10 reasons to stay on your skis, snowboards

WINTER SPORTS -- Thar's white gold in them thar hills, and plenty of snowpack for getting in a few more runs on skis and snowboards before spring creeps up into the the mountains. Inland Northwest ski resorts are taking different approaches ending or extending their...


Ski areas winding down; some extending season

WINTER SPORTS -- Good spring skiing is in the forecast for skiers and snowboarders as Inland Northwest resorts post various schedules, events and season extensions. Schweitzer Mountain Resort announced today the extension of the ski season through April 14, noting the snowpack remains excellent. The...

FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012

Mt. Spokane downhill ski area expansion moves forward

WINTER SPORTS -- Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park has moved up another administrative step toward developing a new ski lift and seven new ski runs on the west side of the mountain, on an 850-acre area known as the Potential Alpine Ski Expansion Area...

TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012

Lodge addition debuts at Mt. Spokane open house

WINTER SPORTS -- The main lodge at Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park is about a third larger after a $320,000 expansion project complete with a large deck for winter and summer activities. The most significant improvement at the ski area in decades, as Brad...

TUESDAY, NOV. 23, 2010

Skiing update: Some areas open Thursday

SKIING -- As ski areas scramble to respond to the sudden onslaught of winter and more than a foot of fresh powder, some are revising their previously annouced schedules.49 Degrees North and Lookout Pass will reopen on Thursday.Mt. Spokane and Silver Mountain will open Friday.Schweitzer...

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