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USFS rangers taking skiers on tours at Heavenly
  • The way snow is falling and melting is changing

    By Daniel Rothberg, Bloomberg Between droughts and floods, the last decade has offered water managers in the southwest a preview of how climate change could impact a supply largely dependent on winter snow. This year’s disappointing snowpack has them worried again.  “Water and climate change are joined at the hip,” said Brad Udall, a researcher at Colorado State […]

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  • Community rallies behind Bread & Broth

    By Kathryn Reed Food that rivals most restaurants on the South Shore – that’s how good dinners are at Bread & Broth. While it’s only open one day a week, it is a lifeline for so many in the community. It’s not unusual for 100 people to show up at St. Theresa’s Grace Hall in […]

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  • Will the weather get worse in 2018?

    By Lindsay Beevers, The Conversation Last year unleashed some catastrophic weather across the world. At the beginning of 2017, Australia experienced one of the hottest summers on record in Sydney and Brisbane, followed by a killer summer heatwave across southern Europe and wildfires triggered by heat in California. The Atlantic hurricane season was particularly active, […]

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  • USFS rangers taking skiers on tours at Heavenly

    The U.S. Forest Service’s Ski with a Ranger program at Heavenly Mountain Resort is resuming Jan. 26. Tours begin at Tamarack Lodge every Monday and Friday at 1pm. The tours last approximately one-hour and continue through April 6, weather permitting.  Participants must be intermediate level skiers/boarders or above and provide their own lift ticket. No […]

  • The way snow is falling and melting is changing

    By Daniel Rothberg, Bloomberg Between droughts and floods, the last decade has offered water managers in the southwest a preview of how climate change could impact a supply largely dependent on winter snow. This year’s disappointing snowpack has them worried again.  “Water and climate change are joined at the hip,” said Brad Udall, a researcher at Colorado State […]

  • LTBMU proposes 3,800-acre tree thinning project

    The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is seeking comments on a proposal to reduce excess vegetation on approximately 3,800 acres on the South Shore. The purpose is to reduce the risk of wildland fires and create healthier forests.  Treatments would include forest thinning using hand and mechanical methods, cable yarding and prescribed […]

  • Time to comment on Mt. Rose’s expansion plans

    Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest officials are seeking comments on the Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Atoma Area Expansion draft environmental impact statement. The draft EIS analyzed the environmental effects of expanding the ski area permit boundary and associated facilities to improve the quality of recreational offerings. The purpose of the expansion project is to provide additional terrain […]

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