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Jefferson Award winners Corinne Hindes and Katrine Kirsebom (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winning Teens Team Up To Bring Warmth To East Bay Homeless

Ever wonder what happens to the piles of clothes and gear that get lost on the ski slopes? Two Walnut Creek teenagers came up with an idea that snowballed.

02/27/2013

The Squaw Valley Ski Resort (Squaw Valley USA)

71-Year-Old Skier Dies At Squaw Valley Resort

Squaw Valley officials reported on Friday that the unidentified man died around 11 a.m. on the west face of KT-22.

12/21/2012

A tiny snowman made with the first snowfall of the season. (Heavenly Ski Resort)

Storm Brings 2 Feet Of Snow To Sierra

The National Weather Service issued travel advisories for higher elevations, where up to 2 feet of snow was expected. Snow plows are in operation above 4,500 feet on Interstate 80 and chains are required.

10/22/2012

(Photo credit by Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort)

Skier Dies After Falling Into Hole At Sierra Resort

A skier died at the Sierra-At-Tahoe ski resort Sunday afternoon after falling into a deep hole, according to resort officials.

03/19/2012

A ski lift at Kirkwood Mountain Resort. (Gabeguss/Wikimedia Commons)

Heavenly, Northstar Parent Company Buys Kirkwood Ski Resort

Vail Resorts, parent company of Heavenly Valley and Northstar ski resorts in Lake Tahoe, has purchased Tahoe’s Kirkwood Mountain Resort for $18 million.

02/22/2012

Elyse Saugstad

Santa Cruz Skier Survives Deadly Washington Avalanche With Airbag Backpack

A professional skier from Santa Cruz using a specialized safety backpack survived getting caught in an avalanche near Seattle that killed three other skiers.

02/21/2012

Boreal Ski Resort

Tahoe Ski Resorts Open For Fourth Of July Weekend

As Fourth of July weekend kicks off, people across the West are donning shorts, bikini tops and Hawaiian shirts — and then they’re hitting the slopes.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/02/2011

Fresh snow in the Sierra (CBS)

Oakland Skier’s Body Recovered At Sugar Bowl Resort

A search team has recovered the body of a Bay Area skier from a Northern California resort.

CBS San Francisco–03/22/2011

Snowfall at the Sierra At Tahoe Resort. (photo courtesy of Sierra-at-Tahoe)

Storms Dump Feet Of Fresh Snow On Tahoe Resorts

The latest in a string of powerful storms dropped heavy snow and caused widespread traffic delays Friday in the Lake Tahoe area.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/18/2011

Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority

Heavy Snowfall Lures Skiers To Sierra Slopes

Skiers and snowboarders are heading for the slopes in the Sierra Nevada to take advantage of what resorts are calling the best early-season skiing conditions in decades.

CBS San Francisco–11/26/2010

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