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Outdoors blog Mt. Spokane Ski Area archive

FRIDAY, NOV. 21, 2014

Let's name Mt. Spokane's new downhill ski runs 

WINTERSPORTS -- Now that the Washington Parks and Recreation Commission has approved the controversial expansion of the downhill skiing area at Mount Spokane State Park, much more work must be done. More planning is needed, plus permitting, installing a chairlift and building seven new ski...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 20, 2014

TUESDAY, OCT. 21, 2014

Brad McQuarrie of Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park is seeking an expansion to put runs on the mountain’s Northwest face.

Mt. Spokane ski area expansion meeting Nov. 19 10 

STATE PARKS -- The controversial proposal to expand the downhill ski area at Mount Spokane State Park will get another public hearing in Spokane Valley next month. The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has announced a special evening public meeting to take testimony about...

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2014

This image of women skiers on Mount Spokane was featured on a postcard and is included in Duane Becker’s “Mount Spokane.”

Mt. Spokane ski area expansion comments extended 

WINTERSPORTS -- The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is extending the period for public comments on options for the expansion of the downhill ski area at Mount Spokane State Park. See my column on the topic published last Thursday. Comments will be accepted to...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014

Brad McQuarrie, right, manager of Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park, watches skiers pass him on the slope just above the main lodge on Friday, March 11, 2011.  The area above the lodge is a bottleneck on busy weekend days, funneling beginners and more advanced skiers into tight quarters, which is one reason the ski area would like to open the Northwest face of the mountain in a proposed expansion. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Mount Spokane ski area expansion options released

STATE PARKS -- The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has released two proposals regarding the expansion of Mount Spokane State Park. Public comments on the proposals will be accepted through Sept. 15. The proposals are combined under one draft environmental impact statement, which considers...

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MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011

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