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Video: Killington Reunion Weekend
Local News
July 3, 2015

Video: Killington Reunion Weekend

Killington Reunion weekend this past weekend June 26-28, was a wonderful time of stories and friendships. The tales of the good ol’ days were entertaining and inspired lots of laughter. Folks from all generations of “ski bum” shared a bond of common place and experience….

Flies, fish and a sparkling diamond ring
Local News
July 3, 2015

Flies, fish and a sparkling diamond ring

Jason Mikula proposed to Polly Lynn on Wednesday morning, June 24, on the banks of the Madison River in Cameron, Montana. Mikula and Lynn, who are co-publishers of The Mountain Times and  live in Killington, Vt., were on vacation for the week — it was…

Local News
July 3, 2015

The Rutland Area Food Co-op celebrates Co-op Day, July 4

RUTLAND – In addition to the pomp and circumstance that come with celebrating our nation’s birth every Fourth of July, co-ops in our community and around the world will host celebrations of their own Saturday, July 4, in honor of International Co-op Day in a…

  • Exploring the Snowshed Adventure Center
  • Exploring the Snowshed Adventure Center
  • Exploring the Snowshed Adventure Center
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July 3, 2015

Exploring the Snowshed Adventure Center

By Karen D. Lorentz

Killington’s new Snowshed Adventure Center, which opened on June 26, offers an awesome assortment of chills, thrills, and spills for the adventurous who enjoy a challenge.

For thrills, there’s the Skyeride which ascends to a 200-foot tall tower and…

Rutland County locals announce engagement
Local News
July 3, 2015

Rutland County locals announce engagement

Ken and Lorrie Crowningshield of Proctor announce the engagement of their daughter Krisaundra to Jeffrey Casey, son of Elsie and Jeff Eaton and the late Michael Casey of Fair Haven. Krisaundra is a 2008 graduate of Proctor High School, and is currently employed at Merchants…

Life of Thaddeus Lorentz to be celebrated July 18
Local News
July 2, 2015

Life of Thaddeus Lorentz to be celebrated July 18

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Thaddeus Lorentz

By Karen D. Lorentz

A celebration of life for longtime Rutland attorney and resident Thaddeus R. Lorentz, who passed away on June 17, will be held at the Pico Base Lodge on Saturday, July 18, at 3 p.m….

Local News
July 2, 2015

Gift-of-Life Summer Mini Marathon targets blood shortage

RUTLAND – With blood donations in a summer slump, Rutland’s Gift-of-Life Summer Mini Marathon Blood Drive will be back for a fourth run this summer, aiming to boost regional blood donations cut short by donor travel and school vacations.

“As sure as thunderstorms and beach…

Life of Dee Montgomery to be celebrated June 27
Local News
June 26, 2015

Life of Dee Montgomery to be celebrated June 27

Dee Montgomery

By Karen D. Lorentz

The greater Killington community has lost a dear friend, devoted wife and mother, wonderful mentor, enthusiastic volunteer, and astute businesswoman with the passing of Dee Montgomery on June 19 after a brief illness.

She was one of…

Local News
June 26, 2015

Vermont journalist Norman Runnion dies at age 85

By Kevin O’Connor, VTDigger.org

Ask Norman Runnion for his life story and he’d point to a newspaper.

“I’m a newspaperman, my father was a newspaperman — I love that word, I grew up on that word,” he said in 1989. “It would never have occurred…