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  • Tahoe Powder Winter 2016-17

    By The Weekly on February 8, 2017
    The Tahoe Sierra’s only ski & snowboard magazine There are many sides to enjoying winter in the Tahoe Sierra and Tahoe Powder magazine explores Tahoe’s winter lifestyle – skiing & snowboarding, Nordic & snowmobiling, locals and pros, nightlife, food & wine, events & entertainment.
  • Magical Donner Lake

    By Katherine Hill on February 8, 2017
    The brilliant blue sky is nearly blinding against the freshly fallen snow surrounding Donner Lake following a barrage of recent winter storms. A snowshoe on a bright, sunny day is just the medicine I need to cure the doldrums that had started to set in following January’s massive snowfall. Brilliant blue skies twinkle over Schallenberger Ridge at Donner Lake. It’s […]
  • Tranquility of winter paddleboarding

    By The Weekly on February 8, 2017
    If you’re allowing your paddleboard to hibernate through the winter, it’s time to consider waking it. Extending your standup paddling season only takes a bit of planning, proper clothing and a break in the weather. According to the National Weather Service office in Reno, Nev., winter storms walloped Tahoe with the seventh wettest January in 114 years of record keeping […]
  • Keoki Flagg · Evolving with the times

    By Priya Hutner on February 8, 2017
    Keoki Flagg is an iconic Tahoe artist and photographer. He has traveled the world, illuminating his life experiences through the lens of his camera for more than 35 years. This adventurer has made his home in Tahoe and his renowned Gallery Keoki is nestled in the Village at Squaw. Celebrity Hound Hobnob Feb. 11 | 6-8 p.m. Gallery Keoki | […]
  • Doug Read

    By Tim Hauserman on February 8, 2017
    Doug Read is a powerful skier, ice skater, bike rider, builder and wood carver of everything, from the benches and tables at Tahoe Cross Country to the giant arrow in front of the Sugar Pine Cakery in Lake Forest. He is an adventurer, practical joker and can tell a tall tale. But, most importantly, according to longtime friend and fellow […]
  • Diamond Peak: A Lake Tahoe gem

    By Mark McLaughlin on February 8, 2017
    Celebrating its 50th anniversary this winter, Diamond Peak is probably the most overlooked and underrated ski resort in the Tahoe Basin. With an impressive 1,840 feet of vertical, a variety of trails and breathtaking views of Big Blue, Diamond Peak is without a doubt a premier Tahoe ski destination. This hidden jewel boasts miles of unpopulated runs, open tree skiing […]
  • Majesty of Tahoe’s bald eagles

    By Tim Hauserman on January 25, 2017
    Story by Tim Hauserman  ·   We saw the first bald eagle gently glide above our heads at Lake Forest Beach just 15 minutes into our three-hour stint volunteering at the Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Count on Jan. 13. Organized by the Tahoe Institute for Natural Sciences (TINS), the annual event involves small groups of volunteers who head to a variety […]
  • Snow skating | Free your feet

    By Kayla Anderson on January 25, 2017
    Story by Kayla Anderson  ·   “Free your feet and your soul will follow,” snowskater Mark Spicolli once told a European-based snowskate magazine. These are also the words that Lake Tahoe native Miranda Worrell lives by as she embraces the world of snowskating. Photo courtesy Jaime White Worrell had been snowboarding for decades when she felt her ability level had […]
  • Tahoe Local | June Sylvester Saraceno

    By Tim Hauserman on January 25, 2017
    Story by Tim Hauserman  ·   June Sylvester Saraceno moved to Tahoe in 1984 from her childhood home of North Carolina. “My surfer ski-bum friends talked me into throwing my lot in with them. I’d never skied before,” Saraceno says. Armed with a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from Ohio’s Bowling Green State University and a bachelor’s degree […]
  • Winter Survival in the West, Part II

    By Mark McLaughlin on January 25, 2017
    Story by Mark McLaughlin  ·   Search and rescue headlines usually focus on skiers and snowboarders who venture outside resort boundaries and lose their way. Winter travelers in the West must also play it smart if they expect to come out alive. Food, water, gasoline, warm blankets and winter attire are minimum requirements — avoiding sketchy back-country roads and paying […]