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A recap of last year
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2017

A recap of last year

© Reese Brown

Mikaela Shiffrin took first place in Slalom in the 2016 FIS World Cup race at Killington.

By Evan Johnson

With big crowds and world-class performances by some of skiing’s elite, the return of World Cup racing…

Ski celebrities to speed down Superstar
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2017

Ski celebrities to speed down Superstar

By Reese Brown

U.S. Alpine racer Resi  Stiegler on-course at Killington.

By Karen D. Lorentz

For those who don’t follow ski racing, the FIS World Cup series is quite a  big deal. It’s a rare opportunity to see the best in the…

Backcountry skiers ready for winter adventure
Local News
November 8, 2017

Backcountry skiers ready for winter adventure

By Evan Johnson

Volunteers maintain glades at the Brandon Gap, Saturday, Nov. 4.

By Evan Johnson

Backcountry skiers and other off-piste enthusiasts came out in force for the fifth annual Vermont Backcountry Forum on Saturday, Nov….

Local News
November 8, 2017

Canadian beer maker hopping mad over Rutland brewpub’s moose

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

The largest independent Canadian beer company says a small Rutland brewery has stolen its moose.

Moosehead Breweries Limited, based in Saint John, New Brunswick, sued the Hop’n Moose Brewing Co. last week in federal court in Vermont, alleging…

Local News
November 8, 2017

Vermont requests federal assessment for wind storm damage

Vermont Emergency Management (VEM) Director Erica Bornemann has requested a Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to determine if the state qualifies for a federal Public Assistance disaster declaration.  The request asks for assessments in Addison, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand…

Local News
November 8, 2017

Trump taps Rutland treasurer for federal post in Vermont

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

City Treasurer Wendy Wilton has been appointed by the Trump administration to a federal post.

Wilton, who has served as the city’s elected treasurer for more than 10 years, has been named the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service…

Local News
November 8, 2017

Scholarship honors Vegas shooting victim

EAST DORSET— The family of Sandy Casey has announced the creation of a scholarship fund in her memory.

The Sandy Casey Scholarship Fund, honoring the life of the East Dorset native who was killed in the Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1, will…