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Montpelier Youth Conservation Corps

In the 1930s, the US had the Civilian Conservation Corps, which built public works projects around the country, including a dam that this summer saved Montpelier, VT, from even worse flooding than it had. Montpelier […]

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Essex Chain Lakes, Adirondacks

The Adirondacks: so near, and yet—when you’re out there—so far from anywhere else. Loons on call; Hornbeck boats on parade; frogs on lily pads. Time slightly on hold. Click “Continue reading” for the gallery link. […]

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Flood of ’23, Cleanup

Residents watch as trash haulers pick up flood debris from in front of houses along Montpelier VT’s Elm Street on July 19. Click “Continue reading” or the photo above or headline for the gallery. Click […]

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Flood of 2023 in central Vermont

A washed out riverbank, demolished car and debris in Barre, VT, USA, after the Stevens Branch of the Winooski River rampaged through the city 10 July 2023. Click “Continue reading” or the photo above or […]

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Off to Oz with Moving Light Dance

From the Moving Light Dance company’s production of The Wizard of Oz, Barre, VT, Opera House on June 1, 2023. Click on the headline or photo for more photos; even more on Instagram @lazenbyphoto.

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Adirondack Waters (and Black Flies)

A few days last week on Middle Saranac Lake in New York State’s Adirondack Mountains. And the spring black flies weren’t too bad! Click on the headline or photo for more photos; even more on […]

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Spring on the Susquehanna

Mid-May on the mighty Susquehanna River in central Pennsylvania—Dauphin, Pa., to be more exact. Click on the headline or photo for more photos; even more on Instagram @lazenbyphoto.

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Genny Tenny 10-Mile and 5-k

From the Genny Tenny 10-mile and 5-K road races from the Craftsbury, VT, General Store to the Albany, VT, General Store on May 7. Click on the headline or photo for more photos; even more […]

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Rally for the Planet

Hundreds of students from around Vermont gathered at the State House on April 14 for Youth Lobby’s 2023 Rally for the Planet, calling on Vermont legislators to address climate change. Click on the headline or […]

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Up & Over: Spruce Peak to Smugglers Notch and Back

A good day’s work in beautiful spring conditions: Alpine touring up to the top of Spruce Peak in Stowe on April 10, over Sterling Pond, and down to the Smugglers Notch base in Jeffersonville. And […]

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2023 Craftsbury Super Tour & Club Relays

University of Utah teammates celebrate their win in the mixed relay at the 2023 Henchey Memorial US Super Tour Finals and Toyota US Cross Country Ski Championships at Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury, VT, USA, in […]

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Paddling Out of Winter

It was technically still winter on Saturday morning and there was plenty of snow around, but that didn’t stop Richmond Scott from launching his stand-up paddle board in the North Branch of the Winooski River […]

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50-K & 30-K Planica Galleries Are Up

I have finally posted the galleries from the men’s 50-kilometer and women’s 30-kilometer races at the world nordic championships in Planica, Slovenia. For reasons known only to WordPress, to see them you have to click […]

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Phantom Valentines

The annual attack of the Valentine Phantom struck Montpelier again this week. This year’s onslaught of hearts included a cameo by Bernie Sanders and support for Ukraine. And the perpetrator or perpetrators once again disappeared, […]

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Climate Change March

Last Sunday (February 11) hundreds of people marched from Montpelier’s City Hall to the State House calling for action to address climate change. Organized by 350Vermont and 30 other groups, the demonstrators called for in-state […]

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Winter Toss

Case Phinney, above (very), goes flying at the annual Montpelier, VT, celebration of winter known as Ice on Fire. The blanket toss, based on the Inuit method, was the most dramatic part of the event. […]

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