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2012-12-21 00:20:06

TRUCKEE, Calif., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation groups today announced the purchase and protection from development of the nation's largest cross-country ski area, the 3,000-acre Royal Gorge property on Donner Summit in the Sierra Nevada. The Trust for Public Land and the Truckee Donner Land Trust, working as part of the Northern Sierra Partnership, raised $11.25 million, meeting a Dec. 20 deadline. The total includes private donations along with public money. The...

2012-07-12 06:24:17

TRUCKEE, Calif., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trails and Vistas announces "The Dreaming Tree" art hikes with views of the Sierra Nevada on Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Donner Ski Ranch, just ten minutes from Truckee-Tahoe, CA. More than thirty artists including world musicians, dancers, storytellers and visual artists will present the signature art hikes. In addition to tapping local creative talent, artists come from the San Francisco Bay Area, Santa Cruz, Chico,...