Mount Spokane sees big powder day

Last night's snow made for a big powder day Wednesday at Mount Spokane, which saw 11 and a half inches of fresh snow overnight. Skiers and snowboarders took to the mountain on a day which saw not only the best conditions of the season, but of the last three years, said general manager Brad McQuarry.

Ski areas announce deals for first-time skiers, snowboarders

It's national "Learn Ski and Snowboard Month" (LSSM), and for anyone who has been wanting to learn how to do either, now is your chance. Schweitzer Mountain Resort, among other ski areas in the Inland Northwest have announced January deals for new skiers and snowboarders in honor of LSSM.