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KMS names new women’s head Alpine coach
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August 15, 2018

KMS names new women’s head Alpine coach

KILLINGTON—Martin Wilson is the new Alpine coach at Killington Mountain School.

Wilson, originally of Thunder Bay, Ontario, has more than 20 years of international experience. He comes to KMS most recently from the National Ski Academy in Canada, where he held the role of head…

Time capsules reveal town history
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August 15, 2018

Time capsules reveal town history

By Curt Peterson

SOUTH ROYALTON—Two time capsules, discovered encased in a base beneath memorials in South Royalton were opened last Thursday evening, Aug. 9.

Royalton, Select Board chair Larry Trottier, wearing surgical gloves and standing in the gazebo on the South Royalton green, sliced…

Vermont Open Farm Week returns Aug. 13-19

Vermont Open Farm Week returns Aug. 13-19

Aug. 13-19—The fourth annual Open Farm Week will return the week of Monday, Aug. 13-Sunday, Aug. 19, and will feature a diverse schedule of rooted in Vermont on-farm activities for the whole family.

Open Farm Week is a celebration of Vermont farms offering visitors a…

Results: Fox US  Open of Mountain Biking
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August 9, 2018

Results: Fox US Open of Mountain Biking

By Paul Holmes

About 250 mountain bike riders attended the USO of MTB at Killington Resort, Aug. 1-5. Some impressive riding was witnessed by crowds of spectators that attended the events.

Results: Grom Bomb Downhill Boys/Girls 7-9 years old

1. Zack Harper, 24th overall, 2:17.45 2….

Hallquist promises progressive innovation
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August 8, 2018

Hallquist promises progressive innovation

By Xander Landen/VTDigger

In 2005, when Christine Hallquist was named CEO of the Vermont Electric Cooperative, the utility was veering toward bankruptcy. It led the state in the number of power outages, a dubious distinction. Its rates were among the highest in Vermont. The Public…

Welch tours Rutland County ahead of election
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August 8, 2018

Welch tours Rutland County ahead of election

By Curt Peterson

RUTLAND—Congressman Peter Welch began his July 30 campaign tour in Rutland County with a visit to the newly renovated Emergency Services Facility at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Welch is Vermont’s only representative in the United States Congress, and he is up for…

World Cup scheduled announced
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August 7, 2018

World Cup scheduled announced

The Audi FIS Ski World Cup Tour will descend on Vermont for the third year in a row in November. Ninety athletes representing 20 countries are expected to participate in the slalom and giant slalom events on Killington’s Superstar trail. Killington’s World Cup races will…

More than 200 athletes set to compete in US Open
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August 2, 2018

More than 200 athletes set to compete in US Open

Bernard Kerr of Hampshire, England is one of the riders competing in the US FOX Open of Mountain Biking Aug. 1-5 in Killington.

“I ride because I love having fun,” he said. “I know that sounds silly but I just want to be outdoors and do…