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A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Drought Leading To Surge In Sierra Bear Captures; 11 Killed By Vehicles Since July

An already busy bear season has exploded in the Sierra Nevada with nine hungry bruins captured since Wednesday morning near Reno and Lake Tahoe as an ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains.

10/02/2014

A light dusting of snow appear at the Big Dipper ski lift at Heavenly. (Heavenly Mountain Resort)

First Dusting Of Snow Hits Sierra; More Snow Expected

The season’s first dusting of snow hit the Sierra Nevada overnight Thursday, with predictions of more snow this weekend.

09/26/2014

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Massive King Fire In Sierra Foothill Grows To 80,000+ Acres; 4 Homes Destroyed

The King Fire in the Sierra Foothill is still spreading, but not as fast.

09/20/2014

(CBS)

Bay Area Fire Crews Sent To Battle King Fire Near Lake Tahoe

As part of statewide mutual aid, the Santa Clara County Fire Department has sent a strike team, to El Dorado County’s King Fire, one of the largest wildfires burning in California.

09/17/2014

Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog

Threat To Endangered Frogs Puts Tahoe Tree-Thinning Project On Hold

The 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.

08/11/2014

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Deepening Drought Takes Toll On Boating As Lake Tahoe Level Drops To Natural Rim

Lake Tahoe’s water level stood at 6,224 feet above sea level as of Tuesday, just above its natural rim of 6,223 feet.

07/27/2014

Dog Lost in Tahoe Forest For 2 Years Reunited With Family

Dog Lost For 2 Years In Tahoe National Forest Reunited With Owner

The odds of finding a missing dog aren’t always good, and they looked exceptionally bleak to Nathan and Erin Braun after losing their 5-year-old golden retriever Murphy in the Tahoe wilderness in October 2012.

06/20/2014

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Orphaned Baby Bear Cub ‘Tahoe’ Makes Progress In Recovery

Nearly a month after she was found orphaned, “Tahoe” the baby bear cub is thriving at her new home, according to her caretakers.

05/01/2014

Tahoe

Orphaned Baby Bear Cub ‘Tahoe’ May Be From North Coast Redwoods

The mystery surrounding the origin of a very young bear cub that wound up in the care of a wildlife rescue organization in Lake Tahoe got a little clearer on Saturday.

04/27/2014

(Credit Dan Thrift)

Baby Bear Cub Possibly Orphaned In Lake Tahoe, Animal Rescuers Search For Clues

A 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.

04/18/2014

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