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;
Rivers recede, residents watch sky for rain
Area rivers and streams began to recede with the recent sunshine, but riverfront property owners worry about a forecast that calls for a chance of more snow and rain through the weekend.Continued ...
Traverse City man lands half-ton marlin
TRAVERSE CITY — Old Mission Peninsula resident Robert Steffens is dwarfed by the 1,211-pound blue marlin he caught two weeks ago while fishing in Hawaii. The massive fish's girth and stomach full of tuna made it weigh in as the largest black or PacifContinued ...
Globetrotters bring show to TC
Chuck Schuba fully expects to see his former basketball team lose Wednesday. It’s almost a given.Continued ...
Old Hampel's Safe & Lock Shop demolished
The old Hampel’s Safe & Lock Shop has been demolished to make way for a family friendly café.Continued ...
TBAISD adopts new teacher evaluation model
Educators across the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District soon will be evaluated under new guidelines.Continued ...
Editorial: Board's email gyrations can't keep public out
The issue: GT Road Commission buys ipads, sets up own email addresses. Our view: Communications about official business are public, no matter the address.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 04/15/2014
More voices needed.Continued ...
Hounds open with defending champs in Vegas
It’s showtime for the Traverse City Hounds. The Hounds begin their quest for a United Hockey Union Junior national championship Wednesday in Las Vegas.Continued ...
Bid for teacher evaluation system open
The Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District seeks sealed bids for its new educator evaluation system.Continued ...
Suttons Bay High School teacher resigns after kiss with student
A Suttons Bay High School teacher had an “inappropriate,” but not illegal, relationship with a student in the senior class, the school district’s top administrator said.Continued ...
Custodian's sentence upheld
The son of a former Traverse City school board president this month lost his final appeal to trim an eight- to 15-year prison sentence for his conviction on charges of criminal sexual conduct with a 13-year-old student.Continued ...
College Notes: Zimmerman has big week for Wayne State
Wayne State first baseman/pitcher Kyle Zimmerman had a big week at the plate, going 7-for-20 with six runs batted in as the Warriors went 6-0. (Plus more)Continued ...
Prep Sports Roundup: Titan golfers 3rd
Traverse City West’s Alex Scott shot a 76 to tie for third at a golf tournament in Saline. (Plus more)Continued ...
Renowned planner to discuss Eighth Street
Robert Gibbs, a national leader in new sustainable town planning and commercial market research, will lead a discussion on remaking what one city official described as Traverse City’s tired, under-performing corridors into economic powerhouses of life and energy.Continued ...
Five injured in Antrim County crash
Authorities are investigating a two-vehicle crash in rural Antrim County that sent five Mancelona residents to the hospital.Continued ...
Today in Sports: 04/15/2014
What's happening in sports across the region and the nation:Continued ...
Community in Brief: 04/15/2014
Area rock and mineral club meets; build a Lego boat; solo piano recital by Coonrod; and more.Continued ...
- Poll: Should board members have own email addresses, iPads?
- April 8, 2014
Prep Sports: Central athletes shine at track meet
Host Traverse City Central had several athletes shine at tonight's track meet, which also included teams from Traverse City West, Traverse City St. Francis and Benzie Central. (Plus more)Continued ...
Home invasion suspect tells fishy dog tale
An Elk Rapids woman who spun yarns about a lost dog when homeowners found her in their homes is suspected in a string of burglaries across three counties.Continued ...
Maloney wins handily on latest 'The Voice' battle
Traverse City native Ryan Whyte Maloney survived “The Battles: Round Two” to wind up among the Top 20 contestants on TV’s "The Voice."Continued ...
Editorial: Road Commission can't pretend there isn't work
The issue: GT Road Commission lays off 17 as it gives raises to others. Our view: There’s no lack of potholes to be filled.Continued ...
Harsh winter unearths shipwreck
Ward Lamphere wasn’t sure what to make of the object that appeared before him on the beach along Lake Michigan.Continued ...
Trail conditions for event up in the air
The races will go on — that much is certain. What Joel Gaff doesn’t know is what condition the trails in the Pere Marquette Forest will be in when the Traverse City Trail Running Festival takes place on Friday and Saturday, starting at Timber Ridge Resort.Continued ...
Make-up days vary after snowy winter
Traverse City Area Public Schools students are on the hook for only one of 11 days lost thus far this year to inclement weather, while other districts across the region will trim breaks or schedule school on Saturdays to make up for lost instruction time.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 04/08/2014
Pressure-check pipelines.Continued ...
- Rivers recede, residents watch sky for rain