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Cook up locally-sourced grouse, squirrel or rabbit
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August 24, 2016

Cook up locally-sourced grouse, squirrel or rabbit

 Saturday, Aug. 27—RANDOLPH—Interested in cooking up locally-sourced grouse, squirrel or rabbit in your kitchen this fall? Vermont Fish & Wildlife will be holding a “Small Game Hunting” seminar focusing on bird, rabbit and squirrel hunting.

The seminar will take place on Saturday, Aug….

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August 24, 2016

Going up the Rabbit Hole

By Matt Baatz A small tree upended and took out a chunk of Rabbit Hole, an unmapped and lightly-signed trail, but popular nevertheless. It’s a pretty freakin’ rippin’ ride down, so the day I was backfilling the damage it was a curious sight to see…

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August 24, 2016

Ladies! Women’s ice hockey team wants you

Sunday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m.—RUTLAND TOWN— The Rutland Cutting Edge women’s ice hockey team will hold its annual preseason meeting at 5 p.m., Sunday Aug. 28 at Spartan Arena, located behind the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland Town. Whether you have never played before…

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August 24, 2016

State: Use common sense at swimming holes

Recent heavy rainfall has created potentially dangerous conditions along streams and small rivers in the Mad River and Huntington River watersheds, especially at Huntington Gorge, warned the Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security in a news release Aug. 17. With sunshine and seasonably…

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August 18, 2016

The first 30 days

By Kyle Finneron I can hear my pulse in my ears, my lungs are on fire and I’m completely disoriented. That was how I felt after swimming my first lap at the Pico Sports Center pool. For weeks now I have watched people in the…

Killington softball league: The 2016 champions are…
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August 18, 2016

Killington softball league: The 2016 champions are…

By Dave Hoffenberg It was a championship series for the ages. For those just tuning in, Clearly Moguls won game one 19-7 and Garlic McGraths won game two 8-5 to set up this winner-take-all battle. G.M. was going for their second title and second against…

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August 17, 2016

Killington to host Audi FIS Ski World Cup; seeks volunteer help

KILLINGTON–Killington Resort announced Aug. 11 that it is seeking volunteers to aid operations when the 2016 Audi FIS Ski World Cup comes to the mountain on Nov. 26-27, 2016. The volunteer team will consist of nearly 300 volunteers, with opportunities available Nov.19-30, 2016. Volunteer positions…

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August 17, 2016

GMC chooses David Morris to lead women’s soccer, lacrosse

POULTNEY—Green Mountain College Director of Athletics Kip Shipley announced Aug. 10 that David Morris has been selected as the new women’s head coach for the Eagles’ soccer and lacrosse teams. Morris becomes the twelfth head coach of the soccer program and the fourth in the…

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August 17, 2016

Movable obstructions are not penalized

QUESTION: Terry and Jack are playing in a tournament. On the 7th hole, Terry’s tee shot lands in a water hazard in front of the green. The ball is playable but it is directly behind a stone, which has broken away from a retaining wall (an…

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August 17, 2016

Nothing is free, even trail networks

By Ariel Kent

No trail net work is free. This idea was ignited in my mind this past week by trail steward Matt Baatz of Green Mountain Trails. No trail network is free and here’s why: trail networks that are open to the public (without…