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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

1960 Winter Olympics Anniversary | Part II

The 1960 Winter Olympics, held at Squaw Valley 60 years ago, are considered to be among the most successful and innovative Winter Games ever....

Tahoe’s 1960 Winter Olympics | Part I

In 2020, we’re celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Winter Olympics that were held in 1960 at Squaw Valley. More than a century after...

Squaw Valley Celebrates 70 Years, Part III

In the months leading up to the grand opening of Squaw Valley in 1949, tensions were high between acting president Wayne Poulsen, acting secretary-treasurer...

Squaw Valley Celebrates 70 Years, Part II

On Thanksgiving weekend 2019, Squaw Valley Ski Resort celebrated 70 years of epic skiing for winter sports enthusiasts. Since 1949, millions of people have...

Squaw Valley Celebrates 70 Years

Squaw Valley, along with its recently acquired sister, Alpine Meadows, is a renowned, world-class resort, flush with 6,000 acres of beginner to expert terrain,...

Cultural center, museum opens

The public can get a glimpse of life at Stewart Indian School, 130 years after the government boarding school opened in Carson City, Nev.,...

Sugar Bowl: Birth of an Historic Ski Resort, Part III

It’s been 80 years since Sugar Bowl opened in December 1939 to become California’s first world-class ski area. Hannes Schroll, an Austrian immigrant who...

Preserving native basket weaving | Museum houses 700 historic baskets

On a lovely autumn afternoon, people filter in and out of Gatekeeper’s Museum in Tahoe City. Many are admiring the building, especially its proximity...

Sugar Bowl | Birth of a Historic Ski Resort, Part II

When the Sugar Bowl ski area first opened for business on Dec. 15, 1939, the resort turned out to be everything its founders had...

Sugar Bowl: Birth of a Historic Ski Resort, Part I

Historic Sugar Bowl, the Grand Dame of California ski resorts, is celebrating its 80th anniversary since it opened on Dec. 15, 1939. For skiers and...