Stevens Pass

Warming trend prompts Cascades avalanche watch

Backcountry travelers today should keep away from the Cascade Range mountains north of Stevens Pass, forecasters warn. The National Weather Service in Seattle on Saturday… Continue reading

Winter storm bringing snow to the Cascade Range

Better throw your snow chains in the trunk if you’re heading over the pass. The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a winter storm… Continue reading

Nearly 2,000 turn out for Stevens Pass opening day

STEVENS PASS — Christine Hickox was kicking herself. She had been on four chairlifts at the Stevens Pass ski area by 10 a.m. The snow… Continue reading

Mother fights for a safer U.S. 2

SULTAN — Gloria Wolter brought two white candles to her son’s highway-side memorial on Thursday. As cars and trucks roared by, she quietly lit the… Continue reading

Looking back on the Wellington train disaster, 100 years later

EVERETT — On March 1, 1910, just after midnight an avalanche came barreling down Windy Mountain, above Tye Creek near Stevens Pass. The powerful avalanche,… Continue reading

Bike park planned at Stevens Pass

January is a time for your opinions about wolves, a mountain bike park, rehabbing a trail and recreation in the Reiter Foothills forest. Stevens Pass… Continue reading

Get to know the woods on a snowshoe tour at Stevens Pass

STEVENS PASS — Forest Service ranger Nan Lammers stopped as a pine marten bounded across her path. It was a good time for a chat… Continue reading

Stevens Pass has bikes in mind

STEVENS PASS — Ski resort officials want to break ground on the state’s only lift-access mountain bike park after the snow melts, but the U.S.… Continue reading

Stevens Pass bike trail wins approval

Mountain bikers and the people who run Stevens Pass ski resort are happy. At least one environmental group is not. The U.S.… Continue reading

Heavy snow expected in mountains and passes

EVERETT — A storm warning was issued Sunday afternoon for parts of Snohomish County . A strong weather system coming through the region was expected… Continue reading

Outdoors Calendar

Arlington Fly-In &Airshow: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 7 through 11, Arlington Airport, 4700 188th St. NE; NASCAR simulators, Warbird and antique military-vehicle parade;… Continue reading

Tulalips protest Stevens Pass bike trails plan

A plan for a large mountain bike park at Stevens Pass won’t be approved without a fight. The Tulalip Tribes and two environmental groups have… Continue reading

Outdoors Calendar

B.I.K.E.S. rides: Various starting locations; 9:30 a.m. June 19, meet at Granite Falls Centennial trailhead; 35-mile ride, includes new roundabout area; food stop planned;… Continue reading

Tulalips object to Stevens Pass bike plan

The Tulalip Tribes have filed an appeal against a plan for a large mountain bike park at Stevens Pass. The plan was approved in April… Continue reading

Flash flood warnings for Cascades

A warning of flash floods is in effect until 11 tonight in the Cascades from Stevens Pass to the Canadian border. Slow-moving thunderstorms are expected… Continue reading

The slopes are calling

STEVENS PASS — Skiers and snowboarders got what they wanted. Stevens Pass is open for the season. On Wednesday, about 2,300 people enjoyed the slopes,… Continue reading

Explore a winter wonderland on guided snowshoe walk

Forest Service guided snowshoe walks for adults and children are beginning again on weekends starting Jan. 8 at Stevens Pass and Jan. 9 at Snoqualmie… Continue reading

Baker, Crystal open for business

Hold up there, ski bum. Snow might fall in the lowlands and mountains this weekend, but Stevens Pass ski resort hasn’t set… Continue reading

Stevens Pass ski area to open Wednesday

STEVENS PASS— The wait is just about over. Stevens Pass should soon open for the season. With new snowfall, low temperatures and a favorable forecast,… Continue reading