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Fat bikes arrive in Killington
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January 15, 2015

Fat bikes arrive in Killington

New snowsport thrives with sales doubling every year since 2010

By Polly Lynn

“It’s like I’m riding on a cloud,” said Alex Kerpel, a Killington resident who joined a group of nine cyclists to ride the trails of Mountain Meadows, Monday, Jan….

“Je suis Charlie” a sign of support for free speech
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January 15, 2015

“Je suis Charlie” a sign of support for free speech

Illustration by Maxx Steinmetz

Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical weekly newspaper, featuring controversial cartoons, reports, polemics, and jokes, was attacked by terrorists Jan. 7, 2015, presumably in response to a number of controversial cartoons it published of the Muslim prophet Muhammad. In total…

Precautions urged in the extreme cold
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January 7, 2015

Precautions urged in the extreme cold

The National Weather Service is warning of extremely cold temperatures for much of this week.  Wind chills will be below zero at times and could be colder than 20 degrees below zero Wednesday night into Thursday. Those temperatures have the potential to pose a…

  • Rutland says farewell to Police Chief Baker
  • Rutland says farewell to Police Chief Baker
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January 7, 2015

Rutland says farewell to Police Chief Baker

By Robin Alberti

A large crowd of representatives, colleagues and community supporters gathered to say farewell to Police Chief Baker at the Howe Center in Rutland on Tuesday, Dec. 30.  It was a send off party for Baker, who has accepted a job…

National forest considers backcountry skiing plan
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December 31, 2014

National forest considers backcountry skiing plan

By Evan Johnson

ROCHESTER — Every winter, skiers and snowboarders venture into the woods and hillsides in search of untracked snow. In the future, skiers in southern Addison County/ northern Rutland County may not have to venture far.

This winter the U.S….

Where to go and who’s playing on New Year’s Eve:
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December 31, 2014

Where to go and who’s playing on New Year’s Eve:

CASTLETON

6 p.m. Iron Lantern NYE Party w/ Carlo Romeo

KILLINGTON

7:30 p.m. McGrath’s Irish Pub Ring in 2015 with the Irish! For more information, click  here .

Dinner at the Ledgewood Yurt, Killington Resort Start your 2015 off right with a…

A view from above
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December 24, 2014

A view from above

Photo by Robin Alberti

A man gazes at a snowy slope on Bear Mountain in Killington, which opened earlier than expected after Winter Storm Duncan blanketed the area with over a foot of snow.