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Mt. Ashland opens earlier than expected

ASHLAND, Ore. — Mt. Ashland ski area officially opened the slopes Friday morning. Boarders and skiers could start hitting the slopes at 9 A.M. but a special group got to start a half an hour earlier. “We’ve started this tradition of doing day …

Mt. Ashland sees big crowds for night ski

Ashland, Ore.- Despite the late start and the mid-season closure, Mt. Ashland is still looking good revenue-wise, and it’s all thanks to previous season’s savings, and skiers and snowboarders eager to get in as many runs as possible. “We’re seeing big crowds, …

Deputies rescue stranded skier using cell phone GPS

Medford, Ore. — A cross-country skier suffering from hypothermia is rescued after she makes partial contact with 911 dispatchers. The Jackson County Sheriff’s department says the 38-year-old Klamath Falls woman became lost and was stuck in the back-country near Howard Prairie lake. …