Sugar Bowl

Storm to bring much-needed snow, rain

February brought a generous share of sunny days and mild temperatures but it’s leaving with a smacking reminder that there’s still another month of winter in store. A system th ...

Fishing restrictions are in place on Klamath River

It used to be that some of the hottest salmon fishing in the fall occurred on the Klamath River. Campgrounds were packed, and the mouth of the Klamath literally was a sea of boats. ...

Pig hunts to be offered in Yolo County

California is home to many wild pigs, and farmers aren’t happy with the damage the porkers do in their rooting for foodstuffs. Essentially, wild pigs aren’t much more t ...

Abalone dying along Sonoma County coast

Divers plying the waters off the Sonoma County coastline in search of one of the most prized items anybody can put on the dinner table — abalone — are reporting dead or ...

Mt. Everest is the ultimate grind for this Roseville climber

Rick Hitch doesn’t have a fear of heights, but he isn’t particularly fond of heights, either.But when he was supposed to be focused on deer hunting, his attention was d ...

Missing skier found dead at Sugar Bowl

A skier reported missing Monday at Sugar Bowl resort in Norden was found dead on the slopes Tuesday morning. Sugar Bowl Ski Patrol, working in conjunction with the Placer County S ...

Plenty of white stuff brings an infusion of green to resort coffers

Record-breaking snowfall in the Sierra captivated an influx of snow-sport enthusiasts this holiday season, while boosting profits for ski resorts. Locals traveled to North and Sout ...

More snowfall means more visitors to resorts

By most accounts, the ski season was a dramatic success a year ago for Lake Tahoe and other California resorts. According to statistics compiled by the California Travel & Tou ...

Hefty snowpack brings crowds to Sierra over holiday weekend

People were not only shopping in droves this weekend — they were skiing, too. “It was probably one of biggest Thanksgiving holiday periods we’ve had in the last decade — s ...