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Alpine Meadows snowboarder found dead

A woman reported missing while snowboarding in Alpine Meadows was found dead Thursday morning. A search helicopter spotted 25-year-old Shawnte Willis' body in a tree well in the ...

Storms hamper search efforts for missing snowboarder

The search continued Wednesday for a missing Alpine Meadows ski resort snowboarder, with blizzard conditions hampering search and rescue efforts. The Placer County Sheriff’s Off ...

Media Life: Foresthill Bridge losing its stature to China spans

It’s one of the highest bridges in the U.S. and the world. And it’s a point of pride for area residents. But the Foresthill Bridge, alas, is shrinking in stature – both on ...

Skiers flock to Tahoe for great conditions

On 13 feet of snow over the stormy President’s Day weekend, Alpine Meadows Ski Resort reported great powder skiing conditions. The heavy snow means more business for Sierra reso ...

Missing boarder found in Alpine backcountry

A missing snowboarder was found alive Tuesday near Alpine Meadows ski resort. Sean Hackett of Ithaca, N.Y., was found less than two hours after his brother, Brian, reported him m ...