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;
Goals set on energy policy
Adaptability. That’s the goal of Michigan’s energy policy in the next decade, said Gov. Rick Snyder’s chief energy policy adviser.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 07/24/2014
Teach the truth; Ethical and honest.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 07/24/2014
40 Years a Ranger; German Club meeting; Grief workshops. (Plus more)Continued ...
From the Farm: Nothing beats summer beets
Someday I will achieve full kitchen domination. There will always be a sweet and a savory compound butter in the freezer (just in case a friend drops in and craves a crepe), always a balanced three course meal partially prepared and ready to be whipped up.Continued ...
Rowe Inn's wine list tops in region
The Rowe Inn was ranked “Best of Award of Excellence” in Wine Spectator’s 2014 Restaurant Wine List Awards — the only restaurant in northern Michigan to earn the award.Continued ...
Parking violations spike Wednesday morning
Dozens of motorists who parked illegally overnight recently on city streets awoke to find tickets stuck to their windshields.Continued ...
City manager gets satisfactory review
City commissioners like the substance of new City Manager Jered Ottenwess and ruled his performance satisfactory but want him to develop a harder, older, and more political image.Continued ...
New driver education partnership for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Local teenagers now have the opportunity to learn to drive through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.Continued ...
2014 All-Region Girls Tennis Teams
The Traverse City Record-Eagle's picks for the 2014 All-Region Girls Tennis teams:Continued ...
UPDATE: A new Kid's Kove
Kassy Shaw and Ella Mead have some ideas about how to improve Grand Traverse County Civic Center's Kid's Kove playground.Continued ...
Moore, Glynn end marriage
Filmmaker Michael Moore's marriage is over. Moore and now ex-wife Kathleen Glynn filed a consent judgement of divorce recently in 13th Circuit Court in Antrim County. Most of the terms of the divorce are confidential.Continued ...
Clearing the Record: 07/24/2014
Because of incorrect information provided to the Record-Eagle, the year of Bert Brengman's death was incorrect in Wednesday's edition. Brengman died in 1998.Continued ...
Traverse City man charged with sex crime
A Traverse City man is suspected of engaging in unwanted sex acts with a teenage relative.Continued ...
Grant will provide fresh fruit, veggies at Traverse Heights Elementary
Traverse Heights Elementary School students will get free healthy snacks during the upcoming school year thanks to a $12,650 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture.Continued ...
Absentee ballots available for August election
Registered voters who won’t be able to make it to the polls for the August primary election still have time to vote by absentee ballot.Continued ...
Carter's Kids, GT County aim to replace Civic Center playground
TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse County is partnering with a national nonprofit group to raise money for a new playground at the county's Civic Center. Carter's Kids, a group that promotes youth fitness started by Traverse City resident and televisionContinued ...
Elmwood trustee charged with domestic violence
TRAVERSE CITY — An Elmwood Township trustee is accused of hitting his wife during an argument. David Lee Darga's wife told authorities that she was assaulted by her husband, according to a report compiled by the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Department.Continued ...
Chef/caterer feeds masses at equine festival
Matt Friess doesn’t know much about the horse show world. But he knows that the way to many an equestrian’s heart is through a sweet-and-tangy cherry chicken wrap.Continued ...
Bums snap losing streak
Traverse City squandered a four-run lead early on, but a big 12th inning propelled the Beach Bums to a 7-5 victory over Joliet on Tuesday that snapped a four-game Frontier League losing streak.Continued ...
- Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Fluoridation foes seek signatures
Ben Hansen wants to put the question of fluoridating city water before voters, but an unexpected shortage of legal-sized clipboards has taken a bite out of his effort.Continued ...
No charges yet in homeless death
A homeless Traverse City man who's suspected in another homeless man's beating death remains in jail while prosecutors weigh criminal charges.Continued ...
Gomery plans to defend himself against murder-for-hire charge
A local attorney who's accused of hatching a murder-for-hire scheme plans to defend himself against a criminal charge that could land him in prison for life.Continued ...
UPDATE: DNR expert says dead animal likely a dog
Anyone who's missing a big black dog that could double as a wolf should contact state wildlife officials. They could have some bad news to share.Continued ...
Two Democrats to meet in 104th primary race
Two Traverse City Democrats will square off in the Aug. 5 primary election for the 104th House seat, and said they're undeterred that the post has long been Republican property.Continued ...
Traverse City man charged with delivering drugs causing death
A Traverse City man is charged with delivering a man a deadly dose of drugs.Continued ...
- Goals set on energy policy