squaw valley

Storm door opens wider. But is it enough to bust drought?

The storm door is opening again this weekend on Auburn and the Sierra high country, renewing hope that Mother Nature will be moving in to elbow out drought concerns. But questions ...

Media Life: Placer’s Highway 40 stretch gets new monument in Ophir

Take a detour off the smooth textures of  Interstate 80 and onto Ophir Road near Auburn and you’ll soon get an inkling for how automobile travel felt and sounded like in ...

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 ...

Squaw celebrates its proud past of hosting 1960 Olympic Games

He had the audacity to suggest his fledgling ski resort in Northern California could adequately play host to the Winter Olympics. It was quite a bold move by Alex Cushing, who at ...

Placer's 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics treasure unearthed in Midwest

The Holy Grail for the Squaw Valley Ski Museum Foundation may be coming in the form of a hockey puck. Fifty years ago, when Squaw Valley played host to the eighth Winter Olympics, ...

Moguls with Moseley to highlight Squaw birthday bash

Although there’s no telling who might be blowing out the candles, several big names in the ski world will be on the slopes Nov. 21 when Squaw Valley celebrates its 60th birthday. ...

Skiers flock to Tahoe for great conditions

On 13 feet of snow over the stormy President’s Day weekend, Alpine Meadows Ski Resort reported great powder skiing conditions. The heavy snow means more business for Sierra reso ...