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Friday, November 24, 2017

Adventures of James Beckwourth

James P. Beckwourth was a master teller of tall tales about his life and adventures. But when it comes to his exploits, even after...

1960 Winter Olympics: Talent & determination 

  Squaw Valley is hosting the Audi FIS Ski World Cup women’s slalom races in March this year. The world’s top professional skiers will be...

Presidential visits to Truckee-Tahoe, Part I

  By Mark McLaughlin President Ulysses Grant visited Truckee-Tahoe in 1879. | Library of Congress “It’s quite remarkable considering the area’s relative remoteness and small population that...

1862: California’s most devastating winter

There’s been a lot of talk about weather records being broken this winter, but it was only January’s epic snowfall totals that have made...

Kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr.

  Frank Sinatra Jr. died on March 17, 2016. Obituaries detailed his life as the son of the legendary entertainer and his career as a...

Rex the Blizzard King: Truckee’s Canine Superhero, Part II

By Mark McLaughlin ·  Read Part I at TheTahoeWeekly.com Many Americans are familiar with Hollywood’s version of heroic dogs — canine superstars such as Lassie and...

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

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....

Tahoe’s Winter Olympics | Ski museum to celebrate Olympic, ski history

Tahoe’s Olympic legacy and ski history of the Sierra Nevada will find a home under one roof in the new 1960 Winter Olympics Ski...

Typhoon Freda washed out World Series

October, the month when baseball fever is at its peak, is usually one of the driest times of the year in California. This year,...

Death knell for Tom Bell

In the early 1850s, a former medical doctor and his gang of rough and ready road agents terrorized travelers in the Gold Rush camps...