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Snow closes Foresthill schools as storm pounds Sierra
Wednesday Feb 29 2012
AUBURN CA - Snow falling in the upper elevations of Placer County closed at least three schools Wednesday. Foresthill elementary, middle and high schools declared a "snow day" and ...
Temperatures to edge near record high after recent snowfall
Monday Feb 20 2012
As ski resorts celebrate more recent snowfall, local temperatures are forecasted to rise to the mid-70’s this week, according to local meteorologists. “For the Sacramento-are ...
Missing couple found near Foresthill after four-day ordeal in snow
Thursday Feb 16 2012
AUBURN CA - A former Auburn resident is recovering from a four-day ordeal after his Porsche became stuck in the snow in a mountainous area east of Foresthill. Mark Schroeder, 55, ...
Sierra snowstorm buoys Placer tire chain, ski industry hopes
Monday Feb 13 2012
AUBURN CA - A year ago, Applegate chain seller Chris Brown was basking in a wintry season that produced record snow totals and a virtual avalanche of business. Brown, owner of App ...
Did shorter route, no High Sierra riding, tarnish Tevis?
Monday Oct 10 2011
The 56th Tevis Cup ride was like no other, with early autumn snow keeping the endurance event’s equestrian teams out of the High Sierra and shortening the usual 100 miles of hard ...
Sierra snow causing concerns about Tevis Cup ride
Thursday Oct 06 2011
With one measurement showing 22 inches of snow had fallen at Squaw Valley by Thursday afternoon, Tevis Cup riders will start the endurance ride in Auburn instead of Robie Park in T ...
Western States course taking a detour
Tuesday Jun 21 2011
Organizers of the Western States Endurance run figured 100 miles with more than 40,000 feet of climbing and descending in conditions ranging from cold darkness to blazing canyons w ...
Piling it on: Rain, wind, snow pummel Auburn, Sierra
Thursday Mar 24 2011
The wind and rain kept on coming Thursday, buffeting Auburn and environs in the latest of a series of winter storms expected to continue into the weekend. And while that translate ...
Snowpocalypse in Auburn? Not now, says Mother Nature
Friday Feb 25 2011
Torrential rain pounding Auburn overnight gave way to snow and sleet late Friday morning while communities higher in the Sierra were reporting more than 2 feet of snow in a storm t ...
Local schools have plan for snow
Wednesday Feb 23 2011
With up to a foot of snow expected in Colfax and a possible four to eight inches in upper Auburn that could fall through Friday night, local schools are on alert. Gary Yee, superi ...
Low snow could blanket Auburn
Wednesday Feb 23 2011
Forget snowball fights and snowmen. With the possibility of some serious snow falling in Auburn on Thursday, Mark Lizotte was reveling in the possibility of taking his snowmobile ...
Plenty of white stuff brings an infusion of green to resort coffers
Wednesday Jan 05 2011
Record-breaking snowfall in the Sierra captivated an influx of snow-sport enthusiasts this holiday season, while boosting profits for ski resorts. Locals traveled to North and Sout ...
Hefty snowpack brings crowds to Sierra over holiday weekend
Monday Nov 29 2010
People were not only shopping in droves this weekend — they were skiing, too. “It was probably one of biggest Thanksgiving holiday periods we’ve had in the last decade — s ...
Downed tree limbs from snowstorm challenge PG&E power restoration bid
Monday Nov 22 2010
More than a foot of snow that fell in the Placer County high country over the weekend is causing power outages for some residents in rural, mountain areas. While Auburn had zero p ...
Be it supernatural or meteorological, Sierra winter forecast looks wet, wild
Wednesday Oct 27 2010
Batten down the hatches and get the skis out early. Forecasters in both the natural and supernatural world are predicting Auburn and the Sierra are in for a wet, snowy and possibly ...
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