FACES AND PLACES: Winter play
Published 01/16/2010, Grand Forks Herald
Walhalla, N.D., couple love their side of the mountain
The morning sun glistens on the snow as Richard and Judith Johnson stand on a Frost Fire Ski Area slope. Behind the couple, the tree-covered rolling hills of the Pembina Gorge stretch out as far as the eye can see. For more than a third of a century the couple has operated a ski area in this spot west of Walhalla, and their appreciation for the gorge area has grown more with each passing year.