December 20, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two major Lake Tahoe ski resorts have opened for the season.
Heavenly on Tahoe's south shore and Northstar just to the north of the lake began with limited operations Saturday.
Heavenly had been scheduled to open Friday, but high winds prompted the resort to postpone its opening until Saturday.
Snow-making machines and a storm that dropped up to nearly a foot of snow this week allowed the resorts to open.
Kirkwood is scheduled to open Monday, and Mt. Rose and Squaw Valley plan to open Wednesday.
Opening earlier were Boreal atop Donner Summit and Mammoth Mountain just east of Yosemite National Park.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.