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Two Colorado ski resorts have opened

Two Colorado ski resorts have opened

Arapahoe Basin and Love Land Ski Area are open for business. Love Land is reporting 9 inches of snow in the past 24 hours with an 18 inch base and one lift open. Arapahoe is reporting 5 inches in the past 24 hours with an 18 inch base and one lift open...

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Subaru is going to the dogs

Subaru is going to the dogs

  Daytona in her Subaru Outback. Subaru of America is selling products to man's best friend. Several "Dog tested. Dog approved" products are promoted on their website, Subaru.com. You can buy a dog leash, collar, or flying disk with "Subar...

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Shaun White has a new Down Under training facility

Shaun White has a new Down Under training facility

Shaun White, the two time Olympic Gold Medalist is training at his own facility in Australia. White trained for the previous Olympic Games at his private Red Bull halfpipe in Silverton, Colorado. He chose to train alone where he could focus on ...

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Iconic Reno bridge will be demolished

Iconic Reno bridge will be demolished

The 108 year-old Virginia Street Bridge is slated for demolition next spring. The aging concrete structure is crumbling into the river and poses a flood risk, due to its flow restricting design. The two-span concrete arch bridge holds back water durin...

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Closed? Closed!! Not for This Salmon!

Closed?  Closed!!  Not for This Salmon!

The Coleman National Fish Hatchery is a federally operated unit on Battle Creek, a tributary to the Sacramento River.The hatchery closed during the recent government shutdown, which happened to occur during the fall salmon run.People couldn't get in to...

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Sugar Bowl partners with ski resort in Idaho to offer free skiing

Sugar Bowl partners with ski resort in Idaho to offer free skiing

Top of Jerome Hill  Express chair. 10/14/13 Sugar Bowl has partnered with Sun Valley, Idaho to offer free skiing to passholders. Yes, there is a catch. Sugar Bowl passholders get free skiing when they book a two night minimum stay in Sun Valley...

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Lake Tahoe area Ski Swaps 2013

Lake Tahoe area Ski Swaps 2013

Crowded swap. October and November is ski swap time. These "swaps" typically have used gear and a bunch of vendors selling new gear from the previous two seasons. Some swaps allow you to sell your gear, so check the swap website for information...

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Volunteers needed for Truckee River Day

Volunteers needed for Truckee River Day

Placing trout gravel in streambed. Once a year the Truckee River Watershed Council (TRWC) sponsors a day of river, meadow, and wetland restoration. Volunteers are needed to perform various activities like removing invasive plants, removing barbed wi...

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Kayak rescue on Lake Tahoe

Kayak rescue on Lake Tahoe

Wind warning on Tahoe. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office received a citizen's report of multiple kayakers in possible distress on October 4, at 6:11pm. On this day, Lake Tahoe had 2 to 4 foot swells with "very" windy conditions. ...

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Cold weather paddling tips

Cold weather paddling tips

 Ice on Prosser Creek Reservoir, Truckee. Getting out on the water in the fall and winter can be mentally challenging. Who wants to be out on the cold water and feel cold? However, if you are properly dressed, cold weather paddlers can be  tr...

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