snowstorm

Springtime snowstorm blankets Colfax

Area residents awoke to a white wonderland Sunday morning. As much as 4 inches of snow fell throughout the day Sunday. Precipitation total in Colfax, from March 14-20, was 11.5 in ...

Fallen tree punctures water flume

Friday afternoon Alta resident Bev Van Arkel was surprised to see her own backyard. “It looks like a war zone,” Van Arkel said. The longtime foothills resident said she wen ...

Winter not going down without a fight

Storm closes Interstate 80; steam-driven rotary snowplow rides in on rails Travel over Donner Summit came to a complete halt for nearly 24 hours last week. Interstate 80 was clos ...

Snow can’t stop Cape Horn couple from surprise proposal

All’s well that ended well for a snowbound couple attempting to fight the flakes to make it to a surprise engagement involving their daughter and future son-in-law. The drama oc ...

Second snowstorm to blow in tonight

Last week’s snowstorm may have been the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. Weather expert Mike Crum, a resident of Alta, predicts tonight’s storm could dump nearly one foot of s ...

Storm slams foothills with snow

Winter roared into the foothills on Sunday and Monday. Snow fell as far down the hill as Loomis and Rocklin making travel on Interstate 80 treacherous. Eighteen-wheelers were stop ...