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  • August 27-September 2 on stands now

    By The Weekly on August 26, 2015
      Cave Rock, the neck of an old volcano, rises above Lake Tahoe’s East Shore in this image entitled “Lady of the Lake” by photographer Lloyd Garden of Drone Promotions. Garden took the image in June from 250 feet above the lake with his drone. Cave Rock is a sacred place for the Washoe Indians, who named it “The Lady […]
  • Riding dirty at the Truckee Bike Park

    By Jenn Sheridan on August 26, 2015
    By Jenn Sheridan ·  Courtesy of  Truckee Bike Park It was a full three months from the time I discovered the Truckee Bike Park to when I found myself staring down one of the flow lines. An intermediate cross-country and downhill rider, I was intrigued, but totally intimidated, by dirt jumps, pump tracks and a new side of bike culture. […]
  • The changing seasons of Page Meadows

    By Tim Hauserman on August 26, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·      The grasshoppers are flying again in Page Meadows. For me, riding my bike through the waves of flying insects is as much a part of the ritual of August in Lake Tahoe as busy beaches and Concerts on the Commons. The series of meadows that make up Page Meadows has its own set of […]
  • The legendary Tahoe Tavern, Part II

    By Mark McLaughlin on August 26, 2015
    By Mark McLaughlin ·  Automobiles put the Tahoe-Truckee Railroad out of business. Note the train tracks on the pier. | Courtesy Nevada Historical Society ·  Editor’s Note: Part I The Tahoe Tavern condominium properties near Tahoe City is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer as the reincarnation of the original Tahoe Tavern Hotel & Casino built at the turn of […]
  • The Pursuit

    By Warren Miller on August 26, 2015
    by Warren Miller ·    The 20-foot Pursuit (my old camera boat) was loaded to the Plimsoll mark as we moved away from the launching ramp in Anacortes, Wash. I didn’t know it at the time, but this exploration of the San Juan Islands, the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island in this small boat would change my life forever. I […]
  • August 20-August 26 on stands now

    By The Weekly on August 19, 2015
    The Tahoe Weekly staff loved the sense of summer serenity featuring Sarah Ladeira enjoying a relaxing swing set against the breathtaking backdrop of Donner Lake and the surrounding Sierra Nevada when we saw this image from photographer Chris Turner of Rimfire Photography | RimFirePhotography.net
  • The art of Tahoe at Burning Man

    By Priya Hutner on August 19, 2015
    By Priya Hutner ·  Randy Gate’s 7-foot tall “Dreamsicle” on the Playa at last year’s Burning Man, described by the artist as “Penny Farthing meets Dr. Suess.” | Ben Lazar, benlazar.com ·    Burning Man has compelled artists and creators of every type to go beyond the limits of imagination. It seems only natural to explore the artists and culture of […]
  • On exhibit: 200 years of Tahoe art

    By The Weekly on August 19, 2015
    By Ann Lindemann ·  Pin River, Tahoe Watershed | Maya Lin ·  An unprecedented new exhibit featuring 200 years of art expressing the Tahoe experience goes on display on Aug. 22 at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, Nev. The “TAHOE: A Visual History” exhibit, which is accompanied by a book by the same name, took five years to […]
  • The seduction of Burning Man | A Playa virgin prepares for her first time

    By Priya Hutner on August 19, 2015
    By Priya Hutner ·  Priya Hutner, left, and Jill Mitchell at work on their shelter ·  When I moved to Truckee at the end of summer in 2013, I found a lovely, little cottage in the woods and began my new life. As I was unpacking, the next-door neighbors pulled up in an RV covered in dust. I introduced myself […]
  • Idyllic camping at Star Lake

    By Tim Hauserman on August 19, 2015
    Story & photos by Tim Hauserman ·  Star Lake is the highest year-round lake in the Tahoe Basin · Star Lake sits tight against the base of Job’s Sister, Job’s Peak and Freel Peak, three of the four highest peaks in the Tahoe Basin. At 9,200’ in elevation, the lake is a full 3,000 feet higher then Lake Tahoe, and […]