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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Murder of Det. Len Harris, Part II

By Mark McLaughlin ·    On May 15, 1894, veteran Southern Pacific Det. Len Harris was shot and killed by Anthony Azoff, an unemployed sign painter...

Presidential visits to Truckee-Tahoe, Part I

  By Mark McLaughlin President Ulysses Grant visited Truckee-Tahoe in 1879. | Library of Congress “It’s quite remarkable considering the area’s relative remoteness and small population that...

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...

Maritime history lies on the bottom of Lake Tahoe

Beneath the surface of the brilliant blue waters of Lake Tahoe lies the wreckage of a bygone era of maritime history. The Steamers “Tahoe,”...

Tahoe Dam 100 Year Anniversary, Part II

Amidst all the excitement this summer about the 150th anniversary of the founding of Tahoe City, let’s not forget that 2013 also is the...

Nevada’s Fight of the Century, Part II

Nevada boxing promoters proclaimed it the “fight of the century.” The highly publicized 1897 bout between America’s heavyweight champion “Gentleman Jim” Corbett from San...

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...

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...

Lake Tahoe: Breeding Ground of Champions | Part II

By Mark McLaughlin ·   The 1932 National Ski Association Championship Tournament.   Editor’s Note: Part I may be read at TheTahoeWeekly.com Most of us take it for granted...

Mining the Comstock

By Jack Harpster ·  Virginia City, in Utah Territory, was just getting established when Duane Bliss and Philipp Deidesheimer arrived in 1860. The two men...


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