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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Lincoln Highway: Main Street across America

Trains, planes and automobiles: The second decade of the 20th Century in the Far West region represents a revolution in transportation technology when cars...

Step back in time with Donner Party Hikes

Greg Palmer leds a hike on Donner Summit. He Has led a hike during the event for the past 17 years.  |  Tim Erskine...

Donner Party experience: Lessons learned

The annual Donner Party Hikes draw hundreds of participants for a variety of unique and memorable hikes that explore the Donner Pass region each...

Sarah Winnemucca: Princess Activist, Part II

Sarah Winnemucca was the daughter and granddaughter of two well-respected Paiute Indian chiefs – Winnemucca and Truckee, respectively. She grew up with an intimate...

Sarah Winnemucca: Paiute Princess, Part I

The legacy of Princess Sarah Winnemucca (1844-1891) and the Paiute Indians is a poignant tale of a people caught in the turbulence of a...

Mark Twain’s Nevada adventures, Part II

Editor’s Note: To read Part I of “Mark Twain’s Nevada adventures,” visit TheTahoeWeekly.com. Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) arrived in Carson City, Nevada Territory, on Aug....

Mark Twain & his Tahoe adventures, Part I

Historic anniversaries abound this year. Both the Truckee and Tahoe City communities are celebrating sesquicentennial birthdays from 1863 and the Tahoe Dam was completed...

Tahoe City celebrates 150th | History of Tahoe City

Steamer “Tahoe” meeting the Lake Tahoe Railway at the Tahoe City pier to whisk passengers to their final destinations around Big Blue.  · Tahoe City...

Lake Tahoe’s place in history

For generations, Lake Tahoe has inspired untold numbers of people fortunate enough to view its pristine waters and forest-cloaked mountains. For countless summers, American Indians...

Tahoe City: Law & Order, Part II

Tahoe City managed to avoid the rough and tumble street fighting, bar brawling and violent vigilantism that marred Truckee’s reputation in the late 19th...