Outdoors

Outdoors

Crystal Mountain opens for ski season

Crystal Mountain opened for the ski season Nov. 23, 2018. It will be open daily starting Dec. 5, according to the resort’s website. It had two lifts open Friday, with access to intermediate and beginner runs.

Dramatic footage shows whales rescued from entanglements

Whales can become trapped in fishing gear and other lines and ropes along the coasts of the United States. NOAA confirmed 76 such cases in 2017 involving humpbacks, gray, minke, blue and North Atlantic right whales.