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Monday, April 24, 2017

Lansford Hastings: Donner Party Villain?

This winter marks the 170th anniversary of the tragic tale of the Donner Party. Many mistakes were made by a variety of people, but historians...

1969 Squaw World Cup: Storms & shooting stars 

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will be hosting the FIS World Cup women’s slalom races on March 10 and 11. The biggest names in professional...

1960 Winter Olympics: Talent & determination 

  Squaw Valley is hosting the Audi FIS Ski World Cup women’s slalom races in March this year. The world’s top professional skiers will be...

Diamond Peak: A Lake Tahoe gem

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this winter, Diamond Peak is probably the most overlooked and underrated ski resort in the Tahoe Basin. With an impressive...

Winter Survival in the West, Part II

Story by Mark McLaughlin  ·   Search and rescue headlines usually focus on skiers and snowboarders who venture outside resort boundaries and lose their way....

Bringing the Games back to Tahoe

As the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, The Reno Tahoe area is steeped in Olympic tradition with the 1960 Winter Games held at Squaw...

Tahoe’s Winter Olympics | Ski museum to celebrate Olympic, ski history

Tahoe’s Olympic legacy and ski history of the Sierra Nevada will find a home under one roof in the new 1960 Winter Olympics Ski...

Winter Survival in the West, Part I

Search and rescue headlines usually focus on skiers and snowboarders who venture outside resort boundaries and lose their way. The recent rescue of a...

Rex the Blizzard King: Truckee’s Canine Superhero, Part II

By Mark McLaughlin ·  Read Part I at TheTahoeWeekly.com Many Americans are familiar with Hollywood’s version of heroic dogs — canine superstars such as Lassie and...

Rex the Blizzard King: Truckee’s canine superhero

With its wide-open spaces, clear streams and lakes, and absence of ticks and fleas, the Tahoe-Truckee region is a dog’s paradise. By the 1860s,...