WINTER SPORTS -- Once again, fifth-grade students are being treated like royalty at Inland Northwest ski resorts, with free skiing and other discounts.
The Fifth Grade Ski or Ride Free Passport, costs $20, entitles students to three free lift tickets at each of the participating mountains, including 49 Degrees North, Mt. Spokane, Schweitzer, Silver Mountain, Lookout Pass and 16 other resorts in the Northwest Rockies.
Some resorts also offer free or discounted ski rentals and lessons.
Parents and siblings accompanying the fifth- graders sometimes can get discounts.
Get more details, download applications or apply online.