Ski Report — Michigan
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 — Mon 4:59 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 — Mon 4:56 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 — Tue 12:56 pm packed powder machine groomed 14-30 base 8 of 34 trails 24% open, 3 of 5 lifts, Mon-Thu: 10a-5p; Fri: 10a-8p; Sat: 10a-9p Sun: 10a-5p; Dec 17-20: 10a- 5p; Dec 24: 10a-5p; Dec 25: 1p-9p Dec 26-Jan 1: 9a-9p;
Cannonsburg — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Crystal Mountain — Mon 12:54 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
Mont Ripley — Tue 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
Nub's Nob — Tue 10:14 am packed powder machine groomed 6-42 base 21 of 53 trails 40% open, 5 of 11 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 9a-4:30p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4:30p;
Shanty Creek — Mon Reopen 12/21 variable 12-30 base Fri: 9a-4:30p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4:30p; Open Fri-Sun.;
Ski Brule — Tue 12:30 pm packed powder machine groomed 36-48 base 13 of 17 trails 77% open, 4 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;
The Homestead — Plan to Open 12/26
Timber Ridge — Opening Soon for Snow Sports
Treetops — Mon Reopen 12/19 variable machine groomed 10-28 base Wed: 4p-8p Thu: 10a-8p; Fri: 10a-9p; Sat: 10a-9p; Sun: 10a-6p;
Ski Report — Michigan
Local man hooks 1,200-pound marlin
Robert Steffens will have to remember the trophy fish he caught last month in Hawaii through memories and pictures.Continued ...
Snyder talks taxes, Medicaid
Gov. Rick Snyder thinks the state of Michigan finally got it right on attempts to reform the personal property tax on business.Continued ...
Renee's House of Quilting helps quilters reap what they sew
The bolts of fabric at Renee’s House of Quilting are a sunset of color even when the world outside is gray and dreary.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 04/16/2014
Willful ignorance?; Do the people matter?Continued ...
Zakey owner celebrates six years in business
Nabiel Musleh’s master’s degree in international relations seems fitting, given his unofficial role as northern Michigan’s ambassador to the Middle East.Continued ...
Lockwood triumphs after long hiatus
Age is just a number. Kelli Lockwood is 50 years old. But the more important numeral this week for the Traverse City mother of two and bodybuilder is three.Continued ...
Painting with sand
The Dennos Museum Center of Northwestern Michigan College is ringing with noise this week as Tibetan Buddhist monks construct a Mandala sand painting in the center of the museum.Continued ...
Glenn Puit: Making work, and money, at 68
The shelves in Paul T. Henry’s quaint little store tucked away in a corner of Benzie County offer chips, pop, chili, cigarettes, laundry soap, beer and liquor. There’s more at Paul’s Party & Tackle Store than merchandise, though.Continued ...
Center renovations underway
Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan’s local health center is getting a face-lift thanks to money raised through the organization’s Standing Tall capital campaign.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 04/16/2014
Britten acquires G.R. company; Bella Fortuna North job fair; Tourism industry training offered. (Plus more)Continued ...
Bike race helps support Mt. Holiday
Bikes and skis. The two go together at Mt. Holiday. One helping to support the other — to the tune of $250,000.Continued ...
Sports in Brief: 04/16/2014
Bums hire Burke as broadcaster; Bums sign Gillingham; Spruce Run to open April 22. (Plus more)Continued ...
Sketch leads to attempted robbery suspect
A forensic sketch of a suspect in an attempted pharmacy robbery in Elk Rapids helped village police nab a potential culprit.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 04/16/2014
Cash n Carry Flooring added Robin Whipple to their team of sales professionals. She has been in the flooring business for 26 years, specializing in all aspects of flooring design.Continued ...
Prep Sports Roundup: West-Central match switched to Saturday
The Traverse City West-Traverse City Central girls soccer match, scheduled for Tuesday night, was postponed due to the weather. (Plus more)Continued ...
Leadership Lunches popular with owners
Author Stephen Covey in his book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People advocates for leaders to continue “sharpening the saw” by investing in themselves.Continued ...
Nestle Toll House Café opens at mall
Two northern Michigan business partners are opening a sweet business at the Grand Traverse Mall. Sweet, indeed.Continued ...
Fred Goldenberg: Cutting budgets and inflicting pain
Once again Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has trundled out his latest iteration of his 2011 budget which went down in flames during his 2012 vice-presidential bid.Continued ...
Today in Sports: 04/16/2014
What's happening in sports across the region and the nation:Continued ...
Putting the spark back into the manufacturing sector
Travis Rogers doesn’t blame outsourcing, mechanization or regulation for Michigan’s stalled manufacturing industry. There’s just no spark in it.Continued ...
Sew Unique moving up to Robert Frost
Sew Unique Alterations and More is moving up in the world, from the basement of Ella’s Fashion and Furnishings to the first floor in Robert Frost Fine Footwear.Continued ...
Clearing the Record: 04/16/2014
Because of a photographer’s error, Matthew Failor and William Kalajian were incorrectly listed as qualifying for the National Geographic Bee in the Monday’s edition of the Record-Eagle.Continued ...
- Poll: Seek long-term solution for road funding shortfall?
- Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Northwest Michigan Surgery Center expands, celebrates 10 years
Tina Piotrowski was part of the Northwest Michigan Surgery Center even before she set up its supply closet shelves and built carts for its operating rooms.Continued ...
Hamilla gets hat trick as Gaylord bests TC Central
Gaylord has options when it comes to who will score goals this season.Continued ...
- Local man hooks 1,200-pound marlin