BREWSTER — Nearly six months after the Carlton Complex Fires raged through Pateros, George Pearson said it’s still hard sometimes to control his anger. It’s hardest, he said, when his wife starts crying out of the blue because something she lost in the fire pops into her head.
Mission Ridge owner Larry Scrivenich enjoys getting behind the wheel of the resort’s bus and shuttling skiers and snowboarders. Most riders have no idea he runs the joint, which gives him an opportunity to learn firsthand about how customers experience the resort. It’s his way of playing undercover boss.
New snow means winter fun, but dress warmly. Temperatures could dip to the single digits tonight and New Year’s Eve. Highs will be in the low 20s, gradually warming through the week with a slight chance of more snow by the weekend.
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Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife district fish biologist Travis Maitland reports that although steelheading has not been “red hot” recently, there are decent fish being landed by the hardy and tenacious. In late November, Maitland watched an angler pull steelie from the pool behind Rocky Reach Dam that measured 38 inches and weighed 15 pounds.