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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Mountain Meadows Massacre, Part I

America’s overland emigration trails in the 1840s and 1850s were rife with danger. Families moving to California or Oregon fell victim to disease, injury,...

James Beckwourth: From slave to mountain man, Part II

Despite a reputation for extravagant storytelling, one thing seems certain: frontiersman James Pierson Beckwourth, an intrepid trapper, trader and explorer, was one of a...

Pairing art and science at Sagehen

Bumbling up a dirt road through the pines, a doe and two spotted fawns hop through and continue on into the forest. In this...

The Soule of cooking

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and landscaping, a quaint log cabin built in the early 1930s is tucked away on a side street in Kings...

Tahoe illustrator creates Rim Trail coloring book

Jared Manninen is an artist, writer and graphic novelist who embraces the Tahoe lifestyle. He immerses himself in the mountains of Tahoe, Nordic skiing...

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...

Making movies in the Tahoe Sierra: Part II

More than 125 Hollywood movies have been filmed in the Lake Tahoe-Truckee region over the past 100 years. Starting in the early 20th Century,...

Expansive views from Donner Peak

The Donner Summit Historical Society calls it the most important historical square mile in California — and they’re probably right. Donner Pass is where...

Making movies in the Tahoe Sierra: Part I

Lake Tahoe sparkles in the sun 500 miles north of Hollywood. However, world-class movie making in the Truckee-Tahoe region goes back more than 100...

Gustafson takes helm at NLTRA

The North Lake Tahoe Resort Association (NLTRA) has announced the appointment of Cindy Gustafson as CEO and executive director, effective Aug. 2. Gustafson will succeed...