Northstar at Tahoe

New high-speed chairlift, additional restaurant and more retail outlets planned at Northstar

Vail Resorts, Inc. plans to spend $30 million on major capital improvement projects at its newest mountain resort property, Northstar-at-Tahoe, officials said in a press release. P ...

Weekend series of storms brings low snow, crashes, spinouts

A strong storm brought heavy rain to Auburn and snow to higher elevations of the foothills Saturday night. At 10 p.m. Saturday, the California Highway Patrol website was reportin ...

Sierra resorts see banner season

With the arrival of spring, the end of ski season is just weeks away. Resorts will be closing on a high note, according to Andy Chapman, director of tourism for the North Lake ...

Business booms for the holidays at Sierra resorts

By Gloria Young, Journal Staff Writer It snowed early. It snowed often. It snowed a lot. And that added up to a record holiday season for Sierra resorts. Northstar and Sierra at ...

Tahoe celebrates 50th anniversary of Olympic Games

Fifty years ago Squaw Valley took center stage for 10 days as the world’s best athletes competed in the VIII Olympic Games. This weekend the Tahoe region is pulling out all the ...

Sierra resorts celebrate the holidays

While those in the foothills are dreaming of a white Christmas, skiers and boarders up the hill are living it. Christmas hit the mountains a little early in the form of some nice, ...

More travelers taking to the roads for holiday weekend

The recent storm that dropped more than a foot of snow was perfect timing for Sierra ski resorts preparing to welcome visitors over the Thanksgiving holiday. Northstar at Tahoe ...

Sierra resorts offer deals on snow fun

Skiers and boarders will be able to stretch their recreation dollars a little further this season. Sierra resorts are offering deals on everything from lift tickets to lodging, par ...

Ski resorts gearing up for season

The past week’s nip in the air is warming expectations for an early ski season in the Sierra. “Boreal Mountain Resort fired up its snowmaking system at 1 a.m. Sept. 30, marki ...

Snow plans this weekend? Read on!

Now that the skies and roads are clear, it’s going to be a lot easier to get up the hill to enjoy all the snow recent systems have dumped in the Sierra. And, as if the promise ...