Sierra Nevada

Insect swarm (Photo by Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Creepy Seed Bugs Swarm Eastern Sierra Communities, Invade Homes & Cars

The gas station’s ground was covered with the small winged bugs. Piles of carcasses, inches deep, sat swept to the sides.

08/24/2015

Brush Fire

Crews Hold Ground Against Wragg Fire As Lake County Blaze Doubles In Size Overnight

Crews battling the toughest of several wildfires burning across the state held their ground, keeping a blaze east of California’s Napa Valley from jumping any more containment lines, fire officials said.

07/30/2015

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2 Fires Burn Thousands Of Acres In Sierra Nevada Foothills, Threaten Homes

The Lowell fire has burned 4,000 acres of brush and is threatening dozens of buildings in the Sierra foothills.

07/26/2015

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Beer Sales Up 4% This Year As Craft Trend Continues To Pour It On

Beer sales are up this year, thanks to increasing fondness of craft brews

06/11/2015

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Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

California Department of Water Resources Chief of Cooperative Snow Survey Frank Gehrke (L) weighs a snow sample while assisted by Kasey Schimke on Jan. 29, 2010 near Meyers, California.   (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Drought-Stricken California Set To Measure Final & Most Likely Disappointing Snowpack

Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn’t good.

04/01/2015

Hiker at Thousand Island Lake with Banner Peak in the Distance, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Sierra Mountain Range, California. (Getty Images)

Truckee Duo Completes 1st Winter Hike On Pacific Crest Trail From Canada To Mexico

Moments after finishing a historic wintertime trek of the Pacific Crest Trail, Justin Lichter reassured bystanders the pale, desquamated look of his rain-soaked hands was “totally normal.”

03/09/2015

California Department of Water Resources Chief of Cooperative Snow Survey Frank Gehrke (L) weighs a snow sample while assisted by Kasey Schimke on Jan. 29, 2010 near Meyers, California.   (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

California’s 3rd Snowpack Measure This Winter Far Below Normal

California’s third snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and leaning toward being the lowest on record in more than two decades.

03/03/2015

Earthquake

Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake Strikes Along California-Nevada Border Near Death Valley National Park

The U.S. Geological Survey reported that an earthquake measuring magnitude 4.6 struck along the California / Nevada border near Death Valley National Park Friday evening.

02/13/2015

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Hundreds Return To Eastern Sierra Towns Charred By Wildfire

More than 200 people from two communities ravaged by a wildfire in the Eastern Sierra are now being allowed back in.

02/10/2015

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