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Doshier, Thompson and Co. first in ski races

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Oak Ridge skiers Parker Doshier and Allena Thompson duplicated last week’s winning efforts at Monday’s first slalom race under great weather conditions at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Team-wise, the Trojan boys, with five top-10 finishers, out-pointed Ponderosa 389-369 with El Dorado (355) in third and Union Mine (221) fourth. The girl’s side had the only deviation as […]

Comments Off on Doshier, Thompson and Co. first in ski races / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Alpine Racing: Diel, Thompson post wins

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — On time, on schedule and on location, Monday’s South 1 Division opener went off without a hitch as local ski and snowboarders completed the season’s first Giant Slalom race at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Unlike last season when Mother Nature forced a delay and then shift to Northstar, conditions, under a mix of sunshine and clouds, […]

Comments Off on Alpine Racing: Diel, Thompson post wins / January 18, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girls ski, boy boarders win South 1 banners

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — The South 1 Division pulled the trigger on a schedule opening it saw as the best way forward amidst a weather-effected month last Friday — holding abbreviated versions of two races to complete the regular season on Lower Main at Sierra-at-Tahoe. The double-header decision saw the skiers race two slalom events while snowboarders […]

No Comment / February 20, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Vonderschmitt sees vibrant future for the arts

Jane Van Camp Village Life correspondent Promote, Connect, Empower — those are the words printed at the top of Andrew Vonderschmitt’s business card. Vonderschmitt is the new program director for the El Dorado Arts Council (EDAC) and he said he stands by those words as a promise to the many artists living and working in […]

No Comment / February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Midpoint for alpine racing

SIERRA-AT-TAHO — South 1 Division skiers and snowboarders competed twice last week, once scheduled and one makeup race last Thursday. In the regularly scheduled Giant Slalom race Monday to open the week, Oak Ridge teams out pointed the field to win two of the four races. Allena Thompson won her second race in a row […]

No Comment / February 06, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

California Rambling: Wintering in the Carson Valley

When an area is overpopulated or forage is thin, wildlife will migrate elsewhere. This happened some years ago when young bald eagles discovered the Carson Valley in neighboring Douglas County, Nev. Now, each January and February, dozens of bald eagles return during their migration north to Canada. They’re attracted by the area’s relatively mild winter […]

No Comment / January 25, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Teen murder suspect in court

The 16-year-old boy accused of murder made his first appearance in the El Dorado County Juvenile Court on Monday, Jan 23. The victim was also identified by law enforcement. El Dorado County sheriff’s Sgt. Tasha Thompson confirmed the victim’s identity as Shingle Springs resident Dianna Redmon, 65. Officials have not yet released how she died. […]

No Comment / January 24, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »



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