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Meet Dave Lacombe: Snowsurface Manager
Local News
March 6, 2019

Meet Dave Lacombe: Snowsurface Manager

By Karen D. Lorentz

“Man wasn’t meant to play with water in winter. It’s a difficult task,” said Dave Lacombe with an ironic smile and a sense of humor.

It’s a point that Dave Lacombe liked to stress to snowmakers working for him 30 years…

Rutland gymnasts stand atop podium
Local News
March 6, 2019

Rutland gymnasts stand atop podium

Staff report

Gymnasts from Killington, Manchester, Proctor, Pittsford, the greater Rutland area and parts of New York state compete as part of the Cobra gymnastics team, based in Rutland. The team recently traveled to Williston and North Adams, Massachusetts, for competitions taking top podium spots…

Green Mountain College named bicycle-friendly university
Sports
December 11, 2018

Green Mountain College named bicycle-friendly university

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Green Mountain College as a 2018 Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) .

This award recognizes 45 colleges and universities for their outstanding support of bicycling to ensure healthy, accessible and eco-friendly transportation and recreation for…

Sports
December 11, 2018

Girls on the Run seeks coaches

Girls on the Run of Vermont’s spring coach registration is now open. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that inspires girls in 3rd through 8th grade to be joyful, healthy and confident. The ten-week program incorporates…

World Cup crowd breaks records
Sports
December 5, 2018

World Cup crowd breaks records

The Killington Cup set American attendance records with an estimated 39,000 spectators across Thanksgiving Weekend (5,500 Friday night for opening ceremonies; 18,500 for Saturday’s Giant Slalom and 15,000 for Sunday’s Slalom) beating last year’s attendance by 5,000 spectators.

“Showcasing Killington…

Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports honors volunteers of the year
News Briefs
December 4, 2018

Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports honors volunteers of the year

More than 400 highly-trained volunteer instructors make Killington’s Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports’ mission of empowering individuals with disabilities possible. Out of a dedicated pool of volunteers, Vermont Adaptive program coordinators recognized this year’s four Volunteers of the Year at off-snow trainings this fall….

Rutland Pride ends season like champs
Sports
November 8, 2018

Rutland Pride ends season like champs

The Rutland Pride 7th and 8th grade football team finished up with an impressive season this past week.  There were 38 players from the Rutland area that participated in the program this year.  Area high school football teams have a lot to look forward too…