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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Pioneer snowmaker saved Squaw Valley Olympics

With the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi about to begin, all eyes have been on the weather conditions there and whether this subtropical resort...

Hannes Schroll: The Red Devil from Tyrol

This year Sugar Bowl Resort will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its first opening on Dec. 15, 1939. Sugar Bowl is known as the...

Joe Pete Wilson | Tahoe Olympian, cross-country skiing pioneer

The Weekly has been having fun interviewing a cadre of Tahoe locals and transplants who are doing their best to be a part of...

Celebrate Tahoe’s Olympic Heritage

In 1960, the organizers of the Squaw Winter Olympic games were nervous, as the world was about to show up at their doorsteps during...

Tale of Survival: The Stolpa Story, Part II

During periods of low storm activity, it’s easy to forget how severe winter weather can make traveling in the mountainous West perilous, even deadly,...

Tale of survival: The Stolpa story, Part I

The recent rescue of six people trapped for two days in Nevada’s harsh winter landscape is one of those feel good stories that should...

Cursed train: the ‘City of San Francisco’

At its champagne-infused inauguration on Jan. 2, 1938, Train No. 101, the “City of San Francisco,” was deemed the “world’s most superlative train.” The...

Slow start but big winter

Lake Tahoe is no stranger to late-starting winters. One of the reasons that local resorts have invested so heavily in expensive snowmaking systems is...

Winter Weather Outlook

It’s that time of year again when weather prognosticators are peering into their tea leaves to try and discern what the Storm King has...

Breakout at Nevada State Pen

Donner Lake is not the only picturesque body of water in the Sierra with a dark and sordid past. Convict Lake near the Mammoth...