Lindsey Vonn criticizes FIS after racing in fog in Bulgaria

BANKSO, Bulgaria (AP) — Lindsey Vonn criticized the International Ski Federation Monday for allowing skiers to race in foggy conditions in Bulgaria. The 30-year-old American, who missed nearly two seasons of competition after injuring her right knee in Austria in 2013, accused FIS of restarting the super-G leg of Sunday's combined race too soon. Competing...

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Prosecutor: Inmate killed cellmate so he’d have his own cell

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...

Skier Tina Maze wins Alpine combined at worlds

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.

It’s a possibly record-setting bad snow year in the NW

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.

U.S. skier Bode Miller says he is ready for world championships

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.

U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin dominates World Cup slalom event

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...