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
Beach Bums rained out
Editorial: Sewer investment could pair with road repairs
The issue: TC is considering a road bond. Our view: Marrying road and sewer work may be best investment.Continued ...
Traverse City steps up parking enforcement
Barb Meredith recently had an expensive downtown Traverse City breakfast, but not from anything on the restaurant’s menu.Continued ...
Book on Marion golfer a No. 1 seller on Amazon.com
From the first time he met Roy Vomastek on a golf course, Brian Mulvaney knew there was something uniquely special about the septuagenarian.Continued ...
Meeting set on delivery-by-sail venture based in Northport
Dragonfly Sail Transport is holding an informational meeting Sunday at Brew North. Dragonfly is a new initiative based in Northport that aims to work with local merchants to deliver products to outlying harbor towns by sail.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 05/22/2013
Rules violate the law; Send some to jail.Continued ...
Snyder, GOP lawmakers agree to budget targets
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and leaders of the GOP majority in the Legislature reached a budget agreement Tuesday for next fiscal year that doesn’t include an expansion of government health insurance for low income-adults and puts Michigan’s unexpected surplus toward funding roads and K-12 education.Continued ...
Fog cuts short Bums' win over Evansville
Not many people saw Taylor Wrenn’s two-run, two-out triple in the eighth that effectively ended Traverse City’s 10-0 Frontier League home opener win Tuesday over Evansville.Continued ...
Now it's Bums' Woodward's turn to deliver the hurt
Scott Woodward’s 2011 season was derailed by injuries and 2012 didn’t happen due to them. So far, 2013 looks like he’ll be hurting a lot of Frontier League teams.Continued ...
TCAPS contract talks continue
Traverse City Area Public Schools educators picketed outside the district’s main office building in a display of opposition to TCAPS administrators’ proposed collective bargaining contract.Continued ...
Panera Bread is on its way
A Panera Bread franchise likely will rise in Garfield Township despite what some planning officials consider a stale project design.Continued ...
Beach Bums continue to take their looks at plate
The Beach Bums picked up right where they left off last regular season, drawing tons of walks. Traverse City added nine to its season total of 26. River City came in Tuesday’s games with 30 to lead the league.Continued ...
Woman retraces father's steps to Indian marker trees
Dennis Downes traveled 200,000 miles over three decades, a journey to locate Indian trail tree markers around the Great Lakes, including two in Traverse City – one at the Civic Center and another at a Washington Street residence.Continued ...
Prep Sports Roundup: Titans, Vikings atop BNC
It comes down to this for the Traverse City West soccer team: Win at Gaylord on Thursday and likely share the Big North Conference title with Cadillac. (Plus more)Continued ...
Sports in Brief: 05/22/2013
Honor Roll scratch meeting Thursday; Cherry-Roubaix to double as state meet; Local swimmers compete in Indianapolis. (Plus more)Continued ...
Police looking into assault find 960 pot plants
Investigation into a domestic assault complaint led Antrim County authorities to a "sophisticated" marijuana grow operation and nearly 1,000 plants.Continued ...
Man gets prison for heroin possession
An Antrim County man found in possession of about 20 packets of heroin will spend at least 18 months in prison.Continued ...
Prep Softball Rankings: 05/22/2013
Michigan Softball Coaches Association Rankings:Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/22/2013
NWS hosts author; Parkinson's support group; film and discussion; and more.Continued ...
- Poll: Should TC pair road and sewer work?
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Leelanau will pay to settle lawsuit
Leelanau County will pay $55,000 to settle a lawsuit stemming from allegations county sheriff’s deputies illegally detained a man.Continued ...
NMC may hike tuition for some
Northwestern Michigan College board members took their first look at next year’s draft budget, which included a nearly 32 percent tuition hike for the nursing, automotive, and audio-tech programs.Continued ...
Editorial: TBAISD hoards money as schools struggle
The issue: TBAISD’s millions. Our view: Big changes needed.Continued ...
Home foreclosure could be 'windfall' for Benzie
Tax foreclosure on a lakefront home valued near $800,000 could be a “windfall” for Benzie County.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 05/15/2013
TEDx speaker match; Evaluation planning; Employment forecast. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Beach Bums rained out