OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Rumors are running rampant in the social media world Monday evening regarding a possible merger between Squaw Valley USA and Alpine Meadows, the two premier ski resorts at Lake Tahoe.
While nothing official has been confirmed by either resort, there's been quite an online stir from a story published Monday afternoon from the Squaw branch of UnnofficialNetworks.com.
The story, which reveals no sources, is below. It can be viewed at http://unofficialnetworks.com/squaw-valley-buys-alpine-44221/.
“SOME MAJOR MAJOR NEWS TODAY AND THIS WEEKEND CONCERNING SQUAW VALLEY / ALPINE MEADOWS DEAL!!
Sources close to the matter tells us that the purchase of Alpine Meadows by Squaw Valley USA is DONE and Alpine Meadows employees already know! We don't have much on the deal, but our sources have confirmed that Squaw Valley USA/KSL is in fact now the proud owner of neighboring Alpine Meadows. We also hear Squaw is planned to make a public announcement within a day.
SQUAW PASSHOLDERS – Check your email for a message from Andy!!!
We'll post more updates as they come in or leave what you know in the comments.”
Check back with www.sierrasun.com Tuesday morning for more to this story.