A Junction for Jerky

When out on a long hike around the lake, camping in Desolation Wilderness or tearing down the slopes of Tahoe’s ski resorts, it’s important...

Joseph R. Walker | A Man to Match the Mountains, Part II

In many ways Joseph Walker typified America’s 19th-Century mountain man. Described as a “bearded bear of a man who weighed more than 200 pounds,”...

New Moon | The Heartbeat of the Natural Foods Community

A new moon signifies rebirth and the shedding of old ways in search of fresh beginnings. When the alternative-food movement was still young in...

Underwater trail opens in Emerald Bay

California State Parks and the Sierra State Parks Foundation have unveiled California’s first Maritime Heritage Underwater Trail located in Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay, opening...

California’s first underwater trail in Emerald Bay

California State Parks and the Sierra State Parks Foundation have unveiled California’s First Maritime Heritage Underwater Trail located in Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay. Starting Oct....

Restoring historic Pioneer Monument

The Sierra State Parks Foundation is seeking donations for The Donner Project, a capital campaign to restore the Pioneer Monument at Donner Memorial State...

Joseph R. Walker | A Man to Match the Mountains, Part I

From the 1820s until the completion of the nation’s first transcontinental railroad after America’s Civil War in the late 1860s, the only feasible way...

Truckee Vigilantes | Part IV The Killing of D.B. Frink

In the 1870s and 1880s, most of Truckee’s residents and businessmen backed the unauthorized policing provided by vigilantes who rid the town of undesirable...

Carrying a SUP just got easier | Local invents hands-free strap

Adrift Tahoe in Kings Beach is pretty close to Lake Tahoe, but a lot of standup paddleboarders aren’t as fortunate to be next to...

Richard Blair recreates Truckee history in song

The opening track on Richard Blair’s newest album begins with deftly fingerpicked acoustic guitar. His smooth, yet weathered, voice enters in harmony on “Pony...