Donner Lake

Donner Lake drowning deaths followed key safety misstep

The water temperature at the surface was 39 degrees when Lucas Johnson and Joshua Patterson went from their canoe into Donner Lake. Authorities say they were not wearing a crucial ...

Second body recovered from Donner Lake

      Officials have recovered the body of a second area man from Donner Lake. Truckee police reported that the body of Lucas Johnson, 34, from the Auburn ar ...

Survey shows waterfowl population down considerably in California

Some waterfowl, in large flocks, wing their way to the far north. They head for the pothole prairie regions of Canada and some even further north to Alaska. But many of these same ...

Ice fishing? It’s fun and so easy

A great many of the state’s lakes and reservoirs in the higher-elevation ranges of the Sierra freeze over in the winter.While most waters remain inaccessible until the snow melts ...