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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Fearless Snowshoe Thompson had no equal

California’s first alpine skier, the legendary, Norwegian-born John A. “Snowshoe” Thompson, is credited with being the first to ski across the Sierra Nevada, a...

Diamond Peak to host classic Warren Miller film series

Diamond Peak Ski Resort will host a free Retro Ski Film + Speaker Series at The Chateau at Incline Village, Nev., this winter from...

Auburn Ski Club | A Leader in Winter Sports, Part II

This winter the Auburn Ski Club, based in Auburn, is celebrating its 90th anniversary. While many may be unfamiliar with the club, its birth...

Auburn Ski Club | A Leader in Winter Sports, Part I

In 2018, Auburn Ski Club (ASC) will proudly celebrate 90 years of nurturing, training and educating skiers — both alpine and Nordic — and...

Great Reno Fire of 1879

The fires in northern California were the worst in California history. More than 6,000 homes were destroyed and more than 40 people lost their...

Proposed ski museum seeking support | Take survey on Squaw Valley Park

Supporters of a proposed new Ski History and Winter Olympics Museum eyed for the Squaw Valley Park is seeking support on a survey being...

Be Grateful on Thanksgiving Day

At a time when virtually everything seems politicized and polarized, the Thanksgiving holiday is one moment for Americans to put aside the daily strife,...

What’s in store for this winter?

It happens every year like clockwork. October brings shorter days and colder nights. It’s also that time of year when weather prophets come forth...

Cannibals in the West

Murder and cannibalism are two of modern society’s most serious legal and cultural taboos. Readers of this column may remember Louis Keseberg, a member...

Hike into History | Explore historic Donner Pass

The Donner Pass region is at the crossroads of a nation, where Native Americans traveled for millennia, emigrant wagon trains made their way to...