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Truckee Dirt Union seeks to activate and organize Truckee’s mountain bike community through grassroots efforts, enrichment events, youth education, and volunteerism.

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Sugar Bowl Joins Mountain Collective Ahead of Winter Season

Sugar Bowl Resort will join 24 other ski resorts as a member of the Mountain Collective. Passholders can ski or ride two days with no blackout days at all 25 partner resorts.

(Sept. 21, 2022) → Read the full Sierra Sun report
Local Girls Whitewater Rafting Team Is Making a Big Splash

A pioneer of women’s whitewater rafting in the 1990s, Sue Norman returned to racing for the first time in 20 years in 2019. She came away from her first event impressed by the number of young female paddlers and inspired to help youth excel.

(Sept. 8, 2022) → Read the full Moonshine Ink report

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Michelle Parker’s “Originate” launched

The third installment of “Originate, Pushing beyond the limits with Michelle Parker,” has launched on Red Bull TV. The episodes are part of a four-piece series focusing on the hero topics of inspiration, environment, inclusivity and empowerment. Freeride skier Parker, …

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Palisades to open with gondola, upgrades

Palisades Tahoe is scheduled to open on Nov. 22 with new and improved amenities, planned events and more transportation options, including the opening of The Base to Base Gondola to connect Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows, according to a press …

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Sierra-at-Tahoe to fully reopen

Sierra-at-Tahoe has announced that it plans to full reopen its 46-trail network for the 2022-23 season, the resort posted on its blog on Sept. 13. The ski resort in Twin Bridges was severely damaged by the August 2021 Caldor Fire, …

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Tahoe City skatepark opens

The Pop-Up Scotty Lapp Memorial Skatepark is open in Tahoe City. Located behind the old Blue Agave building, the 4,000 square-foot temporary skatepark is open to the public every Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to sunset until the snow …

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“Buried” film released nationwide

Greenwich Entertainment has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to the documentary “Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche,” a gripping account of the deadliest avalanche in U.S. ski resort history. Greenwich plans to release the documentary — winner of the Audience …

Image caption: Basketball legend Bill Russell (l), and iconic baseball broadcaster Vin Scully (r).
Bill Russell and Vin Scully: Two California Sports Icons

Basketball legend Bill Russell and iconic baseball play-by-play broadcaster Vin Scully will be remembered as two of the most monumental figures in California sports history.

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Will Voters Approve Sports Betting?

Four ballot measures to legalize sports wagering in California were proposed, but now it's down to two and only one might face voters this year.

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Mountain biking trail tips

The Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) is asking all riders to practice good trail etiquette as local trails have seen increased usage over the last two years. Alert users when approaching, slow down and say hello. Let other users …

Image caption: The ski resort once called 'Squaw Valley' has changed its name, which resort owners acknowledged was racist and sexist.
Ski Resort Changes ‘Derogatory, Offensive’ Name

The name change of one of California’s most historic ski resorts is part of a statewide and national trend to reexamine offensive place names.

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