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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Historic ski clubs of Donner Pass, Part II: Modern ski clubs provide ski outings,...

The 1930s was the breakout decade for alpine skiing in the United States. Stiff leather boots, skis with metal edges, European ski instructor and,...

Take VR tour of Donner Summit

All Around Nevada has released a virtual reality tour of Donner Summit online to explore historic sites around the summit including the abandoned railroad...

Truckee revives historic winter carnival

The Museum of Truckee History and Truckee-Donner Recreation and Park District is bringing back the Winter Carnival featuring sled dogs, ice skating, snow sculptures,...

Historic ski clubs of Donner Pass, Part I: Hutchinson, Clair Tappan lodges built

When it comes to the earliest concentration of ski facilities and uphill rope tow operations in the Tahoe Sierra, Donner Summit was the leader...

Tahoe winter weather outlook: Epic winter of 2023, El Niño conditions ripe for 2024

At the stroke of midnight on Sept. 30, the 2023 water year in California bit the dust. Now that the snow has mostly melted...

Molly Forshay’s troubled life of crime in Truckee, Part II

Mollie Forshay, a sex worker plying her trade in Truckee and other areas, was convicted of second degree murder by an all-male jury in...

Stewart Indian School subject of exhibit

On display now at the Truckee Recreation Center is the exhibit, “The Story and the Art of Stewart Indian School,” a thoughtful representation honoring...

Truckee’s notorious Red Light District: Mollie Forshay’s troubles, Part I

Like many small railroad towns in the 19th Century, Truckee’s businesses were strung along a main thoroughfare known as Front Street or Commercial Row....

Black Bart, The Gentleman Bandit

To reach the California gold country located in the western Sierra foothills, stagecoach robber Black Bart traveled by ferry and steamer from his residence...

19th Century Bandits: Great Verdi Train Robbery to Black Bart, Part 1

Rumors of buried or lost treasure from 19th Century train and stagecoach robberies abound in the Tahoe Sierra. People are still looking for missing...