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  • UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 9:15 p.m.

    Inland Northwest ski resorts cheer snowy season, steady crowds

    Steady winter storms and no sudden warmups are driving a busy ski season at the five resorts around Spokane and in North Idaho.


  • Snow means ski resorts opening in Idaho

    Snow sport enthusiasts have something to smile about because recent winter storms mean ski resorts are starting to open.


  • Seattle-area businessman buys Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg

    Tryg Fortun has been skiing Silver Mountain for many years and loves the resort. Loves it so much, in fact, the Seattle-area businessman has bought the Kellogg ski destination.


  • Jeld-Wen selling Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg for $5 million

    Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg is getting a new owner. Jeld-Wen Holdings Inc., which has owned the resort for 20 years, is selling the North Idaho property for $5 million, …


  • Schweitzer Mountain Resort plans Saturday opening

    Schweitzer Mountain Resort near Sandpoint is scheduled to open for the season at 9 a.m. Saturday, the first Inland Northwest ski resort to get chairlifts humming. Only the Basin Express …


  • Spokane, Idaho ski resorts gear up for super season

    The fresh dusting of snow on Eastern Washington’s and North Idaho’s mountain peaks can only mean one thing: Ski season is around the corner. It’s not much, but the few …


  • Schweitzer welcomes skiers this weekend

    Schweitzer Mountain Resort above Sandpoint has announced it will open two chairlifts for skiing this weekend. The Basin Express and Musical Chairs lifts will be open 9 a.m. to 3:30 …


  • Ski areas plan upgrades, expansions

    Skiers and snowboarders will find some new lifts and runs as well as some lodge improvements at the five Inland Northwest ski areas this winter. Highlights include lift upgrades at …


  • Roundup: High hopes on the slopes

    What’s new or hot at the region’s ski and snowboard resorts.


  • Silver Mountain’s Colburn focuses on big picture

    Silver Mountain Resort just south of Kellogg began life 43 years ago as Jackass Ski Bowl, named for prospector Noah Kellogg’s ore-discovering donkey. It later morphed into Silverhorn and was …


  • Crews slow Silver Peak fire near gondola and homes

    A fire that burned 20 to 25 acres south of Kellogg on Wednesday is suspicious in origin. The fire, reported about 2 p.m. just south of town, burned south toward …


  • Early snows bolster ski resorts’ hopes for busy season

    So far, it looks like La Niña is delivering as promised. Ski resort operators across the Inland Northwest started cheering as early as last spring when forecasters began predicting the …


  • Area ski resorts like what they’ve seen so far

    So far, it looks like La Niña is delivering as promised. Ski resort operators across the Inland Northwest started cheering as early as last spring when forecasters began predicting the …


  • Silver Mountain Resort owner considering sale

    The Oregon company that owns Silver Mountain Resort, in Kellogg, said it will sell the resort if a buyer comes up with the right figure. Silver Mountain’s asking price won’t …


  • Agencies seek more lead testing

    A workshop on how to increase blood-lead testing of children and pregnant women in the Silver Valley is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 29 at Silver …


  • Agile ski resorts overcome El Niño

    Skiers and snowboarders traded the epic powder dumps of the past two years for sunshine this season as El Niño held court at area ski hills. With snowpack at 51 …


  • The journey to Noah’s Canteen is as pleasant as a meal there

    ‘Get your kicks on Route 66.” Depeche Mode’s ’80s-era cover version of the old rock ’n’ roll road trip classic was occupying the sound system as I pulled a stool …


  • Slopes gain some new angles

    El Niño might be the forecast for this winter, but the weather system that frequently means warmer temperatures and less snowfall doesn’t have Inland Northwest ski and snowboard resorts running …


  • Taking water to the mountaintop

    KELLOGG – The developers of Silver Mountain Resort say they want to transform Idaho’s Silver Valley from a “Superfund Site to a Super Fun Site.” But if you’re a local, …