Western students and Whatcom County residents who enjoy skiing and snowboarding are in luck this year — the Pacific Northwest is expected to have a snowy 2022-23 season due to a predicted La Niña winter. La Niña is a climate pattern in the Pacific Ocean.
Cass Bowers is a third-year public relations major and reporter for The Front. She is interested in writing about local politics, social issues, and the outdoors, and she has previously had work published in The Seattle Times. When Cass isn’t busy with school, she spends time with her son, partner, and two obnoxious huskies. She can be found at firstname.lastname@example.org.