Forest Service OKs expanded Reno ski resort, skier bridge

The expansion allows for construction of a 5-million-gallon water tank that will boost snow-making capabilities in an effort to transform the Mount Rose resort into a “key destination attraction,” agency officials said.

One dead in Northern California paragliding crash

The Nevada County Sheriff's Office said Eric McAuliffe of Rocklin, California, was killed in the accident in a wooded area in Truckee, which is near the Nevada state line and about 32 miles from Reno.

Lawsuit challenges Lake Tahoe ski resort's new parking fees

Officials at Northstar California Resort near Truckee, California, announced in October they would begin charging fees for the first time this season at a major parking lot near the premium parking area where fees already were in place.

Snow in Reno, up to 3 feet on peaks above Tahoe by weekend

Light snow fell in the Reno area Wednesday and a winter weather advisory was in effect until 6 p.m. for the central Sierra south of Lake Tahoe where up to 6 inches of snow was possible west of U.S. Highway 395 along the California-Nevada line.

CHP reopens some highway lanes on I-80 in Sierra

The California Highway Patrol said traffic in both directions was being held on both sides of Donner Pass north of Lake Tahoe Tuesday afternoon so crews could clear the highway of multiple spinouts and collisions.