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Tahoe City, CA
Friday, November 24, 2017

Maritime history lies on the bottom of Lake Tahoe

Beneath the surface of the brilliant blue waters of Lake Tahoe lies the wreckage of a bygone era of maritime history. The Steamers “Tahoe,”...

El Niño ‘83: A Monster Winter, Part II

Strong El Niño’s like the one brewing in the Pacific now pump enormous amounts of heat and moisture into the lower atmosphere through evaporation....

Hike into History | Cascade Lake & Falls

Summer may be getting long in the tooth, but after the wettest winter of record some streams and waterfalls are still running strong. By...

Aground

About half a mile away from our house on our island is a treacherous rock, which at low tide is about 6 inches out...

Taking skiers to the next level | Chris & Jenny Fellows

Chris and Jenny Fellows co-founded the Tahoe based, North American Ski Training Center (NASTC) in 1994, and for the last 20 years the couple...

All aboard the ‘Tahoe Gal’

By Tim Hauserman    The Tahoe Gal While pondering the beauty of Lake Tahoe from the shoreline is certainly a visual feast, to really appreciate our big...

Guv’ment intervention

At dinner one night, the conversation turned to the old days and I was asked if I thought I could parlay my $400 original...

Verdi Train Robbery: Part I

Most motorists driving past the small town of Verdi never give much thought about this little community located on the Nevada side of the...

Whatever happened to old … what’s his name?

During the last several years, as my eyesight has diminished, when I go to my address book with a magnifying glass, I come across...

Olympic Games pursuit of local athletes | Russell Kennedy

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, are only weeks away with team selections expected by the end of January. Among those vying...