Maine ski mountain makes 1st snow of season

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NEWRY, Maine (AP) -- Western Maine's Sunday River ski resort says it's made it first snow of the season.

The Newry ski area said it made snow on one its trails Friday night to get an early start to the season.

Dana Bullen, president and general manager, said Sunday River is committed to making snow when the temperatures make it possible.

He said the resort has opened for limited skiing before Halloween for five years in a row.