Fri, Oct 4, 2013 3:03 PM EDT 1:53
Residents of Mt. Hood, Ore., received a surprise this week, as an early winter storm dumped nearly 17 inches of snow on the area. Although lifts weren't scheduled to open for another few weeks, local mountain resorts are now doing everything they can to accommodate a sudden influx of skiers. KOIN-TV's Chris Holmstrom reports.