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...

Paddleboarding tips & tricks | Local pens SUP book

Writer Kayla Anderson has melded her passion for standup paddleboarding and writing into her third e-book, which she released earlier this summer. “Stand Up Paddleboarding...

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...

WordWave features original one-act plays

More than 100 one-act plays by hopeful writers were submitted to the WordWave One-Act Play Competition earlier this year. A dedicated team of readers...

Tina Lensing

Truckee resident Tina Lensing has published an adult coloring book, “Change Your Mood by Changing Your Color.” The book is designed as a coaching...

Squaw Valley Community of Writers 2019 dates

The Squaw Valley Community of Writers has brought together poets and prose writers for separate weeks of workshops to assist writers in the refinement...

“The Kiss” reading, workshop

Celebrate this year’s Common Read “The Kiss” with editor Brian Turner and some of the writers included in the collection including Suzanne Roberts, Christian...

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...

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...

“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...