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Rails 2 Riches results are in
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December 14, 2017

Rails 2 Riches results are in

By Evan Johnson

Skiers and snowboarders from around the country gathered under the evening lights at Killington Resort for the annual Rails 2 Riches competition.

In the men’s snowboard division, California’s Nate Haust took first, followed by Storm Rowe and Max Lyons of Vermont. Lyons…

Shiffrin honors youth racer
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
December 1, 2017

Shiffrin honors youth racer

By Evan Johnson

Gabriella Kolev beams over the awards bouquet given to her by Mikaela Shiffrin.

By Evan Johnson

For the youngest ski racers, watching the World Cup was an opportunity to see their heroes perform. Speaking at a…

Parade kicks off Saturday morning
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
December 1, 2017

Parade kicks off Saturday morning

By Evan Johnson

Pete Davis and KMS athletes lead the parade in a practice of a war chant to be performed in the stadium, Saturday morning.

By Evan Johnson

While many of the spectators for the day’s Giant…

A recap of last year
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2017

A recap of last year

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Mikaela Shiffrin took first place in Slalom in the 2016 FIS World Cup race at Killington.

By Evan Johnson

With big crowds and world-class performances by some of skiing’s elite, the return of World Cup racing…

Forerunning a  World Cup race
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 16, 2017

Forerunning a World Cup race

By Evan Johnson

At last year’s World Cup race at Killington, before the top ski racers plunged down Superstar, a crowd of some 15,000 in the base area on both days of racing cheered for three young Vermonters from the Killington Mountain School, who ran…

Backcountry skiers ready for winter adventure
Local News
November 8, 2017

Backcountry skiers ready for winter adventure

By Evan Johnson

Volunteers maintain glades at the Brandon Gap, Saturday, Nov. 4.

By Evan Johnson

Backcountry skiers and other off-piste enthusiasts came out in force for the fifth annual Vermont Backcountry Forum on Saturday, Nov….

PEGTV unveils first show for children
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October 25, 2017

PEGTV unveils first show for children

By Evan Johnson

PEGTV has  announce the addition of a new show to channel 15, one designed with its youngest viewers in mind. “ZING A Show for Children,” is PEGTV’s first-ever show for children. After years of producing at PEGTV, Volunteer Independent Producer Mary Crowley…

Motorcyclists hospitalized after Route 4 crash
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October 25, 2017

Motorcyclists hospitalized after Route 4 crash

By Evan Johnson

The rider and passenger of a motorcycle were hospitalized with injuries sustained in a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Route 4 and East Mountain Road in Killington on Sunday.

According to a press release from the Vermont State Police, Killington Fire…

Local libraries receive children’s books via CLiF
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October 25, 2017

Local libraries receive children’s books via CLiF

By Evan Johnson

On a recent morning in the Killington Elementary School library, Duncan McDougal, executive director of the Children’s Literacy Foundation, posed a riddle to a group of students that sat cross-legged in front of him: How was he able to travel from his…

World Cup updates announced
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October 11, 2017

World Cup updates announced

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Speaking at the annual Killington Pico Area Association, Killington Resort president and general manager Mike Solimano outlined some updates to the schedule for the Audi FIS World Cup in November.

“By all accounts it was a pretty amazing event,” Solimano said, referring…