Stories tagged: ski areas
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
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.
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 9:53 a.m.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort to open on Friday
Schweitzer Mountain Resort in Sandpoint will open Friday, becoming the first of the Inland Northwest’s five ski areas to start up the lifts for the 2015-2016 season.
Thu., Sept. 4, 2014
Landers: Mount Spokane ski park plans may be nearing finalization
After 15 years of meetings, proposals, appeals and enough red tape to harness a PistenBully, the latest plans for expanding the downhill ski area at Mount Spokane State Park are …
Wed., Feb. 26, 2014
Idaho House passes bill limiting ski area operators’ liability
BOISE – Idaho lawmakers want ski area operators to be immune from claims over accidents related to in-bounds avalanches or faulty jumps, hits or rails in terrain parks. House Bill …
Sun., Jan. 12, 2014, 7:05 a.m.
Ski areas confront boom of free-heel freeloaders
Ski areas across the USA are in an uphill battle to get a grip on the growing number of skiers and snowshoers who use the resorts’ plowed roads, facilities and …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2012
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 …
Fri., Sept. 24, 2010
Lookout Pass Ski Area plans big expansion
Lookout Pass Ski Area has submitted a $20 million expansion plan to the U.S. Forest Service that would more than quadruple its terrain over 20 years, adding eight new chairlifts, …
Thu., Nov. 26, 2009, 5:45 p.m.
Three more ski areas open Friday
Skiing ramps up today with the opening of the Mount Spokane, Schweitzer and Silver Mountain ski areas. The region’s other two ski resorts – 49 Degrees North and Lookout Pass …
Tue., Dec. 23, 2008, 11:55 a.m.
Perhaps you like your winter with more vertical, in which case ski areas want you to know that cities aren’t the only place with snow.