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Monday, April 24, 2017

Invasive species invade dinner plates

I love seafood, particularly shellfish, but living in the mountains makes accessing fresh-caught creatures of the sea somewhat difficult. Although fresh seafood is readily...

Ode To Lake Tahoe … upon our last trip for the summer

To walk barefoot along your shore, I think I’d never ask for more. No, wait, my grown kids here should be, To walk your sandy beach with...

Stampede Dam dike to be raised

The Bureau of Reclamation is raising Stampede Dam, located on the Little Truckee River, approximately 10 miles northeast of Truckee. The dike structure will...

Shining a light on Lake Tahoe

STATELINE, NEV. – Lake Tahoe was the winner today thanks to the 20th anniversary celebration by politicians, locals, visitors and environmental advocates of the...

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...

Star light, star bright · Explore the night sky

Stars, planets, nebula and meteors are ever present in the universe. Unseen during the day for the most part, and in many parts of...

Be kind to the back country 

Aside from the enormous deep blue lake that is the center of it all, the Lake Tahoe region is also blessed with copious quantities...

Prepare for wildfire season with defensible space 

Wildfires are burning in the Sierra Nevada and homeowners around Lake Tahoe must ensure they are prepared for wildfire by clearing hazardous fuels from...

Upper Truckee restoration project to resume

  The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit in collaboration with the California Tahoe Conservancy will resume work on the Upper Truckee River...

Swimming with the wildflowers

Longer, warmer days each spring are the harbinger of wildflowers and hiking season in Tahoe and Truckee. As the plants begin to push up...