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The very latest on the King Fire
Active fire behavior with uphill runs. Numerous residences and energy infrastructure threatened. Evacuations, road and area closures in effect.
Let it SNOW!
After three consecutive mild winters and an ongoing drought across western states, hopes are high for heavy snowfall this season. “I think most people (here) have a
The latest from North Tahoe Fire Protection District on the path of the inferno
#KINGFIRE: With the King Fire burning within 8-12 miles of Lake Tahoe, many are wondering if the fight will reach its shores. Jaime Hayden is at the North Tahoe Fire Protection District and spoke with Division Chief Tim Alameda to find out the level of risk. WATCH now and TUNE IN for her LIVE reports at 5 and 6 p.m. Get info in real-time at Mynews4.com.
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North Tahoe Fire Protection District, P.O. Box 5879, Tahoe City, CA 96145 Tel. (530) 583-
The smoke plumes from the King Fire this morning
The public commenting period to begin soon on the Martis Valley rezoning.
The proposed proposes to both preserve thousands of acres of open space while developing on about 85 acres within the Tahoe Basin.
Interesting article on balancing development with affordability
"The recovery of the housing market in many cities is the very definition of a double-edged sword." Earlier this year, President Obama named a mayor to be the new Secretary of the Department of Hou...
The Squaw Valley Undercover Boss episode is available via You Tube
Andy Wirth, CEO of Squaw Valley, hits the slopes for a journey undercover and olympic gold medalist Jonny Moseley helps.
The latest on the big fire near Pollock Pines
Fire officials battling the King Fire in El Dorado County are worried that an increase in winds could complicate their efforts at containing the 3,900-acre fire.
Learn about Squawpine's environmental stewardship. Are they doing enough?
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows recognizes that it is the company’s duty, as a four-season mountain resort, to preserve the alpine environment’s fragile beauty. "Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows and the entire team are committed to being responsible environmental stewards as the mountain and our environm…
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IOV's chairman was on TV this morning discussing the incorporation process.
Is the Squaw/Alpine interconnect next?
Vail’s Park City/Canyons deal ushers in Era of the Interconnect
The unification of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows continues
We’ve been reporting for the last two years about the assimilation of Alpine Meadows by Squaw Valley and KSL Capital.
A big welcome to our friends next door
Dedicated to preserving Alpine Meadow's character, culture and heritage
A new bike path from Incline to Sand Harbor begins next May
The east shore of Lake Tahoe is about to get three miles of new bike trail that carries a hefty price tag of $12 million -- 30 times more than the cost of an average bike path.
"What would happen if KSL got everything they wanted? We have to look at other resort communities that have followed similar paths to see. Summit County, Colo., is a perfect example. This once-thriving local economy has been destroyed by several mega-resorts. Local families were displaced, businesses are endlessly turning over and the “soul” is long gone." -Dan Sanderman
Did you catch the world premiere of Higher this weekend?
The Sacramento Bee reports on the great work our friends at Sierra Watch and other conservation groups have been doing to protect the Sierra.
The collapse of real estate prices from 2007-2012 allowed conservation groups to buy thousands of acres in prime Sierra locations at cut-rate prices. The once-private areas are meant to be open for public recreation.
A Squaw local gives his thoughts on the current state of affairs in the Valley
A new trail connecting T Town to the Lake is being built
The Martis Valley Trail will stretch 10.4 miles from the edge of the town of Truckee through Martis Valley and the Northstar Village to the Fiberboard Freeway near Brockway Summit above Kings Beach.
Curbed Ski covers Squaw Valley through the years
Squaw Valley opened on November 24, 1949 with the world's largest double chairlift, Squaw One.
Information on this year's Ironman
On Sunday, Sept. 21, more than 2,500 athletes will attempt to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles in succession throughout the North Shore/Truckee region.