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Winter Update 2018

Sierra Nevada Olympic & Winter Sports Museum (S.N.O.W.) Picture This: December 2024 The lights of the S.N.O.W. Museum cast a warm glow across the snow, welcoming visitors and locals, families and friends to enter the museum from the upper parking lot in the Squaw Valley Park. Inside, a stone wall rises to the ceiling, recognizing…
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Olympic speedskater Jeanne Ashworth dies at age 80

WILMINGTON – This area, the world of winter sports and friends and family lost an important person this month. Jeanne Chesley Ashworth, an Olympic medalist speedskater and former Wilmington town supervisor, died Thursday, Oct. 4 at the age of 80 after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Visit for the full article.
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Babette Haueisen: a pioneer in women’s skiing

Babette Haueisen was known to many as a skiing legend. To Holley Schooley-Calvo and her family she was a mother and grandmother, despite Haueisen having no kids of her own. "She gave me strength and she had a warm heart," said Calvo. "There's a lot of good parts of me that came from her." Haueisen,…
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