Kirkwood

Fresh snow kicks off ski, snowboard season

For serious skiers and snowboarders, a mountain is worthless without the snow they need to ride it. At Boreal Ski Resort, the 13 inches of new snow on the ground means the winter ...

Timely snowstorms have made this a season to remember for Tahoe resorts

In the advertising world, identifying the appropriate product and developing a marketing scheme behind it is standard procedure.In some respects, ski resorts are like any other bus ...

Cross-country skiing offers fitness and secluded, scenic views

There are spectacular views at ski resorts in the Lake Tahoe region. But do many people really take the time to look around and marvel at the beauty?In the more hustling, crowded e ...

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 ...

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 ...

Gunman kills 5 at public meeting in St. Louis suburb before police take him out

KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) ” A gunman stormed a city council meeting Thursday night, killing two police officers and three other people before law enforcers fatally shot him, authorities ...