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Tahoe City, CA
Monday, December 11, 2017

The majesty of meteor showers

Meteor showers provide a magnificent show in the late-night Tahoe sky. A few years back, I hiked Mount Judah Loop at 1 a.m. to...

Autumn trails

Once the crowds of summer have left, it’s time to put on your hiking shoes and hit the trail. The weather is still usually...

Amy Berry

Coming off of a hike in the Tahoe Meadows with two Tahoe Fund board members, a donor and four dogs, Amy Berry radiates the...

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...

Ode To Lake Tahoe … upon our last trip for the summer

To walk barefoot along your shore, I think I’d never ask for more. No, wait, my grown kids here should be, To walk your sandy beach with...

Stampede Dam dike to be raised

The Bureau of Reclamation is raising Stampede Dam, located on the Little Truckee River, approximately 10 miles northeast of Truckee. The dike structure will...

Shining a light on Lake Tahoe

STATELINE, NEV. – Lake Tahoe was the winner today thanks to the 20th anniversary celebration by politicians, locals, visitors and environmental advocates of the...

Living with faults

In April 2016, scientists at the Nevada Seismology Laboratory warned that a major earthquake along the Eastern Sierra is long overdue. The region averages...

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...

Be kind to the back country 

Aside from the enormous deep blue lake that is the center of it all, the Lake Tahoe region is also blessed with copious quantities...