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Thursday, July 27, 2017

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,...

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...


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