• Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont »

    Four years ago, obstacle racing as we know it began on the verdant hillsides of Central Vermont when ultra racer Joe De Sena and his friends dreamed up a series of challenges and built them.  They sought to discover what they were capable of achieving….

  • Spoken from the heart »

    Governor Shumlin, musicians and recovering addicts shared their stories from the heart at the Vermonters for Vermonters benefit concert

    RUTLAND —  On Sunday, Sept. 7, community organizations, musicians, recovering addicts, Governor Shumlin and community members gathered at the Grand Stand of the Vermont…

  • The Vermont State Fair concludes »

    Two cows poke their heads out of a barn Sunday afternoon at the Vermont State Fair in Rutland. The 10-day fair saw many ups and downs with opening day being the best since 2009, but with Fair attendance lacking overall as the books closed…

  • Vt. sunflowers to provide power »

    Collaboration leads to innovative farm-to-energy biodiesel. Two fields of sunflowers growing in Vermont will have an unusual future: the flowers’ seeds will be converted to biodiesel and livestock feed. The fuel will be used in Green Mountain Power’s fleet of vehicles and for building…

  • Mountain bikers race downhill at the POC Eastern States Cup held at Killington Resort »

    KILLINGTON — This past Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6-7, Killington Resort hosted the POC Eastern States Cup and the Enduro and SuperD Regional Championship finals for gravity mountain bike racing.

  • Pug Social returns to Killington  »

    Saturday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. — KILLINGTON — Calling all pugs and pug lovers! Green Mountain Pug Rescue invites the public to the 12th Anniversary Pug Social on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. rain or shine. The event will be held at…

  • Video: The Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally 2014 »

    Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally, Aug. 28-31. Hosted by Americade, this is Vermont’s premier motorcycle rally with four days of riding-heaven in the heart of Vermont! 

  • Three years after Irene: fish hatchery among the lingering scars »

    By John Herrick

    The Roxbury Fish Hatchery stood up to decades of storms since it was built in 1891, but when Tropical Storm Irene’s heavy downpours flooded the Flint Brook in 2011, some 70,000 nursling fish were swept downstream within hours.

    When fully operational, the…

  • Picture perfect pond »

    Kent Pond in Killington reflects the sunset one calm night earlier this summer. Kent Hower casts a line into the glassy waters.

    Photo by Paul Holmes

Local News

  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont

Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont

17 September, 2014

Four years ago, obstacle racing as we know it began on the verdant hillsides of Central Vermont when ultra racer Joe De Sena and his friends dreamed up a series of challenges and built them.  They sought to discover what they were capable of achieving....

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Vermont Dept. of Tourism kicks off eighth annual “Apples to iPods” contest at orchards statewide

Vermont Dept. of Tourism kicks off eighth annual “Apples to iPods” contest at orchards statewide

17 September, 2014

VERMONT — Vermont’s pick-your-own orchards offer a chance to win an iPod during the annual “Apples to iPods” promotion that kicked off Sunday, Sept. 14.

In this technology-meets-agriculture contest, one specially marked wooden apple is hidden in an apple tree at 21 Vermont pick-your-own apple...

Sports

The mythos of Sparta

The mythos of Sparta

18 September, 2014

By Maxx Steinmetz

Throughout the ages, there have been civilizations that now stand as the paragons of military might in the annals of history. Legends such as Alexander the Great, The Roman Empire, the Golden Horde of the Mongols, or even the Vikings...

State News

Scott’s camp says four debates are enough

18 September, 2014

By Tom Brown, VTDigger.org

Republican Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott answered challenger Dean Corren’s call for at least 10 debates Tuesday with a number of his own—four.

Scott’s campaign manager, Rep. Patti Komline, R-Dorset, said the three-term incumbent lieutenant governor would rather travel the state listening...