Big Powderhorn — Sun 5:46 pm packed powder 12-45 base 13 of 33 trails 88% open, 6 of 10 lifts, Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;
Bittersweet — Mon 9:00 am packed powder machine groomed 14-18 base 16 of 20 trails 85% open, 5 of 12 lifts, Mon-Thu: 10a-10p; Fri: 10a-10:30p; Sat: 9a-10:30p Sun: 9a-10p; Dec 31: 9a-11:30p;
Blackjack — Sun 5:49 pm packed powder machine groomed 30-36 base 18 of 24 trails 75% open, 5 of 6 lifts, sm Mon-Thu: 9a-4p; Fri: 9a-9p; Sat: 9a-9p; Sun: 9a-4p;
Boyne Highlands — Mon 4:24 pm packed powder machine groomed 32-50 base 53 of 55 trails 97% open, 420 acres, 9 of 10 lifts, sm Mon-Tue: 9a-4:30p, Wed-Fri: 9a-9p Sat/Sun: 9a-9p; Dec 31-Jan 3: 9a-9p;
Boyne Mountain — Mon 2:54 pm packed powder machine groomed 30-48 base 55 of 60 trails 96% open, 400 acres, 11 of 12 lifts, sm Mon/Tue: 9a-4:30p; Wed-Fri: 9a-9p Sat: 9a-9p; Sun: 9a-4:30p; Dec 31-Jan 1: 8:30a-9p;
Caberfae Peaks — Mon 10:30 am packed powder machine groomed 42-48 base 28 of 34 trails 83% open, 5 of 5 lifts, sm Mon-Thu: 10a-9p; Fri: 10a-10p; Sat/Sun: 9a-9p Jan 1: 9a-9p;
Cannonsburg — Operating, no details
Crystal Mountain — Mon 7:35 am packed powder machine groomed 12-30 base 39 of 45 trails 94% open, 78 acres, 8 of 9 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-9p; Sat/Sun: 9a-9p;
Hanson Hills — Operating, no details
Hickory Hills — Operating, no details
Indianhead — Mon 11:55 am packed powder machine groomed 10-36 base 22 of 30 trails 95% open, 200 acres, 8 of 9 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;
Mont Ripley — Mon 2:39 pm packed powder machine groomed 10-24 base 11 of 24 trails 40% open, 2 of 3 lifts, Mon-Fri: 3p-9p; Sat/Sun: 3p-9p Dec 31-Jan 1: 10a-6p;
Mt. Holiday — Sun 6:46 pm hard packed machine groomed 10-15 base 12 of 12 trails 100% open, 4 of 4 lifts, sm Wed/Thu: 4p-8p; Fri: 4p-9p; Sat: 10a-9p Sun: 10a-6p; Dec 31: 10a-6p; Jan 1-04,06: 10a-9p;
Nub's Nob — Mon 8:24 am packed powder machine groomed 6-52 base 53 of 53 trails 100% open, 248 acres, 11 of 11 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4:30p; 6p-10p Sat: 9a-4:30p, 6p-10p, Sun: 9a-4:30p; Dec 31: 9a-4:30p;
Shanty Creek — Mon 11:49 am packed powder machine groomed 6-36 base 28 of 55 trails 73% open, 7 of 10 lifts, sm Mon/Tue: 9a-10p, Wed-Fri: 9a-9p; Sat: 9a-10p Sun 9a-4:30p;
The Homestead — Mon 11:47 am hard packed 20-30 base 13 of 15 trails 87% open, 5 of 5 lifts, Fri: 1p-8p; Sat: 9a-8p; Sun: 9a-6p; Dec 31: 9a-8p Jan 1: 9a-6p;
Timber Ridge — Sun 5:56 am packed powder machine groomed 12-24 base 10 of 15 trails 40% open, 5 of 9 lifts, Mon-Thu: 3p-10p; Fri: 10a-10p; Sat: 9a-10p Sun: 9a-8p;
Treetops — Sun 9:07 pm packed powder machine groomed 24-44 base 23 of 23 trails 100% open, 80 acres, 4 of 5 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 10a-9p; Sat: 10a-9p Sun: 10a-6p;
Editorial: Plan to power Northport with sun, wind worth try
It’s one thing to debate the merits of renewable energy like wind and solar power. But it’s rare to see the concept put to a real-world test like the one planned for Northport.Continued ...
Airline explains canceled flight
Airline passengers on a canceled flight from Detroit to Cherry Capital Airport received bad information when told the Traverse City airport was closed for business, an airline spokesman said.Continued ...
Quartet crosses ice to N. Manitou
A moment of pure terror surged through Tom Bisbee when the ice cracked beneath his feet. The cold came next as he plunged into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan nearly 1.5 miles from the nearest piece of dry land.Continued ...
Weber leads East Jordan past St. Francis
Three games, three wins. The East Jordan Red Devils rolled into Traverse City and beat St. Francis for the third time this season, handing the Gladiators a 67-57 loss in a Class C regional semifinal Monday night.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 03/11/2014
Allow us to be proud.Continued ...
Oilers drill Titans, 74-53
Traverse City West's remarkable run came to an end in Cadillac. Mount Pleasant opened the second half with a 22-2 run to blow open a previously-close Class A regional semifinal en route to a 74-53 victory Monday.Continued ...
3 injured in separate crashes
A Mayfield man remains hospitalized after a snowmobile crashed into a shore station at a frozen southern Michigan lake.Continued ...
Panthers advance, 70-51
Frankfort ended a 37-year drought last March when it won a Class D regional here.Continued ...
Kingsley oil well erupts in flames
A mechanical problem likely sparked a spectacular eruption of flames from an oil and natural gas well near Kingsley, a Michigan Department of Environmental Quality official said.Continued ...
Givens, Schrank earn first-team All-State
Traverse City Central forward Cam Givens and defenseman Derek Schrank were selected first-team Division 2 All-State by the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association.Continued ...
Attic fire damages East Bay Township home
A fire destroyed most of an East Bay Township home’s roof before firefighters extinguished the blaze.Continued ...
Rec authority seeks facility manager
The joint recreational authority of Traverse City and Garfield Township won’t wait for a $650,000 makeover of the Cathedra Barn to start planning events.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 03/11/2014
Women At Risk (WAR) Jewelry Sale; Grand Traverse Academy offers "A Day in the Life of a Kindergartner" program; and more.Continued ...
Today in Sports: 03/11/2014
What's happening in sports across the region and the nation:Continued ...
Cadillac beats Escanaba
Jalen Brooks scored 26 points to lead Cadillac to a 55-52 win over Escanaba in a Class B regional semifinal played at Petoskey.Continued ...
- Poll: Is plan to power township with renewables worth a try?
- March 4, 2014
High School Sports Scoreboard: 03/04/2014
A roundup of prep sports scores from across northern Michigan, including results from today's girls regional basketball tournament games:Continued ...
UPDATE: Ruling will force someone to reimburse TCAPS for violation
It’ll cost someone $25,600 to rectify the distribution of an illegal Traverse City Area Public Schools campaign flier, but who’s on the hook for that money remains unclear.Continued ...
TC native joins Team Blake on TV's 'The Voice'
Traverse City native son Ryan Whyte Maloney finally can spill the beans: He’s a bona fide contestant on “The Voice.”Continued ...
TCAPS fined $25,600 for illegal mailing
An illegal campaign flier that touted Traverse City Area Public Schools' 2012 bond millage will require a $25,656 repayment to the district, the Michigan Secretary of State's office determined.Continued ...
TC Central stuns Petoskey, 50-49
Traverse City Central’s boys basketball team has practice on Tuesday. Early in Monday’s Class A district tournament opener against Petoskey, Central head coach Jeff Turner figured he would be collecting jerseys instead.Continued ...
Editorial: Leaf pickup decision won't settle privatization debate
The issue: TC commissioners reject privatization idea. Our view: The debate is likely not over.Continued ...
Lake ice blamed for deep freeze
More relentlessly cold temperatures and relatively calm winds allowed Lake Michigan to regain ice cover, reaching around 90 percent coverage yesterday.Continued ...
Grad students to help Leelanau Twp. switch to renewables
Jeremy Good hopes to build a career on renewable energy. The University of Michigan graduate student has worked on small solar projects but nothing on a larger municipal level.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 03/04/2014
Give us a chance; ‘No’ to ‘Dollywood’.Continued ...
Danz sparks Gladiators to victory
Gus Danz came off the bench for a career-high 21 points to lead Traverse City St. Francis in Monday’s district-opening 72-56 home win over Kalkaska.Continued ...
- Editorial: Plan to power Northport with sun, wind worth try