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The Movie to Keep Squaw True now on YouTube & Smart TV apps!

You’ve seen Tiger King on Netflix. You’ve refreshed your Facebook page 632 times today. Now it’s time to stream The Movie to Keep Squaw True on YouTube! It’s not quite lions in Oklahoma.  But it does tell the riveting story of how private equity hucksters are trying to build the world’s tallest indoor waterslide in Tahoe’s Squaw Valley. And how the conservation […]

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Wildlife Returns to Squaw Valley

In the absence of vacationing visitors, reports of unusual wildlife sightings abound in Squaw Valley. Multiple news sources are reporting that Sierra dolphins are returning to their natural habitat with this photo of them seen frolicking in the indoor waterpark in Tahoe’s Squaw Valley. To get the real facts about Alterra Mountain Co.’s proposed development […]

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Reaching out as the Mountains Abide

We just wanted to reach out and connect with our conservation community. We’re doing what we can to continue the work of Sierra Watch – Saving Martis Valley and Keeping Squaw True – as much as our isolation allows. But we miss seeing you all in person, whether at our own events, on a chairlift, or out on the trails. […]

Tahoe City Snow Fest

North Tahoe SnowFest’s 4th Annual Wing Eating Contest, benefiting Keep Squaw True

Join Sierra Watch on Sunday, March 1st, for Fat Cat Bar & Grill’s Fourth Annual North Tahoe SnowFest Hot Wing Eating Contest, benefiting our work to Keep Squaw True! Event runs from 3pm to 5pm. So come join us as we watch the fastest eaters from Tahoe and beyond test their mettle against each other and Fat […]

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“Maximum Potential Development” vs. Tahoe Mountain Values – Moonshine Ink covers Sierra Watch’s legal appeal over Squaw Valley

This month’s edition of Truckee’s Moonshine Ink provides an in-depth update on the back-and-forth over Squaw Valley in the Court of Appeals. Would-be developer Alterra Mountain Company is arguing for what they call “maximum potential development.” Sierra Watch is standing up for our shared mountain values – and state law. And you can read it […]

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Welcoming Winter Social to Keep Squaw True – Friday, Dec. 13

PLEASE NOTE: Due to weather, we will be moving the event inside! See you all there. Winter is here! Help Sierra Watch welcome the snow with our friends at California 89 in Downtown Truckee on Friday, December 13. Spend time with folks who care about the future of the entire North Lake Tahoe/Truckee Region; watch […]

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Critics: Tahoe resort project would hamper fire evacuations

Critics: Tahoe resort project would hamper fire evacuations By Scott Sonner | AP  November 22, 2019 – First published by the Associated Press, re-published by the San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, Sacramento Bee, and other news outlets.  OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Conservationists trying to block expansion of the Lake Tahoe ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics […]

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Stand with Sierra Watch – Every Month of the Year

Thanks for being a part of Sierra Watch and our ongoing work to defend our favorite mountain places. Everything we do depends on the hundreds of individuals and families who stand with us to protect our Sierra. And we’re asking you to consider making a monthly contribution to our shared commitment. Simply put, Sierra Watch focuses […]

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Keeping Squaw True: Making our Case in the Court of Appeals

Sierra Watch submitted the final brief to the Third District Court Appeals in our ongoing effort to overturn illegal development proposals in Tahoe’s Squaw Valley. Our brief effectively counters the arguments laid out by Alterra Mountain Company and Placer County in their latest missive to the court and, more importantly, expertly reaffirms the fact that […]

State of Sierra Watch – 2019

Each fall we check in on another year of Sierra Watch and our work to protect our favorite places in the Sierra Nevada from irresponsible development. So far, 2019 could be summarized by: one terrific movie, three legal briefs, more than 400 donors, and a massive challenge. One Terrific Movie The first thing I often […]