‘This Is a Humanity Issue:’ Portland Protesters Speak Out from the Front Lines

Night after night for nearly two months, protesters have taken to the streets of Portland, Oregon, for demonstrations against racial injustice that have devolved into vandalism and clashes with authorities. Long after such unrest subsided in other cities, small groups of protesters in Portland continued to set fires, spray graffiti on public buildings and battle … Read more ‘This Is a Humanity Issue:’ Portland Protesters Speak Out from the Front Lines

Dancers, artists take center stage on slopes of French ski station

Dancers and artists have gathered on the slopes of #Semnoz ski resort for a series of performances which the public can view during a walk through the countryside dubbed “La Grande Balade” (The Big Walk). The events, which traditionally signal the start of the #Annecy Paysages festival, last until July 26. Subscribe to us on … Read more Dancers, artists take center stage on slopes of French ski station

Ski fields around NZ report massive visitor numbers these school holidays

The holiday rush has also highlighted an issue with some of the infrastructure at our ski resorts. Join the 6pm team as they bring you the latest news from here and overseas Daily at 6pm on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/one-news-at-6pm Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/1NEWSNZ Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/1newsnz Twitter – https://twitter.com/1NewsNZ

Mackenzie Country locals welcoming new brand of tourists with open arms

The region is relying on New Zealanders exploring their own backyard this ski season. Join Hilary Barry, Jeremy Wells and the team for a fresh perspective on today’s stories. Weeknights at 7pm on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/seven-sharp Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/sevensharp Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/sevensharptvnz

What happened to Elijah McClain? Case draws new attention amid nationwide protests | Nightline

McClain was killed nearly a year ago in Colorado after police responded to a call about a suspicious person. Having anemia, he’d worn a ski mask to stay warm while going to the convenience store. WATCH NIGHTLINE EPISODES: https://abc.go.com/shows/nightline ALSO AVAILABLE ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/2wSmSrZ #Nightline #ElijahMcClain #BLM #BlackLivesMatter #Police #Investigation #Protest #Racism

South Africa eases lockdown to revive the economy

South Africa has eased lockdown restrictions to restart businesses and revive its economy. The tourism sector is among the worst affected. While the tourist season only kicks off in September, few travellers are expected as the country grapples with the highest number of coronavirus cases in Africa. Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller reports from Tiffindell Ski … Read more South Africa eases lockdown to revive the economy

Construction on China’s first Winter Olympics museum begins

The construction of an ice-snow themed museum officially began in Chongli County of Zhangjiakou City. It’s part of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games project. Officially, it’s called the Chongli Overseas Chinese Ice-Snow Museum. The museum is also designed with a library. The facility will be connected to a ski resort by a cableway. Subscribe to … Read more Construction on China’s first Winter Olympics museum begins

Justice & Peace: Brian Buckmire Breaks Down Crying As He Discusses the Case of Elijah McClain

Elijah McClain died in August 2019 after interaction with the police. McClain, 23, was detained after a suspicious person 911 call. Police called as McClain was wearing a ski mask. McClain was placed in a chokehold and injected with Ketamine. McClain went into cardiac arrest and became brain dead. No charges were filed. An independent … Read more Justice & Peace: Brian Buckmire Breaks Down Crying As He Discusses the Case of Elijah McClain

Skiers Celebrate Midsummer Midnight Sun in Sweden

People took to the wilderness of Arctic Sweden early Saturday to ski under the midnight sun, despite the country’s midsummer festivities being subdued this year because of the coronavirus. They were celebrating midsummer in Riksgränsen in Sweden’s Lapland, 200 kilometres (124 miles) north of the Arctic Circle. At midsummer, the sun remains visible at midnight … Read more Skiers Celebrate Midsummer Midnight Sun in Sweden

A very different ski season kicks off today following COVID restrictions | ABC News

The highly anticipated ski season officially kicks off today. Resorts in the snowy mountains have been busy preparing a number of COVID-safe protocols for skiers and snowboarders. They’re also calling for patience, because this ski season is going to look and feel different to any other. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more A very different ski season kicks off today following COVID restrictions | ABC News

High school graduates receive diplomas on mountaintop

Students of a New Hampshire high school took ski lifts to attend a mountaintop graduation ceremony. Since large groups can no longer gather as a result of the #coronavirus pandemic, the school came up with this novel way for students to graduate in person while maintaining social distancing. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download … Read more High school graduates receive diplomas on mountaintop

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Thursday May 28 | ABC News

Queensland health authorities are trying to find out how Australia’s youngest coronavirus victim became infected in a town with no known cases. In this update: 0:11 – A fever clinic has opened in the central Queensland town of Blackwater after the death of Nathan Turner. He was found dead on Tuesday and later tested positive … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Thursday May 28 | ABC News

Coronavirus: The ski resort saving snow for next season – BBC News

In the Finnish resort of Levi, 150kms (93 miles) north of the Arctic Circle, the ski season normally goes into May. This year, that was cut short when they had to close in March because of Covid-19, despite having the best snowfall in living memory. Locals have decided they must do something to help themselves … Read more Coronavirus: The ski resort saving snow for next season – BBC News

Coronavirus uncertainty leaves alpine operators worried despite once-in-a-decade falls | ABC News

Any other year, business operators in the Victorian alps would be celebrating after early snow, like last week’s huge falls. However, with uncertainty still lingering over whether the 2020 ski season can go ahead, most of them are worried about whether they can survive the Winter. Get the ABC’s latest coronavirus news here: https://ab.co/2PTeDpK For … Read more Coronavirus uncertainty leaves alpine operators worried despite once-in-a-decade falls | ABC News