Boyne Highlands — Fri 4:39 pm 16 new packed powder machine groomed 20 - 28 base 15 of 55 trails, 46% open, 200 acres, 4 of 10 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4:30p Sat/Sun: 9a-4:30p;
Boyne Mountain — Fri 4:37 pm 1 new packed powder machine groomed 16 - 24 base 12 of 60 trails, 42% open, 175 acres, 6 of 12 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4:30p Sat-Sun: 9a-4:30p; Dec 22-Jan 05: 9a-9p;
Caberfae Peaks — Fri 10:00 am 7 new powder machine groomed 30 - 36 base 17 of 34 trails, 50% open, 4 of 5 lifts, Mon-Thu: 10a-5p; Fri: 10a-8p; Sat: 10a-8p Sun: 10a-6p; Dec 24: 10a-5p; Dec 25: 1p-9p; Dec 26-Jan 01: 9a-9p;
Crystal Mountain — Fri 1:09 pm 14 new packed powder machine groomed 12 - 24 base 10 of 45 trails, 28% open, 23 acres, 3 of 9 lifts, Mon-Fri: 9a-9p; Sat/Sun: 9a-9p Dec 24: 9a-5p; Dec 25: 10a-9p;
Hanson Hills — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Hickory Hills — Plan to Open 12/26
Mont Ripley — Fri 4:36 am variable 10 - 24 base 4 of 24 trails 21% open, 2 of 3 lifts, Mon-Fri: 3p-9p; Sat/Sun: 3p-9p; Dec 24: 10a-3p Dec 25: Not Open;
Mt. Holiday — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Nub's Nob — Fri 10:38 am 15 new packed powder machine groomed 6 - 47 base 30 of 53 trails 57% open, 140 acres, 5 of 11 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4:30p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4:30p;
Shanty Creek — Fri 9:07 am 12 new packed powder machine groomed 12 - 30 base 7 of 55 trails 13% open, 2 of 10 lifts, Fri: 9a-10p; Sat: 9a-10p, Sun: 9a-4:30p Open Fri-Sun.;
The Homestead — Plan to Open 12/26
Timber Ridge — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Treetops — Thu 11:11 pm packed powder machine groomed 12 - 32 base 3 of 23 trails, 46% open 37 acres, 3 of 5 lifts, sm Wed: 4p-8p; Thu: 10a-8p; Fri: 10a-9p; Sat: 10a-9p Sun: 10a-6p; Dec 24: 10a-6p; Dec 25: 4p-8p
Area skier to reach milestone
Bryan Groenevelt put down 309 runs on Nastar courses last winter. At the time, he thought that was a lot.Continued ...
Suttons Bay weighs options for new schools chief
Members of the Suttons Bay Public Schools Board of Education hope to have a new superintendent in place by the end of May to replace Michael Murray, who is retiring at the end of the school year after more than seven years as the district’s top administrator.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 04/12/2014
Happier, healthier; Better than gridlock.Continued ...
Governor Snyder sees upside in agriculture
Gov. Rick Snyder said Michigan can realize huge growth in agriculture by encouraging more people to go into farming and related careers.Continued ...
Bitten by Bonsai Bug
The models arrive for the photo shoot. Scarred, mossy, pockmarked and twisted — they are the height of bonsai fashion.Continued ...
Adapted in TC: Language can help or hinder
I was on a panel at the History Center of Traverse City last month with Jim Moore of Disability Network and Melissa Claramunt of the Michigan Civil Rights Office “Words CAN Hurt, and Help: How Changing Labels and Language Empower Persons with Disabilities.”Continued ...
No charges yet in crash on U.S. 31
Grand Traverse County prosecutors still haven’t filed charges against a local judge’s son and a Kingsley man who drove the cars involved in an alcohol-related two-vehicle crash.Continued ...
Ag Forum: New network advances locally grown food
A new Michigan Farm to Institution Network is helping schools, hospitals, day care centers, senior living and other institutions ramp up their purchases of locally grown food.Continued ...
Traverse City West alums win 10K relay
Matt Kulka and Sebastian Kucera took all of the drama from the first race of the Traverse City Trail Running Festival.Continued ...
No consensus yet on per diem
Grand Traverse County commissioners haven’t yet agreed on a new policy that would clarify what they could and couldn’t charge taxpayers above and beyond their regular salaries.Continued ...
Body & Soul in Brief: 04/12/2014
Easter Egg Hunt; Peace Ranch volunteer orientation day; Divine Mercy Novena to start; and more.Continued ...
TCAPS board will form transition committee
Traverse City Area Public Schools board members will finalize a committee to begin the search for a new superintendent at their meeting Monday night.Continued ...
Potholes will wait as Traverse City begins spring clean up
City street crews launched their spring juggling act, an effort to work street cleanup, leaf collection, and pot-hole patching into a schedule that works for residents.Continued ...
Prep Sports Roundup: Fast start propels Liberty to 3-1 win
The TC Liberty opened a 2-0 lead at half Friday en route to a 3-1 season-opening soccer win at Charlevoix. (Plus more)Continued ...
2013-14 All-Cherryland Conference Volleyball Team
The All-Cherryland Conference Volleyball Team for the 2013-14 season:Continued ...
Blood Drive Calendar: 04/12/2014
Where to give blood:Continued ...
Body & Soul Newsmakers: 04/12/2014
People in the news:Continued ...
Today in Sports: 04/12/2014
What's happening in sports across the region and the nation:Continued ...
You're Needed: 04/12/2014
The Traverse City Beach Bums are looking for host families to house baseball players during spring training, April 30 through May 15, as well as for the entire season, April 30 to mid September.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 04/12/2014
Delta Kappa Gamma meets; E-waste drive; and more.Continued ...
- Poll: Should college athletes be allowed to unionize?
- Saturday, April 5, 2014
Ag Forum: Michigan agriculture is growing forward
From apples to zucchini, Michigan produces more than 300 commodities on a commercial basis, second only to California in agricultural diversity.Continued ...
Doulas in demand
Inga Everson had a good problem — she didn’t know what “real” pain felt like. She’d eeked through 25 lucky years with no broken bones, major surgeries or injuries a Band Aid couldn’t fix.Continued ...
Volunteers needed for cancer patient support program
The only people who understand the emotions that follow a breast cancer diagnosis are those who’ve been through it themselves.Continued ...
Athletes get work at GTA Indoor Meet
Not everyone spent spring break relaxing on a beach. For some, the break was spent continuing to prepare for the upcoming track and field season.Continued ...
- Area skier to reach milestone