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Though retired from hunting, Don Colburn of Windsor still regularly visits the Hartland Cove Shooting Range in Hartland, Vt., to practice using his black powder pistols, including his 36 caliber Remington, a replica of a Civil War era firearm. Colburn enjoys shooting black powder guns for several reasons- "they're fun, cheaper, and just as accurate (as modern guns)," Colburn said, "though they're a lot of work to reload." 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Fire When Ready

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Though retired from hunting, Don Colburn, of Windsor, still regularly visits the Hartland Cove Shooting Range in Hartland to practice using his black powder pistols, including his 36-caliber Remington, a replica of a Civil War-era firearm. Colburn enjoys shooting black powder guns for several reasons: “They’re fun, cheaper, and just as accurate (as modern guns),” Colburn said, “though they’re a …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 24, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

APD Names Woodlands Administrator Lebanon — Timothy Martin, of Quechee, was recently appointed administrator of The Woodlands. The Woodlands is a 66-unit independent living facility on the campus of Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. It is part of APD Lifecare, which also includes Harvest Hill, an assisted living facility on the APD campus. …

Veterans’ Event Includes Paddling, Bonfire, Yoga

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Windsor — A free outing for veterans is set for Sept. 6 at Great River Outfitters, 36 Park Road, Windsor. The daylong event is open to disabled and able veterans and their immediate family members. It includes a guided trip down the Connecticut River on canoes, kayaks and rafts; a tour of the Path of Life Garden; a yoga and relaxation session; snacks; …

High School Notes: Julian Cup Has Played Its Final Round

Thursday, July 3, 2014

West Lebanon — Try as he might, Scott Peters wasn’t going to win a battle against teenage intransigence. That, ultimately, spelled the end of the Julian Cup. Peters, the president of Golf & Ski Warehouse in West Lebanon, …

FEMA, Engineers Seek Compromise on Windsor’s Brook Road

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Windsor — The saga of Brook Road, which was severely damaged in Tropical Storm Irene almost three years ago and remains impassable in parts, could see a final resolution on federal funding for repairs within the next few months. Town Manager Tom Marsh said Monday he the town …

A Life: Ashley Wyatt Gravelle, 1970 — 2014, "She Never Stopped Moving"

Monday, June 30, 2014

West Windsor — The annual West Windsor Forest 5 & Dime trail race normally draws a little under 200 participants. But o nce word got out that this year’s event would double as a barbecue to celebrate the …

Volunteer Readers, Drivers for Blind Needed

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Windsor — The Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired is seeking volunteer readers and drivers to help blind Vermonters with day-to-day activities. Clients of VABVI often cannot see well enough to read printed materials, even with the use of magnification, the nonprofit said in a recent …

Alice E. Frost

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Alice E. Frost, 86, of Windsor, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at The Willows of Windsor. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 3 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Rochester, with Pastor Thomas Harty, officiating. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are by …

Yaunita L. Burnham

Friday, June 27, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Yaunita L. Burnham, 63, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 25, 2014, at her home in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Clarence Albert Webster

Friday, June 27, 2014

Jacksonville, Fla. — Clarence Albert Webster born July 16, 1917, in Windsor, Vt., passed away Monday, June 23, 2014. Crypt side services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, at the Garden Cloister Mausoleum Chapel in Evergreen Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be …

Alliance Set For D-H and Mt. Ascutney

Friday, June 27, 2014

Windsor — A formal affiliation between Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock has been finalized, the two organizations announced in a statement issued Thursday. The new relationship will begin July 1 and offer opportunities to share resources and to improve communication and collaboration between the two …

Windsor’s Wood Continuing Field Hockey Progression

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Windsor — She speaks softly and carries a big stick. Make that a field hockey stick. Windsor’s Haley Wood is hoping her ability with that stick will help her to become one of the country’s elite players in …

At the Hospitals: June 22, 2014

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Cedar Hill Health Care Receives Bronze National Quality Award Windsor — Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community has been recognized as a 2014 recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award program, presented by the …