Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced they are considering a name change. TGR photo.
California’s Squaw Valley Resort announced it is considering renaming to delete the racist and sexist slur “Squaw” from its name, following the nationwide movement to remove symbols of racism and indigenous oppression. The Tahoe-area resort says it plans to enlist the help of local tribal leaders in ultimately making a decision on the matter. In a statement, the resort said, “As you likely know, the term is used by several area businesses as well as state and federal agencies for locations in the Olympic Valley region and these groups should be involved in the discussion.”
No further details have been made public about how or when a decision will be made. Dozens of businesses in the area share the word in their name. Several efforts have been made in the past to consider a name change. The greater region was re-named Olympic Valley in 1960 to celebrate the Winter Olympics that took place at the resort, but the resort’s name has remained the same.
The bison charged the woman as she was trying to take a photo of it. Wikipedia photo. A woman was gored at Yellowstone National Park when she tried approaching a bison for a photo. Last Thursday, the 72-year-old woman was within 10 feet of the animal multiple times before it charged at her, goring her with its horns. The victim was flown to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center for further treatment for her sustained puncture wounds. In response the to incident, park biologists
A drug commonly used by high-altitude mountaineers and guides has shown promise as a treatment for Covid-19. Wikipedia photo. In recent weeks, news of a promising new treatment for COVID-19 has been making the rounds in medical circles and even made it to the front page of the New York Times. No, it's not a malaria drug. It’s a corticosteroid called dexamethasone, and it has long been used both as emergency medicine and as a sort of performance enhancing drug by high altitude climbers.
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