Amelia Richmond

Storm door opens wider. But is it enough to bust drought?

The storm door is opening again this weekend on Auburn and the Sierra high country, renewing hope that Mother Nature will be moving in to elbow out drought concerns. But questions ...

February weather off to a fabulous start

As California drought conditions languish on, there is some good news being reported by regional forecasters: Two weather systems will be bringing more snowfall and rain to the Sie ...

Resorts invest millions for approaching ski season

There’s not a snowflake in sight, but fall’s arrival means Sierra resorts are revving up for ski season. Preparations have been in the works all year for Squaw Valley, Alpine ...

Storm to bring much-needed snow, rain

February brought a generous share of sunny days and mild temperatures but it’s leaving with a smacking reminder that there’s still another month of winter in store. A system th ...

Sierra winter season offers some new features for skiers, boarders

Sierra resorts are getting ready to roll out the white carpet. And skiers and boarders can expect some additions and extras on the slopes this season. Squaw Valley USA has just c ...

Hefty snowpack brings crowds to Sierra over holiday weekend

People were not only shopping in droves this weekend — they were skiing, too. “It was probably one of biggest Thanksgiving holiday periods we’ve had in the last decade — s ...