PUSHing forward | Film chronicles Korgan’s journey to South Pole

In the first five minutes of talking to Grant Korgan— without even seeing the trailer of his new documentary — I could tell that...

Poetry slam | Finding inspiration in the moment

Marco Maynard has a way with words. I remember how he moved the crowd with his lyrics that allowed him to advance round after...

Memories of Granlibakken

Granlibakken Tahoe has completed a blog series based on first-hand accounts of people who have skied and spent time at Granlibakken through the years. This...

Tahoe inventor designs tea lid

It is a rainy day in Tahoe, perfect weather for a warming cup of tea. Heather Lavoie is sitting at a back table in...

Wayne Poulsen and the Rifle Peak Project

In the 1930s, North Lake Tahoe missed out on a proposed state-of-the-art, European-style ski resort perched on the mountains above today’s Incline Village, Nev....

Hannes Schroll: The Red Devil from Tyrol

It’s been nearly 80 years since the Sugar Bowl ski resort opened on Dec. 15, 1939. Sugar Bowl is known as the Grand Dame...

XXIII Winter Olympic Games | Tahoe athletes eye Gold

Olympic frenzy is officially under way. The Winter Games Opening Ceremony is set for Feb. 9, and the Tahoe-Reno region is sending local athletes...

Court Leve | Capturing life’s moments

Local photographer Court Leve loves Basil Hayden’s whiskey, good music — Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead and Jane’s Addiction to name a few —...

Alex Cushing’s astounding feat

Every once in awhile the paths of an extraordinary individual and luck cross. I’ve gathered that the story of how Alexander Cushing, founder of...

Alex Cushing: An Unusual Ski Pioneer

When Alexander C. Cushing, president of Squaw Valley Development Corp., came out of nowhere to boldly snatch the 1960 Winter Olympics away from Innsbruck,...