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Bauer tops field of 230 in Langlauf nordic ski race

Even though his mom put a damper on his pace, Brad Bauer of Seattle cruised to an easy victory by more than 2 minutes Sunday in the Langlauf 10-kilometer cross-country …


Skiers take a shot at biathlon

Biathlon ranks among the most frustrating sports on the planet, which is exactly why it’s fun. The idea is that you do a sport, nordic ski racing, which requires living …


Get a load of this, nordic ski racers

You don’t have to leave North America to participate in one of the longest, toughest nordic skiing events on the planet, but it might help to brush up on your …


Out & About

20th annual Eagle Watch set at Lake Coeur d’Alene OUTFIELD – At least seven dozen bald eagles were congregated in the Wolf Lodge Bay area of Lake Coeur d’Alene this …


Nordic sports soar on gold-medal high

Bill Demong’s historic Winter Olympics gold medal stirred a buzz among recreational nordic skiing junkies throughout the country, especially in north-central Washington’s Methow Valley. Demong’s gold was the first for …


Skiers rise above the fog

Sunscreen and sunglasses were essential on a brilliant Sunday morning at Mount Spokane even though a thick layer of fog made things dreary in the Spokane Valley below.


Olympic bid pays off with wealth of memories

He shelved a possible medical career to invest six years toward making the U.S. Ski Team for the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. But Marshall Greene’s cross-country skiing journey to the …


Methow Valley Mecca for all breeds of nordic skiers

The Methow River Valley’s premier cross-country trail system has the diversity to attract skiers ranging from shufflers to members of the U.S. National Team. Take your pick of routes on …


Here’s the skinny

A parent-driven youth nordic program that’s been teaching kids the lifelong enjoyment of cross-country skiing is gearing up for its 28th year at Mount Spokane. Registration is open for youths …


Tips for hooking kids on skinny skiing

•Snow suits are fine for toddlers, who spend much of their time rolling in the snow, but older kids need layers they can shed to avoid overheating. •Kids will learn …


Nordic skiers make tracks at Mount Spokane

With more than a foot of snow, some skiers aren’t waiting for perfect grooming.


Cascades ski event is first class

Neither wind nor blowing snow last weekend could stay 55 skiing “mail carriers” from their appointed rounds – from snow line on the west slope of the Oregon Cascades to …


Langlauf one for the aged

With the region’s top teenage nordic skiers sequestered at a regional competition in the Methow Valley on Sunday, skiers in their 40s and 50s dominated the 31st annual Langlauf cross-country …


Snowshoers, nordic skiers face spotty trail grooming

A dearth of parking and deep snow with no substance have left some issues to work out for cross-country skiers and snowshoers in the Inland Northwest. Trail groomers at areas …