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Winter Storm Watch issued January 16 at 3:40AM PST until January 18 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE FROM FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT... .A DEEP FETCH OF SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE NOSES INTO THE REGION STARTING TONIGHT AND LINGERS THROUGH MIDWEEK. THIS WARM, MOIST CONVEYOR BELT WILL OVERRUN A VERY COLD AIR MASS CURRENTLY IN PLACE BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERAL HOURS OF FREEZING RAIN, SLEET,

M.L.King Day

Hi19° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog

Tonight

Lo15° Chance Wintry Mix

Tuesday

Hi29° Wintry Mix Likely

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Rain

Wednesday

Hi36° Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Rain Likely then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi36° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi34° Rain Likely

Friday Night

Lo24° Snow Likely

Dig now, ride later: Stevens Pass bike trails taking shape

STEVENS PASS — For now, the mountain bike trails at Stevens Pass are still a series of disconnected segments, littered with machinery and tools, boulders and mud. But trail builders can already see themselves gripping the handlebars as they fly down the forested hills, hurdling jumps and hugging the berms in a perfectly brakeless flow. The dream is beginning to take shape.

Cashmere man enjoying a ‘cool’ journey

The endorphins have kicked in as Stephen Ettinger manuevers over the steep primitive mountain biking course in the forests above Bogotá, Colombia. He knows he has the legs for these Pan American Championships. He tightens his helmet strap some more in the sticky 80-degree heat, puts in a couple digs and soon finds himself in a top position.

Forest Service approves Stevens Pass bike park

STEVENS PASS — The Stevens Pass Ski Area expects to begin construction of a mountain bike park and trail system this summer after the U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday it has approved the project.

World class potential

Ask a mountain biker — from west of the mountains or east — what their favorite ride in the state happens to be, and invariably the answer will be Devil’s Gulch near Cashmere. Inquire about their favorite spot — and you’re likely to hear the Methow Valley.

Stevens Pass bike park would fill one big void

LEAVENWORTH — It’s been a long wait — five years to be exact — but outdoor recreationists are optimistic they’ll soon be riding the chairlifts at Stevens Pass with their mountain bikes rather than just their skis. The final comment period on a plan to allow the Stevens Pass Ski Area to build the state’s first lift-access mountain bike park ended in mid-January. Renee Bodine, public affairs officer for the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, said Monday that a decision will be made in about two weeks on whether to allow ...