Explosive Tahoe Wildfire Burns Area Equivalent To 15 Golden Gate ParksAir tankers and helicopters helped hundreds of firefighters battle a wildfire south of Lake Tahoe that has now burned nearly 15,000 acres, or half the size of San Francisco.
Environmental Group Sierra Watch Joins Fight Over Squaw Valley Ski Resort ExpansionOperators 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.
Lake Tahoe Cruise Boat Runs Aground Minutes Into New Year, Stranding Hundreds In Freezing TemperaturesA paddle-wheel cruise boat ran aground on the California side of Lake Tahoe only minutes into the new year, stranding hundreds of revelers for about two hours in sub-freezing temperatures, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Death Of Teen Boy Killed By Falling Tree In South Lake Tahoe May Have Been Caused By StormThe death of a teenage boy killed by a falling tree in South Lake Tahoe may have been caused by last week’s powerful storm.
Two Major Tahoe Ski Resorts Open Thanks To Natural And Man-Made SnowTwo major Tahoe ski resorts opened Friday thanks to both natural and man-made snow, with a third resort expected to open before Thanksgiving.
Winter's Coming: Chunky Bear Spotted Lumbering Around South Lake TahoeThe bear's legs are barely visible, leading some residents to assume it's a she, and that she is very pregnant. Or is just perfectly plump and ready to hibernate.
Lake Tahoe Park Officials Warn Hikers To Stop Taking Selfies With Wild BearsUS Forest Service officials in South Lake Tahoe are asking park visitors to not take selfies with bears.
First Dusting Of Snow Hits Sierra; More Snow ExpectedThe season's first dusting of snow hit the Sierra Nevada overnight Thursday, with predictions of more snow this weekend.
Threat To Endangered Frogs Puts Tahoe Tree-Thinning Project On HoldThe U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.
Baby Bear Burned In Washington Wildfire Recovers At Lake Tahoe Wildlife CenterA bear cub burned in a wildfire in Washington state is now on its way back to full health.
Orphaned Baby Bear Cub ‘Tahoe’ Makes Progress In RecoveryNearly a month after she was found orphaned, “Tahoe” the baby bear cub is thriving at her new home, according to her caretakers.
Baby Bear Cub Possibly Orphaned In Lake Tahoe, Animal Rescuers Search For CluesA baby bear cub no bigger than a house cat showed up on the door of the BEAR League in Homewood, El Dorado County Thursday, and now wildlife rescuers are searching for any information about where she came from in hopes of reuniting her with her mother if she is still alive, and eventually returning her safely to the wild.