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First winter storm hits Sierra Nevada resorts

SODA SPRINGS -- The first major storm system rolled into the Sierra foothills this week, and snow enthusiasts as well as commuters can expect to see more snow on the ground, as wel ...

Cold front brings snow to the foothills

  A wave of cold air brought winter back to the foothills on Tuesday, leaving behind several inches of snow across the northern Sierra Nevada. The National Weather Service o ...

Sierra ski season off to a big start

  AUBURN CA - Bolstered by some timely snowfalls, Placer County ski resorts are reporting they’re off to a good start this season. At Boreal Mountain Ski Resort, spoke ...

Deep powder, no power in wake of Arctic blast

The mixed blessings of a harsh blast of winter weather Friday left thousands without power in Colfax and Foresthill – and ski resorts exulting over a deep deposit of fresh powder ...

Corpse discovery in creek near I-80 spurs investigation

The discovery of a man’s corpse near Boreal Mountain ski resort is producing more questions than answers for the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Keith Royal said Frida ...

Perfect storm morphs into perfect day for skiing

Perfect conditions at Sierra resorts welcomed throngs of skiers this weekend during the traditional start of the season. At Boreal Mountain Resort, in the Sierra about 50 miles ea ...

Be it supernatural or meteorological, Sierra winter forecast looks wet, wild

Batten down the hatches and get the skis out early. Forecasters in both the natural and supernatural world are predicting Auburn and the Sierra are in for a wet, snowy and possibly ...

Running in snow motion

BOREAL ” Snowshoe enthusiasts made tracks Sunday during the Auburn Ski Club's Snowshoe Challenge at Boreal Ski Resort. About 32 either competed or leisurely participated in the e ...