There was a little progress for skiers and snowboarders as a few inches of fresh snow covered the hillsides on Thursday, but any drastic improvement is doubtful.
CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor says an inmate killed his cellmate at a Pennsylvania prison because he wanted his own private cell. Forty-five-year-old Lawrence Peterson Jr., formerly of Easton, will now serve a life sentence on top of the 40- to 80-year term he had been serving for a violent robbery. Clearfield County District...
American teen Mikaela Shiffrin became the third woman to win back-to-back slalom titles at the world championships when she triumphed in Beaver Creek, Colo.
Tina Maze of Slovenia won the Alpine combined event at the world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo., her third medal of the competition. Lindsey Vonn of Vail, Colo., failed to finish the slalom and was in tears afterward.
Patrick Kueng of Switzerland won the downhill and Travis Ganong of Squaw Valley, Calif., got the silver medal at the world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo
Snowfall in the mountains is at record low levels, and forecasts for the rest of the season don’t offer much hope. Some skiers and resort operators are trying to remain optimistic, while others are looking ahead to better times next year.
Skier Tina Maze of Slovenia edged Anna Fenninger of Austria to win the women’s downhill gold medal at the world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo. Lindsey Vonn of Vail, Colo., was fifth.
U.S. skier Bode Miller is no longer being held back by a herniated disk. He has cleared himself to race again. Just in time for world championships this week in Beaver Creek, Colo., too, which was his target all along after having surgery in November.
Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps.
Skiing Shiffrin ties record for victories by a teen in World Cup slalom Mikaela Shiffrin of Eagle-Vail, Colo., continued her recent resurgence in slalom by convincingly winning her second straight World Cup race, leaving her rivals in awe four weeks before she defends her world title in Beaver Creek, Colo. In sunny conditions and cheered...