Tag Archives: paul holmes

  • Spectacular awakening
  • Spectacular awakening
  • Spectacular awakening
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July 22, 2015

Spectacular awakening

By Paul Holmes

Early in the morning on Thursday, July 16,  Paul Holmes and his Golden Retriever Maggie hiked to the top of the mountain to watch the sunrise. “I have been waiting for a crisp clear morning with a potentially…

  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
  • Going to the birds
Featured
June 17, 2015

Going to the birds

By Paul Holmes

KILLINGTON — On Saturday, June 13, Kent Pond in Killington was a flurry with avian excitement. For the last few years Kent Pond has been home to a loon family. This year, the adult loon couple, who have a nest on the island, have…

  • 2015 Downhill Throwdown attracts speed-seekers
  • 2015 Downhill Throwdown attracts speed-seekers
  • 2015 Downhill Throwdown attracts speed-seekers
  • 2015 Downhill Throwdown attracts speed-seekers
  • 2015 Downhill Throwdown attracts speed-seekers
  • 2015 Downhill Throwdown attracts speed-seekers
Featured
June 11, 2015

2015 Downhill Throwdown attracts speed-seekers

By Polly Lynn

KILLINGTON — Nearly 100 riders entered the 2015 Downhill Throwdown, held on East Mountain Road in Killington, June 6-7. Wearing leather jumpsuits, the racers lined up for qualifying heats to determine who could negotiate the two mile steep winding course…

  • Let ‘em ski it!
  • Let ‘em ski it!
  • Let ‘em ski it!
  • Let ‘em ski it!
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May 21, 2015

Let ‘em ski it!

By Paul Holmes and Polly Lynn

Skiers and riders didn’t seem to mind the patches of mud linking the larger areas of snow on Skye Lark, in fact, many seemed to enjoy the mud and fast-grass more! Warm weather may have accelerated the melt, but it’s…

Late April tracks
Sports
April 30, 2015

Late April tracks

By Paul Holmes

Amie Holmes skis with golden retrievers Maggie and Isabelle on Ramshead at Killington on Saturday afternoon, April 25. Ramshead mountain closed to lift-served traffic earlier this month, leaving the trails clear for those that choose to earn their turns by…

Precautions urged in the extreme cold
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January 7, 2015

Precautions urged in the extreme cold

The National Weather Service is warning of extremely cold temperatures for much of this week.  Wind chills will be below zero at times and could be colder than 20 degrees below zero Wednesday night into Thursday. Those temperatures have the potential to pose a…