Cyrus Ready-Campbell

Cyrus Ready-Campbell

Cyrus Ready-Campbell is a reporting intern for VTDigger. He graduated from Stanford University in 2017, where he wrote for the Stanford Daily and studied history, computer science and creative writing. In 2015 he wrote for the Half Moon Bay Review in Half Moon Bay, California, as a Rebele journalism intern. He is originally from West Bolton and now lives in St. Johnsbury.

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    Ceremonial bill signing held for sexual assault legislation

    In an emotional ceremony held at the Statehouse Tuesday afternoon, legislators and citizen activists gathered to watch Gov. Phil Scott sign two bills passed earlier this year that extend Vermont’s protections for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. This legislation enacts a so-called Bill of Rights for Sexual Assault Survivors and eliminates the statute […]

    Booming caterpillar population munches through forests

    The outbreak can kill trees, meaning some lost output for sugarmakers or reduced value for timber producers. However, “the forest will bounce back from this,” says a state expert.

    Activists say justice denied in Eden animal cruelty case

    Protesters at a rally Friday want animal cruelty charges refiled against a woman who was found incompetent to stand trial.

    Vote on otter season extension postponed

    A legislative committee will meet again on July 20th to discuss extending the otter season by a month.

    Vermont family mourns military son killed in plane crash

    Gunnery Sgt. Brendan Johnson enlisted in the Marines in 1994 after graduating from Johnson State College, where he earned a degree in fine arts, said his father.

    11-year-old boy drowns in Winooski River

    Police said Ali Muhinas and some friends were playing near the riverbank below the Winooski One Hydro dam when bystanders saw three of the boys appear to panic and reach into the water with a stick.

    17-year-old Burlington High School student drowns in Lake Champlain

    Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger said no effort had been spared to attempt to save Christian Kibabu’s life. But in the end emergency responders and friends were unable to save the teen.

    Statehouse lobbyists earn more than $5.5 million

    The Vermont Public Interest Research Group, the Vermont State Employees Association and the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Services led the pack.

    Vermont requests flood help from FEMA

    Vermont Emergency Management has estimated repairs and damage will exceed $2 million.