Alpine Valley — Sat Reopen TBA variable machine groomed 6-12 base 3 of 25 trails 12% open, 3 of 14 lifts, Mon-Thu: 10a-10p, Fri: 10a-11p; Sat: 9a-11p Sun 9a-10p;
Apple Mountain — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Big Powderhorn — Plan to Open 12/21
Bittersweet — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Blackjack — Operating, no details
Boyne Highlands — Sun 2:09 pm packed powder machine groomed 18-24 base 15 of 55 trails 46% open, 200 acres, 4 of 10 lifts, Mon-Fri: 9a-4:30p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4:30p;
Boyne Mountain — Sun 2:11 pm packed powder machine groomed 16-24 base 11 of 60 trails 36% open, 150 acres, 4 of 12 lifts, Mon-Fri: 9a-4:30p; Sat-Sun: 9a-4:30p;
Caberfae Peaks — Sat 9:18 am packed powder machine groomed 26-32 base 9 of 34 trails 27% open, 4 of 5 lifts, Mon-Thu: 10a-9p; Fri: 10a-10p; Sat: 10a-9p Sun: 10a-5p; Dec 17-20: 10a- 5p;
Cannonsburg — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Crystal Mountain — Sat 1:11 pm packed powder 12-20 base 3 of 45 trails 11% open, 13 acres, 2 of 9 lifts, sm Mon-Thu: 12p-6p; Fri: 10a-8p Sat: 10a-8p; Sun: 10a-6p;
Hanson Hills — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Hickory Hills — Plan to Open 12/21
Indianhead — Fri 8:09 am packed powder 6-36 base 6 of 30 trails, 40% open 90 acres, 4 of 9 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;
Marquette — Sat Reopen 12/20 packed powder machine groomed 10-20 base 5 of 25 trails 20% open, 3 of 4 lifts, sm Thu/Fri: 10a-5p; Sat/Sun: 10a-5p; Open Thu-Sun;
Mont Ripley — Fri 6:49 am variable 10-24 base 4 of 24 trails 21% open, 2 of 3 lifts, Mon-Fri: 3p-9p; Sat/Sun: 10a-5p;
Mount Bohemia — Plan to Open 12/26
Mount Brighton — Reopen TBA
Mt. Holiday — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Mulligan's Hollow — Opening Soon for Snow Sports Thu/Fri: 4p-8p; Sat/Sun: 11a-6p;
Norway Mountain — Closed for 2012-2013 Season
Nub's Nob — Sun Reopen 12/21 packed powder machine groomed 6-42 base 22 of 53 trails 42% open, 6 of 11 lifts, sm Fri: 9a-4:30p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4:30p; Open Fri-Sun;
Pine Mountain — Sat Reopen 12/22 packed powder 1-6 base 2 of 27 trails 8% open, 2 of 5 lifts, Mon-Tue: 10a-4p; Wed-Fri: 10a-8p; Sat: 9a-8p Sun: 9a-4p;
Shanty Creek — Sun Reopen 12/21 variable 12-30 base 7 of 55 trails 13% open, 2 of 10 lifts, Fri: 9a-4:30p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4:30p; Open Fri-Sun.;
Ski Brule — Sun 2:05 pm packed powder machine groomed 36-48 base 14 of 17 trails 83% open, 7 of 11 lifts, sm Mon-Thu: 9a-4p; Fri: 9a-4p, 4:40-8:30p Sat: 9a-4p, 4:40-8:30p; Sun: 9a-4p;
Snow Snake — Plan to Open 12/22 Sat: 10a-5p Sun: 10a-5p; Open Sat-Sun;
Swiss Valley — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
The Homestead — Plan to Open 12/26
Timber Ridge — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Treetops — Sun Reopen 12/19 variable machine groomed 10-28 base Wed: 4p-8p Thu: 10a-8p; Fri: 10a-9p; Sat: 10a-9p; Sun: 10a-6p;
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 ...
TC West/Midland game moved to Cadillac at 7 p.m.
Tonight’s Class A girls regional basketball game between Traverse City West and Midland has been moved to Cadillac.Continued ...
Second emergency landing for helicopter
The same U.S. Coast Guard MH-65C “Dolphin” helicopter that was forced to make an emergency landing in a field in Gratiot County, Mich., in January had to make a second emergency landing Sunday morning.Continued ...
Local expert weighs in on boiling Ukraine crisis
Jack Segal sees local implications of the Ukrainian crisis even if it’s on the other side of the world.Continued ...
Boys Basketball Roundup: West rallies to beat Gaylord
Down nine at half, Traverse City West rallied to beat upset-minded Gaylord 63-51 Monday night in a first-round Class A district basketball game at Gaylord. (Plus more)Continued ...
TC: No events at coal dock
Commissioners scuttled a request to use the Traverse City coal dock for a fundraiser to benefit sailing programs for at-risk youth.Continued ...
Grant helps sheriff's department get new dog
A $9,000 grant will help the Grand Traverse County sheriff’s department buy a new police K-9.Continued ...
Caution urged in winter traffic crashes
Winter can be a dangerous time for travel even after a crash occurs. A Rapid City woman, 34, was hospitalized Thursday after a traffic crash on U.S. 31 near Bunker Hill, but not for injuries she received in the crash itself.Continued ...
Today in Sports: 03/04/2014
What's happening in sports across the region and the country:Continued ...
Community in Brief: 03/04/2014
Reservation deadline for Speakers Series; Winter dog walk planned; Benzie Women's History Project shows film; and more.Continued ...
Clearing the Record: 03/04/2014
Because of a reporter’s error, a story Monday about a library pajama drive misspelled the last name of Traverse Area District Library marketing and communications manager Kristen Talaga.Continued ...
- Poll: Should Traverse City consider privatizing some services?
- February 25, 2014
Voters reject Elk Rapids schools bond proposal
Voters said "no" to an Elk Rapids Public Schools bond proposal for the second time in less than four months.Continued ...
High School Sports Scoreboard: 02/25/2014
A roundup of prep sports scores from across northern Michigan:Continued ...
Authorities: Student threatened others with knife
A Suttons Bay High School student is accused of threatening two fellow students with a knife during a weekend school dance.Continued ...
Elk Rapids school bond vote today
A bond proposal that would pay for a new Elk Rapids high school gymnasium, upgrades to athletic facilities and increased school security throughout the district is back on the ballot.Continued ...
Brighton wins girls crown
Brighton may not have the pedigree of some other schools when it comes to Michigan girls high school downhill skiing. That perception changed in a hurry on Monday at the Division 1 state finals at Schuss Mountain.Continued ...
- High School Sports Scoreboard: 03/04/2014