Octogenarian swims across Lake Dunmore

It’s not everyone who is fit enough to swim across the widest part of Lake Dunmore, but it’s far more rare to be able to swim that distance in open water at age 88.

150 athletes drawn to Dunmore for triathlon

Saturday’s beautiful early summer weather welcomed more than 150 athletes to Branbury State Park in Salisbury for two Vermont Sun triathlon races — a sprint triathlon and Olympic distance triathlon, which were designated as state championship races.

Faith Gong: My kids, in the middle of the lake

On two hot days Faith and family loaded up two vehicles with assorted children, grandparents, a deflated kayak and paddleboard, and a portable pump, and headed out to Branbury Beach State Park on Lake Dunmore.

Big fire destroys Tarkey’s Lodge on Lake Dunmore

A fire consumed Tarkey’s Lodge near Lake Dunmore in Salisbury on Monday afternoon. No one was hurt in the five-alarm fire.

Motorcyclist injured in Lake Dunmore crash Monday evening

LEICESTER — A 22-year-old Leicester man was taken by helicopter to UVM Medical Center Monday evening after he was injured when the classic motorcycle he was driving near Lake Dunmore crashed. Vermont State Police report that Jozef Sloma was driving a 1956 … (read more)

Brandon woman dies in snowmobile crash

SALISBURY/BRANDON — A beloved local teacher was killed in a snowmobile accident on Saturday, and fundraisers for her young daughter began in earnest almost immediately. Kristle Humiston, 39, died when the snowmobile she was riding on collided with some tr … (read more)

39-year-old Brandon woman killed in Lake Dunmore snowmobile crash

SALISBURY — A Brandon woman was killed on Saturday when the snowmobile on which she was riding crashed while coming off Lake Dunmore. Kristle Humiston, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene on the west side of the lake a little before 7 p.m. on Feb. 6. Sno … (read more)

COVID-19 spoils summer at historic Dunmore camps

SALISBURY — For the first time generations, the heartwarming tones of youthful exuberance — including unbridled laughter, splashing and singing — won’t swell within two historic camps and dance across the rippling waters of Lake Dunmore in Salisbury this … (read more)

Wedding: Courtney & George

Courtney and George had been dating for eight years and were out to celebrate at Fire & Ice for dinner. They ordered drinks and exchanged cards. In no particular rush, Courtney pushed hers aside to first examine the menu, but George insisted she open it r … (read more)

Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Dunmore

LEICESTER — The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Lakes and Ponds Program has confirmed the presence of adult zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), an aquatic invasive species, in Lake Dunmore. A member of the Lake Dunmore Public Acce … (read more)

Vermont State Police Log: Shooting victim’s death under investigation

ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police operating out of the New Haven barracks were alerted to the presence of a dead man’s body off Route 53/Lake Dunmore Road in Salisbury on Tuesday morning, Oct. 8. Police said they suspected that the death, which they c … (read more)

Police say Salisbury death tied to Rutland case

SALISBURY — Vermont State Police said they suspect a connection between the dead body of a man was found off Route 53/Lake Dunmore Road in Salisbury on Tuesday, and the police shooting of Christopher G. Louras in Rutland that mourning. But as of press tim … (read more)

Penn. man in car strikes tree near Lake Dunmore

SALISBURY —A Philadelphia, Pa., man is being treated for what Vermont State Police described as “serious injuries” after he drove off Lake Dunmore Road and into a tree at around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3. Police believe 23-year-old Marcus Mamourian wa … (read more)

Historian to talk about steamboats

SALISBURY — Bill Powers will bring to life a photographic steamboat tour of Lake Dunmore at the next meeting of the Salisbury Historical Society on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m., at the Salisbury Congregational Church. Powers’ presentation is based on the … (read more)

Triathletes battle for state titles at Branbury

SALISBURY — Roth Bernstein of Burlington and Julia Schofield of Charlotte were the winners on Sunday of the Vermont State Triathlon Championships, hosted by Vermont Sun Fitness at Branbury State Park on Sunday. Conditions for the race were almost perfect … (read more)