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Felines of the Sierra

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Sierra’s cats call Tahoe home but are seldom spotted Written by Will Richardson We are extremely fortunate at Tahoe to be surrounded by natural beauty, which includes a great diversity of plants and animals. More than 300 species of birds have been recorded in the Lake Tahoe Basin and many of these, such as […]

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Daydreaming with Ed Youmans

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Interview by Andrew Pridgen Former Diamond Peak general manager Ed Youmans has spent his life working in the mountain recreation industry. After three decades in ski resort management and 15 years flying paragliders, Youmans recently launched Daydreams Paragliding based in his hometown for the past 17 years, Incline Village. Daydreams Paragliding conducts scenic tandem flights […]

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Sand Harbor: A Popular Lake Tahoe Site

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Summers at Sand Harbor Written by Lisa Riddiough You’ll get to Sand Harbor early, before the crowd. Eight-thirty a.m., 9 at the latest, the drive from Oakland or Reno or the three short miles from Incline Village a pure delight. If the water is low, the beach goes on for days. If the water is […]

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Indoor Ascent

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written and Photographed by Paul Raymore Attached by harness and 11-millimeter climbing rope to her belay partner, 14-year-old Kristina Goetz of Incline Village steps onto a tiny foothold on the vertical wall and climbs. Over the course of the next five minutes—combining the flexibility of a ballerina with a tightrope walker’s balance—Goetz executes a series […]

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New Film Follows Western States Runners

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

An attempt to complete the Western States 100 ultramarathon By Kristin Close The Western States 100 Mile Endurance run started with one runner in 1974. It was then a horse race, called the Tevis Cup. Gordy Ainsleigh attempted to run it on foot. After finishing in 23 hours and 42 minutes, he became the first […]

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Tahoe’s Nearshore: The Water’s Edge

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Greyson Howard Ask an average Tahoe local or well-versed visitor how scientists track Lake Tahoe’s legendary water clarity and they might know about a white disk lowered into The Lake to the point where it can no longer be seen. Called a Secchi disk, the exercise has been invaluable in tracking Tahoe’s progress […]

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Weekend Outlook: October 7-10

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The temperatures are brisk but the Lake is as beautiful as ever. Grab your family and enjoy the fall events. Start stocking up on your snow gear. Longer range forecasting systems are showing more active patterns around Mid-Month, according to Scott McGuire at the National Weather Service office in Reno. That means snows for the […]

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Weekend Outlook: October 31 – November 2

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Grab your winter coat, temperatures are expected to be low this weekend. There are plenty of activities to celebrates the holidays around the Lake.   Thursday Take the family to Tahoe City Trick or Treat. Head to Heritage Plaza and the Recreation Center for special treats. Event details are here. Call the babysitter and head […]

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Weekend Outlook: October 25-27

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Enjoy the brisk fall temperatures and celebrate the season all around the Lake. There are many activities for the family or date night. Friday Don’t miss the Annual Downtown Trick or Treat Halloween Parade in Downtown Truckee. Trick or treating begins at 4:30 p.m. The parade begins at 6 p.m. Event details are here. Looking […]

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Weekend Outlook: October 17-20

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Expect a beautiful weekend with a shining sun. Enjoy all the fall events around The Lake. Thursday Don’t miss the world premiere of B.A.S.I.C.S. program service documentary #HelmetsAreCool. The movie is the third installation of The High Five Foundation’s series of documentaries. “It will inspire people to constantly wear a helmet,” says Adam Baillargeon, director […]

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