• Mogul skiers compete for quality line, speed and air »

    By Polly Lynn

    KILLINGTON — On Saturday, April 11, the annual Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge took place on Outer Limits at Killington Resort. This year, the qualifying run and finals both took place on Saturday, rather than spanning the weekend, perhaps for the…

  • Nearly a dozen teams vied for Iron Chef title »

    Iron Chef contender John Durney wears aviator goggles and camouflage, the official dress of team Farrell Distributing / Long Trail Brewing, while preparing bacon for their featured dish. The winning dish, “Some like it hot” included massive shrimp and flaming drinks

  • ‘Food-raiser’ closes season at Pico »

    By Robin Alberti

    KILLINGTON — On April 3-5 discounted single-day lift tickets were offered at Pico Mountain. With the donation of three non-perishable food items a lift ticket cost just $25 for all ages.

    The closing weekend promotion supported BROC-Community Action in…

  • Get ready to party on the snow; Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge returns »

    “Bumpers” battle it out during a previous Mogul Challenge, in their quest for glory and bragging rights. A sunshiny bluebird day made for soft snow, and great goggle tans!

    By Robin Alberti

    Saturday, April 11 — KILLINGTON — The highly…

  • “Tabletop” exercise helps Killington Search and Rescue prepare for emergencies »

    By Robin Alberti

    Thursday night, March 26, Rich Cogliano, a representative from the Vermont Department of Public Safety’s Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division, was at the firehouse in Killington conducting a tabletop exercise with Killington Search and Rescue (KSAR). Also in attendance were representatives…

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Local News

Education tax rate increase lower than last year

15 April, 2015

By Amy Ash Nixon, VTDigger.org

The House-proposed statewide property tax increase is lower than the rate of growth that the Legislature passed last year.

The state needed to generate $50 million to support increases in statewide education spending for the...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Like a bear out of hibernation, Killington gets Dazed and Defrosted

Like a bear out of hibernation, Killington gets Dazed and Defrosted

14 April, 2015

Submitted

MAX CREEK

Saturday, April 18 at 12 p.m. — KILLINGTON — Enjoy the warm days and soft bumps in Killington with on-snow demos and live music during Dazed and Defrosted on Saturday, April 18 from 12-6 p.m. at the...

State News

Seven communities selected for comprehensive approach to supporting children with high needs

08 April, 2015

On April 3, the Agency of Human Services announced the selection of the first seven Vermont communities that will participate in the new Promise Communities initiative. This initiative supports collaboration across the education, health care, human service, public, and private sectors to create an...