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Sweet Schweitzer snowpack

Snow falls on the village at Schweitzer Mountain Resort on Nov. 21, 2012. (Courtesy)
Snow falls on the village at Schweitzer Mountain Resort on Nov. 21, 2012. (Courtesy)

Snow falls on the village at Schweitzer Mountain Resort on Nov. 21, 2012

December snowfall at Schweitzer Mountain Resort is the heaviest in nearly 30 years, the Sandpoint-area ski resort reported Wednesday.

The ski hill has recorded 180 inches of new snow this month, leading to a thick blanket both at the ski village and summit areas.

Snowpack near the lodges stood at 77 inches on Wednesday with 109 inches on top of the mountain.

“To see 180 inches this early in the season is extraordinary,” said Dave Kulis, director of marketing and sales at Schweitzer. Read more.

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.