Squaw Valley

Resorts invest millions for approaching ski season

There’s not a snowflake in sight, but fall’s arrival means Sierra resorts are revving up for ski season. Preparations have been in the works all year for Squaw Valley, Alpine ...

Chance meeting led to stellar law enforcement career

William “Bill” Scott was born at home near Scott’s Corner in Newcastle on Auburn Folsom Road in 1924, the second of four children. The familiar landmark was named after his ...

U.S. bid for 2022 Winter Olympics goes under

Any hope of the 2022 Winter Olympics being held at Squaw Valley were quashed Tuesday afternoon after the U.S. Olympic Committee decided it will hold off on placing a bid for the ga ...

Western States pioneers are still running strong

The Western States 100-mile Endurance Run began in 1974, when Gordon Ainsleigh attempted and succeeded to complete the course on foot. About half-way through the race, Ainsleigh sa ...

Ski season winding down this month

A stormy March bulked up snow levels and crowds at Sierra resorts. But although storms are continuing to drop snow in April, the season is winding down. Boreal Mountain Resort’ ...

Storm to bring much-needed snow, rain

February brought a generous share of sunny days and mild temperatures but it’s leaving with a smacking reminder that there’s still another month of winter in store. A system th ...

Temperatures to edge near record high after recent snowfall

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 ...

Weekend storms bring much needed rain, snow

The storm door opened just long enough to give the foothills a good soaking and blanket the Sierra with a fluffy layer of snow. But now it’s closing again — at least for a whil ...

Is Auburn having its driest December?

Auburn, CA - December hasn’t been the driest month on record, but it is getting close. The Sacramento area has recorded .7 inches of rainfall so far this month, the fourth lowes ...

Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows combining ownership, services for coming ski season

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Ski Resort are combining operations under common ownership and will offer season passes and lift tickets that will allow guests to ski and ride on b ...

Auburn River Festival launches with fundraiser

In March, local kayakers rescued 17-year-old junior world freestyle kayak champion Jason Craig from the bottom of a 30-foot waterfall. This weekend, the community that saved his li ...

Busy sports weekend - from Squaw Valley to wine country

These summer days are anything but lazy. A more appropriate word would be crazy, especially to describe this weekend.Wheels are turning — with and without engines. Endurance ...

Slopes still sizzle in summer

While some people are dreaming of an endless summer, others like Jack Morgan, have their sights set on an endless winter. With record-breaking snowfall in the Sierra this year, s ...

Join Mancuso for Mai Tais

Brad Meister is still basking in the glow of his US Ski and Snowboard Association Overall National Speed Series M5 Championship. He is also a little star struck. As part of his vi ...

Conroy skis, steals the slalom

Shannon Conroy dazzled her opponents with technical skill at the FIS Western Region Junior National Championships last weekend, making her the women’s slalom champion. Conroy, 1 ...