3,347 acres added to Granite Chief Wilderness

The American River Conservancy has donated 3,347 acres to the Tahoe National Forest and the simultaneous addition of those acres to the Granite Chief...

Star light, star bright · Explore the night sky

Stars, planets, nebula and meteors are ever present in the universe. Unseen during the day for the most part, and in many parts of...

Help protect Tahoe bears | Practice proper food storage, trash disposal

There are an estimated 10,000 to 15,000 American black bears living in the Sierra Nevada and sharing habitat with the human population. Spring is the...

Tahoe Donner to purchase Crabtree Canyon

The Tahoe Donner Association has finalized an agreement with the Truckee Donner Land Trust to move forward with the acquisition of a 640-acre parcel...

Stash the trash, food to protect bears

Tahoe Sierra agencies remind residents and visitors to practice proper food storage and trash disposal at all times while in bear country. Intentional or...

Helping people understand Tahoe | Heather Segale

Story by Tim Hauserman ·   Heather Segale works with local students to help them understand the science of Lake Tahoe.   Whether it is getting in a...

Monster goldfish found in Tahoe ditch

Local kids in the Head Start program in Kings Beach found an unusually large goldfish lying dormant in a muddy, icy drainage ditch off...

Blind dog, companion need home

A special pair of dogs came to Pet Network Humane Society in Incline Village, Nev., on July 7. The Society rescued Honey and Buddy,...

Echo Lakes | Gateway to Desolation Wilderness

There are many spectacular hikes in the Tahoe Sierra, but the trail to Lower and Upper Echo Lakes is the only one I’m aware...

Invasive species invade dinner plates

I love seafood, particularly shellfish, but living in the mountains makes accessing fresh-caught creatures of the sea somewhat difficult. Although fresh seafood is readily...