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...

“Snow Valley” released

Tahoe local Jonathan Richard Grant has released his new fiction book “Snow Valley: Last of the Ski Bums.” The novel is “the story of Mike...

New collection on crossing Donner Summit

Bill Oudegeest has released “Extraordinary Crossings: Stories of Crossing Donner Summit,” a collection of stories, pictures, quotes and tales of the human spirit of...

Libraries of place

There are such things as little free libraries scattered around neighborhoods across the country where people place and borrow books. But, what about a...

“Moyo’s Journey” released

Artist Miranda Roberts has released “Moyo’s Journey,” written and illustrated by Roberts. All ages will enjoy the book as readers follow Moyo on a...

Legends of Strawberry Valley

Generation after generation, the dreamers and the dregs wound their way through Strawberry Valley. For more than 160 years, a rest stop and tavern...

Exhibit highlights Olympic history

The Truckee Public Arts Commission is hosting a new exhibit through September at the Truckee Community Recreation Center that displays art and artifacts from...

Readings for “Permanent Vacation”

“Permanent Vacation II: Eighteen Writers on Work and Life in Our National Parks” will launch June 13 at 7 p.m. in the Aspen Room at Lake...

Astro-Poetry contest

Tahoe Star Tours announces the call for poems for the 2019 Astro-Poetry Contest. Poems can be submitted anytime until April 14 from students in...

Tales of Webber Lake Ranch released

Doug Garton, the first caretaker to live year-round at historic Webber Lake Ranch, 15 miles north of Truckee, has released “Nine Miles In,” an...