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April 12, 2017

Aspen buys Intrawest, Stratton and Squaw Valley

Following hot on the heels of Vail Resort’s plans to buy Stowe comes another big announcement: Colorado-based Aspen has set its eye on a number of resorts across the United States and Canada.

On Monday, Intrawest Resorts Holdings, a North American mountain resort and adventure…

Local News
April 12, 2017

Route 4 paving work starts

Delays are not expected yet on the 15-mile project from Rutland to Killington

RUTLAND—Roadwork activities will begin this week on a roughly 15-mile stretch of Route 4; however, they are not expected to cause delays  quite yet. Road crews will be onsite installing construction signs…

Fiddleheads, the first true sign of spring
Local News
April 5, 2017

Fiddleheads, the first true sign of spring

By Daryle Thomas

We have now suffered through the first few weeks after daylight saving. Spring ahead, loose an hour. “Don’t worry,” my friend said. “The days are getting longer.” Spring means it won’t be long before the deep woods snows begin to melt, swelling…

World Cup will return
Local News
April 5, 2017

World Cup will return

Killington Resort to host early season races 2017-2018 By Evan Johnson

Some of the fastest female ski racers in the world will again be carving turns down Superstar at Killington Resort, Mike Solimano, resort president announced Monday, April 3. The FIS Ladies World Cup Slalom…

Killington Resort unveils vision, bold plans, investments
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April 5, 2017

Killington Resort unveils vision, bold plans, investments

By Evan Johnson

The Killington community got a preview of what the next three years will hold on Monday afternoon, April 3. Highlights of the summer kick-off event included on-slope infrastructure, a revitalized base lodge, mountain biking trails, solar power developments and events. “Hang onto…

Rep. Job Tate to step down due to military deployment
Local News
April 5, 2017

Rep. Job Tate to step down due to military deployment

Scott to appoint new representative By Mark Johnson, VTDigger

A Republican state representative from Mendon is stepping down to serve overseas in the military. Rep. Job Tate, who is in his second term, said Friday, March 31, he will be resigning soon. “It’s imminent,” he…

VFFC welcomes United Nations delegates, shares successes
Local News
April 5, 2017

VFFC welcomes United Nations delegates, shares successes

By Polly Lynn Mikula

RUTLAND—On Saturday, April 1, a few United Nations delegates wandered through the vendors at the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) in Rutland tasting a variety of Vermont products including fresh maple syrup, maple candy, apple cider, guacamole and jams, among other…

Local News
April 5, 2017

Craig Phillips, age 62

Craig Douglas Phillips “Fluffy”, 62, died Wednesday evening, March 29, 2017, at the Rutland Regional Hospital following a six year battle with cancer. He was surrounded by family at the time of his passing. Craig was born on Oct. 19, 1954, in Rutland, Vt., the…

Service cat Gabby helps the show go on
Local News
April 5, 2017

Service cat Gabby helps the show go on

By Julia Purdy

Gabby the cat is a licensed medical animal who rides on Matty Oldenshaw’s shoulder and warns him of an impending epileptic seizure. Oldenshaw, a sidewalk musician, can usually be found in downtown Rutland on Wednesdays at the corner of the Walmart parking…