January 18, 2017

Catamount center seeks town takeover by Williston

By Jess Wisloski
Observer staff

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The Catamount Outdoor Family Center, which has operated in Williston as a recreational center for cross-country skiing and mountain biking since 1978, may soon belong to the town of Williston.

Photo courtesy Lil Bellas.  Olympian Lea Davison speaks to young girls in the Lil Bellas mountain biking program in 2016, a program held at and originated at Catamount Outdoor Family Center.

Photo courtesy Lil Bellas.
Olympian Lea Davison speaks to young girls in the Lil Bellas mountain biking program in 2016, a program held at and originated at Catamount Outdoor Family Center.

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Green Mountain Disc Alliance games

Babe Ruth and Little League baseball

Popcorn: “Fences”

Scales the Dramatic Heights

4 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger

film critic

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50+ Expo set for loads of fun at Sheraton

seniorspix-expoiiBaby Boomers, seniors and all ages will enjoy a day of fun and learning at this year’s 50-Plus Expo, coming up on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. [Read more…]

How to spot and fix medical billing mistakes

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,

After a recent hospital stay, I have a stack of confusing medical bills at home I need to decipher. I’ve heard these bills frequently contain mistakes. How do I spot them to ensure I’m not paying more than I need to be? [Read more…]

Obituary

Kermit LeCLair

Kermit LeCLair

Kermit LaClair

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Take downs and tap outs

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Redhawks roundup

Girls hockey scores win, boys still unbeaten

By Lauren Read

Observer correspondent

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Runner Tyler Marshall’s playing the long game

CVU's Tyler Marshall kicks his way to first place in the 1,500 mtr run at the Essex Invitational track meet on 28May16. Tyler also won the 3,000 earlier in the day.

CVU’s Tyler Marshall kicks his way to first place in the 1,500 mtr run at the Essex Invitational track meet on 28May16. Tyler also won the 3,000 earlier in the day.

By Lauren Read

Observer correspondent

There are few athletes in high school sports in Vermont who had a better year than Tyler Marshall. [Read more…]