squaw valley

Media Life: Family treasure trove of Placer’s Olympic artifacts on display

    AUBURN CA - Trekking up Interstate 80 and then making a right-hand turn into the Tahoe area will have the added benefit starting next week of not just some of the m ...

Auburn skier ‘died doing what he loved’

  Dona Sorensen has some unanswered questions about the circumstances surrounding her  71-year-old husband Theodore Sorenson’s death Friday after a ski crash at Sq ...

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 ...

Storm to bring rain, snow and drop temperatures

It won’t be a soaker but it will be chilly. A storm moving in tonight from the Gulf of Alaska will drop Auburn’s daytime temperatures into the 40s. Wednesday’s h ...

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 ...

Media Life: Auburn’s WWII POW camp gets spotlight

AUBURN CA - The effort to give Camp Flint in Auburn some recognition is ramping up, with a plaque dedication scheduled for noon this Saturday in front of the Gold Country Museum at ...

Placer resort takes sudden leap into early ski season

Placer County’s Squaw Valley ski resort will be kick-starting the ski season Thursday with a one-off ski day that celebrates the recent early snowfall and raises funds for a wort ...

Meister wins masters title, meets Mancuso

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 ...

Deep powder, no power in wake of Arctic blast

The mixed blessings of a harsh blast of winter weather Friday left thousands without power in Colfax and Foresthill – and ski resorts exulting over a deep deposit of fresh powder ...

Conroy conquering the slopes

Shannon Conroy is always the last one off the mountain. After other skiers have traded in ski-lift seats for the comforts of the lodge, Conroy, 19, puts in two or three extra run ...