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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Sky Combat Ace | Flying, Diving & Spinning over Tahoe

I suited up. My one-piece, black, flight suit not only made me feel the part but kind of look the part, too, as I...

Take those pancakes to go

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1073, sport aviation in Truckee, holds its pancake breakfast on the second Saturday of the month and offers free...

Tahoe’s Best Summer Events

Memorial Day is the kick-off for summer fun in the Sierra, and the crowds will be out for warm days filled with boating, hiking,...

Mike Swanson | Flying high & jumping big

Mike Swanson is a fearless human bird. The co-owner of Skydive Truckee Tahoe, Swanson has more than 23,000 jumps under his belt. He jumps...

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...

Soaring with eagles

Meteorologists call it The Monster, a powerful mountain lee wave that forms to the east of the Sierra Nevada in the Owens Valley of...

Local pilots attempt world record

Four pilots attempted to set a Guinness Book of World Records on Feb. 11, when Kevin Sloane of Fly Truckee Tahoe, Kevin Quinn of...

Airshow cancelled

The Truckee Tahoe Airport District has canceled the Truckee Tahoe AirShow & Family Festival originally scheduled for Sept. 11. The District made this decision...

Ponies, Trains & Planes: Delivering the U.S. Mail

Last month, the annual Reno Air Races once again thrilled thousands of aviation enthusiasts and speed freaks as six classes of aircraft hit speeds...

Tahoe’s best summer events

By Katherine E. Hill ·   Courtesy Wanderlust · Memorial Day is the kick-off for summer fun in the Sierra, and the crowds will be out for...