Skiers Hit the Slopes

NEAR WILLAMETTE PASS, Ore. — Skiers are dusting off their skis and hitting the slopes after an unseasonably dry winter delayed the start of ski season at Willamette Pass. Skiers said they had to wait quite a while to hit the slopes this year, but it was definitely worth the wait after hitting the slopes … Continue reading »

Ski-Snowboard Industry Nets Millions

EUGENE, Ore. — Skiers and snowboarders in Oregon delivered $482 million in economic impacts across the state in 2010-2011. According to a report prepared by the University of Oregon, the industry contributed 6,772 jobs and $194 million in personal income. The report reviewed the amount of money spent at the mountains, in communities and along … Continue reading »