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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Reno’s effort inspired Squaw Valley Olympics

The Reno Tahoe Winter Games Coalition is working hard to land the 2026 Winter Games for the Tahoe Sierra region. They’re not alone in...

Squaw Valley Tram | A ride into history

By Mark McLaughlin  ·   Five months from now, Squaw Valley will celebrate the 65th anniversary of the opening of the ski area in November 1949,...

Earth Day: Tahoe’s Environmental Challenges

April is here and that means that Earth Day 2013 will soon inspire us to reflect on the health of our planet. Although Earth...

1983 Memorial Day Flash Flood, Part I

It’s been 30 years since the big winter of 1983 triggered a massive landslide on Slide Mountain near Carson City, a cataclysmic event that...

Worst Winter of All, Part II

Worst Winter of All, Part II By Mark McLaughlin No doubt about it, winter 2012 is off to a monumentally slow start. Virtually no snow...
John Sutter

Tahoe’s Gatekeeper · John Sutter

Just upstream from Fanny Bridge sits the Lake Tahoe Dam. Since 1910, it has controlled how much water leaves Lake Tahoe and eventually makes...

Around the wye · Tahoe City crossroads steeped in history

Plans are afoot to build a new bridge across the Truckee River downstream of Fanny Bridge in Tahoe City. The bridge will part of...

The strange tale of Charley Parkhurst

By Mark McLaughlin  ·   Charley Parkhurst at the reigns of a stagecoach.  · Stagecoach companies were big business during the Comstock’s heady years of massive silver...

Ponies, Trains & Planes: Delivering the U.S. Mail

Last month, the annual Reno Air Races once again thrilled thousands of aviation enthusiasts and speed freaks as six classes of aircraft hit speeds...

Lola Montez Lakes: A hike into history, Part I

By Mark McLaughlin ·  At Donner Pass, history and scenery combine to provide some of the most inspiring walks and hikes in the United States....


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