skiing http://klcc.org en Extended Season For Some Northwest Ski Areas, But Profits Scarce http://klcc.org/post/extended-season-some-northwest-ski-areas-profits-scarce <p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:31:41 +0000 Tom Banse 11554 at http://klcc.org Extended Season For Some Northwest Ski Areas, But Profits Scarce Winter Storm Good News For Oregon Ski Resorts. http://klcc.org/post/winter-storm-good-news-oregon-ski-resorts <p>The arrival of this week's winter storm may be difficult for businesses, but it's a boost for Oregon ski resorts.</p><p>It's been hard for Hoodoo Manager Mathew McFarland to trust the weather forecasts this year.</p><p>McFarland: "They've been saying we'll get, you know, three feet of snow; we get zero. They say expect no snow accumulation, and we get a foot or two. So, it's hard to say."</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:20:12 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 7846 at http://klcc.org Winter Storm Good News For Oregon Ski Resorts. Ski Industry Praying For Snow After Record Dry Year http://klcc.org/post/ski-industry-praying-snow-after-record-dry-year <p>2013 was a record dry year in Eugene and Medford [Oregon]. Many areas around the region have gotten half of their average snowfall or less. That’s got Northwest ski resorts, many of which haven’t even opened yet, nervously waiting for snow. So are thousands of workers and retailers who depend on the ski season. And, there’s little relief in sight.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:34:50 +0000 Liam Moriarty 5829 at http://klcc.org Ski Industry Praying For Snow After Record Dry Year Snow Good News For Ski Resorts http://klcc.org/post/snow-good-news-ski-resorts <p></p><p>Winter conditions may mean bad news for businesses and drivers, but its good news for Oregon ski resorts. A lack of precipitation has kept some resorts reluctant to announce an opening date. Mt. Bachelor near Bend is open with 3 lifts operational, although people are encouraged to stay on groomed runs due to early season conditions. Snow is falling at HooDoo as well. Office and ticket manager Daidre Streeter says they need about 25 more inches to open.</p> Sat, 07 Dec 2013 16:34:44 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 4340 at http://klcc.org Snow Good News For Ski Resorts