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Paralyzed Snowboarder Wants Oregon Resort Held Responsible for Faulty Jump

The Oregon Supreme Court has been asked to invalidate a ski resort’s liability waiver by a snowboarder paralyzed from the waist down on one of the resort’s expert jumps. The snowboarder’s attorneys argue that the resort bears a responsibility for …

Tahoe Ski Resort Settles Suit Over Chairlift Death

A lawsuit filed by a family against a Lake Tahoe ski resort and other companies over the death of a man who fell from a chairlift has been settled, although financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Sacramento …

State Senate OKs California Ski Safety Legislation

The state Senate passed a bill that would require California ski resorts to prepare an annual safety plan and post those reports on their websites. Lawmakers passed SB564 on a 24-8 partisan vote. The bill by Democratic Sen. Bill Monning …

Sierra Nevada Ski Resort Employee Dies After Avalanche

A member of a Sierra Nevada ski resort’s patrol team who was injured after being caught in an avalanche has died. Alpine Meadows said in a statement that 53-year-old Bill Foster died at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev., …