• Snowboarder White’s crash lands him in hospital

    Snowboarder White’s crash lands him in hospital

    By Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports Double Olympic snowboard champion Shaun White suffered a serious crash in training in New Zealand for the second time in as many months. White was in the hospital after a “straight up old fashioned face plant” while preparing for the Olympic season, he said in an Instagram post Saturday. “I’ve always lived my […]

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  • Cyclists commemorate historic 1917 Tahoe ride

    Cyclists commemorate historic 1917 Tahoe ride

    By Emily Zentner, Sacramento Bee A group of Sacramento area bicyclists took off on a 150-mile ride on Oct. 20 to commemorate a similar record-breaking ride taken in 1917. Jeff Barker, 49, of El Dorado Hills organized the Centennial Ride to honor the 100th anniversary of Eugene Hepting and Abbie Budd’s bicycle trip from Sacramento […]

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  • Northstar, Squaw, Heavenly score with Ski readers

    Northstar, Squaw, Heavenly score with Ski readers

    In the annual Ski magazine readers’ poll, Mammoth came out as the best overall California resort. A slew of criteria is considered, from snow to food to family friendliness. Deer Valley in Utah took top honors. It will be under new ownership this winter; the same folks who own Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. The […]

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  • Beauty of fall lingering throughout Tahoe area

    Beauty of fall lingering throughout Tahoe area

    By Kathryn Reed HOPE VALLEY – Vibrant. Dazzling. Stunning. The superlatives runneth over when it comes to describing the autumn colors throughout the Lake Tahoe Basin. While the peak is over, Mother Nature isn’t quite done. There is still some beauty to captivate. One of the benefits of such a moisture-heavy winter a year ago […]

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  • It’s snowmaking season at Lake Tahoe

    It’s snowmaking season at Lake Tahoe

    By Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal   Your eyes aren’t deceiving you. Snow is piling up on the lower reaches of Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe. Whether it will be enough to meet an ambitious Oct. 27 opening date for skiers and snowboarders remains to be seen. The ski area started producing snow last week and will […]

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  • Hockey in SLT to benefit Wine Country victims

    Hockey in SLT to benefit Wine Country victims

    The Santa Rosa Flyers, the amateur youth hockey teams based at Snoopy’s Ice in Santa Rosa, will be in South Lake Tahoe this weekend for games against South Tahoe Amateur Hockey Association’s Tahoe Grizzlies. Thirteen families from the Santa Rosa hockey organization lost their homes in the recent wildfires. To help support the families, STAHA, […]

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  • Placer deputy keeps eye on furry would-be burglar

    Placer deputy keeps eye on furry would-be burglar

    By David Caraccio, Sacramento Bee A Placer County Sheriff’s Office deputy encountered a big bear sauntering down North Lake Boulevard Tuesday night in Kings Beach. “Hey, big boy. Don’t be breaking into any of them businesses,” the deputy joked from his car. The bear slowly walks down the street from the Taco Bell and then […]

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  • Eldorado forest roads to be repaired

    Eldorado forest roads to be repaired

    Work is in progress to repair the top three road damage priorities in California’s national forests after last winter’s storms, and all three are in the Eldorado National Forest. The Federal Highway Administration is providing $6.8 million to repair 11 Pines Road and Blacksmith Flat Road in the Georgetown Ranger District and Ellis Road in […]

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  • 6 accessories to improve the ski experience

    6 accessories to improve the ski experience

    By Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg Sometimes a simple $25 accessory can change your skiing or snowboarding experience as much as a $500 private lesson. At least, that’s what I learned a few years ago in Vail. After a few trips up and down the slopes for an hour with one of the area’s top instructors, the most useful thing […]

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  • Locals power LTCC soccer teams to national rankings

    Locals power LTCC soccer teams to national rankings

    By Jim Krajewski, Reno Gazette-Journal Lake Tahoe Community College has become a soccer powerhouse, thanks to several former local high school standouts. After 14 years without sports, Lake Tahoe CC brought athletics back in 2014 and is having one of its best seasons in memory, for both the men’s and women’s soccer teams. Coach Jeremy […]

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