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Burton brings Playboy centerfolds back to snowboards

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 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

Midwest snow piles up beyond expectations

People fired up snowblowers and dug out their shovels Saturday after the first significant snowstorm of the season dumped between a few inches and 20 inches of snow across the Upper Midwest, blanketing a swath from South Dakota to Michigan.The storm created hazardous travel...

Date: 11/21/2015 | Nation & World

Storm damaged many national forest trails and roads

Last week's storm with heavy rain, strong wind and snow caused widespread damage to roads and trails throughout Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, rangers say.U.S. 2 is closed at Skykomish due to erosion under a bridge. That blocks access to some trails, including...

Date: 11/20/2015 | 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

How to be prepared for winter travel in the forest

The Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest sent out a press release today reminding people to be prepared for severe weather.

Date: 11/17/2015 | Explore NW

From the ground up

Researchers gauging how well satellites can measure rain, snow

Date: 11/12/2015 | Local News

Snow is falling

Update on Stevens Pass, other areas in the Cascades

Date: 11/03/2015 | Explore NW

From Rockies east, severe weather casts a wide net

South Dakota was the center of weather extremes Sunday, with a tornado damaging a small town and injuring at least nine people on the eastern side of the state and more than a foot of snow blanketing the Black Hills to the west.

Date: 05/10/2015 | Nation & World

Sorry, captain

Editorial: Shatner and California can't have our water

Date: 04/23/2015 | Editorials

One last chance

Snow allows Stevens Pass to open for a few more days

Date: 04/13/2015 | Explore NW

Carly Fiorina right about drought woes, farm groups say

The water wars have begun.

Date: 04/10/2015 | Nation & World

Groundwater is California’s next crisis

Most signs of California's unrelenting drought are easy to spot, with mountains that should be snow-peaked stained brown and reservoirs already half-empty.But the most alarming feature of the state's water shortage remains hidden, scientists say. California is running low on...

Date: 04/05/2015 | Nation & World

Gov. Jerry Brown orders mandatory water limits

ECHO LAKE, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered officials Wednesday to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history as surveyors found the lowest snow level in the Sierra Nevada snowpack in 65 years of record-keeping.Standing in...

Date: 04/02/2015 | Nation & World

Snow pack? What snow pack?

Snow depth measured at zero, but rainfall makes up for it

Date: 03/28/2015 | Local News

Northeast gets another blast of winter on 1st day of spring

BOSTON — Just when flowering bulbs were poking out their heads and snow shovels were getting a well-deserved rest, winter weather has returned. And on the first day of spring no less.

Date: 03/20/2015 | Nation & World

Crews already working to clear Washington mountain passes

OLYMPIA — After a mild winter with relatively little snowfall, road crews are already getting to work clearing some of Washington’s mountain passes.

Date: 03/15/2015 | Northwest

No shortage of water

Lack of snow hasn't drained Snohomish County supply

Date: 03/09/2015 | Local News

Too little snow

Sledding area won't open at Paradise this year

Date: 03/06/2015 | Explore NW

Late storm nails the South and East

PHILADELPHIA — A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands without power in West Virginia.By Thursday afternoon, a strong...

Date: 03/05/2015 | Nation & World

New winter storm chills East Coast

The latest in a seemingly unending parade of snowstorms moved over the East Coast on Saturday, dropping a wintry mix as far south as northern Georgia and potentially causing more headaches for snow-weary New England.

Date: 02/21/2015 | Nation & World

Latest 'biblical' snowstorm slams New England

BOSTON — A storm brought a new round of wind-whipped snow to New England on Sunday, accompanied by near-whiteout conditions and lightning strikes in coastal areas as people contended with a fourth winter onslaught in less than a month.

Date: 02/15/2015 | Nation & World

Lack of snow is a drag

Warm weather hurts Stevens Pass, nearby businesses

Date: 02/12/2015 | Local News

Another big storm bears down on New England, may last days

BOSTON — Winter-weary New England, which has been battered recently by a series of major snowstorms, braced Sunday for even more, as schools and courts announced closures and drivers were warned to stay off roadways.

Date: 02/09/2015 | Nation & World

Opposition to studded tires gaining traction in Washington

SPOKANE — Opposition to studded winter tires is gaining traction in Washington state, transportation officials say.

Date: 02/02/2015 | Northwest

After blizzard, Boston’s running again

BOSTON — Boston bounced back quickly Wednesday from the Blizzard of 2015, with subways, buses and trains up and running again the morning after the storm buried a swath of New England in 2 to 3 feet of snow.Many businesses reopened, as did Logan Airport, and...

Date: 01/28/2015 | Nation & World

First big storm chills the Northeast

BOSTON — Parts of the Northeast got their first real taste of winter on Saturday as a storm crawling up the coast left a slushy, snowy coating from Pennsylvania to New England, but forecasters are watching a possible second shot of snow that could affect the region early in the work week.

Date: 01/24/2015 | Nation & World

Snow forecast for Cascades, central Washington

SEATTLE — Forecasters say a storm blowing into Washington on Thursday night and Friday will bring rain to western Washington and snow to the mountains. It also will bring snow or freezing rain to parts of eastern Washington that will persist through the weekend.

Date: 01/15/2015 | Northwest

Warm, wet weather has Washington snowpack at 50 percent

MOUNT VERNON — A warm, rainy start to winter has the snowpack in Washington at only 50 percent of normal for this time of year.

Date: 01/09/2015 | Northwest

Snow forecast practically shuts down Holy Land

JERUSALEM — The weather forecast in the Holy Land Wednesday was for sandstorms followed by snow.Plus howling winds. Intense thunderstorms. BBs of hail.

Date: 01/07/2015 | Nation & World

Northern Idaho snowmobiler rescued in Montana

MULLAN, Idaho— A northern Idaho snowmobiler who went missing over the weekend has been rescued after he was found trapped in a steep Montana drainage near the state line.

Date: 01/06/2015 | Northwest

California snow survey shows higher snowpack

ECHO SUMMIT, Calif. — The winter's first survey of the Sierra Nevada snowpack on Tuesday found more snow than last year at this time, but officials said much more is needed to end the California drought.The Department of Water Resources conducted the survey at an...

Date: 01/01/2015 | Nation & World

All about the rain and sun

Past year was one of the wettest and warmest in the county

Date: 12/30/2014 | Local News

WSU studies green winter road technology

SPOKANE — Researchers at Washington State University are working on environmentally friendly ways that use less salt to reduce snow and ice on roads.

Date: 12/28/2014 | Northwest

Weather service predicts good news for skiers

SEATTLE — The National Weather Service says a weekend storm could dump more than a foot of snow in the Cascades, and as much as 30 inches in some areas.A winter storm watch says the storm is forecast to begin Friday night and continue through Saturday night.

Date: 12/26/2014 | Northwest

Cloudy Christmas forecast for Washington

SEATTLE — The only Christmas Eve snow in Washington is expected in the mountains.The National Weather Service says 3 to 5 inches will fall in the Cascades Wednesday before tapering off by late afternoon.

Date: 12/24/2014 | Northwest

Severe storms hit South; 4 killed

JACKSON, Miss. — Severe weather slamming the southern U.S. two days before Christmas killed at least four people, flipped cars, knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and businesses.In Mississippi, Gov. Phil Bryant declared an emergency for two...

Date: 12/24/2014 | Nation & World

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

So far, little snow

But in 1871, it was a different story

Date: 12/17/2014 | Local News

Snow returning to mountains, E. Wash.

SPOKANE — Light snow is forecast Tuesday over most of Eastern Washington, and snow in the Cascades is reaching the highway passes.No significant accumulations are expected, but the National Weather Service says more mountain snow is expected later in the week with...

Date: 12/16/2014 | Northwest

Snow levels far below normal in Cascades

SEATTLE — The recent mild weather systems that blew through Washington have left little snow in the Cascades.The Northwest Avalanche Center in Seattle reports amounts are far below normal. Some totals as of Monday:Six inches at Mount Baker, just 9 percent of normal.

Date: 12/15/2014 | Northwest

California cleans up as storm moves on

CAMARILLO, Calif. — Californians cleaned up Saturday from a major storm that soaked the drought-stricken state before moving east to drop rain on the Southwest.

Date: 12/14/2014 | Nation & World

California storms won't end drought

LOS ANGELES — Heavy downpours took a parting shot Thursday at California, triggering flash floods that temporarily stranded more than three dozen people in their cars in inland Riverside County.Torrents also flooded freeways in Sacramento during the Wednesday evening...

Date: 12/05/2014 | Nation & World

Chillin’ in Everett

The recent cold snap created a winter wonderland for Western Washington residents over the past few days, captured by Herald photographer Ian Terry.

Date: 12/03/2014 | Local News

Light snow, traffic woes in Snohomish County

EVERETT — Snohomish County saw up to four inches of snow in places late Friday and early Saturday, enough to cause problems for drivers.

Date: 11/29/2014 | Local News

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