Cedar Post

COVID-19 COSTS JOBS ON SCHWEITZER

The wintery-view atop of Schweitzer Mountain won't be seen until next year for skiers and snowboarders.

Wil Auld, Outdoor Editor

March 25, 2020

As of last Thursday March 19, Schweitzer is officially closed for the season as response to the recent Coronavirus outbreak. Out of their approximately 650 employees, over 400 were laid off indefinitely. Schweitzer Mountain Resort has always been one of the main employers in Sandpoint. Through almost...

SKIING FOR C’S

CP staffer Cyrus Blaine attempts to pass as a middle schooler to go skiing.

Cyrus Blaine and Brenden Banks

February 25, 2020

Junior high students of Sandpoint Middle School are hitting the slopes with the ski and ride program. This new program began on the 8th of January and will end on the 26th of February. Every Wednesday, SMS students who meet the requirements have the chance to participate in the eight trips to Schweitze...

[email protected]: AVALANCHE SAFETY

Connor Bird talks COVID-19 with two other staffers in this week's podcast.

Connor Bird, Radio and Podcast Editor

February 1, 2020

Click on the podcast player below to listen to Connor Bird's interview with avalanche safety expert Eric Morgan. Morgan talks about the recent deadly avalanche at Silver Mountain and what you can do to survive if you are in an avalanche. Listen to the Cedar Post's weekly radio show [email protected] each Thursday...

DAY IN THE LIFE: SCHWEITZER EMPLOYEE

Schweitzer Mountain Resort has a history of hiring high school students.

Olivia Lynch, Copy Editor

January 29, 2020

On a normal Saturday morning, many Sandpoint kids are blissfully sleeping in, enjoying the weekend. They wake up around 10:00 am, check their phones, and let out a sigh of relief because it’s the weekend. By this time, I’ve been awake for four hours, embarking on my long journey to work at the Out...

SANDPOINT SLEDDING 101

The survey shows the best sledding area and best type of sled among SHS students.

Hadley Goodvin, Reviews Editor

December 30, 2019

Winter is here and that means everyone's favorite winter activity, sledding, is transpiring. From a saucer to a cafeteria tray, there is no doubt that you will have fun partaking in this venture.  There are many sledding areas in and around the Sandpoint area. Pine Street Hill is an infamous plac...

GUIDE TO SCHWEITZER’S NEW LIFTS

Colburn Park being constructed earlier this year.

Wil Auld, Outdoors Editor

November 25, 2019

During these last few weeks Schweitzer Mountain Resort has been putting the final touches on the two lifts replacing Snow Ghost. While many know of this change, few are aware of the details. Snow Ghost, the beloved two person lift, will be replaced with a high speed quad and triple. Although it may...

GOOD FALL HUNTING

Sophomore Ethan Butler poses with a turkey he shot during the season.

Connor Bird, Radio & Podcast Managing Editor

November 14, 2019

For many students of Sandpoint High School, fall doesn’t just mean the start of school or football games. It means hunting season. October is the heart of the season, as deer, elk, duck, bear, and more can be hunted during this period. Many students, such as sophomore Ethan Butler, look forward to t...

SANDPOINT’S PASSION FOR THE PLANET

Members of Earth Club pose for the picture.

Molly Balison, Lifestyle Editor

November 8, 2019

In this day and age, it is difficult to avoid the urgent environmental issues surrounding us, from climate change, to extinction and endangerment of species, to overwhelming population growth. “The unfortunate part of studying Environmental Science is you realize just what a crisis the planet is in....

THE THRILL OF THE CATCH

Ethan Butler displays a Steelhead on the Clearwater River.

Connor Bird, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019

Chase Ramsey, Junior Q: What is your favorite aspect of fishing? A: My favorite part is just being out there! You make so many memories with great friends and family even if you don’t catch any fish it’s always fun. Q: How long have you been fishing and who taught you? A: I have been fishi...

Q&A WITH TAYLOR SADEWIC

Taylor Sadewic has spent 10 years working with horses. The sophomore want to pursue a career in equine therapy.

Sabrina Wilson, Web Staff

April 26, 2019

Sophomore Taylor Sadewic says there is a feeling of “indescribable joy” when she is riding her horses. Sadewic discussed with the Cedar Post that joy and the passion she has developed working with her horses during the last decade. How long have you been working with horses and in what capac...

ON THE RIGHT COURSE

Addison McNamara has dedicated his time training at Schweitzer Mountain Resort before upcoming ski races.

Connor Bird, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

In any sport getting to the next level physically and mentally takes hours of work and training. The same principle applies to ski racing. Junior Addison McNamara has certainly had his struggles with the sport. Most of his races this season he has either not finished or has been disqualified. T...

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