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After bumpy seasons, Stevens Pass gets a smooth opening day
Powder hounds took the day off, or called in “sick” with ski fever, to hit the slopes at the resort Friday.
UW grad with resort experience picked to manage Stevens Pass
Ellen Galbraith will start the job in June, with help from the ski area’s interim manager Tom Fortune.
Stevens Pass interim manager’s goal: ‘Changing the vibe’ in 2022
Interview: After a rough season start, Tom Fortune wants to make the rest of the winter worthwhile for skiers.
A blizzard of Stevens Pass complaints hits the AG’s office
The ski resort’s new manager says he’s working to address frustrations about lines and closures.
U.S. 2 update: Stevens Pass won’t open before Tuesday
The state Department of Transportation doesn’t expect U.S. 2 at Stevens Pass to open before Tuesday. Snow slides have created piles up… Continue reading
At Stevens Pass, epic lines, not-so-epic times amid staff shortage
Skiers, snowboarders and employees blame owner Vail Resorts for a “dysfunctional” season. Management cites industry-wide issues.
Car of slain Marysville woman was set on fire
Her body was found along a remote stretch of U.S. 2, east of Stevens Pass. Her car was found near Snohomish.
Police: Marysville woman was killed, left in Chelan County
The woman was found dead alongside U.S. 2 on Sept. 7. The case is being investigated as a homicide.
Shredding in the age of COVID: A report from Stevens Pass
Our reporter hit the slopes to find out how the resort’s virus precautions work in practice.
Pent-up and masked-up, skiers hit the Stevens Pass slopes
Pass holders opened the season on Friday. The general public is welcome on Tuesday — reservations only.
You will need a reservation to ski at Stevens Pass this year
But despite capacity restrictions, the resort expects most skiers and boarders will get a lift ticket.
Stevens Pass announces plans to reopen slopes in December
The ski resort will require reservations, face coverings and physical distancing on the mountain.
Stevens Pass closed for summer mountain biking, disc golfing
The resort has been closed since March, when it shut down ski slopes over COVID-19 concerns.
Cascades blizzard spelled doom for marooned train passengers
The 1910 avalanche remains the deadliest in U.S. history.
Snow hits Snohomish County, and it’s going to stay cold
Subfreezing temperatures will continue Monday and Tuesday, and more snow might be on the way.
Stevens Pass opens with new lifts and terrain, shorter lines
Upgrades boost the capacity of the hill and offer more runs for beginner and intermediate shredders.
It’s finally a go: Stevens Pass ski area set to open
After a two-week delay, the Daisy, Skyline Express and Brooks Express lifts open at 9 a.m. Wednesday
Stevens Pass ski area still one good storm away from opening
On Wednesday, the resort needed another few feet of snow to open. Flurries are expected this week.
Ski season is near — snow has started to fall at Stevens Pass
No flurries are forecast in the lowlands, but nights have been colder with temperatures in the 30s.
Stevens Pass cleanup nets plenty of trash — and some treasures
Garbage emerges when the snow melts. Volunteers also found beer, jeans and a 20-year-old pass.