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Gov. Scott proclaims “Powder Day”
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February 15, 2017

Gov. Scott proclaims “Powder Day”

Called on out-of-state employers to “pardon” employees for a snow day to take advantage of weekend storm, extend their stay in Vermont With Vermont’s biggest snow storm of the year rolling across the region Sunday through Monday morning, Feb. 12-13, Governor Phil Scott declared Monday…

Killington 100 Day Club
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February 15, 2017

Killington 100 Day Club

On Saturday, Feb. 11, Killington loyalist Jackie Nimal and Rob Kovalesky (center of photo in red and pink jackets) celebrated their 100th day on the slopes with family and friends. The day marked personal milestones for them  in the Killington Resort’s 100 Ski Day Club…

Women’s March overwhelms Montpelier
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January 25, 2017

Women’s March overwhelms Montpelier

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

A sea of homemade political placards and pink knitted hats flooded Montpelier Saturday, Jan. 21, as demonstrators overwhelmed the capital to protest the policies of President Donald Trump. The local Women’s March drew an estimated crowd of between 15,000 and 20,000…

Commemorated in bronze
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January 25, 2017

Commemorated in bronze

Life-size statue underway to honor Killington founder Preston Leete Smith

By Karen D. Lorentz As the founder of Killington and a ski industry pioneer, Preston Leete Smith has been the recipient of many honors, from inductions into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame…

Clergy take to pulpits to decry religious and racial hate
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January 11, 2017

Clergy take to pulpits to decry religious and racial hate

By Kevin O’Connor, VTDigger

Churches, synagogues and mosques usually focus on love. But recently, many are fending off hate. “Some people are using the current political climate to justify anti-Semitic or Islamophobic beliefs or degrade human beings,” Vermont Episcopal Bishop Thomas Ely said. “That’s not…

Mini Shred Madness open to groms
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January 11, 2017

Mini Shred Madness open to groms

Saturday, Jan. 14 at 9 a.m.—KILLINGTON— Killington Resort welcomes back the rail jam for the groms—Mini Shred Madness—on Saturday, Jan. 14 in Easy Street Terrain Park. Join them in the park as the next generation competes for prizes in a friendly and fun environment. Grom…

Vermont Fish & Wildlife initiates moose study
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January 11, 2017

Vermont Fish & Wildlife initiates moose study

Moose will be collared by wildlife capture experts The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is initiating a multi-year study to better understand the state’s moose herd. Moose across the Northeast are increasingly under stress from a parasite known as winter ticks. The ticks are becoming…