Resorts in our area are working to
draw in visitors, despite the high cost of skiing and riding. We’ll
look at what people expect when they pay a high price for that lift
ticket. Also, a Bennington County event brings together cross-country
skiers to raise money for low-income heating assistance.
lot of people in the Northeast are worried about paying for heat this winter. Some think wood might be the answer to high oil and natural gas prices. But although it’s cheaper, burning wood may not be that good for the environment.
The program that
helps low-income Vermonters pay for heat is at least $19 million short
this year, and middle income Vermonters are also struggling to plan for
winter. We’ll look at whether federal and state government can ease the
concern about heating costs.
State officials are unsure why enrollment for Catamount
Health is not meeting the legislature’s projections; state GOP leaders say Tom
Salmon’s deployment to the Middle East is a legitimate
campaign issue this fall;