Sugar Bowl

Meyer leads Placer girls to slalom win

NORDEN — The Placer High girls ski team raced through a storm to dominate Monday’s Central Division II slalom race at Sugar Bowl, placing three skiers in the top six for a conv ...

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 ...

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, ...

Sierra resorts get some substantial snow

Snow in the foothills means waist-deep fluffy white stuff in the Sierra. While Auburnites spent Monday sloshing around in the slush, mountain resorts at higher elevations took st ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

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 ...

Ski resorts gearing up for season

The past week’s nip in the air is warming expectations for an early ski season in the Sierra. “Boreal Mountain Resort fired up its snowmaking system at 1 a.m. Sept. 30, marki ...

Sierra resorts ease recession impact with special deals

When the snow gets good, the skiers get going. And the big snowfalls in February have brought out the crowds similar to years past, resort officials say. Those headed to the slope ...

Prime skiing in area mountains

The foothills offer some of the best skiing and riding on the West Coast, and several area resorts feature must-do runs that every snow aficionado needs to experience. One of the ...

Falcons closing in on division banner

NORDEN — Despite disastrous days for its top riders, the Colfax High snowboard team maintained a mammoth overall lead in the Central Division II standings after Monday’s slalom ...