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  • ‘Skimmers’ attempt to cross pond

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    Photo courtesy of Killington Resort Skiers and riders will take part in the annual pond skimming competition at Killington, Saturday -a rite of spring Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. - KILLINGTON - Saturday morning spec ... full story

  • Sugarers soured by Rolling Stone’s feature

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    Maple sugarers are soured (as are many other Vermont communities and residents) by Rolling Stone's feature "The New Face of Heroin" published April 3, that portrayed Vermont as a drug-ridden state with little going for it an ... full story

  • Shumlin predicts strong 2014 maple sugar season, despite late start

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    On April 3, Gov. Peter Shumlin kicked off Vermont's 2014 maple sugar season officially, tapping a maple tree at the Trapp Family Lodge sugarhouse in Stowe. The Governor predicted a strong maple season despite the late star ... full story

  • Bumps, jumps, speed and style on display at Killington’s Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge

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    Photo by Jeff Alexander courtesy of Killington Resort Paddy Dayton and Sharon Maloney, winners of the 2014 Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge. KILLINGTON - Last weekend, April 5-6, more than 125 bump skiing fanatics converged o ... full story

  • Hop'n Moose Brewing Company opens downtown

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    RUTLAND - The city's first brewpub is open! Hop'n Moose Brewing Company opened its doors March 28, four days ahead of schedule. The restaurant announced its plans to open, in a Facebook post on March 28: "It's been three lo ... full story

  • Vermonters identify with struggles illustrated in “Inequality For All”

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    Sanders leads teleconference after showing documentary statewide "Of all the issues facing our country, the issue of wealth inequality is the most profound," U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told an audience of more than a hundr ... full story

  • Spring has arrived!

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    Ski when it's lighter longer and events/parties abound At a time when many ski areas are closing and skiers and riders are starting to drift away on ocean swells or even mowing their lawns in southern states, the mountains ... full story

  • Bumpers return to battle it out on Bear

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    Saturday & Sunday, April 5 & 6 - KILLINGTON - The annual Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge (BMMC) will be returning on Saturday, April 5 with 200 amateur bumpers battling on Outer Limits for a place in the fina ... full story

  • Killington’s parent battles Vail Resorts for its flagship resort

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    Vail Resorts and Powdr Corp are due in court in Park City, Utah, this week to settle a dispute over which company has rights to the lease of land that Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) sits on. The dispute centers on a wheth ... full story

  • The Beast struts its stuff, rolls out warm welcome for NASJA writers

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    Photo by Karen D. Lorentz On March 26, a Panel Discussion with resort leaders was held as part of the NASJA conference hosted by Killington Resort. Pictured (l-r): Kelly Pawlak, Mike Solimano, Bill Stenger, Parker Riehle, an ... full story

  • Music defines spring on the slopes

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    Photo courtesy of Okemo Spring festivals on the ski slopes dominated the events calendar at Killington and Okemo this week. Killington's Life is Good Nor'Beaster Festival kicked off Saturday with free music resort-wide for ... full story

  • Early-bird passes offer new deals, prices beat inflation

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    So when was skiing better or cheaper? Looking at the early-bird rates on 2014-2015 season passes and comparing to 1970s, 80s or 90s prices with inflation factored in, it's a no brainer that truly savvy snow aficionados take ... full story

  • Panel reduces statewide property tax

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    Increase reduced from 7 to 4 cents, commercial payers to see 8 cent increase A House panel will bring the property tax rate down from an initial 7 cent increase, down to 4 cents for residential homeowners. The proposal pus ... full story

  • Historic changes to structure of Vt. school system proposed

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    A Vermont House panel has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would create sweeping changes to the way Vermont schools are governed. H.883 would reduce the total number of municipal school districts from 282 to 45 by 2020. ... full story

  • Environmental era challenges change Killington’s landscape

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    Editor's note: This is part 7 in a series giving an historical perspective on how Killington Resort evolved. To understand Killington's change in ownership in 1996, it's important to go back to the 1980s and early 1990s. W ... full story

  • March storm great for spring on the slopes

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    Photo by Polly Lynn Jason Mikula skis Devil's Den at Killington just after the storm, Thursday, March 13. The calendar says "spring" but thanks to a snowy and cold February followed by last week's storm that dumped up to ... full story

  • Senate Judiciary Committee convenes in Rutland, leaders give testimonials on breaking the cycle of addiction

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    RUTLAND - Undeniably, heroin addiction and the drug trade is growing in Rutland, Vt., and the country as a whole. Crime fueled by heroin addiction is also spiking. But with that, awareness of the escalating problem is sprea ... full story

  • A piece of local history is for sale

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    Photo submitted Bill Bauer and his two St. Bernards pose in front of the lodge. The name Billy Bauer is synonymous with the Summit Lodge - and vice versa.  Anyone who has spent any time in Killington knows where to t ... full story

  • Purr-sonality and purr-fection earn blue ribbons at cat show

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    RUTLAND - This past weekend, March 15-16, Club Felins Fleur De Lys held their annual cat show at the College of St. Joseph's athletic center in Rutland. This year's show featured feline agility, an event where feline contes ... full story

  • 11th Annual Antique Ski Race at Pico

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    Photo by Bob Perry, courtesy of Mountain Times archives A woman takes a spill wearing 80s spring ski attire (nothing waterproof.) We're so glad Bob had his camera! Photo by Bob Perry, courtesy of The Mountain Tim ... full story

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