Duane L. Bliss: An Unusual Tahoe Visionary, Part III

In the 19th century, Duane Leroy Bliss made a fortune as a timber baron, whose industry destroyed much of Lake Tahoe’s old growth forest....

Duane L. Bliss: An Unusual Tahoe Visionary, Part II

Duane Leroy Bliss made a fortune as a timber baron, whose industry destroyed much of Lake Tahoe’s old growth forest in the 19th century....

Sarah Winnemucca: Paiute Princess & Indian Activist, Part II

Political and cultural activism has gained traction in the early 21st Century; the majority of the American people understand the need to better balance...

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 Winnemucca | Paiute Princess and Indian Activist, Part I

The compelling story of Sarah Winnemucca and her devotion to protecting the Paiute Tribe is a poignant tale of an old culture caught in...

Boca Townsite | Interpretive Trail Beer, Ice and Lumber

Deep in the heart of Truckee River Canyon east of Truckee, the pioneer town of Boca flourished for more than 60 years. It may...

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,”...

In search of arborglyphs

From the late 19th to mid-20th Centuries, herds of sheep roamed the High Sierra meadows, managed by sheepherders; most of them were Basque immigrants....

Rock art · Petroglyphs of Donner Summit

If you drive up Old Highway 40 about 2.5 miles from the west end of Donner Lake, there is a pull-off on the left...

Joe Pete Wilson | Tahoe Olympian, cross-country skiing pioneer

The Weekly has been having fun interviewing a cadre of Tahoe locals and transplants who are doing their best to be a part of...