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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Tahoe City: Law & Order, Part I

Robert “Bob” Montgomery Watson, an important and influential early resident at North Lake Tahoe, was appointed Tahoe City’s first Constable in 1906 at the...

First Boats on Big Blue

This weekend, Sierra Boat Company in Carnelian Bay is hosting the Concours d’Elegance wooden boat show, a gathering of some of the world’s most...

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....

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 Dam 100 Year Anniversary, Part II

Amidst all the excitement this summer about the 150th anniversary of the founding of Tahoe City, let’s not forget that 2013 also is the...

Tahoe dam 100-year anniversary, Part I

Amidst all the hoopla this summer about the 150th anniversary of the founding of Tahoe City, let’s not forget that 2013 also is the...

Western States 100: Run into the Past

During this last weekend in June, elite international ultra-marathon runners are converging on Olympic Valley for the world’s oldest and most prestigious 100-mile trail...

Madness at Meadow Lake

Gold fever was running hot among Sierra prospectors during the summer of 1863, and mining rushes swept the region. News of big gold strikes...

1863: Truckee is born

Commercial Row Truckee, circa 1869  |  Courtesy Truckee Donner Historical Society This summer, the town of Truckee is celebrating its founding 150 years ago. In 1863,...