Donner Summit and Truckee: What a weekend! |

Donner Summit and Truckee: What a weekend!

Sierra Sun staff report

Amy Edgett/Sierra SunDonner Ski Ranch has plenty of snow for skiing and riding on Memorial Day.

Donner Ski Ranch rocked as fresh as you get conditions and 500 skiers and riders Saturday. Lifts will be open Memorial Day, Monday, May 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.The Storm King blew in two feet of fresh powder Thursday, May 27 and continues to freeze the slopes at night. andamp;#8220;The conditions are great in the morning, for the end of May itandamp;#8217;s just awesome,andamp;#8221; said Janet Tuttle, who owns Donner Ski Ranch with her husband Marshall Tuttle. The resort peaks out at Old Highway 40 just west of Donner Lake. For info, visit or phone (530) 426-3635.Down the road a bit, Rick Drake, president of San Diego Productions, shot an andamp;#8220;under coverandamp;#8221; car for a future media campaign with a CHP traffic assist at the historic arched bridge.Floristonandamp;#8217;s Josh and Valerie Anagnos joined friends at Donner Lakeandamp;#8217;s West End beach for a andamp;#8220;Baby Party.andamp;#8221; Many new Moms, Dads and tiny residents were in attendance. Amanda from Truckee Donner Recreation andamp; Park District manned the gates, and thought the big rig oil spill had minimal impact to Donner Lake after she did a quick inspection at Summit Creek.