Ski season, so far

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.

Vermont ski resorts report good season

The head of the Vermont Ski Areas Association says it was a banner year for the state’s ski resorts. Parker Riehle says he expects that skier visits during the winter of 2007-2008 will surpass 4.1 million.

Nation’s ski industry hoping for record year

Forget baseball and spring flowers. The nation’s ski resorts are all about skiing and snowboarding even as April begins. A bountiful winter may lead to a record-setting season for the $6 billion industry this year. A year ago, resorts posted a 7 percent drop in visitors nationwide because of a fickle winter.