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Tahoe City, CA
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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,...

Epic powder | The best of the biggest winter storms

        Relive the Tahoe Sierra’s more epic winters in Mark McLaughlin’s newest book, “Snowbound! Legendary Winters of the Tahoe Sierra.” This is a must for any...

Diamond Peak celebrates 50 years

In the 1960s, entrepreneur Art Wood envisioned a vacation community on Tahoe’s North Shore he dubbed the Pebble Beach of the Sierra, which included...

Frank Titus | Truckee ski legend

Frank L. Titus is as Truckee local as one gets. Born in Truckee’s Brickelltown neighborhood during a driving snowstorm on Jan. 8, 1922, he...

Preserving Tahoe’s Olympic legacy

A major fundraising effort is currently underway to build the 1960 Winter Olympics Ski Museum: A Winter Sports Legacy Center. The plan is to...

The Sierra’s Snowiest Winter

Drought-busting seasons come along every so often (we could use one now), but even after 110 years, the epic winter of 1906-07 continues to...

Typhoon Freda washed out World Series

October, the month when baseball fever is at its peak, is usually one of the driest times of the year in California. This year,...

Rock art · Petroglyphs of Donner Summit

If you drive up Old Highway 40 about 2.5 miles from the west end of Donner Lake, there is a pull-off on the left...

The Western Pacific Railroad Museum

Tucked away in a quiet corner of the sleepy community of Portola is a true gem: The Western Pacific Railroad Museum. Here you will...

Winter media hype & weather predictions

The 2016 water year ended on Sept. 30, which puts last winter to rest. Although snowfall totals were mostly in the average category in...


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