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Tahoe Forest Using Ski Event to Promote Themselves

For the first time in almost 20 years, World Cup ski racing is being held in northern California, and the Tahoe National Forest is seizing the opportunity to tell people about the area and what is has to offer. Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows are located on National Forest lands, and are hosting women’s racing beginning today. Tahoe National Forest Public Affairs Officer Michael Woodbridge says if you attend the events, you’ll notice them out there…

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Top international racers like Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin are scheduled to compete. Olympic gold medalist and Truckee native Julia Mancuso was supposed to participate, but had to withdraw because of injury. She did make some videos, though, which will be shown on the big scoreboard at the event…

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Events run through Sunday–the Giant Slalom is tomorrow and the Slalom is on Saturday. The Tahoe National Forest offices are headquartered in Nevada City.

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