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  • 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 […]
  • Donner Summit icon | Norm Sayler

    By Priya Hutner on May 20, 2015
    Story & photos by Priya Hutner ·   Visit with Norm Sayler to hear about life on Donner Summit back in day. Norm Sayler is a pioneer and influential icon of the snow sports industry on Donner Summit. He was 15 when he first came to the area on a church trip. Old 40 was the main road to get […]
  • Helping people understand Tahoe | Heather Segale

    By Tim Hauserman on May 6, 2015
    Story by Tim Hauserman ·   Heather Segale works with local students to help them understand the science of Lake Tahoe.   Whether it is getting in a grueling cross-country ski before work or expounding the virtues of a science program for children, Heather Segale, is determined to live life to the fullest while making sure the next generation understands […]
  • Advocating for conservation, outdoors | Eric Petlock

    By Priya Hutner on April 8, 2015
    Story & photos by Priya Hutner ·   An avid outdoorsman, Eric Petlock also is passionate about conservation ·  I met Eric Petlock in a short story writing class soon after I moved to Truckee. We all have a story and like many of us who call the Tahoe region home, it usually means living life to its fullest. Eric […]
  • Paddling for Change | Danielle Katz

    By Priya Hutner on March 11, 2015
    Story & photos by Priya Hutner ·   “Who am I?” is a technique offered to the seekers of consciousness initiated by one the most influential spiritual masters of the 20th Century. It is a call to look inward and inquire about the nature of who we are. By practicing this we also become more aware of our relationship to […]