Ski and Snowboard Swap This Weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Ski Education Foundation is hosting their annual public ski and snowboard swap event. Thousands of bargained-priced, new and used gear, clothing, and accessories are available. Sellers range from people looking to swap out old stuff, to winter-sports merchants offering clearance prices on gear. An early bird special is tonight at … Continue reading »

“Blessing of Mt. Ashland” Next Weekend

ASHLAND, Ore. – Mount Ashland will soon be holding its “Blessing Mt. Ashland” event, where a diverse range of cultures and traditions will participate, offering their gratitude to the mountain. Over the past 8 years, the annual ceremony has been conducted in the spring. “After last years’ dry winter, we feel it is especially important to … Continue reading »

Mount Ashland Ski Area Holds Job Fair

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Mt. Ashland Ski Area wants to recruit new employees today at a job fair they are hosting. Officials say they’re looking for friendly, motivated and energetic people with excellent guest service skills. The ski area has a variety of positions available across several departments. Mt. Ashland officials want to hire about … Continue reading »

Mount Ashland GM Starting Out Strong

ASHLAND, Ore. — The new Mount Ashland General Manager is wasting no time in getting to work. Hiram Towle says, he plans to spend the next few weeks getting to know the program and reaching out to the community. Last season, Mount Ashland was plagued with little snow, and did not open their ski season … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Hires New General Manager

MT ASHLAND, Ore. — It was a challenging winter for Mount Ashland. Not enough snow fell to get the lifts up and running for the first time in the slope’s history. The off-season has been busy and officials said the hire of a general manager will get them back on track to improving the skiing … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland’s Develop Director Resigning

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — The Ashland Ski Area will be losing another member of its staff at the end of the month. This comes after former General Manager, Kim Clark’s position was eliminated. Rick Saul says he will be leaving his position as development director on May 29th. Ski officials announced Saul as Interim Executive … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Announces Changes

ASHLAND, Ore.– There are some big changes coming to Mount Ashland. The year-round general manager position has been eliminated. This means Kim Clark is leaving after seven years of service. Soon a search for an executive director will begin. Rick Saul will act as the interim executive director. This announcement comes after the mountain did … Continue reading »

Mount Ashland Sales Up, Revenues Down

ASHLAND, Ore. – After a non-existent ski season, Mount Ashland is on pace to sell more season passes this spring than last year. But that’s doing little to dig them out of the resort’s financial hole. As of yesterday morning season pass sales were up 722 to 717 compared to the same time last year. … Continue reading »

Activists Target Mt. Ashland Expansion

ASHLAND, Ore. – A group of sledders launches off the side of Mt. Ashland’s newly-contoured Sonnet trail. The trail is part of a short-term expansion project painfully close to completion. “The sooner we get on this this spring, the better it’s going to be for the environment and the creek channel below,” said Eric Navickas, … Continue reading »

Ski Teams Wrap Up Unprecedented Season

MEDFORD, Ore. – Kailey Flockoi and her coach gather over an iPhone, reviewing video from their championship race last week. The video shows the final runs of what will hopefully prove a once-in-a-lifetime season. “I definitely had a different image of what this year was going to go down like,” said Flockoi. Last week’s races … Continue reading »

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