52.8 F
Tahoe City, CA
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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...

Camp Century: City under ice

Climate change is slowly revealing a top secret United States military installation known as Camp Century that was constructed 40 feet below the surface...

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,”...

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...

John & Jessie Frémont: Western Power Couple, Part II

As Lt. John C. Frémont and his men crossed the Tahoe Sierra in February 1844, they were plagued by snowstorms and bouts of snow...

John & Jessie Frémont: An American Power Couple

The men in Lt. John Charles Frémont’s command were a bit confused. They had spent the spring and summer of 1843 trekking west into...

James Clyman: A man to rival “The Revenant”

The recent award-winning film, “The Revenant,” cast actor Leonardo DiCaprio as Hugh Glass, an early 19th Century American frontiersman and mountain man. The film...

Living with faults

In April 2016, scientists at the Nevada Seismology Laboratory warned that a major earthquake along the Eastern Sierra is long overdue. The region averages...

The Great Race of 1908

American technology and innovation has been impressing people around the world for generations. And, of course, there is always that Yankee competitiveness that has...

East Shore lore

The boulder-strewn East Shore south of Cave Rock is a great place for cruising and sightseeing on Lake Tahoe, but with few safe spots...

Weather

Tahoe City, CA
clear sky
52.8 ° F
66.2 °
35.6 °
93%
0.5mph
1%
Wed
54 °
Thu
66 °
Fri
69 °
Sat
70 °
Sun
69 °