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Monday, December 11, 2017

1969 Squaw World Cup: Storms & shooting stars 

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will be hosting the FIS World Cup women’s slalom races on March 10 and 11. The biggest names in professional...

Jane Gets Charley, Part II

By Mark McLaughlin ·  Jane and Myron Lake had worked hard to parley a modest nest egg into a small fortune. Their 1865 hotel venture...

Truckee shootout at Hurd’s Saloon, Part I

By Mark McLaughlin ·    Constable Jacob Teeter served his community for 24 years. | Courtesy Truckee Donner Historical Society During the early years of the California...

Lola Montez: A hike into history, Part II

By Mark McLaughlin ·    Lower Lola Montez Lake At Donner Pass, fascinating history and stunning scenery combine to provide some of the most awe-inspiring walks and...

Dare to shoot the Flume

Every summer, mountain bikers flock to Lake Tahoe’s East Shore, eager to ride the old Flume Trail. Littered with wooden planks from a 19th-Century...

Breakout at Nevada State Pen

Donner Lake is not the only picturesque body of water in the Sierra with a dark and sordid past. Convict Lake near the Mammoth...

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...

Mr. North Lake Tahoe · Bill Briner

When the bombs dropped on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, 15-year-old Bill Briner was skiing in the sand dunes off the Mount Rose...

Hike into History | Explore historic Donner Pass

The Donner Pass region is at the crossroads of a nation, where Native Americans traveled for millennia, emigrant wagon trains made their way to...

Collapse of Squaw Valley’s Blyth Arena, Part II

Among some longtime locals, the collapse of Squaw Valley’s Blyth Arena on March 29, 1983, is a legendary tale of conspiracy, mystery and subterfuge....