Squaw Valley USA

Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows complete merger

With the merger of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows completed last week, President and CEO Andy Wirth is enthusiastic about the future. The new company, now known as Squaw Valley Sk ...

Sierra winter season offers some new features for skiers, boarders

Sierra resorts are getting ready to roll out the white carpet. And skiers and boarders can expect some additions and extras on the slopes this season. Squaw Valley USA has just c ...

Snow could fall in Auburn over weekend

If you’re looking for snow, Auburn might get its chance at seeing some of the white stuff this weekend. The winter storm that’s hit the region this week was still dumping ple ...

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 ...

Skiers flock to snowpack bonanza

An abundance of snow and a short break in the weather added up to big crowds at Sierra resorts during the weekend. Boreal, which received eight feet of snow during last week’s t ...

Sierra resorts expect substantial snow

The potential for Sierra snowfall this week can be summed up in one word — epic. If Mother Nature and the National Weather Service are on the same page, that could mean multiple ...

Business booms for the holidays at Sierra resorts

By Gloria Young, Journal Staff Writer It snowed early. It snowed often. It snowed a lot. And that added up to a record holiday season for Sierra resorts. Northstar and Sierra at ...

Tahoe celebrates 50th anniversary of Olympic Games

Fifty years ago Squaw Valley took center stage for 10 days as the world’s best athletes competed in the VIII Olympic Games. This weekend the Tahoe region is pulling out all the ...

Sierra resorts celebrate the holidays

While those in the foothills are dreaming of a white Christmas, skiers and boarders up the hill are living it. Christmas hit the mountains a little early in the form of some nice, ...

Wet weather coming back to Auburn

Don’t put those umbrellas away just yet. Mother Nature took a brief break Monday after saturating Auburn and the foothills the past few days. The rain returns today and continu ...

More travelers taking to the roads for holiday weekend

The recent storm that dropped more than a foot of snow was perfect timing for Sierra ski resorts preparing to welcome visitors over the Thanksgiving holiday. Northstar at Tahoe ...

Sierra resorts offer deals on snow fun

Skiers and boarders will be able to stretch their recreation dollars a little further this season. Sierra resorts are offering deals on everything from lift tickets to lodging, par ...

Skier dies at Squaw

A skier died on Squaw Valley slopes Thursday, Placer Sheriff’s officials released Friday morning. Thomas Alfred Johnson of San Bruno died Thursday after colliding with a tree w ...

Expect seriously chilly Christmas temperatures

Sierra travelers will be getting a pre-Christmas respite from heavy snow today as the vestiges of one front exits and another hovers off the coast. Jim Mathews, a weather forecast ...

Friends mourn women found at Squaw Valley

The cause of death of three young women found dead in a car on Sqauw Valley USA ski resort parking lot Tuesday remains under investigation. Placer County Sheriff’s Office Lt. A ...