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October 5, 2016

Police encourage safe hiking, preparedness

As summer departs and the weather cools this fall, the Vermont State Police and Department of Public Safety would like to remind those heading out onto Vermont’s hiking trails of the ever changing conditions a hiker may encounter this time of year, especially at higher…

Fall is prime time for fishing
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October 5, 2016

Fall is prime time for fishing

VTF&W lists hot fall fishing opportunities across Vermont RUTLAND — As water temperatures cool across Vermont, the fishing action is heating up and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has assembled a list of some of the top fall fishing opportunities in all corners of…

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September 28, 2016

CSJ weekly athletics roundup

College of St. Joseph’s athletic teams were in full swing this past week, with five games played cumulatively. The men’s soccer team has found its groove, going 2-0 this week and currently riding a five game winning streak. They are now 5-4 on the season…

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September 28, 2016

Race report: Peak Gnarly Adventure and Six-Hour Challenge

By Matt Baatz

Six-Hour Challenge The first wave of intrepid racers lined up on the top of Tweed. Downpours in the wee hours of the morning were enough to make the course, henceforth known as the “gnarled albatross” for the route’s peculiar resemblance to a…

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September 28, 2016

For sale: a piece of Suicide Six ski area history

WOODSTOCK—The Woodstock Inn & Resort is offering the community an opportunity to own a piece of Suicide Six history. The ski area has donated 60 chairs from the 38-year-old, recently dismantled Chair #1 to Woodstock Ski Runners (WSR) for fundraising. All proceeds will benefit the…

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September 28, 2016

Accidental flagstick moves

QUESTION: Boris and Cliff are playing in a tournament. On the 4th hole, both balls rest on the green. As the balls are somewhat close to the hole, Cliff uses the flagstick to determine which ball is away. In the act of measuring, he drops…

Vt. grouse, woodcock seasons start
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September 21, 2016

Vt. grouse, woodcock seasons start

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department issued a reminder that upland game bird hunting seasons are coming up soon and that learning to identify suitable habitat for ruffed grouse and woodcock is the most important key to hunting success. Vermont’s hunting season for ruffed grouse…

Vermont hosts youth waterfowl hunting weekend, Sept. 24-25
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September 21, 2016

Vermont hosts youth waterfowl hunting weekend, Sept. 24-25

A youngster’s first hunt can mark the beginning of a lifelong passion for the outdoors and a commitment to wildlife conservation.  There is no finer time to begin this journey than during Vermont’s upcoming youth waterfowl hunting weekend on Sept. 24 and 25. “Vermont’s youth…

CSJ weekly athletics roundup
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September 21, 2016

CSJ weekly athletics roundup

College of St. Joseph had another busy week in sports as the fall season continues to roll on. The Fighting Saints went 2-3 on the week combined. Men’ssoccer has now won three straight matches, including the two they won this week against Hampshire College and…

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September 21, 2016

VARA gala to celebrate dedication to ski racing

Preston and Scott Smith, Reese Brown among honorees By Karen D. Lorentz KILLINGTON—On Oct. 29, the Vermont Alpine Racing Association will hold its annual Celebration of Vermont Ski Racing gala at 6:30 p.m. at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel. “This event celebrates Vermont ski racing…