Colorado Man Identified As Deceased In Hostage Drama Last Week

Colorado Man Identified As Deceased In Hostage Drama Last Week

Tahoe City, CA…The man who took a female hostage at gunpoint and was eventually shot and killed by Placer County Sheriff’s deputies early Friday morning has been identified as Jose Gonzales Lera, 27, from Lakewood, Colorado. After Lera refused to pull over for erratic driving at around 3 a.m. Friday, his car was stopped by […]

Locals…Ganong, Mancuso, Bennett, Engel, Jitloff On Alpine World Championships Team

Locals…Ganong, Mancuso, Bennett, Engel, Jitloff On Alpine World Championships Team

Park City, UT…2015 World Championship medalists Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) and Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA) will headline a group of 23 athletes—14 men and 9 women—to compete at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland from February 6-19. With the recent return of Vonn to competition, […]

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Ski Patroller Dies During Avalanche Control

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Ski Patroller Dies During Avalanche Control

Squaw Valley, CA…January 24, 2017 – 9:00 AM – A fatal incident occurred at Squaw Valley involving a ski patroller at 8:35 AM this morning during avalanche control activities. He was an employee of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. The victim’s name has not yet been released pending the notification of friends and family. An investigation […]

Traffic Update….Collision On 89 Near Squaw

Traffic Update….Collision On 89 Near Squaw

Olympic Valley, CA…CHP is reporting a collision on Hwy 89 near Squaw Valley Road. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00039 Type: Trfc Collision-Minor Inj Location: SR89 / Squaw Valley Rd Loc Desc: BRIDGE 6 Lat/Lon: 39.204761 -120.199463 Close Detail Information 11:28 AM 10 [31] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1181-Trfc […]

Traffic Update….Hwy 89 Near Squaw Blocked By Downed Tree

Traffic Update….Hwy 89 Near Squaw Blocked By Downed Tree

Olympic Valley, CA…CHP is reporting more trouble on Hwy 89 near Squaw. The had all the avalanche issues cleared up and now they have a downed tree across both lanes. Please use caution, avoid if possible and expect delays in the area…. Incident: 00057 Type: Traffic Hazard Location: Sr89 / Squaw Valley Rd Loc Desc: […]

Placer County Is Ready To Help During Storm

Placer County Is Ready To Help During Storm

Tahoe City, CA…The “Pineapple Express” warm winter storm headed our way this weekend is forecast to be one of the largest in years – with flooding, road closures and utility outages expected to be serious and widespread. Stay tuned for emergency updates by signing up for the Placer Alert notification system (www.placer-alert.org), follow the weather […]

Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows To Attempt Worlds Largest Ski Lesson

Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows To Attempt Worlds Largest Ski Lesson

Olympic Valley, CA…January is Learn to Ski & Ride Month, and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will be celebrating with special offers tailored for beginner skiers and snowboarders age 13 and above. On January 6, 2017, Alpine Meadows will join 75 other resorts across the United States and Canada in hosting the Guinness World Records event […]

Placer County Supervisors Approve Village At Squaw Valley Project

Placer County Supervisors Approve Village At Squaw Valley Project

Olympic Village, CA…The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 today to approve the Village at Squaw Valley Specific Plan and the certification of the project environmental impact report, after a more than nine hour meeting, with significant public comment both for and against the development. This approval makes way for the development of 94 […]

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