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Mt. Spokane kicks off 2015 season

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Workers at Mt. Spokane say the snow they've been working with this season is even better than the snow they had in the middle of the season last year. Workers at Mt. Spokane say the snow they've been working with this season is even better than the snow they had in the middle of the season last year.
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Everywhere on Mt. Spokane, folks are making preparations. Brad McQuarrie says it's been a good week to get ready for the season. That's because they got buckets of snow this week. Compare that to their last season, which was their worst in a decade. In fact, they say the snow they've been working with this season is even better than the snow they had in the middle of the season last year.

"Its been a long time because we closed early last year so we're just excited about getting people up here," McQuarrie said.

It's not just outside that workers are scurrying. Inside Lodge Two, workers are stocking up for the thirsty snowboarders and skiiers that will show up Friday. Lodge One just got half a million dollars worth of renovations. That includes new walls, wood paneling, redone bathrooms, and new floors.

McQuarrie says he's just happy to put their snowless season behind them, and take advantage of the snow in this winter's forecast.

"Once every 10 years you have a year like last year. We're just excited for things to be back to normal and be able to service people again!" McQuarrie said.

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