Tag Archives: Idaho

Tamarack Homeowners Save Ski Resort

Donnelly, ID – The Tamarack Municipal Association (TMA), the owners’ association of Tamarack Resort, will operate the Idaho ski area after acquiring the resort’s assets and averting a tax auction that had been scheduled for today. A group of homeowners established a company to purchase New TR Acquisitions Co. LLC’s (“NEWTRAC”) resort assets, which will now be operated by a … Continue reading Tamarack Homeowners Save Ski Resort

YouTube Celebrity Buys Idaho Ski Area

Inkom, ID – The “SHAYTARDS” channel on YouTube counts nearly five million subscribers, and the man behind the channel is now the proud new owner of Pebble Creek Ski Area in Inkom, near Pocatello in southeastern Idaho. Shay Butler, or “Shay Carl” as he’s known on YouTube, has bought the mountain from a group of investors who … Continue reading YouTube Celebrity Buys Idaho Ski Area

Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame Inducts Four

Park City, UT – Four skiing stars will become the newest inductees to the Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame at a reception and ceremony to be held this week in Park City. Olympic alpine skiing medalist and broadcast analyst Christin Cooper, Paralympic cross-country skiing medalist Steve Cook, Group Rossignol American president Ron Steele and the late chairlift engineer Jan Leonard, co-founder … Continue reading Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame Inducts Four

More Tamarack Assets Head to the Auction Block

Donnelly, ID – Idaho’s financially beleaguered Tamarack Resort was dealt another blow this week with the news that the resort’s two remaining chairlifts and a half-finished mid-mountain lodge will be auctioned off next month. Valley County seized the lodge and the resort’s Summit and Tamarack Express chairlifts for non-payment of $270,000 in overdue property taxes. The county … Continue reading More Tamarack Assets Head to the Auction Block

Mountain Collective Adds New Zealand Ski Resorts

Aspen, CO – The Mountain Collective pass is again available for sale, this time with two new Southern Hemisphere ski resorts added to the mix. Coronet Peak and The Remarkables in Queenstown, New Zealand have joined The Mountain Collective as a full partner for the 2016-2017 season. This addition expands the breadth of the Collective with full … Continue reading Mountain Collective Adds New Zealand Ski Resorts

UPDATED: Idaho High School Student Dies in Skiing Accident

Originally published: 12:16 p.m. MST February 1, 2016 Updated: 7:10 p.m. MST February 1, 2016 Fairfield, ID – A teenage girl from Twin Falls, Idaho died in an accident at Soldier Mountain ski area in Fairfield on Saturday. Taylor Biggs, 14, was a Twin Falls High School freshman who traveled with nine of her fellow students on a … Continue reading UPDATED: Idaho High School Student Dies in Skiing Accident

Ski Resort Partner Granted Permission from the FAA for Drone Video Service

San Francisco, CA – Before this season started, we told you about a new drone video service partnering with ski resorts across the U.S. Now the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted an amendment to Cape Productions’ existing Section 333 exemption for commercial drone operations in the U.S., making the company the first operator in the country authorized to … Continue reading Ski Resort Partner Granted Permission from the FAA for Drone Video Service