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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Cultural center, museum opens

The public can get a glimpse of life at Stewart Indian School, 130 years after the government boarding school opened in Carson City, Nev.,...

Anderson pens guidebook

Local author and Tahoe Weekly contributor Kayla Anderson has co-written “Northern California Road Trips” with Stuart Thornton released by Moon books. “Being born and raised...

“Visions of the Lost Sierra” released

Friends of Plumas Wilderness recently released the full version of “Visions of the Lost Sierra” online. The film explores how Wild & Scenic Middle...

Late Start in 1911 But Record Snow Anyway

The Central Sierra Snow Laboratory near Donner Pass averages 48 inches of snow in November — just 12 percent of the median annual snowfall...

Lansford W. Hastings | A Man Who Would be King

People familiar with the Donner Party tragedy during the winter of 1847 have read about Lansford W. Hastings, a man who many historians blamed...

Ride “The Polar Express”

Virginia & Truckee Railway will be taking passengers to the North Pole this holiday season when the “The Polar Express” returns to Carson City,...

California Bound: The Grigsby-Ide Party, Part III

William Brown Ide and his fellow American pioneers who arrived with the 1845 overland migration into Alta California were well aware of the numerous...

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout re-released in Tahoe

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Lahontan National Fish Hatchery Complex, for the first time, have stocked Pilot Peak Lahontan cutthroat trout into their...

California Bound: The Grigsby-Ide Party, Part II

When it comes to America’s western emigration movements in the mid-19th Century, historians and authors have understandably focused on two iconic wagon trains. Captain...

Blaze the trail at Art + Ag

The art and agriculture communities of Plumas and Sierra counties and Sierra County Arts Council are hosting the annual Sierra Valley Art + Ag...