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Local News
October 11, 2017

Resort, KPAA look ahead to new projects

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Seated in the Peak Lodge at the summit of Killington Mountain, resort officials and members of the Killington Pico Area Association (KPAA) set their sights on the coming winter season and the events and developments slated to come with it.

KPAA news…

Local News
September 27, 2017

Event encourages Vermonters to “donate life”

By Evan Johnson

RUTLAND — At a small event in Rutland City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 21, members of Donate Life Vermont demonstrated how a small decision could have life saving consequences for others.

In November of 2011, Penny and Jeff Sirjane received news that…

Local News
September 27, 2017

Biz leaders discuss jobs, environmental efficiency

By Evan Johnson

Jobs were the main topic of conversation at a recent conference at Killington Resort – specifically those in the energy efficiency sector.

In a four-person panel at the Killington Grand Hotel on Wednesday, Sept. 20, representatives from the state, a regional development…

AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
September 20, 2017

Vermont ski resorts contribute $50K to World Cup

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Vermont ski and snowboard resorts have joined together to support the hosting of the Women’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup at Killington Resort. In spring 2017 the Vermont Ski Areas Association (VSAA) board of directors agreed to sponsor the Killington Resort-based event…

Region boasts summer of bikes
Local News
September 6, 2017

Region boasts summer of bikes

Photo by Alex Klein A rider navigates the Pro GTS course July 30 at  Killington Resort.

By Evan Johnson

RUTLAND COUNTY—From elite-level races high on Killington Resort to neighborhood trails, it’s been a big summer for mountain biking in Killington and the surrounding…

police
August 16, 2017

Man arrested for stealing Long Trail hiker’s pack

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON— A homeless man was arrested on Monday for stealing a hiker’s backpack on the Long Trail.

The pack was recovered and returned to its owner within hours, noted a few hikers who witnessed the incident.

According to a press release from…

Local News
August 16, 2017

New merger plans in the works for area towns

By Evan Johnson

After multiple failed votes and revotes, school officials in four central Vermont towns are exploring or putting forward new consolidation plans for their area schools.  Royalton and Bethel are now moving forward on a possible partnership, as are Rochester and Stockbridge.

In…