Stevens Pass

Stevens Pass Mountain Resort opens for the season

The snow has arrived. The season is starting. Stevens Pass Mountain Resort on Monday announced plans to open Tuesday morning. Managers set… Continue reading

Snow returns to passes; drivers urged to be prepared

Snow returns to passes; drivers urged to be prepared

The Truong family was among the early birds visiting Stevens Pass Ski Resort on Thursday. They are visiting from Vietnam, and had… Continue reading

Snow returns to passes; drivers urged to be prepared

Helicopter rescues injured skier from Stevens Pass (video)

A back-country skier was airlifted to an Everett hospital on Saturday after suffering serious injuries in a fall. The skier lost a… Continue reading

Hit the slopes for Easter fun

Ski bunnies can schuss down the trails at Stevens Pass on Sunday hunting for prize Easter eggs. Kids from toddler through age 12 start the… Continue reading

Stevens Pass to spend $4 million on faster ski lift

Starting next fall, skiers at Stevens Pass can expect to have a faster way up the mountain and more places to ski… Continue reading

DOT calls in big guns for avalanche control on U.S. 2

Harlan Sheppard of the Washington State Department of Transportation sits on the turret of an M60 tank firing at a mountainside near the Stevens Pass… Continue reading

Troopers and road crews work hard to keep U.S. 2 safe

Head east from Everett, and the world changes. Along U.S. 2, urban becomes rural becomes mountainous. In winter, everything turns white, with… Continue reading

Snow flies at Stevens Pass for Northwest Cup

Carson Lyon, with the Stevens Pass Alpine Club, eyes his next gate as he races down the slalom course Sunday morning during the Northwest Cup… Continue reading

Help clean up Stevens Pass on Aug. 14

Get a look at Stevens Pass Ski Area without all the snow and do some good work on Aug. 14. A volunteer work party will… Continue reading

Snow and sunshine at Stevens Pass

Skiers and snowboarders got their first chance to play at Stevens Pass on Saturday, when a preseason rail park was open for the “Government De-Rail… Continue reading

Stevens Pass opens 2 lifts, terrain park for weekend

Snow! It’s really coming down in the mountains, so much so that Stevens Pass Ski Area has decided to open part of the mountain for… Continue reading

New trail opens at Stevens Pass Bike Area

Stevens Pass recently opened up a new trail at its bike park. The trail is called P.B.R. (Powered By Rudolph) and was named for the… Continue reading

Snow’s falling at Stevens — time to get excited for skiing

After a rather stormy weekend, things are starting to look nice and white up at Stevens Pass. If you’re a skiier or snowboarder, it’s hard… Continue reading

Stevens Pass ski area opens for the season

Stevens Pass is open for the season to skiers and snowboarders. The ski area opened on Saturday and, thanks to more snow, plans to stay… Continue reading

N. Cascades Highway closed, possibly for season

The North Cascades Highway closed on Sunday from milepost 134 to milepost 171, due to heavy snowfall and high winds. The highway closes every year… Continue reading

Finding winter bliss on nordic ski trails

The recent cold chill in the lowlands got my blood pumping for what’s right around the corner: quiet time in the mountains on my skis… Continue reading

Fifth-graders ski free at Stevens Pass all season

Fifth-grade students can get a free season pass to ski or snowboard at Stevens Pass. The pass is good for the 2013-14 season. The students… Continue reading

Ski season: We have liftoff

Nate Brown wanted one more run down the slopes before being shipped by the Air Force to the Middle East. On Thursday,… Continue reading

U.S. 2 crash kills teen

A trip back from the ski area at Stevens Pass turned deadly Friday afternoon east of Gold Bar. Thomas Turner, 17, of… Continue reading

Our Towns: Central County

Everett: Learn about tree root diseases Trees weakened by root rot cost homeowners and the government millions of dollars each year when high winds knock… Continue reading