Bibliophile promotes Shop Local ideal · Debbie Lane

You know how wonderful it feels to pick up a book and not even notice how much time has past since you’ve been standing...

The humor of the outdoors

Artist Geolyn Carvin, an outdoor enthusiast, has released the first in a series of hiking cartoon books. “On the Trail with Boots McFarland: Volume...

Gayle Brandeis: Tahoe Writer

Incline Village, Nev., writer Gayle Brandeis has won acclaim for her book, “The Art of Misdiagnosis: Surviving My Mother’s Suicide,” for its raw portrayal...

Submit to River Stories contest

One Truckee River is hosting its second annual River Stories contest. Anyone with a memory that connects them to a place along the Truckee...

Apply for writers’ workshops

The deadline to apply for Squaw Valley Community of Writers Summer Workshops is on March 28. The workshops are being offered in poetry, fiction,...

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...

“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...

“Mountain Picassos” on exhibit

Basque tree carvings, or arborglyphs, have long been of interest to historians, Basque scholars, foresters and hikers. Carved by Basque sheepherders tending their flocks...

“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...

The art of writing

Squaw Valley Community of Writers hosts a series of public literary events on July 13 and 14 as part of the 48th annual writers’...