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Stevens Pass purchases snow maker for base area

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 to open on Thursday

Mount Baker Ski Area will open for the season on Thursday. 

Date: 11/18/2015 | Explore NW

Winter starts now

Warren Miller film — and freebies — come to Everett

Date: 11/08/2015 | Life

Snow is falling

Update on Stevens Pass, other areas in the Cascades

Date: 11/03/2015 | Explore NW

More options for fun

Stevens Pass resort to replace 2 chair lifts and add trails, skill parks

Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News

Injury lawsuit against Oregon ski area can proceed

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

Year-round skiing

Why backcountry skiers go the distance, even in a dry summer

Date: 08/30/2015 | Explore NW

Keep moving in Europe

Do like the local and go swimming, biking or skiing

Date: 04/19/2015 | Life

One last chance

Snow allows Stevens Pass to open for a few more days

Date: 04/13/2015 | Explore NW

Oregon ski areas ask Legislature for liability protection

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

Empty ski lift chair falls from cable at Mount Bachelor

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

Time to explore

Check out options for outdoors fun all around the Northwest

Date: 03/29/2015 | Explore NW

Visit Sun Valley now for last of skiing, plenty other outdoor fun

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 suspends operations

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

Too little snow

Sledding area won't open at Paradise this year

Date: 03/06/2015 | Explore NW

At Montana’s Big Sky Resort, limitless vistas and rural charm

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

Oregon skier living in France dies in avalanche in the Alps

PORTLAND, Ore. — A skier and mountaineer from Oregon died Friday after he was buried in an avalanche on the Italian side of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, his sister said.

Date: 01/26/2015 | Northwest

Chelan teen fatally injured in Mission Ridge skiing accident

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County sheriff says a 17-year-old boy has been fatally injured in a skiing accident at the Mission Ridge ski area.

Date: 01/23/2015 | Northwest

Injured Oregon skier out of coma, condition improving

PORTLAND, Ore. — An expert 19-year-old skier from The Dalles, Oregon, is out of a coma and improving after a New Year’s Eve skiing accident on Mount Hood.

Date: 01/17/2015 | Northwest

Stevens Pass ski area closes due to heavy rain

Stevens Pass ski area has closed operations temporarily. The area has received 3 inches of rain since Sunday evening, and it's still raining.

Date: 01/05/2015 | Explore NW

Stevens Pass starts limited operations

STEVENS PASS — Skiers and snowboarders were making turns on the mountain for Saturday’s limited opening at Stevens Pass.

Date: 12/20/2014 | Local News

Weird weather lingers in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A week before Christmas, Alaska's largest city should look like a postcard wonderland, and the last place you'd expect to see equipment making snow."We want Santa to bring snow, soon," Terry Goodwin said as she hit a ski trail in...

Date: 12/20/2014 | Nation & World

Oregon high court says injured snowboarder can sue

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday a ski resort’s broad liability waiver cannot prevent a paralyzed snowboarder from suing.

Date: 12/18/2014 | Northwest

Get a ski or snowboard helmet for only $25

If you ski or snowboard, a helmet could save your life in the case of a bad crash.

Date: 12/16/2014 | Explore NW

Cloud seeding used to boost snowpack in Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — A warm and dry Idaho winter might be on the way, weather experts say.That means some state water managers will be turning to the decades-old technology of cloud seeding to squeeze every last snowflake out of the storms that do appear.

Date: 12/06/2014 | Northwest

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