April 22, 2018

ABS jump rope fundraiser


Gordon James Oatman

Gordon James Oatman, 80, longtime resident of Williston, passed away at home on Monday, April 9th, after a yearlong battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Surrounded by his family, he died gracefully. [Read more…]

What to know about the new Medicare cards

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,

What can you tell me about the new Medicare cards? I’ve heard there are a lot of scams associated with these new cards and I want to make sure I protect myself.

Leery Senior [Read more…]

What’s Cooking?

By Crstina Clarinon-Alinder

Banana Oatmeal Bake

Despite knowing that breakfast is an important meal for both children and adults, we often relegate it to a mere afterthought and leave the house with a just a coffee. Don’t we all wish that morning routines could be a bit easier for everyone? How about a healthy breakfast for the whole family that you can make ahead? The answer is baked oatmeal. [Read more…]

Mud season rules in effect for higher elevations

The Green Mountain Club along with state and national agencies, remind hikers that wet soils on and around hiking trails are very susceptible to erosion at this time of year. [Read more…]

State colleges relax in-state tuition policy

The Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) has announced a “Welcome Home” tuition policy to help former Vermonters return to the state and immediately qualify for in-state tuition. [Read more…]

Gun rights groups seethe as Scott changes tune

Gov. Phil Scott. File photo by Anne Galloway/VTDigger

‘We will not forget this betrayal’

By Colin Meyn

For VTDigger [Read more…]

Time for bird feeders to come down

Observer courtesy photo
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department advises residents to take down bird feeders in April so as not to attract hungry bears.

Bears on the prowl

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department advises Vermonters to take down bird feeders in April as spring weather and melting snow cause bears to come out of their winter dens in search of food. [Read more…]

Volunteer Opportunities

By Sue Alenick

United Way volunteer coordinator


First semester honors at CVU

The following are Williston and St. George students who made the Champlain Valley High School honor roll last semester.

High Honors [Read more…]