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Archive for February, 2014

  • Feb. 27-March 12 issue on stands now

    By The Weekly on February 26, 2014
    Competitors brave the bitter cold waters of Lake Tahoe at the annual Polar Bear Swim at Gar Woods as part of SnowFest! Photography by Ryan Salm, RyanSalmPhotography.com.   PHOTOGRAPHER PROFILE:  RYAN SALM ryansalmphotography.photoshelter.com For the past 12 years, Ryan Salm has been traveling the far off reaches of the globe contacting distant tribal groups and contracting various illnesses. Journeys on back […]
  • Bringing Back the 80s for SnowFest!

    By Jenn Sheridan on February 26, 2014
    Rob Retting · SnowFest! returns with 10 days of winter celebrations with events for all ages starting with a kick off party at Gar Woods on Feb. 27. Since 1982, North Lake Tahoe communities have come together for parades, races, concerts, dining and enjoying the winter atmosphere. And, this year’s theme is Bringing Back the 80s, so dig out those […]
  • The Great Sierra Snow Blockade, Part I

    By Mark McLaughlin on February 26, 2014
    The Sun is the engine that drives weather and climate on Earth. For more than a century, there have been many scientists who have tried to prove that energy output from our nearest star can influence this planet’s atmospheric jet streams and wind patterns, as well as global air and sea surface temperatures. Modern scientists continue to research how solar […]
  • Knee-deep powder snow

    By Warren Miller on February 26, 2014
    As I’ve said many times, when I produced my first ski movie in 1949-50, there were less than 15 chairlifts in the world. Everyone who went in the ski business in the next 25 years was an innovator. One of those innovators was an Austrian named Mike Wiegele who talked his father into an airplane ticket to Canada, but Mike […]
  • Taco Station

    By Nicole Cheslock on February 26, 2014
    Veggie Tacos · What makes an exceptional taco? Is it homemade tortillas complete with unique fillings, or recently caught fish, shredded cabbage and a squirt of lime juice? Is it fresh ingredients prepared on the spot with a dash of hot sauce? If the latter catches your attention, try Taco Tuesdays at the Taco Station in Truckee. Taco Tuesdays have […]
  • New, hot wine brands, Part II

    By Barbara Keck on February 26, 2014
    Molly Drew of Drew Wines · In my last column, I talked about five New Hot Wine Brands, as voted on each year by the editorial staff of Wine Business Monthly, a leading wine industry magazine. These particular wines are showcased in January at the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium in Sacramento. The wineries are chosen from across the nation […]
  • Sausage Lentil Stew

    By Chef David “Smitty” Smith on February 26, 2014
    So, I have to ask: Are you a glass-half-full or a glass-half-empty person? With the way the weather has been this year, it’s pretty easy to see both sides of the coin. I mean, first we had little snow with some fairly warm days and there were only maybe six runs you could safely ski without churning up a bunch […]
  • Tahoe Youth Ballet

    By Jenn Sheridan on February 26, 2014
    When: March 14 & 15 | 7 p.m.  Where: North Tahoe Event Center | Kings Beach, Calif.  Admission: $20| All ages Tahoe Youth Ballet kicks off its sixth winter season in March bringing new work and old favorites to the stage. The company includes eight dances and six apprentices from North Lake Tahoe and Truckee. “The company has always prided […]
  • Feb. 13-26 issue on stands now

    By The Weekly on February 12, 2014
    Miles Clark moves through perfect pow above the clouds on Donner Summit. Photography by Ryan Salm.   PHOTOGRAPHER PROFILE:  RYAN SALM ryansalmphotography.photoshelter.com For the past 12 years, Ryan Salm has been traveling the far off reaches of the globe contacting distant tribal groups and contracting various illnesses. Journeys on back roads with the local people have created a common theme in […]
  • Mountain festival highlights winter exploration

    By Jenn Sheridan on February 12, 2014
    Alpenglow Sports (Josh Heli) · Exploring the Tahoe back country doesn’t have to stop when the snow starts to fly. The winter months open the doors to all kinds of opportunities to visit favorite destinations via ski touring, snowshoeing and Nordic skiing. However, the cold weather and blanket of snow also offer a new set of challenges from gear selection […]