Slow Start to Ski Season

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s an uphill battle for ski resorts who are off to a slow start because of a lack of snow. Ski shops like Berg’s in Eugene are open for business and can get you hooked up with any gear, even though the closer slopes like Hoodoo and Willamette Pass are not open. … Continue reading »

Ski Businesses Await Snowfall

EUGENE, Ore. — Expected snowfall throughout Oregon is welcome news for ski resorts that haven’t been able to open in weeks. There’s currently about 15 inches of snow at the Hoodoo Ski Resort. Willamette Pass got 6 inches of snow overnight. They need at least two feet of snow to open, but with snowfall expected … Continue reading »

Father, Son Found Safe near Mt. Bachelor

BEND, Ore. — A father and son were found safe near Mt. Bachelor after they were reported missing Monday. Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies say 40-year-old Eric Abney and his 13-year-old son left Sunday morning to go snowmobiling toward Mt. Bachelor. When they didn’t return, their family members called 911. Deputies found Abney’s vehicle and snowmobile … Continue reading »

Mt. Bachelor Opens for Summer Skiing Weekend

MT. BACHELOR, Ore. — Crazy as it sounds, you can ski in the middle of summer. Mt. Bachelor is opening lifts Friday, June 29 for a weekend of skiing. The resort got more than 500 inches of snowfall and it’s still sticking around. Weather permitting, Pine Marten and Summit lifts open from 7:30 a.m. to … Continue reading »