Katherine first moved to Tahoe in 1998 and has been in love with the Tahoe-Truckee region ever since. She has been in the journalism field for more than 20 years and has worked for daily and weekly newspapers and magazines, as well as online publications, as an award-winning writer and editor. She has been the Editor of Tahoe Weekly for nine years, with seven of those serving as the Associate Publisher. In the fall of 2013, Katherine became only the third owner of the 33-year-old publication, and today serves as its Publisher and Editor In Chief.
Alyssa brings more than 15 years of design experience to Tahoe Weekly, with a degree from Rhode Island School of Design. Her work experience includes nine years in Colorado Tourism, where she lived for 15 years. She loves spending time outdoors and tries to bring creativity into everything she does, whether it’s art, skiing or cooking. Alyssa moved to Lake Tahoe in 2009.
Anne is a recent transplant from the San Francisco Bay Area, but is no stranger to Tahoe having spent numerous summers on the lake with her family as a child and a winter stint as a lift operator at Squaw Valley in the mid-80s. Anne has more than 10 years of experience in advertising and publishing and has worked with print, online and radio platforms. A successful entrepreneur, Anne understands the needs and challenges facing today’s small business owners and seeks to find unique opportunities and solutions. An outdoor enthusiast, she will try anything short of putting on a squirrel suit.
Mael came to Tahoe to snowboard for one winter and then for just one more and one more and … Since 2002, this Brazilian girl from Rio de Janeiro has been hiking, biking, snowboarding, kayaking, paddleboarding, eating organic and doing graphic design for many local businesses like Uncorked Wine Bar and the North Tahoe Business Association. Mael is passionate about photography and has a Graphic and Product Design degree from PUC-Rio. She lives in North Lake Tahoe with her best friend Leroy Brown, The Bullmastiff.
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Celebrating 35 years.
On Feb. 18, 1982, David Mogilefsky published the first edition of “North Tahoe Week” featuring a photograph by Vance Fox of a skier cliff jumping near the horse trails in Squaw Valley.
That first edition was 12 pages and was full of information about local resorts, babysitters, events and things to do in North Tahoe and Truckee area. Lift tickets were $20 at Squaw Valley, and advertisers included realtors, art galleries and restaurants. The cover featured a photograph inside a hand-drawn outline of Lake Tahoe, and the only editorial feature was the tongue-in-cheek Yesteryear column that featured fictional news from the past.
The slogan of the magazine was “Don’t Nobody Bring Me No Bad News.”
Tahoe Weekly has gone through several names changes through the decades, and in 1997 was purchased by Dale and Shirley Good. The Good family operated Tahoe Weekly for nearly 17 years, before longtime Editor Katherine E. Hill purchased the magazine in 2013.
Through the decades, Tahoe Weekly has gone through many name changes, and is known for its iconic covers of breathtaking scenery and of locals enjoying the lifestyle that living in the Tahoe-Truckee region affords. It has grown into a magazine that chronicles the remarkable people and places that define our community. Today, the magazine is filled with local voices from our columnists and staff, to the many freelance writers and photographers that are a part of each edition of Tahoe Weekly.
“Everyone who is a part of putting together every issue of Tahoe Weekly magazine shares a passion of our community, and it shows in the magazine that we produce,” says Hill.
“In each edition of Tahoe Weekly, we strive to bring our readers the best coverage of the community in our core areas – recreation, arts and entertainment, dining, shopping, and events,” says Hill. “Our readership comprises both locals and tourists, and we work to serve both markets in every issue.”
A few years ago, Tahoe Weekly adopted the new slogan “Capturing the Spirit of Tahoe & Truckee Since 1982.” That spirit means reflecting the indefinable force that draws each of us to the Tahoe-Truckee area; a spirit that is different for each of us.
We have all enjoyed capturing a piece of that spirit in every issue of Tahoe Weekly for the last three decades, and we look forward to serving our readers and advertisers in the decades to come.