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Nice to meet you, Jason

Name: Jason YorkBirthday: March 30, 1982Born in: PhiladelphiaCurrent residence: Small cabin in Shrewsbury, Vt.Job Title: AmeriCorps VISTA (August 2005)Previous Jobs: House advisor/work crew leader at Spring Lake Ranch, carpenter, cook, Wilderness trip leaderGraduated college from: Unity College, Unity Maine (Dec. 2003)Favorite Color: earth tonesFavorite Season: “each for there own, but […]

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Need sultry scandal, not dying soldiers to impeach

Need sultry scandal, not dying soldiers to impeach.Well, chalk another one up on the useless board. This weekend Brattleboro joined five other Vermont towns when members of the Town Board voted to support an investigation into the impeachment of President Bush. Almost a month ago on town meeting day, officials […]

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Through the door – Part II

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a fictional story by Jesse Durona. When we left off, Scott’s best friend, Amber, had gone into the closet and not come back – just like Puppy. Scott has no idea what’s going on with the closet in his room.Scott answered the two […]

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No child left behind. Well maybe a couple.

I never liked math. My brain just doesn’t think mathematically. I used to sit in geometry class, making the triangles and hexagons in my notebook into geometric creatures in various orders of disarray. The rectangle was impaled on the pike at the top of a number four. A family of […]

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Oh, thank the free world!

Vermont Public Radio’s most recent pledge drive is finally over. What was originally scheduled to last 10 days was shortened to just seven because you (the listeners) reacted and donated over $500,000 three days ahead of schedule. Oh thank you, thank you, thank you and thank you. Seven days felt […]

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In a black room with no curtains

“In the windowless, jet-black garage-size room, some soldiers beat prisoners with rifle butts, yelled and spit in their faces and, in a nearby area, used detainees for target practice in a game of jailer paintball.” Well, at least they were having fun. The above quote is from an article in […]

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Back To The Courts For Spartans Tennis

The men’s tennis team, led by sixth-year head coach Bruce Moreton, is looking to bounce back from last year’s winless season. The Spartans’ first match of the 2006 season pit them up against defending conference champions Thomas College. Castleton got off to an early 2-1 lead after the three doubles […]

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Rough start for baseball team

While Major League Baseball is playing in warm weather in Florida and Arizona, Coach Ted Shipley and the CSC baseball team will settle with the 60 degree temps in windy in Virginia.The Castleton baseball team finally laced up their cleats to play six games in two weekends in Virginia and […]

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Softball team still in the gym

The Castleton women’s softball team is anxiously awaiting the day when they can don their cleats, but for now they’ll have to settle with gym shoes.The women are still practicing in the gym as they look toward their season opener against Green Mountain College in Poultney on March 28. Under […]

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UConn is next champ

Oh yeah its Brackettville time baby. Who’s going to make the big play? Is it going to be Duke’s J.J. Reddick? Could it be Gonzaga’s Adam Morrison? Or will it be trash talking Chris Kenny? Who ever it is, we do know that the Carmelo days are over in Syracuse […]