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December 5, 2018

One for the ages

By Dom Cioffi

On March 24, 1975, in Summit County, Ohio, a heavyweight boxing match was held between Muhammad Ali and a relatively obscure fighter named Chuck Wepner.

Wepner was a journeyman boxer with a semi-respectable record. What he was…

Storm clouds ahead?
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December 5, 2018

Storm clouds ahead?

By Rep. Jim Harrison

You are out on a walk and you see the dark clouds nearby. Do you seek shelter or take a chance on the storm passing by?

Last week there was a fiscal briefing for all…

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December 4, 2018

Customer service – people and manners

By Mary Ellen Shaw

I don’t know about you but if you are old enough to be called a “senior” you probably miss dealing with “real people” when you have business to transact. Face-to-face will always be my preferred way of doing things….

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December 4, 2018

Inebriated wildlife

By Brett Amy Thelen

It’s the time of year when the landscape is laid bare, the ground is impenetrable with frost, and flying insects have faded into memory. As fall slides into winter, resident songbirds like robins and waxwings must switch…

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December 4, 2018

The outdoor world is my studio

I’m inspired by artists’ journeys and the quality of their powerful work on an international blog that features 52 artists each year. It’s called “Artists Tell Their Stories.” Beginning Dec. 6, I’m honored to be the artist of the week. Along with showing colorful…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
November 29, 2018

Rockin’ the Region with Pam and Dan

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

Come to McGrath’s Irish Pub, Sunday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. for the first ever Killington appearance of Pam and Dan. Hailing from Carbondale, Colorado, they are embarking on their Ikon ski and music tour. They plan to play…

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November 29, 2018

Tis the season

By Dom Cioffi

Here we are again – the start of another busy holiday season is upon us. It’s no surprise that Christmas and New Year’s happen at the end of December, but inevitably many of us find ourselves scrambling to get a…

Mountain Meditation
November 28, 2018

Rejuvenation, gratitude and blessings

By Marguerite Jill Dye

“What should I write my column about?” I asked my friends at our dining room table. Between bites of turkey and mashed potatoes, they offered ideas, one after the other.

“Gratitude,” newspaper reporter Francesca said. “It’s the season to remember how…

The Movie Diary
November 21, 2018

Giving thanks

By Dom Cioffi

Thanksgiving has 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 parties on the Wednesday…

Rockin’ The Region with Michael Franti
Rockin' The Region
November 21, 2018

Rockin’ The Region with Michael Franti

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

The 2018 FIS Women’s Ski World Cup in Killington is quite the event for the skiing spectator, but also for a music lover: DJ Paul Oakenfold, KT Tunstall, Guster and this week’s subject, Michael Franti. All the…