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Avalanches keep Idaho 21 closed for now

  If this is any indication of snow conditions in Idaho’s mountains the water season appears to have improved. It was only a little more than 25 years ago when the state regularly keep Highway 21 open all year. That’s

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Posted in Letters from the West

Snowmobile update for the weekend

Photo by Roger Phillips With storms hitting the mountains, snowmobilers will be heading into to hills to carve the powder. Crews will be working to clear parking lots and groom trails. Even with more snow, the snowpack is still too

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Snow in forecast for mountains, but only small chance in Valley

The National Weather Service has good news for Boise area skiers, but bad news for kids who want to make more snowmen in the front yard. It’s winter in Idaho, and we expect it to be cold. So all we

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Why isn’t Brundage open? Here’s why

Our friend April Whitney at Brundage gives us a lesson on snow grooming.

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Cold front may bring rain to Boise area Sunday, Monday

A cold front from the north may bring snow to the peaks of Bogus Basin tonight or Monday, but the Treasure Valley will only see rain, according to the National Weather Service. There’s a 30 percent chance of rain in

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Snow and low sales provoke Bogus to extend season pass sale

Bogus Basin has extended its early season pass sale until Thursday, Feb. 28. Season passes start at $229, a $30 increase over previous years. The sale was scheduled to end Sunday, Feb. 24. Here’s the intel from Bogus Basin: The

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