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  • “Lady Long Rider” travels the country on horseback »

    Plymouth marks 3,000 miles of her 8,000 mile journey

    Bernice Ende will have ridden about 26,000 miles on horseback and spent nearly 12 years on the road by the time she finishes her ride in 2016. That’s longer than if she’d ridden around the world…

  • Vermont craft beer soars in popularity, local flavors sought »

    KILLINGTON — Where can you find the “IPA Highway,” the most breweries per capita and 100 people camped out waiting for the newest batch of Lawson’s Finest Liquids?

    That’s right, Vermont! “Some of the best beers in the world are being produced right here in…

  • VIDEO: Spartan World Championships 2014 »

    The sights and sounds of the 2014 Spartan World Championships. Featuring clips from the elite press conference, interviews with spartans  and obstacles from around the course. Video by Bobby Lanctot Music by Pink Floyd, One Slip

  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain »

    It was a brutal course by all estimations. Those who finished the fastest ran up some of Killington Resort’s steepest peaks and didn’t stop until they got to the finish line.

    A helicopter and drones scanned across more than 16 miles of rugged trails cut…

  • Fall foliage brilliant on area peaks »

    What affects leaf color?

    New England, and Vermont in particular, is known for its vibrant displays of fall foliage colors. While, in one sense, it seems odd that we get such joy from the annual death of leaves off deciduous trees, in another, it show…

  • Rutland rugby team wins at home »

    By Maxx Steinmetz

    Rutland Rugby hosted a home game, on Sept. 20, against Berkshire, last year’s division 4 champions. The week prior, the Rutland Roosters suffered their first defeat of the season to Mad River in Stowe. Meanwhile, Berkshire put up an impressive 132-15 display…

  • From forest to table »

    Saturday – Sunday, Sept. 27-28 — WOODSTOCK — In today’s world, the connection made to the farmer when eating local fruits, vegetables, dairy, and meats is clearly made, but what about the connection to the wood dining table your family gathers around each night? There are hundreds…

  • Dock diving dogs compete to benefit humane society »

    How far can your pooch soar? Bring your dock jumpers to the competition at Lake Bomoseen to find out how they stack up to the competition.

    Sunday, Sept. 28 at 12 p.m. — BOMOSEEN — The sixth annual dock diving competition to benefit the Rutland County…

  • 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…

Local News

Bootcampers Against Breast Cancer raise over $8,000 during 5K event

Bootcampers Against Breast Cancer raise over $8,000 during 5K event

01 October, 2014

By Cristina Kumka

KILLINGTON — Summer-like weather, friends, family and a great cause culminated in a successful Bootcampers against Breast Cancer Awareness 5K event headquartered at the Johnson Recreation Center on River Road in Killington Sunday. Organizers say this is the first year of what they hope to...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Pico Ski Club announces annual ski and snowboard swap

Pico Ski Club announces annual ski and snowboard swap

01 October, 2014

Oct. 3-5 — KILLINGTON — The Pico Ski Club’s annual Ski & Snowboard Swap and Sale is coming up Oct. 3-5 to the Pico Mountain Base Lodge. This annual event benefits the Pico Ski Club, including the racing programs and the more than 175 club...

Sports

Vermont fishing opportunities heat up as waters cool down this season

Vermont fishing opportunities heat up as waters cool down this season

01 October, 2014

RUTLAND — Despite dropping temperatures and shorter days, the fall season brings out some of the year’s hottest fishing action on lakes, ponds, rivers and streams throughout Vermont, and the state’s Fish & Wildlife Department is urging anglers to take advantage of these prime angling...

State News

Gov. Shumlin highlights progress against opiate addiction

01 October, 2014

At a news conference on Tuesday Sept. 23, which included state officials, substance abuse experts, medical staff and others, Gov. Peter Shumlin outlined Vermont’s progress in the battle against opiate addiction since January.

“I am proud of our state for taking on one of the...