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  • June 25 to July 1 on stands now

    By The Weekly on June 24, 2015
    Tahoe local Holly Shankland enjoys a recent morning surf session on Lake Tahoe. How are you enjoying for summer in Truckee and Tahoe? Share your photos #tahoesummer on Facebook and Instagram. Photography by Court Leve, CourtLeve.com.
  • Donner Memorial blends history, recreation

    By Jenn Sheridan on June 24, 2015
      Story & photos by Jenn Sheridan ·    History meets recreation at Donner Memorial State Park, nestled at the west end of Donner Lake at the location where some of the infamous Donner Party spent the winter of 1846-47 trapped by winter weather. In 1918, the Native Sons of the Golden West erected the Pioneer Monument and in a […]
  • Single track & switchbacks | Tahoe Time

    By Tim Hauserman on June 24, 2015
    Story by Tim Hauserman ·    Enjoying the views from the top of the Lakeview Trail at Tahoe Cross Country. | Tim Hauserman ·  For the Tahoe mountain biker, the recent steady rains are like powder to a skier. Something not to be missed. Rain eliminates the dust and makes the trails firm, tacky and a pleasure to ride. Ride […]
  • Climbing back, giving back | Mark Wellman | a local profile

    By Priya Hutner on June 24, 2015
    By Priya Hutner ·  In 1982, 22-year-old Mark Wellman was climbing the 13,075’ peak Seven Gables in the Sierra Nevada when his life was irrevocably changed. He was moving fast and lost his footing, falling out of control he landed on a rock ledge. Bloodied and barely alive, his friend made the difficult decision to leave him and go for […]
  • The Arts

    By The Weekly on June 24, 2015
    Eva Nichols | North Tahoe Arts ·  Free art workshops offered North Tahoe Arts is offering a summer series of four art workshops free to the public. Two of these workshops are in collaboration with Trails and Vistas, creating artwork to be viewed on the Art Hike. Story Painting will be held on June 27 with Eva Nichols at Rideout Community […]
  • Ximena McGlashan: Truckee’s butterfly farmer

    By Mark McLaughlin on June 24, 2015
      By Mark McLaughlin ·  The cover of Ximena McGlashan’s Butterfly Magazine | Courtesy M. Nona McGlashan ·  Young Ximena McGlashan’s happiness was hinged on butterfly wings. As a teenager, she started her own business in Truckee to become the nation’s first professional butterfly farmer. Due to her father’s passionate interest in entomology, the study of insects, Ximena became fascinated […]
  • Hurricane Odile comes ashore, Part II

    By Bruce Ajari on June 24, 2015
    By Bruce Ajari ·    Damage caused by Hurricane Odile ·  Editor’s Note: Part I may be found at TheTahoeWeekly.com. The winds gradually increased through Sunday evening. We were looking at winds of around 56 mph. We turned in for the night when the power went out around 8:30 p.m. At 1:30 a.m. Monday, we awoke to a deafening roar. […]
  • Early surfing

    By Warren Miller on June 24, 2015
    by Warren Miller ·  When the economic crash happened in 1929, the unemployment rate in America skyrocketed to more than 25 percent. Almost daily, someone knocked on the back door and said, “I will do anything for a sandwich of any kind, please because I haven’t eaten in two days.” My father was one of those 25 percent out of […]
  • Jake’s unveils new menu

    By Priya Hutner on June 24, 2015
    By Priya Hutner ·    Tasting the new ·  I had the most fabulous time at Jake’s on the Lake recently. I was invited to participate in Jakes pre-summer employee lunch when Executive Chef Scot Yorkey introduced the restaurant’s new menu. What a blast. Marketing manager Christina Perry was an awesome and upbeat host. Perry and general manager Jeff Hill […]
  • Cutting edge wines at Truckee Tavern and Grill

    By Lou Phillips on June 24, 2015
    By Lou Phillips ·  Proprietor Chris St. Martin ·    From the moment Chris St. Martin became involved in the restaurant business in Connecticut he said that he had a vision of opening his own place. After moving to Truckee and spending 10 years as a barman and then wine director at Cottonwood restaurant, he and business partner, Ryan Dierks, […]