Skiing http://kplu.org en Mass: Heavy Rain, Strong Winds And Snow In The Mountains This Weekend http://kplu.org/post/mass-heavy-rain-strong-winds-and-snow-mountains-weekend <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This weekend will bring heavy rain, strong winds and snow in the mountains, says </span>KPLU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> weather expert Cliff Mass.</span></p><p>“You can expect everything this weekend,” said Mass, who teaches atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington.</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:00:51 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 12461 at http://kplu.org Mass: Heavy Rain, Strong Winds And Snow In The Mountains This Weekend Canadian ski pioneer Sarah Burke dies after practice injury http://kplu.org/post/canadian-ski-pioneer-sarah-burke-dies-after-practice-injury <p>Freestyle skiing pioneer Sarah Burke died this morning at the University of Utah Medical Center from injuries suffered nine days ago while practicing the sport she championed.</p><blockquote><p>&quot;Sarah passed away peacefully surrounded by those she loved,&quot; says a statement from the medical center. &quot;In accordance with Sarah&#39;s wishes, her organs and tissues were donated to save the lives of others.&quot;</p></blockquote><p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 22:45:46 +0000 National Public Radio 3821 at http://kplu.org Canadian ski pioneer Sarah Burke dies after practice injury News for skiers: 7-day access to Hurricane Ridge ski area http://kplu.org/post/news-skiers-7-day-access-hurricane-ridge-ski-area <p>PORT ANGELES, Wash. &mdash; Skiers and snowboarders will have 7-day-a-week access to the Hurricane Ridge area as Olympic National Park keeps the road plowed in the second year of a pilot program to promote more visitors.</p><p> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 17:38:33 +0000 The Associated Press 3121 at http://kplu.org News for skiers: 7-day access to Hurricane Ridge ski area "Off limits" skiers could be fined http://kplu.org/post/limits-skiers-could-be-fined <p>Every winter we hear about skiers and snow boarders at nearby ski resorts who end up in dangerous situations after wandering into areas marked “off limits."&nbsp; That often triggers expensive search and rescue operations. Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:07:47 +0000 KPLU News Staff 625 at http://kplu.org "Off limits" skiers could be fined