Open Mike- Wednesday 2/22/17


Win Smith

Owner/President of Sugarbush

Topic:  Is the sale of The Stowe Ski area a good thing for the mountain to do, what is the impact of this sale on other area resorts and are more large mergers on the horizon?

Parker Riehle

President Vermont Ski Areas Association

Topic: What assets does Vail bring to the area with their purchase of Stowe, how have this season’s conditions been?

Chris Louras

Mayor of Rutland

Topic: Issues in Rutland ranging from the drug use to welcoming Syrian refugees.

Ellen Ratner

Talk Media News

President Donald Trump’s policies on refugee/immigration, the continued effort to replace Obamacare and Transgender Bathroom use.

Ken Libby

Stowe Realtor

Topic: Local reaction to the sale of mountain operations at Stowe.

Todd Law

VTrans State Maintenance Engineer

Topic: The use of salt brine on Vermont Roads, what is in the brine, the increased use of salt on the roads, pollution concerns and the effect the brine has on rust in vehicles.