Canine Adventures in the Tahoe Sierra, Part II

The Tahoe Sierra is a dog’s paradise, known for its crisp air, wide-open spaces, clean water and stimulating snowfall. For more than 150 years,...

Canine Adventures in the Tahoe Sierra, Part I

Free open spaces, clean streams and lakes, and the scarcity of ticks and fleas conspire to make the Tahoe Sierra a dog’s paradise. For...

Alpine Skiing Debuts at 1936 Winter Olympics

The 1930s was the breakout decade for ski sport in California and across much of the nation. Despite an economic depression, increasing numbers of...

Truckee’s Wild West roots | A Glimpse into Truckee’s Past

Truckee boasts a thriving downtown vibe as visitors and locals cruise the profusion of popular restaurants and bars, enticing gift shops and niche retail...

What’s in store for winter? Looking at the 2017-18 winter & ahead to...

In the West, precipitation — rain combined with the water equivalent of melted snow — is measured in water years as opposed to calendar...

Webber Lake Hotel named to National Register of Historic Places

Sierra County Historical Society announced that the historic Webber Lake Hotel was approved to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The...

Donner Summit’s 20 Mile Museum

As a vital gateway for America’s 19th Century westward expansion to the Pacific Ocean, Donner Pass is arguably one of the most storied locations...

Cal Neva Resort and “Bad Times at the El Royale”

Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes of destruction, the Cal Neva Resort Hotel Spa & Casino in Crystal Bay, Nev., will be reopening...

Sarah Wallis: California’s First Feminist

They were the vanguard of what would become the greatest voluntary migration in human history after gold was discovered in California. Best known as...

Joseph R. Walker: A Man to Match the Mountains, Part III

There were 2,700 pioneer emigrants on the trail rolling west during the summer of 1846, with about 1,500 of them intent on reaching California....