Soaring above Tahoe’s peaks on a hot air balloon

It’s 5 a.m. at the Tahoe Keys Marina and birds are chirping along Lake Tahoe’s waters. In the receding darkness, a small colorful, hot...

The thrill of the catch

There I was, 10 years old and perched on the edge of a small pond at the Tahoe Trout Farm holding a fishing pole...

Fontanillis | Lake Desolation Wilderness’ Finest

I must admit I was feeling conflicted about writing an article about Fontanillis Lake. On the one hand, it’s my job to write about...

Playing with Fire | The ancient art of blacksmithing

Before I located the blacksmith shop at the Pope Estate, the smell of burning coal and red-hot steel, lead the way. Forge smoke curled...

Cool Summer Cocktails

It’s summer, the perfect time to cool down, kick back and chill out in the Tahoe sunshine and nothing quenches the thirst like a...

Dennis Jones on modern Blues

As he began recording songs for his upcoming album, blues singer and guitarist Dennis Jones admitted the intolerable pressure of today’s divisive, 24-hour, cable-news,...

Tahoe Donner Golf Course

Three miles up from Donner Pass Road on Northwoods Boulevard is the friendly and peaceful, public, 18-hole Tahoe Donner Golf Course nestled into the...

Skate the Love

Boarding for Breast Cancer’s 15th annual Skate the Lake is on Aug. 16 and 17 in Tahoe City. Registration starts on Commons Beach on...

Image premiere at Gallery Keoki

The public is invited to view the unveiling of fine-art photographer Keoki Flagg’s new image at Gallery Keoki, “Undulation,” on Aug. 17. The slideshow...

Fridays Are Cool for Cars

Heavenly Village is the place to be from 5 to 8 p.m. for Cool Car Cruizen’ Fridays every week until Oct. 4. See some...