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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)

Lake Tahoe Locals Say Ski Season Among Worst In Decades

Much needed snow is forecast to reach the Sierra and Lake Tahoe later this week. Resorts are hoping the snow will provide some hope amid one of the worst ski seasons in decades.

02/25/2014

Northstar chair lift, top of the Tahoe Zephyr Express (Photo credit by Northstar)

Belmont Man Killed In Northstar Ski Accident

A Belmont man with two young sons died in a ski accident at the Northstar California ski resort on Valentine’s Day, according to a Placer County sheriff’s spokeswoman.

02/19/2014

Snow on the road in the Sierra. (CBS)

Teenager Dies In Snowboarding Accident At Heavenly Resort At Lake Tahoe

A California teenager has died in a snowboarding accident at Heavenly Resort at Lake Tahoe.

02/05/2014

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.

12/06/2013

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

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