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Local News
February 21, 2018

Kristel Fillmore: living her dream at Killington

By Karen D. Lorentz

KILLINGTON—With parents who were avid skiers, Kristel Fillmore was one of the lucky kids who skied from an early age. Although she was born in Somers Point, N.J., her parents took the family

to Pico Mountain where Fillmore learned to ski…

Local News
February 14, 2018

Diane Mueller: On being a partner in the ski industry

By Karen D. Lorentz Diane Mueller is the sixth woman to actively operate a Vermont ski area with her husband but has done so for longer than most — now in her 36th season and just two seasons shy of Suzanne Smith’s 38-year record at…

Meet retail director Sean Meszkat
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February 1, 2018

Meet retail director Sean Meszkat

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SEAN MESZKAT

By Karen D. Lorentz

Stepping into a snowsport shop at Okemo is akin to being a kid in a candy store. There’s so much gear, clothing, and accessories in a kaleidoscope of shapes, sizes and colors…

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December 15, 2017

Meet Wendy Clinch, a.k.a. The Ski Diva

By Karen D. Lorentz

“My love for skiing changed my life completely,” said Wendy Clinch, a creative soul who enjoys flying down ski trails with finesse — and also just happens to have a great story on how she moved to Vermont.

Clinch, who was…

Ski celebrities to speed down Superstar
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November 22, 2017

Ski celebrities to speed down Superstar

By Reese Brown

U.S. Alpine racer Resi  Stiegler on-course at Killington.

By Karen D. Lorentz

For those who don’t follow ski racing, the FIS World Cup series is quite a  big deal. It’s a rare opportunity to see the best in the…

Killington zip code offers a buyer’s market
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September 27, 2017

Killington zip code offers a buyer’s market

By Karen D. Lorentz

It’s been a busy year for the Killington real estate market, and while prices are moving up slightly for some properties, they still represent good values, real estate agents report.

They note that Killington has…

Local News
August 31, 2017

Historical perspective on promoting Vermont

By Karen D. Lorentz

The years 1879, 1891, 1916, 1931, the 1960s, 1970 and 2017 have much in common. Do you know why?

Here’s a clue: “Midway of the southern range of the Green Mountains… and close to the banks of the historic…