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Mt. Ashland opens for the season

Ashland, Ore.- Whether you’ve been skiing for a few years or for decades, opening day on the mountain is exciting. “I haven’t been happier than this in a very long time,” Hiram Towle, Mt. Ashland general manager said. Hundreds of people hit …

Mt. Ashland could open before the weekend

ASHLAND, Ore. – Officials at the Mt. Ashland Ski Area hope this week’s weather patterns will bring enough snow to open the slopes to skiers. On Monday, General Manager Hiram Towle said the snow depth at the lower part of the mountain …

Local business hopes for snow

Ashland, Ore.- Local businesses are hoping the snow this week will boost their sales. Get ‘N Gear in Ashland says business for ski equipment has been slow. That is, until snow hits the ground. “I’m getting very excited I mean people usually …

Mt. Ashland possibly delays opening

Ashland, Ore.- Due to recent weather conditions, Mt. Ashland will most likely delay its planned opening day of December 9. “It’s got to be understood that we pick a date based on planning and being ready for the opening, but really at …

Mt. Ashland Ski Lodge renovation in full swing

Mt. Ashland, Ore. – Mt. Ashland Ski Resort Manager Hiram Towle looks over the construction that covers nearly every square inch of the 52-year-old lodge. Towle said, “Pretty much every part of the lodge except for the fourth floor is getting some …

July skiing in central Oregon

Deschutes County, Ore. (KTVZ/CNN Newsource) – Most Americans who celebrated the Fourth of July skiing did it behind a boat on water. But Mount Bachelor in central Oregon welcomed skiers who wanted to celebrate America’s birthday speeding down its powdery slopes. This year …