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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 ...

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 ...

Storm to bring rain, snow and drop temperatures

It won’t be a soaker but it will be chilly. A storm moving in tonight from the Gulf of Alaska will drop Auburn’s daytime temperatures into the 40s. Wednesday’s h ...

Colfax crowned at Northstar

The Colfax snowboard team left Northstar Tuesday night with some loot, namely its first California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard State championship banner ever. The Fa ...

Nash goes big at Northstar

The stage was set perfectly and Mike Nash delivered on the rocks, dirt, jumps and bumps scattered across the mountain at Northstar Resort last weekend. The 18-year-old from Auburn ...

Finding ways to stay Young

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a weekly series of stories looking back on athletes from the area that have moved on to different venues. Repetition and routine are the st ...

Skiers flock to Tahoe for great conditions

On 13 feet of snow over the stormy President’s Day weekend, Alpine Meadows Ski Resort reported great powder skiing conditions. The heavy snow means more business for Sierra reso ...

Storm means business for Sierra resorts

Placer County ski resorts are in high gear again as snow from Monday’s storm blankets the Sierra in a fresh layer of white stuff. Northstar Resort reported this morning that the ...