

    Some of the best ski racers in the world will again be carving turns down Superstar at Killington Resort, Mike Solimano, resort president announced Monday, April 3. The FIS World Cup…

  • Mountain Times featured in Stuck in Vt. »

    Mountain Times featured in Stuck in Vt.


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Local News

In midst of partisan fights, Welch hopes for collaboration

19 April, 2017

By Evan Johnson

Vermont Congressman Peter Welch had a busy Thursday in Rutland last week. He spoke on behalf of the Community Development Block Grants, visited a Veterans’ Affairs outpatient clinic, sat in on a meeting with the Rutland Regional Chamber of Commerce and got...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

VFFC hosts Earth Day celebration

VFFC hosts Earth Day celebration

19 April, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 3 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) is hosting its annual Earth Day Celebration April 19, 3-6 p.m. The Earth Day Celebration is an annual event for all ages with activities, demonstrations, live music, farmers market, exhibitors, food and workshops to increase...


Green Mountain National readies for season start

19 April, 2017

Green Mountain National Golf Course has announced it will open for the 2017 golf season on April 28. “We think this is going to be an exciting year here at Green Mountain National and our staff is already working hard to be sure that conditions...

State News

New carbon tax proposals look to shift burden onto pollution

12 April, 2017

By Mike Polhamus, VTDigger

Four House members are proposing what they’re calling tax reform bills that all seek to institute carbon taxes while reducing or eliminating other taxes or returning the revenue to Vermonters through other means.

One of the bills would eliminate Vermont’s sales...