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Monday, December 11, 2017

Summit Canyon | A trail to history, Part I

By Mark McLaughlin  ·   Along the Summit Canyon trail  · Donner Pass is arguably one of the most historic square miles in the United States. Its...

Bill Watson

Thunderbird Lodge is teeming with activity as construction workers are bustling around, gardeners are tending to the foliage, the chefs are cooking up breakfast...

Longboard Ski Racing

There’s no doubt about it, the 19th Century longboard ski racers of Plumas and Sierra counties in California were the fastest humans on the...

Birth of winter sports in Tahoe

By Mark McLaughlin · A ski jumper uncorks one at Tahoe City’s Olympic Hill, circa 1932 | Courtesy North Lake Tahoe Historical Society·  Winter sports have...

Lora J. Moore’s Wychwood: 100 Years at Tahoe, Part II

By Mark McLaughlin ·  Lora Josephine Moore’s legacy is enshrined in the magnificent Scandinavian castle Vikingsholm that she had built at Emerald Bay in 1929,...

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...

Bringing the Games back to Tahoe

As the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, The Reno Tahoe area is steeped in Olympic tradition with the 1960 Winter Games held at Squaw...

Presidential visits to Truckee-Truckee, Part II

By Mark McLaughlin President Rutherford B. Hayes toured Lake Tahoe and Truckee in 1880. Courtesy Mark McLaughlin   Editor’s Note: Part I may be found at TheTahoeWeekly.com.   National elections...

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...

Historic hikes explore emigrant history

Courtesy Donner Party Hikes ·  Hikers may experience the early emigrants’ journey across the Sierra Nevada without reliving the dangers on Oct. 4 and 5 during the 22nd...