• Celebrating spring, slope style »

    KILLINGTON—The umbrella bars at the base of Superstar at Killington Resort are a hot spot for spring skiers and riders. This past weekend the venue hosted the Dazed and Defrosted event Saturday, April 22, which includee on-snow demos, a photo booth and live music. Since…

  • Senate OKs marijuana legalization amendment »

    By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

    Following spirited debate Friday, April 21, the Senate supported a proposal that would legalize marijuana and create a system to regulate and tax marijuana sales.

    The proposal, which would set up a system similar to the model currently in place in…

  • 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…

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Celebrating spring, slope style

Celebrating spring, slope style

28 April, 2017

KILLINGTON—The umbrella bars at the base of Superstar at Killington Resort are a hot spot for spring skiers and riders. This past weekend the venue hosted the Dazed and Defrosted event Saturday, April 22, which includee on-snow demos, a photo booth and live music. Since...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Learn more about Vermont’s forests—and who inhabits them—with wildlife tracker Sue Morse

Learn more about Vermont’s forests—and who inhabits them—with wildlife tracker Sue Morse

26 April, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 7 p.m.—TINMOUTH—Looking to learn more about the forests of Vermont and the wildlife that inhabit them? Join the discussion Wednesday, May 3, 7-9 p.m. at the Tinmouth Community Center in a free presentation “From Butterflies to Birds to Bears” with Sue Morse...

Sports

Youths try out turkey calls

Youths try out turkey calls

26 April, 2017

CASTLETON—The 12th annual Bart Jacob Memorial Youth Turkey Calling Contest, held April 8 in Castleton, attracted 20 competitors including several Vermont 4-Hers.

The Oxbow Mountain 4-H Club of Pawlet and the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department hosted the event at Kehoe Conservation Camp. In addition...

State News

Vt. ranked second in nation for clean energy momentum, progress

26 April, 2017

A new report entitled “Clean Energy Momentum: Ranking State Progress” and published by the Union of Concerned Scientists highlighted Vermont for its success in developing a clean energy economy. Vermont ranked second nationally, bested onlyby California.

The report scored states on 12 metrics in the...