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KPIX 5's Roberta Gonzales took this photo of the Far East Express lift at Squaw Valley on February 25, 2014. (CBS)

Environmental Group Sierra Watch Joins Fight Over Squaw Valley Ski Resort Expansion

Operators of the Village at Squaw Valley are seeking approval to build a year-found indoor recreation center and 850 hotel-condominium units with 1,493 bedrooms on over 80 acres of the resort’s parking lot.

06/22/2015

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Sugar Bowl 2nd Resort To Suspend Skiing As Drought Takes Toll

Yet another Northern California ski resort is closing early due to a lack of snow amid the state’s historic drought.

03/19/2015

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Lack Of Snow Prompts Sierra-At-Tahoe To Close At Earliest Time In Decades

A ski resort south of Lake Tahoe has suspended its winter operations due to a lack of snow and could end up closing the rest of the season for the earliest time in about 40 years.

03/16/2015

Skiers at Sugar Bowl get ready for a run.

Skiers, Boarders Delight As Sierra Storm Dumps Much-Needed Snow On Tahoe Resorts

The Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar resorts just north of Lake Tahoe reported 16-17 inches of new snow.

02/28/2015

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College Student From Alameda Dies In Colorado Ski Accident

A college student from Alameda was killed in a skiing accident in Colorado on Monday, Summit County coroner’s officials said.

02/26/2015

Lake Tahoe (credit: Hanna Bankston/UGC/CBS Local)

Snow In Tahoe This Weekend? There’s A Chance

There is an “inside slider” that will bring partly cloudy skies beginning Friday to the Greater Lake Tahoe area, with a CHANCE of snow showers over the weekend. Otherwise, long range computer models suggest a shot of snow on February 27 and 28.

02/17/2015

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Drought Prompts Cancellation Of World Cup Ski, Snowboard Event At Squaw Valley

Another dry winter in the Sierra Nevada has prompted the cancellation of World Cup skicross and snowboardcross races at the Squaw Valley resort in early March.

02/17/2015

Lake Tahoe (credit: Hanna Bankston/UGC/CBS Local)

Will This Storm Finally Improve Tahoe Ski Conditions?

For snow to fall in Tahoe three things need to happen. First, The air must contain sufficient moisture. Secondly, The air must be forced upward. And lastly, the air temperature must cool to 32 degrees or below as the air is rising.

02/05/2015

Snow on the road in the Sierra. (CBS)

White Christmas: Heavy Snow Expected Wednesday In Tahoe Area

Tahoe area road crews have already started applying de-icing solution to local roads and highways in anticipation of a winter storm that should bring a white Christmas to the Sierra.

12/24/2014

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Sierra Nevada Blizzard Whips Up High-Winds, Snow In Tahoe Area

There’s a blizzard warning for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying to make it to the high country.

12/12/2014

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