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Tahoe City, CA
Friday, October 20, 2017

The Reno Wheelmen Bicycle Team

In the early 1850s, progressive leaders in the nascent women’s liberation movement discovered turkish dress or bloomers, which gave women a newfound freedom of...

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...

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,...

2016-17: Wettest Winter? Yes. Snowiest? Nope.

In the West, precipitation — rain combined with the water equivalent of melted snow — is measured in water years as opposed to calendar...

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...

Jesse Lee Reno: Civil War Hero

There are a handful of towns in the United States named after General Jesse Lee Reno, a Civil War hero who died fighting for...

Expansive views from Donner Peak

The Donner Summit Historical Society calls it the most important historical square mile in California — and they’re probably right. Donner Pass is where...

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...

Lora Knight’s Wychwood: 100 Years at Tahoe, Part I

By Mark McLaughlin ·  Lora Josephine Knight’s legacy is enshrined in the magnificent Scandinavian castle, Vikingsholm, which she had built at Emerald Bay in 1929,...

Lucky Baldwin: Tahoe Visionary, Part I

Elias “Lucky” Baldwin wasn’t just lucky. He knew how to make money, lived a life of risk and adventure and left a scandalous trail...


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