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Sierra State Parks Foundation celebrates 50 years

By Heidi Doyle The Sierra State Parks Foundation was born when a group led by local women of the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, persuaded...

Lake Tahoe facts, myths & legends, Part I: Preserved corpses in Tahoe?

The Tahoe Sierra is an awe-inspiring physical world of geographic superlatives. But like the region’s fascinating human history, sometimes reality is not enough; existing...

Old Greenwood: Tahoe Sierra trailblazer, Part II

By August 1845, Caleb Greenwood and his sons — John and Britton — were waiting at the junction of the Oregon and California trails,...

Making history fun at Legacy Day

  Sierra State Parks Foundation hosts the second annual Donner Memorial Legacy Day on June 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Donner Memorial...

Cal Neva hosts open house

The public got a look at proposed renovations for the nearly 100-year-old Cal Neva Resort in late May during an open house hosted by...

Tahoe’s historic golf courses

Famed as a haven for golf enthusiasts, the Tahoe Sierra boasts more than 20 courses featuring breathtaking panoramas and demanding fairways. Many of these...

Old Greenwood: Tahoe Sierra trailblazer, Part I

Caleb Greenwood was illiterate so what we know about him was written or reminisced by otherswho met him. Incredibly, Greenwood was more than 80...

Days of the Old West returns

Lake Tahoe Historical Society hosts the family-friendly Western Days again at the History Museum Complex in South Lake Tahoe on June 1 from 10...

Rick Sylvester: From Sugar Bowl ski lessons to Hollywood stuntman

Hiya! I’m Rick, put ‘er there!” The two Cal students said it over and over in their little room at the Sugar Bowl Lodge....

The science of snow surveying

Editor’s Note: We are running this abbreviated version of Mark’s original two-part series from 2020 while he takes a brief leave of absence. Read...