Photo courtesy of Killington Resort
Skiers and riders will take part in the annual pond skimming
competition at Killington, Saturday -a rite of spring
Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. - KILLINGTON - Saturday morning
spec ... full story
Maple sugarers are soured (as are many other Vermont communities
and residents) by Rolling Stone's feature "The New Face of Heroin"
published April 3, that portrayed Vermont as a drug-ridden state
with little going for it an ... full story
On April 3, Gov. Peter Shumlin kicked off Vermont's 2014 maple
sugar season officially, tapping a maple tree at the Trapp Family
Lodge sugarhouse in Stowe. The Governor predicted a strong maple
season despite the late star ... full story
Photo by Jeff Alexander courtesy of Killington
Paddy Dayton and Sharon Maloney, winners of the 2014 Bear
Mountain Mogul Challenge.
KILLINGTON - Last weekend, April 5-6, more than 125 bump skiing
fanatics converged o ... full story
RUTLAND - The city's first brewpub is open! Hop'n Moose Brewing
Company opened its doors March 28, four days ahead of
The restaurant announced its plans to open, in a Facebook post on
March 28: "It's been three lo ... full story
Sanders leads teleconference after showing documentary
"Of all the issues facing our country, the issue of wealth
inequality is the most profound," U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told an
audience of more than a hundr ... full story
Ski when it's lighter longer and events/parties abound
At a time when many ski areas are closing and skiers and riders are
starting to drift away on ocean swells or even mowing their lawns
in southern states, the mountains ... full story
Saturday & Sunday, April 5 & 6 - KILLINGTON
- The annual Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge (BMMC) will be
returning on Saturday, April 5 with 200 amateur bumpers battling on
Outer Limits for a place in the fina ... full story
Vail Resorts and Powdr Corp are due in court in Park City, Utah,
this week to settle a dispute over which company has rights to the
lease of land that Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) sits on.
The dispute centers on a wheth ... full story
Photo by Karen D. Lorentz
On March 26, a Panel Discussion with resort leaders was held as
part of the NASJA conference hosted by Killington Resort. Pictured
(l-r): Kelly Pawlak, Mike Solimano, Bill Stenger, Parker Riehle,
an ... full story
Photo courtesy of Okemo
Spring festivals on the ski slopes dominated the events calendar
at Killington and Okemo this week. Killington's Life is Good
Nor'Beaster Festival kicked off Saturday with free music
resort-wide for ... full story
So when was skiing better or cheaper?
Looking at the early-bird rates on 2014-2015 season passes and
comparing to 1970s, 80s or 90s prices with inflation factored in,
it's a no brainer that truly savvy snow aficionados take ... full story
Increase reduced from 7 to 4 cents, commercial payers to see 8
A House panel will bring the property tax rate down from an
initial 7 cent increase, down to 4 cents for residential
homeowners. The proposal pus ... full story
A Vermont House panel has overwhelmingly approved a bill that
would create sweeping changes to the way Vermont schools are
governed. H.883 would reduce the total number of municipal school
districts from 282 to 45 by 2020.
... full story
Editor's note: This is part 7 in a series giving an
historical perspective on how Killington Resort evolved.
To understand Killington's change in ownership in 1996, it's
important to go back to the 1980s and early 1990s.
W ... full story
Photo by Polly Lynn
Jason Mikula skis Devil's Den at Killington just after the
storm, Thursday, March 13.
The calendar says "spring" but thanks to a snowy and cold February
followed by last week's storm that dumped up to ... full story
RUTLAND - Undeniably, heroin addiction and the drug trade is
growing in Rutland, Vt., and the country as a whole. Crime fueled
by heroin addiction is also spiking.
But with that, awareness of the escalating problem is sprea ... full story
Bill Bauer and his two St. Bernards pose in front of the
The name Billy Bauer is synonymous with the Summit Lodge - and
vice versa. Anyone who has spent any time in Killington knows
where to t ... full story
RUTLAND - This past weekend, March 15-16, Club Felins Fleur De
Lys held their annual cat show at the College of St. Joseph's
athletic center in Rutland.
This year's show featured feline agility, an event where feline
contes ... full story
Photo by Bob Perry, courtesy of Mountain Times
A woman takes a spill wearing 80s spring ski attire (nothing
waterproof.) We're so glad Bob had his camera!
Photo by Bob Perry, courtesy of The Mountain Tim ... full story