The Week in Pictures for Nov. 11th Eric Barkyoumb of Jericho poses with his buck as Melvin Mitchell takes a photo to post in the Jericho General Store during the opening day of the 2013 rifle season for deer.
Martin J. Miles took this shot of the partial solar eclipse, seen at sun rise, over Camel’s Hump from Williston. Share your Vermont Beauty photos at www.facebook.com/bfpnews or email@example.com.
USA’s Hilary Knight (21) battle for the puck in front of the net with Canada’s Jennifer Wakefield (9) and goalie Shannon Szabados (1) during the USA women’s hockey match up against Canada at Gutterson Field House on Saturday night October 12, 2013 in Burlington, Vermont. (Photo by BRIAN JENKINS, for the FREE PRESS)
Rep. Kate Webb, D-Shelburne, plays with the grandson of Rep. Bob Krebs, D-South Hero, on his family’s property along East Shore Road in South Hero. Webb, an advocate of tougher shoreland protection, and Krebs both want to protect the lake, but how to do that, and what shoreline development’s role is that effort are a hot topic among environmentalist and property owners.
The south branch of the Middlebury River runs through the Robert Frost Interpretive Trail in Ripton. Frost, Vermont’s first poet laureate, wrote about brooks. “The brook became a symbol of the stream of imagination, which is able to clarify things,” Frost scholar and Middlebury professor Jay Parini said. Frost wrote about seasonal change, making these weeks a particularly vital time to read his poetry in the Green Mountain National Forest in Ripton. (Photo by SALLY POLLAK/FREE PRESS)
At their mosque in Winooski, Somali Irshad Ugas (center) listens as men talk of the recent terrorist attack in Kenya. Ugas said that terror groups like Al-Shabaab brain wash young Somali muslims, getting them to carry out unspeakable acts of violence even against their own people. He condemned the attack, explaining — as many in the group did — that Islam dictates that the killing of innocent people, even one, constitutes the killing of humanity itself. (Photo by RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS)