Early Snow At Lake of the Woods

LAKE OF THE WOODS, Ore. — Fall is barely a month old and suddenly it’s starting to look a little like winter, especially in the high country of Southern Oregon and Northern California. Several inches of snow covered the ground at Crater Lake and Mt. Ashland, and some passes have had a dusting and freezing … Continue reading »

Preparing For Ski Season

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. – Mount Ashland has yet to see it’s first snow, but that’s not keeping workers from preparing for the ski season. Mount Ashland Ski Area workers have been on the dry slopes since July. They’ve been doing maintenance on the snow cats, ski lifts, trails and rental equipment and next month, the … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Receives Grant

ASHLAND, Ore. — Mt. Ashland is receiving a $20,000 grant that is unrestricted. The grant will come from the Los Angeles-based Gardner Grout Foundation. The foundation has contributed $100,000 to the ski area over the last six year period. Mt. Ashland said none of the previously donated funds have been used for expansion purposes. This … Continue reading »

Ashland Mountain Challenge: Bikers’ Boost

By Rob Scott ASHLAND, Ore. — Through the thick fog and snow flurries, riders from all over competed in the the Ashland Mountain Challenge on Saturday morning. The competitors worked right up until race time making adjustments to their bike, which brought big business to Siskiyou Cyclerly Inc. “Yesterday, was madness man,” said Jeff Rubin, … Continue reading »

Ashland Mountain Challenge This Weekend

By Bryan Navarro ASHLAND, Ore. — Cyclists will be swarming to Mount Ashland this weekend. Hundreds are in town for a major race down the dirt trails. Race officials say they’re maxed to capacity, more than 300 riders are descending Mount Ashland and descending on the city;  spending some of the money in Ashland, fueling … Continue reading »

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