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The Outdoors

  • Connecting to the outdoors at Outessa Summit

    By Alyssa Ganong on August 26, 2016
    Outessa is a new outdoor adventure for women. Ladies, this isn’t a festival, it’s an outdoors retreat catering to women who love to recreate in nature. Founded in 2016 by Julia Stamps Mallon and Bart Davis, Outessa is finally here. Rachael Minucciani with REI, the presenting sponsor, described their vision that began with the REI Outdoors School in 2015, and how […]
  • Kaleidoscope of adventures at Lightning in a Bottle

    By The Weekly on August 26, 2016
    Seeing the sprawling hills of Bradley filling the rear view with colorful sunsets and enchanting memories, the 11th glorious Lightning in a Bottle concludes as one of the West Coast’s premier camping, arts, music and yoga festivals. LIB continues to ascend as a kaleidoscope of adventures and life-changing experiences that will successfully surprise even the most seasoned revelers. Aaron Glassman […]
  • Tahoe Music & Festivals Summer 2016

    By The Weekly on August 24, 2016
      Tis the season for outdoor concerts, festivals galore and revelry in the mountains as Tahoe’s days and nights are filled with events from music on the beach to wine walks to Shakespeare to art tours and dance festivals. You’ll find everything you need to plan for a summer of food, fun and festivals in our Tahoe Music & Festivals […]
  • Star light, star bright · Explore the night sky

    By Katherine Hill on August 24, 2016
    Stars, planets, nebula and meteors are ever present in the universe. Unseen during the day for the most part, and in many parts of the world, unseen even at night. Or, perhaps you catch a glimpse of Saturn or Mars, and see the brightest stars in the sky. Then, you come to Tahoe on vacation or to spend a lifetime […]
  • Are you ready for Burning Man?

    By Priya Hutner on August 24, 2016
    For some the playa calls loudly. Every year, Tahoe becomes less populated and a bit of a ghost town as people pack up and head to Black Rock City. This is my second time experiencing Burning Man. Getting ready for the journey can be a bit overwhelming. I have a huge to do list, as do a number of people […]
  • Rolf Godon

    By Priya Hutner on August 24, 2016
    I met Rolf Godon sampling savory prosciutto and Parmesan waffles for a mutual friend, who was testing recipes for the opening of his new business. Godon has lived in Truckee full time for the last 42 years and had been coming here to ski from the Bay Area with his family for the last 70 years. Rolf Godon and his […]
  • The Great Race of 1908

    By Mark McLaughlin on August 24, 2016
    American technology and innovation has been impressing people around the world for generations. And, of course, there is always that Yankee competitiveness that has kept the United States on top of the economic heap for more than a century. The American Flyer in Utah. | National Automobile Museum One story that exemplifies American know-how and the country’s can-do spirit is […]
  • Kokanee salmon make for excellent sport

    By Bruce Ajari on August 24, 2016
    Kokanee salmon (Onchorhynchus nerka) is a landlocked sockeye salmon. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the California Inland Fisheries Foundation, Inc. and Kokanee Power are organizations that plant Kokanee into many of the lakes to provide an excellent fishery. Trolling with down riggers on a local lake on a recent morning. | Bruce Ajari The fisheries foundation assists the […]
  • Plumas Pines Golf Course

    By John Dee on August 24, 2016
    A well-known caveat of real estate is: Location, location, location. Back in my hometown of Milwaukee, there are dozens of courses within a half-hour drive. In Tahoe, I found that there are many courses within that 30-minute trip, but there are also some popular courses within an hour or so away. Plumas Pines Golf Course is one of those.   […]
  • Aug. 25-31

    By The Weekly on August 24, 2016
    Get your World Cup tickets now   |     Tickets to the Audi FIS Ski World Cup at Squaw Valley, being held from March 9 to 12, 2017, will go on sale now and are expected to sell out quickly. The event will mark the return of World Cup ski racing to Squaw Valley for the first time in […]