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Low snow could blanket Auburn

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Cold snap slows foothills grape-growing season, more rain, snow on way

Auburn’s big chill will continue through at least Friday, slowing down vine growth at local wineries but still not jeopardizing the season. Jim Taylor, of rural Auburn’s famil ...

Spring on hold as cold, wet, wintry weather moves back in to Auburn area

Spring took a short detour back into winter today. But the warming weather trend that toasted the Auburn area Sunday should be back on track by the time the weekend rolls around a ...

More snowfall, cold conditions give ski resorts, water suppliers a lift

Wintry weather conditions are helping bolster mountain snowpack with totals now close to the average for this time of year. Ski resorts are reveling in the snow that has fallen si ...

Wintry weather brings snow to Foresthill, Colfax, parts of Auburn

Mother Nature provided Auburn with a reminder Wednesday morning that winter is still on. Areas of Auburn as low as 1,300 feet received a dusting of snow as colder-than-normal weat ...

Hard work, short day for I-80 chain installers

For anyone bold – or stupid enough – to drive high into the Sierra on Wednesday, the chain installers were waiting in blizzard-like conditions to move them along. Installers l ...