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December 18, 2014

The Mountain Journal: The 2014-2015 ski collection

By Tony Crespi

Each season the ski industry unveils new ski collections boasting advancements and refinements in technology and design. Often unrecognized by the public is the complexity of engineering and design principles involved in this process. The tip to tail shapes and…

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December 18, 2014

Freshman year at Dartmouth

By Brett Yates and Zachary Yates

My fancy 18-year-old brother recently finished his first term at Dartmouth College. Given the school’s proximity to Killington—only 35 miles east, though perhaps somewhat more removed culturally—I proposed that he might share some thoughts about undergrad life…

Rockin’ the region with the Savage Brothers
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December 18, 2014

Rockin’ the region with the Savage Brothers

By Dave Hoffenberg

This Saturday at the Pickle Barrel, Killington’s longest running band will perform. The Savage Brothers have been playing here since 1985 and whether you’ve seen them a hundred times or never, it is a show not to be missed. They…

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December 18, 2014

The way that I see it…

By Dom Cioffi

Each workday morning, I arrive at my office before any other employees. As such, I have to unlock the doors and shut off the security system. I then head to my desk, turn on my computer, unload any relevant paperwork,…

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December 11, 2014

What’s all the rush about?

By Cindy Phillips

There’s an analogy among Boomers that describes how quickly we feel life flitting by. It is said that at our age, life is like a roll of toilet paper: he closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.

My favorite…

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December 3, 2014

The Movie Diary: Into the great unknown

By Dom Cioffi

Thanksgiving has really transformed itself over the last several decades. No longer a one-day, solely American holiday, the Thanksgiving “festivities” now span from Wednesday, through the weekend, and into Monday.

First of all, it’s become customary to throw major…

Rockin’ the Region with Kung Fu
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December 3, 2014

Rockin’ the Region with Kung Fu

By Dave Hoffenberg

Tis the season for holidays, snow and the kickoff of the Killington concert scene. This Thursday make sure you head to the Pickle Barrel for Kung Fu’s first Killington appearance. I had the pleasure of speaking to Rob Somerville, saxophonist…