avalanche

Auburn skier ‘died doing what he loved’

  Dona Sorensen has some unanswered questions about the circumstances surrounding her  71-year-old husband Theodore Sorenson’s death Friday after a ski crash at Sq ...

Skier dies after rescue from Sierra avalanche

TAHOE CITY. (AP) — Authorities say a skier who was caught in an avalanche near a Northern California ski resort has died at the hospital. Officials say 29-year-old Benjamin Brac ...

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 ...

Avalanche advisory follows skier’s death, heavy Sierra snow

Sierra ski resorts are ramping up avalanche safety this weekend in the wake of the death of a Tahoe City skier in a slide at Squaw Valley USA. While reveling in snowfall that is b ...