Is it getting hot in here? Or is it just me?

Editor’s note For this July-August edition of Vermont Country magazine, we really wanted to sell the sizzle that is the Green Mountain State in the summertime. To help you chill out a little, photojournalists Isabel Wissner and Kristopher Radder point out six


All along the ridgeline

What draws hikers to trek the Long and Appalachian trails By Jim TherrienVermont Country BENNINGTON — Most people are at least vaguely aware that backpack-laden hikers are often trekking past us on the high ridgelines of the Appalachian and Long trails through


At the right hand of power

As ambassador and diplomat, Townshend’s Peter Galbraith has used his moral compass to help guide nations toward peace, justice. By Greg SukiennikVermont Country TOWNSHEND — Peter Galbraith has spent much of his life in some of the world’s most dangerous hotspots.  In


This Vernon resident knows one speed: fast

Brattleboro Union High grad Hillary Renaud leaves her mark on regional race tracks By Shane CoveyVermont Country Brattleboro Union High School’s outdoor track didn’t do Hillary Renaud much good. She needed one with banked turns, an outside wall and a pit road.