Alpine Meadows

Death of snowboarder at Alpine Meadows brings heightened safety awareness Death of snowboarder at Alpine Meadows heightens safety awareness

Each ski season, tragedy occurs on the slopes nationwide and awakens people to the inherent dangers that can occur.The latest reminder that skiing and snowboarding can result in tr ...

More snowfall means more visitors to resorts

By most accounts, the ski season was a dramatic success a year ago for Lake Tahoe and other California resorts. According to statistics compiled by the California Travel & Tou ...

Falcons soar to division repeat

TAHOE CITY — Minutes after finishing their races Monday morning, a large group of girls from Placer High’s snowboard team gathered at the bottom of the slalom course at Alpine ...

Business booms for the holidays at Sierra resorts

By Gloria Young, Journal Staff Writer It snowed early. It snowed often. It snowed a lot. And that added up to a record holiday season for Sierra resorts. Northstar and Sierra at ...

Tahoe celebrates 50th anniversary of Olympic Games

Fifty years ago Squaw Valley took center stage for 10 days as the world’s best athletes competed in the VIII Olympic Games. This weekend the Tahoe region is pulling out all the ...

Sierra resorts offer deals on snow fun

Skiers and boarders will be able to stretch their recreation dollars a little further this season. Sierra resorts are offering deals on everything from lift tickets to lodging, par ...

Prime skiing in area mountains

The foothills offer some of the best skiing and riding on the West Coast, and several area resorts feature must-do runs that every snow aficionado needs to experience. One of the ...

Weather system bringing more wind, rain, snow

A large, slow-moving storm that brought wind and rain to the foothills and plenty of snow to the Sierra over the weekend will continue to impact the region through Tuesday. “It ...

Snow turns Auburn into winter postcard; more precipitation in forecast

The Presidents’ Day long weekend is turning into a blustery round of snow and cold weather in the Auburn area. The return to winter conditions in a year marked by the lack of ra ...

Storms may curb pruning

With the storm door open again in the foothills, the window of opportunity for backyard tree pruners and garden planters has apparently closed this weekend. The National Weather S ...