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2 skiers die in Placer County ski accidents

A Sugar Bowl resort employee from Brazil and a 43-year-old Belmont man skiing at Tahoe have died after crashing into trees while skiing. On Thursday, the body of 18-year-old Santo ...

Witness disputes Squaw Valley's claim about Auburn skier's fatal crash

  A Meadow Vista man who witnessed his Auburn skiing partner’s fatal accident is vehemently disputing Squaw Valley CEO Andy Wirth’s statement that it occurred on ...

With Tahoe powder days ahead, expert urges skier safety

  With a weekend storm system expected to bring several feet of snow to the Sierra this weekend, Lel Tone, a veteran ski patroller at Squaw Valley in Placer County, said skie ...

Sugar Bowl to re-open Thursday after heavy snowfall

Sugar Bowl Resort will re-open on Thursday Dec. 6, after a colder-than-expected winter storm blanketed the Donner Summit ski resort with nearly four feet of new snow over the weeke ...

High hopes come with early start to Lake Tahoe ski season

  After late starts to back-to-back seasons, skiers and snowboarders are abuzz about the early beginning to this year out on the slopes at Lake Tahoe. With Boreal, Northstar ...

24-year-old freeskier dies after fall at Alpine Meadows

  A 24-year-old Alpine Meadows ski instructor died Tuesday night after sustaining a head injury during a fall while free skiing at Alpine Meadows on Saturday, according to a ...

Colfax girls second at Alpine Meadows

It was an up and down day for area high school ski teams Monday at Alpine Meadows. Placer skier Julian Faulkner, the top-rated skier in the Central Division II, wiped out coming do ...

Faulkner falls, Colfax girls finish second at Alpine

It was an up and down day for area high school ski teams Monday at Alpine Meadows. Placer skier Julian Faulkner, the top-rated skier in the Central Division II, wiped out coming do ...

Placer's Faulkner takes slalom again

The Placer High School ski team placed two in the top 10, but narrowly averted a serious injury in slalom competition at Sugar Bowl Monday. Placer senior Julian Faulkner took firs ...

Make your dry-land training count

Because the snow season is finite, cross country skiers have developed dry-land progressions that mimic the on-snow technique. These progressions help clear the summer cob-webs and ...