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True gentleman, Deric Rothe

I would like to share my observation that (former Journal editor) Deric (Rothe) is an incredibly devoted and fun father. Our daughters skied together for many years at Auburn Ski C ...

Ski and snowboard teams sliding off the slopes?

Students in the Auburn-area may soon find their snow-sport options are limited at local high schools. Placer and Colfax High Schools have already started fundraising to save thei ...

Duo aims to ski all 12 months before 2012

Diane Giuliani thought it would be fun to be able to say she skied every month of the year in the Golden State. With a year of record snowfall and her ski buddy of 25 years, Peggy ...

Learn to ski Saturday at Auburn Ski Club

Learn to cross country ski Saturday for just $5 at the Auburn Ski Club’s Open House Afternoon. The event is scheduled for 1:30-4:30 p.m. and includes a ski rental, afternoon tra ...

Ski resorts opening as big Thanksgiving weekend anticipated

With snow in the mountains and excitement in the crisp, mountain air, Sierra Nevada ski resorts are poised for a super Thanksgiving weekend. And the impact of tens of thousands of ...

Hillgals dominate giant slalom

Three members of the defending champion Placer High girls ski team finished in the top-10 during Monday’s giant slalom competition at the California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski an ...

Queens of the Hill

The Placer High ski team settled into a rental house in McCloud Saturday night, enjoying its first family style dinner of barbeque chicken, mashed potatoes and asparagus in the tem ...

Auburn Ski Club helps ‘boarders reach new heights

For high school snowboard squads in the Sierra Nevada run by coaches with little or no on-mountain experience, the Auburn Ski Club’s snowboard program has proved a valuable asset ...

Scary start for Cook

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of a three-part series that will introduce readers to Stacey Cook, a U.S. Olympic downhill skier and native of Truckee, and her parents Dean and ...

Placer girls sweep finale

TRUCKEE — Karly Kenworthy slipped and fell on her first slalom run. The Placer High junior was one of many skiers at Boreal to be awarded a rare re-run due to timing issues Mond ...

Hillgals seize top three spots

Karly Kenworthy, Haley Meyer and Paige Rothe swept the top three spots and the Placer High girls ski team cruised to another dominant win Monday in the third and final giant slalom ...

Meyer leads Placer girls to slalom win

NORDEN — The Placer High girls ski team raced through a storm to dominate Monday’s Central Division II slalom race at Sugar Bowl, placing three skiers in the top six for a conv ...

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, ...