SEATTLE — A former private school ski coach in Seattle accused of secretly recording female students undressing on a Canada ski trip has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
Date: 02/03/2016 | Northwest
WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. — It’s 17 degrees outside and I’m lying on my stomach in the snow with my cheek against a rifle, focusing through concentric circles on a small black dot 50 meters away.
Date: 01/30/2016 | Life
SEATTLE — A man who died after a skiing accident in British Columbia’s Kootenay region has been identified as a 49-year-old man from Washington state.Paul John Omegna of Fife, a suburb of Seattle, was skiing with companions at the Red Mountain resort in Rossland, B.C., Sunday afternoon.
Date: 01/28/2016 | Northwest
Olympic and world giant slalom champion Ted Ligety flew past a gate in a training session Wednesday, when he suddenly spun around and landed hard on his side.
Date: 01/27/2016 | Sports
SPOKANE — Work to expand Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park is in limbo after Spokane County officials issued a grading permit for the project while the state Court of Appeals issued a preliminary injunction to halt the work.
Date: 01/25/2016 | Northwest
SPOKANE — Work to expand Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park is set to begin after Spokane County officials issued a grading permit for the project.
Date: 01/24/2016 | Northwest
SPOKANE — Gov. Jay Inslee was asked Wednesday to help stop the proposed expansion of the Mt. Spokane ski area located within the largest state park in Washington.
Date: 01/06/2016 | Northwest
After slow start, ski season at Stevens Pass is in full swing
Date: 12/30/2015 | Local News
PORTLAND, Maine — A real estate investment trust that’s selling more than a dozen ski resorts from Maine to California won’t meet its deadline of completing the transaction by year’s end.
Date: 12/27/2015 | Business Wire
SNOQUALMIE PASS — Increasing avalanche danger has prompted officials to suspend the search for a missing skier in the backcountry near Snoqualmie Pass.
Date: 12/21/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — The King County Sheriff’s Office says teams have halted their search for a skier missing in the backcountry near Snoqualmie Pass.
Date: 12/20/2015 | Northwest
“El Ninoooooooooo!” That’s how ski-resort workers at Lake Tahoe are pronouncing the name of the weather pattern that is expected this winter to dump large amounts of snow on the region. The excitement is understandable.
Date: 12/19/2015 | Life
STEVENS PASS — The mountain resort here planned to kick off the 2015-16 ski season by opening some beginner terrain Friday. Skiers and snowboarders can ride runs off Daisy chairlift, the rope tow and rail park and a magic carpet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Date: 12/03/2015 | Local News
But the future is none too cool for NW ski areas
Date: 11/29/2015 | Local News
BURLINGTON, Vt. — Burton is bringing back images of Playboy bunnies on its snowboards, seven years after similar depictions sparked a protest outside its headquarters.
Date: 11/26/2015 | Business Wire
Stevens Pass Mountain Resort has purchased a snow maker for use in the base area.
Date: 11/24/2015 | Explore NW
Mount Baker Ski Area will open for the season on Thursday.
Date: 11/18/2015 | Explore NW
Stevens Pass resort to replace 2 chair lifts and add trails, skill parks
Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News
BEND, Ore. — The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that a lawsuit filed by a man injured at a ski area in central Oregon can move forward.
Date: 09/11/2015 | Northwest
Why backcountry skiers go the distance, even in a dry summer
Date: 08/30/2015 | Explore NW
SALEM, Ore. — Ski areas are asking the Oregon Legislature for enhanced protection from lawsuits after the state Supreme Court invalidated the broad liability waivers often printed on the back of lift tickets.
Date: 03/30/2015 | Northwest
BEND, Ore. — Officials at the Mount Bachelor ski area say an unspecified “component failure” caused an empty chair to fall off its cable.
Date: 03/30/2015 | Northwest
Check out options for outdoors fun all around the Northwest
Date: 03/29/2015 | Explore NW
KETCHUM, Idaho — Sun Valley is a bit of a trip, but it's gorgeous in the spring.Maybe you think it's not worth the hassle of traveling, but you may want to reconsider, especially if you're still hankering to do some skiing.But that's not the only thing Sun...
Date: 03/29/2015 | Life
STEVENS PASS — A lack of snow in the mountains has led the Stevens Pass ski area to suspend operations.
Date: 03/14/2015 | Local News
BOZEMAN, Montana — Ice crystals peppered my face as I peered down the steep. Wind gusts lifted plumes of snow off the mountainside that lingered in front of me like smoke. I stood at 11,166 feet, strapped to my snowboard atop Lone Peak at Montana's Big Sky Resort. Below me lay a...
Date: 02/28/2015 | Life