2017 WSSA AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED (Feb '17) - The annual award winners were announced at Winter Rendezvous in Omak over Presidents' Day weekend. Congratulations to the following individuals and groups:
-Snowmobiler of the Year - Matt Mead
-Snowmobile Club President of the Year - Craig Stahl
-Snowmobile Club of the Year - Cascade Drift Skippers
-Groomer of the Year - Bill Burgess, Pacific Mountain Services, Leavenworth
UPCOMING ON THE SNOW FAMILY EVENTS! (Dec '16)
- Are you looking for some fun family-friendly snowmobiling events? Here are some upcoming opportunities for you!
- February 25th, Rose Springs Sno-Park
– Vintage Sled Meet – Visit www.facebook.com/people/mt-misery-snowdrifters/100010555234457
for details as the event gets closer.
- March 4th & 5th, The Last Resort in Ronald
– Pacific Northwest Vintage Snowmobile Club’s annual Vintage Show & Ride – Visit www.pnwvsc.org
Information compiled from Snoflyer
submissions and other sources. Be sure to verify details with event organizers in case of inaccuracies or cancelations.
PRIEST LAKE GROOMING REPORTS (Jan '17) - Are you looking for the latest information on trail conditions in the Priest Lake, ID, area? General information can be found at www.priestlake.org. You can click here to go directly to the latest grooming report. How about an app for your Android or Apple phone? Visit the respective store and search Priest Lake and you'll find it; a great tool for snowmobilers!
ACSA NATIONAL NEWS (Jan '17) - Click here for the latest news from the American Council of Snowmobile Associations.
$1,000 REWARD OFFERED BY COEUR D'ALENE SNOWMOBILE CLUB (Jan '17) - A $1,000 reward is being offered by the Coeur d'Alene Snowmobile Club, to anyone with information that results in the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for burning down the Skitwish warming shelter somewhere around November 20th 2016. Contact the Kootenai County Sheriff's office (208) 446-1300.
AUTHORITIES STILL LOOKING FOR MISSING PCT HIKER (Nov '16)
, Yakima County Sheriff’s Office's Search and Rescue Coordinator, asked WSSA
to reach out to our members regarding the search for Kris Fowler, last seen October 12th in Packwood
. Kris was hiking the Pacific Crest Trail when he went missing. Click here for Missing Hiker flyer.
Call (509) 728-0802 with any information.
WSSA 2017 SCHOLARSHIP INFO NOW POSTED (Oct '16)
- Click on the Scholarships
menu item at left and learn how you might earn a $1,500 WSSA
Scholarship, with a chance to win two others from the Western Chapter and the International Snowmobile Media Council.
2016 WSSA SCHOLARSHIP WINNER IS CHELSEA MILLER (Jul '16)
- Congratulations to Chelsea Miller, from Winthrop, for winning the 2016 WSSA
Scholarship, this year valued at $1,850! If you are interested in the 2017 WSSA
Scholarship program, details will be posted on the Scholarships
page by early fall.
NATURE CONSERVANCY LAND MANAGEMENT PLAN RELEASED (Dec '15)
- Of interest to snowmobilers is an article from the Ellensburg
Daily Record regarding the Management Plan for the Nature Conservancy lands purchased last year. It's good news for snowmobilers and other motorized recreationists
. (Remember though this is privately-owned land and our good stewardship must continue!) Check it out here
WSSA MEMBERSHIP BRINGS DISCOUNT FOR LIFE FLIGHT NETWORK (Nov '16)
- UPDATED! Northwest MedStar is now Life Flight Network.
Seconds count when a critically ill or injured patient needs specialized medical attention, and so does the medical team caring for you. From bases all over the Northwest, Life Flight Network safely transports thousands of patients each year in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Western Montana, Northern Nevada and Northern California. Life Flight Network, a non-profit organization, is the region's premier critical care transport service dedicated to the safe, compassionate care for thousands of critically ill or injured patients each year through helicopter, fixed wing and ground-based transports to health care facilities throughout the Pacific Northwest. The price is $45 a year, or $225 for five; a bargain if you ever need this emergency service. Click here
for the WSSA
/Life Flight Network membership application. Visit www.lifeflight.org
for the details of this life-saving insurance.
LOOKING FOR SNOWMOBILE SAFETY AND ACCESS INFORMATION? (Jun '14)
- The Snowmobile Safety and Access Information Center is provided by the American Council of Snowmobile Associations in fulfillment of a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA
) to support snowmobile safety and access training and product development. Your one stop shop; click here
to visit www.snowmobileinfo.org!
WSSA IS ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER (Jan '10)
- Search "Washington State Snowmobile Association" on Facebook and become a fan! Check us on Twiter
too at "wssaus