Midday Newscast: March 10 2009

Governor Jim Douglas has taken his message of fiscal austerity in state government to a wider audience; to avoid layoffs, GE Aviation in Rutland is offering more voluntary furloughs to employees; more…

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.

Midday Newscast: November 26, 2008

Here are the top stories at 12:10pm Some well-timed snow has gotten Vermont’s ski and snowboard season off to a start just in time for the holidays; drivers will see one of Vermont’s Thanksgiving traditions on the state’s highways tonight and through the weekend; more…

Midday Newscast: November 6, 2008

Congressman Peter Welch believes the framework for Barack Obama’s winning presidential campaign was built in Vermont by Howard Dean; the impact of a proposed southern Vermont wind development on black bears promises to be a major issue in the project’s approval process; more…

Midday Newscast May 13, 2008

At least one Vermont ski resort says this winter was the best ever; Vermont’s Fish and Wildlife Department is drafting new policies that will guide management of the state’s four big game species;

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.