Tag Archives: world

July 20, 2017

The happiest countries in the world

By Kevin Theissen

If you live in Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, or Finland, then you’re among the happiest people in the world. On the other hand, if you reside in Sierra Leone, Bulgaria, Egypt, Palestinian Territories, or Tunisia, you’re among the least happy, according to the…

July 5, 2017

The world is a sandwich

By Brett Yates

One of the important duties I’ve set for this column has been the task of settling, once and for all, in the inviolable space of print, some of the common internet debates in which pedantic males between the ages of 14 and…

June 7, 2017

What a wonderful world

By Dom Cioffi

In 2006, a tinted piece of paper with a rushed sketch of a comic book character sold for $75,000. The image was the work of illustrator H.G. Peter and featured the first recorded drawing of Wonder Woman. (Google this to take a…

February 22, 2017

Supporting the World Cup

Dear Editor,

In addition to voting to sunset the 1 percent local sales option tax, which I wrote about last week, I believe our town should also support the financial investment of contributing to hosting future World Cup events. In November of this year, one of…

Local student robotics team to battle for world title
Local News
February 8, 2017

Local student robotics team to battle for world title

RUTLAND—A Rutland area robotics team will be headed to St. Louis, Mo., in April to compete in the FIRST® World Championships. FIRST sponsors robotics and technical competitions for students at all levels. The Robo-Rattlers compete at the FLL level, where students aged 9 through 12…

Welcome to Killington, world
November 22, 2016

Welcome to Killington, world

The people of Killington and all of Vermont welcome you to the Audi International Ski Federation Alpine Ski World Cup. We are happy and honored you have chosen Killington for the Giant Slalom and Slalom and are especially excited to stand, for the very first…