squaw valley

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 ...

Squaw Valley USA being sold to Colorado investment firm

Owners of the Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics have agreed to sell Squaw Valley USA to a Colorado-based investment firm that's pledging $50 million i ...

Interstate 80 construction shutting down for snow season

With snowstorms already starting to pound the upper Sierra, much-traveled Interstate 80 is saying ‘goodbye’ to construction crews and ‘welcome back’ to throngs of skiers. C ...

Olympics - Region looks toward 2022

It’s an old flame and every four years, when the Winter Olympics are staged elsewhere, hopes of a return tend to burn a little brighter in Placer County. This year is no excepti ...

Skier killed at Squaw Valley reportedly trick pioneer

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A professional free skier who competed in the Winter X Games died Wednesday after he fell and hit his head on a rock outcropping while taking a run down a stee ...