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Photo courtesy of ODOT.

The latest information about the U.S. 26 Safety Project has been posted on a new ODOT website that is taking comments and input from the public.

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Photo by Jay Chrisman

A foot of fresh snow and a blast of cold air have brought winter back to Mount Hood just in time for skiers and snowboarders worried that the season might end before it really began.

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Finally! Photo by Grant Myrdal

It rained three and a half inches on Mount Hood before it switched over to snow yesterday, but it did switch to snow, and the fresh snow should last for a while because the forecast is calling for relatively low temperatures for seven days.

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Snow, please. Photo by Grant Myrdal.

A large winter storm is taking form on Mount Hood this week that could bring some ugly rain, some lovely snow, or both.

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The Reverend John Wilberding, Mount Hood's King Winter 2014, pictured here with Suzy Chaffee.

John Wilberding served as a volunteer ski patroller on Mount Hood for 38 years, but he may be best known as The Rev.

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Visibility should be outstanding all weekend.

Hope you enjoyed your six days of winter, because there is nothing in the seven-day forecast but sunshine. Temperatures should hover in the 40s and 50s for a Mount Hood holiday weekend packed with events.

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Mountainology co-owner Austin Headrick and his crew migrated from Virginia to Oregon for the extra-long Mount Hood season.

Mountainology, the newest ski and snowboard shop on Mount Hood, is trying to establish itself as the best deal on the mountain for rentals and board tuning.

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evo has done well in Seattle, and globally.

The Seattle-based action sports gear and fashion apparel retailer evo has big plans for Portland.

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Unfortunately, there is not enough snow for the Upper Bowl.

Mt. Hood Skibowl announced today that it will operate its Multorpor chairlift for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, along with the Summit Ski Area chair.

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Zeb and Ian Yaklich at their new office space on Hawthorne Ave.

When it comes to Mount Hood, skiing, snowboarding and the web, Zeb Yaklich is an idea machine. Every time we get together, I walk away with a notebook full of story ideas and contacts. So I was happy to see Zeb, his brother Ian and their company Off the Wall Media expanding into a sweet new space on Hawthorne Boulevard in Portland.

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