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;
Forum: Boat launch editorial overly simplistic
The July 17 editorial portraying the dispute over a proposed boat launch in Old Mission as being about open access is overly simplistic and inaccurate.Continued ...
Mike Petty carded an ace on The Crown. He used a 7-iron on No. 16 for his second hole-in-one in 20 years of playing golf.Continued ...
Sports in Brief: 07/23/2014
Husband, wife capture 5K; Make A Wish tour starts Thursday; Roller derby bout set for Saturday. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Poll: Are sidewalk cafes in TC being properly controlled?
Letters to the Editor: 07/23/2014
Earned, not given; A license to talk?Continued ...
Editorial: Sidewalk dining changes should take effect now
You’re usually supposed to look before you leap, but in Traverse City this summer you also need to keep an eye out for tables, chairs, strollers and dog leashes as you walk along some stretches of downtown.Continued ...
Glenn Puit: Block 65 wine honors a special life
The customers milled about the Brengman Brothers at Crain Hill Vineyards on a recent afternoon, scurrying to get ready for a much-anticipated wedding at the facility the following day.Continued ...
2014 All-Region Softball Teams
The Traverse City Record-Eagle's picks for the 2014 All-Region Softball team:Continued ...
Severed line cuts Elk Rapids' Charter service
A severed fiber optic line caused an outage of Charter Communications service in the Elk Rapids area.Continued ...
Missing splash pad documents, delays raise questions
City commissioners want to know what happened to a draft report on the troubled Clinch Park splash pad during seven weeks of silence from city staff, but a key document was erased.Continued ...
Cherry Festival offers change to vendor fees
Trevor Tkach walked to the Open Space with one intention. To listen. Tkach, executive director of the National Cherry Festival, huddled Tuesday with a small group of vendors from this year's festival to hear concerns about higher booth fees, and to get feedback on sales.Continued ...
UPDATE: Antrim deputy turns himself in
An Antrim County sheriff's deputy accused of stealing money during an investigation has been charged with obstruction of justice and larceny in a building, both felonies.Continued ...
Candidates file for NMC, TCAPS boards
Northwestern Michigan College and Traverse City Area Public Schools will have new faces on their governing boards after November's general election.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 07/23/2014
Expo looking for artisan vendors; Cooking with Kids at the Fair; Bret Michaels talks about diabetes. (Plus more)Continued ...
Pressed for Grapes: Expected low yield blamed on winter's freezing temps
Vineyards look pretty barren across the region because of the relentless winter temperatures that smothered the area.Continued ...
Two pedestrians hit on Division
An Alanson woman was seriously injured when she and a friend were struck by a car on Division Street.Continued ...
Sam's Club stone fruits recalled
A California-based packing company is recalling stone fruit that could be contaminated by listeria bacteria and was sold in stores across the country, including at the Traverse City Sam’s Club.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 07/23/2014
Margo Francisco was named vice president of planning and regional collaboration for Munson Healthcare.Continued ...
Global Marine celebrates 25 years
Global Marine Insurance Agency introduced itself to the boating world with a plate full of chocolate chip cookies.Continued ...
Kent Rabish: Distillers keeping it local
Michigan craft brewers, wineries and now craft distilleries are helping Michigan grow in new directions that will help our state overcome some of the challenges of the auto industry and the other tough obstacles we’ve lived through.Continued ...
Bonobo Winery: Construction in progress
Todd and Carter Oosterhouse want their new winery on Old Mission Peninsula to attract a new market – locals.Continued ...
In the BIZ: Vineyards expect big crop losses
Grand Traverse region wineries won't have much to celebrate come harvest time this year.Continued ...
Hearing delayed in child abuse, torture case
A judge delayed a preliminary examination for two Long Lake Township residents accused of abusing and torturing a 4-year-old child.Continued ...
Antrim County deputy faces obstruction of justice, larceny charges
An Antrim County sheriff's deputy is charged with obstruction of justice and larceny in a building, both felonies.Continued ...
At least two weeks until Maxbauer's can reopen
Contents of two coolers, that's all Mark Wilson could salvage after a grease fire broke out in the smoke house at Maxbauer's Meat Market.Continued ...
Festival celebrates misunderstood wine, region
Many casual wine drinkers consider Riesling a sweet, syrupy, simple white wine, but winemaker Bryan Ulbrich knows better.Continued ...
- Forum: Boat launch editorial overly simplistic