Vt. Nonprofit Offers Ski Opportunities for Veterans, Aiming to Combat Isolation
The newly-signed $1.7-trillion federal spending bill contains $500,000 for a nonprofit in Vermont, under a funding request championed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, an Independent. The money will boost Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports in its efforts to improve the ability of people with disabilities to fully participate in outdoor recreation options. That includes a program to provide opportunities for veterans…
Ski Program Supports Veterans With Disabilities
The thrill John Scott feels exploring Vermont’s highest peaks — is all the more special because he’s seen life’s lowest depths.
Pat Leahy's High School Teacher ‘Proud of Him' After Senator's Retirement
After the nation’s longest-serving current U.S. senator announced he would not seek reelection in 2022, one of the very first well-wishers to greet him was one of his former teachers. “I was so happy to be there when he came out,” said Maxine Leary, who hugged Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, moments after his highly-anticipated announcement about his political future....
Sen. Patrick Leahy Won't Seek Reelection
After serving eight terms in the U.S Senate in Vermont, Patrick Leahy is calling it a career.