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  • Advocating for change · Candace Cable

    By Tim Hauserman on August 26, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·    Truckee resident Candace Cable won nine Gold Medals in wheelchair road racing in the Paralympics. She won 84 marathons in wheelchair road racing, as well, including six Boston Marathons. She has ridden her bike across the country and kayaked the 72 miles around Lake Tahoe. She has been a downhill and cross-country ski racer, and […]
  • Building community at the library · Anne Greenwood

    By Tim Hauserman on August 19, 2015
    Story by Tim Hauserman ·    Lifelong Tahoe local Anne Greenwood has been a devoted mother of two, a substitute teacher, a minister for weddings in the wilderness, an instructional aide, a park employee, and a purveyor of a children’s clothing line, but it was when she took on a part-time job at the Tahoe City Library that she “immediately […]
  • Sassy styles with panache · Viviane Sabo

    By Priya Hutner on August 12, 2015
    Story & photos by Priya Hutner ·  Walking into Unique Boutique, expect to be met by a vibrant woman and her adorable maltase, Louie ·  Viviane Sabol is as fun and unique as her vintage consignment store, Unique Boutique. Tucked away on West River Street in Truckee, the store is off-the-beaten path. Over the last 20+ years, both locals and […]
  • Creating a new life in the mountains | Priya Hutner

    By Tim Hauserman on August 5, 2015
      Story & photos by Tim Hauserman · Many people move to Tahoe to experience the joys of our outdoor lifestyle, not because they just received a great job offer. This leads many mountain transplants to follow their passion, instead of just finding a job. An example is Priya Hutner. She came to Truckee in 2013 for the healthy lifestyle. […]
  • Using humor to connect to readers · Suzanne Roberts

    By Tim Hauserman on July 29, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  Award-winning author Suzanne Roberts teaches at Sierra Nevada College and Lake Tahoe Community College. In “Almost Somewhere,” an award-winning memoir about hiking the John Muir Trail, Suzanne Roberts tells the story about how she joined two other fresh-out-of-college women on a challenging 210-mile hike from Mount Whitney to Yosemite Valley. Back then, Suzanne was the boy-crazy, […]
  • Serving those with special needs | Doug Brimm

    By Tim Hauserman on July 22, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  Back in 2000, Doug Brimm of Incline Village was approached by his Incline friend Sam Waldman to hold a fundraiser for Waldman’s new organization, Kids & Horses. They held the fundraiser at Austin’s Restaurant in Reno, owned at the time by Brimm and his wife Gloria, and quickly fell in love with the organization’s goal to […]
  • Bringing art to the community | Nicole Martin

    By Tim Hauserman on July 15, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  Kindred is a nonprofit in Truckee providing art classes to local youth started by Nicole Ashton Martin, pictured here with a group of her students ·  The first thing that you notice when you speak to Nicole Ashton Martin is that she considers art and creativity as an enormous tent that contains every sort of creative […]
  • Adventurous life & times of Toni Neubauer

    By The Weekly on July 8, 2015
    By Ann Lindemann ·  Antonia “Toni” Neubauer in Kathmandu with a friend and her grandson ·  Like the Himalayas, there are peaks and valleys in Antonia “Toni” Neubauer’s travel recollections. And not surprisingly, it’s the missteps that often make the best fodder for storytelling. Take for instance this nugget that occurred in an early trek to Nepal. After leaving a […]
  • Building a life on the water Anik & Jay Wild

    By Tim Hauserman on July 1, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  The Wild’s dream is to build a foundation to create world-class standup Paddleboarders. Jay Wild enjoying a day on Lake Tahoe ·  Lake Tahoe is home to many world-class athletes who can’t wait to spread their passion for the sports they love. But what happens when two athletes who are bursting with enthusiasm for human-powered water […]
  • Climbing back, giving back | Mark Wellman

    By Priya Hutner on June 24, 2015
    By Priya Hutner ·  In 1982, 22-year-old Mark Wellman was climbing the 13,075’ peak Seven Gables in the Sierra Nevada when his life was irrevocably changed. He was moving fast and lost his footing, falling out of control he landed on a rock ledge. Bloodied and barely alive, his friend made the difficult decision to leave him and go for […]