Alpine Valley — Tue 2:56 pm variable machine groomed 5-38 base 17 of 25 trails 68% open, 10 of 14 lifts, sm Mon-Thu: 10a-10p, Fri: 10a-11p; Sat: 9a-11p Sun 9a-10p;
Apple Mountain — Tue 10:58 am packed powder machine groomed 10-24 base 10 of 12 trails 90% open, 5 of 6 lifts, Mon-Thu: 4p-9p; Fri: 4p-10p; Sat: 10a-10p Sun: 10a-9p;
Big Powderhorn — Tue 3:29 pm packed powder machine groomed 12-36 base 21 of 33 trails 64% open, 6 of 10 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;
Bittersweet — Sat 10:13 pm packed powder machine groomed 14-18 base 19 of 20 trails 85% open, 8 of 12 lifts, sm Mon-Thu: 10a-10p; Fri: 10a-10:30p; Sat: 9a-10:30p Sun: 9a-9p;
Blackjack — Mon 8:17 am packed powder machine groomed 30-36 base 24 of 24 trails 100% open, 4 of 6 lifts, Mon-Thu: 9a-4p; Fri: 9a-9p; Sat: 9a-9p Sun: 9a-4p;
Boyne Highlands — Tue 4:53 pm packed powder machine groomed 32-50 base 46 of 55 trails 98% open, 348 acres, 5 of 10 lifts, sm Mon-Tue: 9a-4:30p, Wed-Fri: 9a-9p Sat: 9a-9p, Sun: 9a-4:30p;
Boyne Mountain — Tue 4:39 pm packed powder machine groomed 30-48 base 50 of 60 trails 96% open, 400 acres, 8 of 12 lifts, sm Mon/Tue: 9a-4:30p; Wed-Fri: 9a-9p Sat: 9a-9p; Sun: 9a-4:30p;
Caberfae Peaks — Mon 10:24 am packed powder machine groomed 48-52 base 34 of 34 trails 100% open, 4 of 5 lifts, Mon-Thu: 10a-9p; Fri: 10a-10p; Sat/Sun: 9a-9p;
Cannonsburg — Operating, no details
Crystal Mountain — Tue 7:50 am hard packed machine groomed 30-42 base 43 of 45 trails 97% open, 81 acres, 7 of 9 lifts, Mon-Fri: 9a-9p; Sat/Sun: 9a-9p;
Hanson Hills — Operating, no details
Hickory Hills — Tue 1:02 pm packed powder machine groomed 8-18 base 6 of 8 trails 75% open, 4 of 5 lifts, Mon-Fri: 4p-8:30p; Sat: 11a-8:30p; Sun: 11a-5p;
Indianhead — Tue 8:22 am packed powder machine groomed 10-36 base 22 of 30 trails 95% open, 200 acres, 6 of 9 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;
Marquette — Tue 1:20 pm packed powder machine groomed 10-20 base 18 of 25 trails 80% open, 4 of 4 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 11a-8:30p; Sat/Sun: 10a-8:30;
Mont Ripley — Sat 2:38 pm packed powder machine groomed 10-24 base 13 of 24 trails 40% open, 3 of 3 lifts, Mon-Fri: 3p-9p; Sat/Sun: 3p-9p;
Mount Bohemia — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Mount Brighton — Sun 12:46 pm packed powder machine groomed 16-18 base 20 of 26 trails 80% open, 7 of 17 lifts, Mon-Fri: 10a-5p, 5:30p-10p; Sat: 9a-5p, 6p-11p Sun: 9a-5p, 5:30p-10p;
Mt Holly — Mon 9:49 am packed powder machine groomed 20-40 base 19 of 19 trails 100% open, 11 of 14 lifts, Mon-Thu: 10a-10p; Fri: 9a-11p; Sat: 9a-11p Sun: 9a-10p;
Mt. Holiday — Tue 1:46 pm variable machine groomed 14-20 base 12 of 12 trails 100% open, 4 of 4 lifts, Wed/Thu: 4p-8p; Fri: 4p-9p; Sat: 10a-9p Sun: 10a-6p;
Mulligan's Hollow — Operating, no details
Nub's Nob — Tue 8:05 am packed powder machine groomed 6-52 base 53 of 53 trails 100% open, 248 acres, 6 of 11 lifts, sm Mon/Wed-Thu 9a-9p; Tue/Fri: 9a-4:30p Sat: 9a-4:30p, 6p-10p, Sun: 9a-4:30p;
Pine Knob — Sat 9:15 am packed powder machine groomed 20-44 base 17 of 17 trails 100% open, 12 of 12 lifts, Mon-Fri: 10a-10p; Sat: 9a-11p; Sun: 9a-10p;
Pine Mountain — Mon 9:58 am packed powder 15-30 base 13 of 27 trails 49% open, 4 of 5 lifts, sm Mon/Tue: 10a-4p; Wed-Fri: 10a-8p; Sat: 9a-8p Sun: 9a-4p;
Shanty Creek — Tue Reopen 1/9 packed powder machine groomed 6-48 base sm Mon: 9a-4:30p; Wed/Thu:9a-9p; Fri: 9a-10p; Sat: 9a-10p; Sun: 9a-4:30p; Open Wed-Mon;
Ski Brule — Mon 9:48 am packed powder 36-48 base 17 of 17 trails 100% open, 11 of 11 lifts, Mon-Thu: 9a-4p; Fri: 9a-4p, 4:30p-8:30p Sat: 9a-4p, 4:30p-8:30p; Sun: 9a-4p;
Swiss Valley — Tue 8:40 am packed powder machine groomed 12-24 base 11 of 11 trails 100% open, 7 of 7 lifts, Mon-Fri: 10a-10p; Sat: 9a-10p; Sun: 9a-7p;
The Homestead — Tue Reopen 1/11 hard packed 20-30 base 14 of 15 trails, 93% open, 5 of 5 lifts, Fri: 1p-8p; Sat: 9a-8p; Sun: 9a-6p Open Fri-Sun;
Timber Ridge — Mon 11:21 am packed powder machine groomed 15-25 base 15 of 15 trails 100% open, 8 of 9 lifts, Mon-Fri: 10a-10p; Sat: 9a-10p; Sun: 9a-8p;
Treetops — Reopen 1/10 Thu: 4p-8p; Fri: 10a-9p Sat: 10a-9p; Sun: 10a-6p; Open Thu-Sun;
High School Sports Scoreboard: 03/05/2014
A roundup of scores from today's boys district basketball tournament games:Continued ...
GT Band funds water testing and safety gear
A tribal grant will restore area health departments’ abilities to monitor 13 Lake Michigan beaches for bacterial contamination and stock those beaches with basic life-saving equipment.Continued ...
Hickory Hills season extended — at a cost
City officials reversed course and will extend Hickory Hills Ski Area’s season by two weeks. The bonus slopes time is expected to cost taxpayers about $10,000.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 03/05/2014
Better than backroom; The goal is profit.Continued ...
Frankfort looking for a third regional crown
Frankfort and Bellaire will meet for perhaps the first time in girls basketball Thursday with a regional championship at stake. That’s what both coaches think.Continued ...
Rare Bird Brewpub readies for flight
Nate Crane and Tina Schuett spent nearly two years chasing their dream of opening a brew pub in the midst of Traverse City’s craft beer boom.Continued ...
Helicopter statue grounded
A group charged with trumpeting Traverse City’s designation as a Coast Guard City will ground their proposal to erect a 20-foot-tall statue of a helicopter at a downtown entrance.Continued ...
Brewery boom 'capitalism at its best'
Northern Michigan’s flood of brewer-entrepreneurs is prompting some business experts to wonder when the next batch of beer is just too much suds.Continued ...
Eagle eyes: Bellaire clinches regional final berth at line
Bellaire was as clutch as could be from the free-throw line in a 43-40 Class D regional semifinal victory over Arenac Eastern in a matchup of teams ranked in the top 12.Continued ...
Glenn Puit: Welcome to our new section, the Biz
Business matters. That’s the driving philosophy behind our new business section, The Biz, which the Record-Eagle launched this morning.Continued ...
Early lead propels Midland to regional win over West
Midland (21-2) jumped out to an 11-2 lead in the first quarter Tuesday night and then held off Traverse City West 39-29 in a Class A regional basketball game at Cadillac.Continued ...
Inspection finds code violations at Sugar Loaf
Sugar Loaf Resort is in violation of building codes, a Leelanau County inspection found.Continued ...
Kalkaska County to hire controller
Kalkaska County’s vacant controller position attracted 15 applicants from places across the country.Continued ...
Events North enjoys upward climb
Allison Beers lost her job six years ago when the Great Recession hit. It turned out to be a good thing.Continued ...
McBain ousts Charlevoix
McBain junior point guard Meredith Hamlet generated a triple-double with 27 points, 12 boards and 11 assists as the Ramblers defeated Charlevoix 89-54 in a Class C regional semifinal at Sanford Meridian.Continued ...
Business crowdfunds for support
Charlie McDaniel sees every donation as one more person who believes in his business. “If people want a natural foods store in Frankfort, they need to support it,” McDaniel said.Continued ...
Fire destroys Buckley restaurant
A Buckley bakery sustained severe damage after a fire caused a roof collapse.Continued ...
Laura Galbraith: Demand for development resources high
One of the eye-opening experiences from the distribution of funds from the dissolution of the Leelanau County Economic Development Corp. was the overwhelming response from Leelanau-based businesses.Continued ...
Today in Sports: 03/05/2014
What's happening in sports across the region and the nation:Continued ...
Two face child pornography possession charges
Two Grawn men face criminal charges on accusations they got together to view child pornography.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 03/05/2014
The Bank of Northern Michigan announced three promotions and two new hires for their Traverse City office:Continued ...
BIZ in Brief: 03/05/2014
Garfield considers development project; Magna planning expansion; Dealership helps employee. (Plus more)Continued ...
Cherry Capital Foods wins small business award
Cherry Capital Foods gained an edge in winning a regional business award thanks to a staff that rallies around a fundamental mission, one of its leaders said.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 03/05/2014
Take a test drive and help Cherry Knoll School; Red Sky Stage venue hosts concert; Clean Up and Green Up event; and more.Continued ...
Guidelines for Record-Eagle business coverage
We realize how important media coverage of a business can be and we are greatly expanding our business coverage at the Record-Eagle. We try to establish a level playing field for everyone and the best way to do that is to work within a set of guidelines.Continued ...
- High School Sports Scoreboard: 03/05/2014