Tahoe ski resort faces lawsuits after avalanche killed skier

FILE – In this Jan. 17, 2020, file photo, skiers leave the parking lot at Alpine Meadows ski resort in Alpine Meadows, Calif., where avalanche killed one skier and seriously injured another. The widow and a friend of a man who was killed in an avalanche at a Lake Tahoe ski resort last year have filed separate lawsuits accusing the resort of negligently rushing to open the slopes in unsafe conditions for a holiday weekend that’s typically one of the busiest of the season.