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Friday, April 10, 2020

Tahoe resources during COVID-19

Local agencies are providing resources to the community and businesses during this critical time. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Resources from the CDC at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html. City...

Tahoe Maritime Museum to shutter, reorganize

The Tahoe Maritime Museum Board of Directors announced on March 31 that is will be restructuring the nonprofit into a maritime foundation and will...

1960 Winter Olympics Anniversary, Part IV

Hockey practice outside unfinished Blyth Arena, circa 1959. | Courtesy Mark McLaughlinDue to European concerns regarding changed and unapproved ski course layouts for the...

Tahoe best winter activities

Schools are closed, large events and music festivals have been cancelled, and even some ski resorts have decided to shutter as of press time...

1960 Winter Olympics Anniversary, Part III

In 1955, Alex Cushing, president of Squaw Valley Ski Corp., came out of nowhere to boldly snatch the 1960 Winter Olympics away from the...

1960 Winter Olympics Anniversary | Part II

The 1960 Winter Olympics, held at Squaw Valley 60 years ago, are considered to be among the most successful and innovative Winter Games ever....

Tahoe’s 1960 Winter Olympics | Part I

In 2020, we’re celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Winter Olympics that were held in 1960 at Squaw Valley. More than a century after...

Squaw Valley Celebrates 70 Years, Part III

In the months leading up to the grand opening of Squaw Valley in 1949, tensions were high between acting president Wayne Poulsen, acting secretary-treasurer...

LoRita Ungar | Enamored of color

Tucked away in a quiet South Lake Tahoe neighborhood overlooking the regenerating Angora Hills, artist LoRita Ungar spends her free time making metal enamel...

Love Stories By Local Author

“Mountain Misery: Calaveras Love Stories,” by local author and Tahoe Weekly contributor Lisa Michelle was released recently. “ Mountain Misery’ reminds us that love...