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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Celebrate winter at SnowFest!

Celebrate winter at SnowFest! It’s a winter carnival, a mountain Mardi Gras celebration. It’s a celebration of the majesty of a winter’s season in Tahoe,...

Continued small systems bring powder to Tahoe Sierra

Despite the lack of giant powder storms that the Tahoe Sierra experienced in the winter of 2016-17, the small storms that have continued to...

Bewitched by the back country | Skiing with Jeremy Benson

“I loathe lift lines,” says “Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: California” guidebook author Jeremy Benson. “I can’t stand the powder frenzy. I like to...

Answer the call of the mountains at Alpenglow Mountain Festival

Alpenglow Sports Mountain Festival Winter returns from Feb. 17 to 25 featuring a nine-day celebration of human-powered mountain sports, events, clinics, equipment demos, presentations,...

Possible snow heading into Tahoe on Monday

Conditions in the Tahoe Sierra will remain unseasonably with warm daytime temperatures with 50 to 60 mph winds through the weekend, with temperatures dropping...

XXIII Winter Olympic Games | Tahoe athletes eye Gold

Olympic frenzy is officially under way. The Winter Games Opening Ceremony is set for Feb. 9, and the Tahoe-Reno region is sending local athletes...

Awestruck by the beauty of Crystal Ridge

It’s an overcast January day and I’m driving through Crystal Bay, Nev., on my way to Diamond Peak. Looking up ahead, a white streak...

Miracles at the 1960 Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are on us once again and many fans are eager to watch young athletes give amazing performances on snow and ice....

Alex Cushing’s astounding feat

Every once in awhile the paths of an extraordinary individual and luck cross. I’ve gathered that the story of how Alexander Cushing, founder of...

Alex Cushing: An Unusual Ski Pioneer

When Alexander C. Cushing, president of Squaw Valley Development Corp., came out of nowhere to boldly snatch the 1960 Winter Olympics away from Innsbruck,...