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Thursday, April 25, 2024

Truckee’s notorious Red Light District: Mollie Forshay’s troubles, Part I

Like many small railroad towns in the 19th Century, Truckee’s businesses were strung along a main thoroughfare known as Front Street or Commercial Row....

Black Bart, The Gentleman Bandit

To reach the California gold country located in the western Sierra foothills, stagecoach robber Black Bart traveled by ferry and steamer from his residence...

19th Century Bandits: Great Verdi Train Robbery to Black Bart, Part 1

Rumors of buried or lost treasure from 19th Century train and stagecoach robberies abound in the Tahoe Sierra. People are still looking for missing...

Pioneers, progress & preservation: Truckee celebrates 160 Years

This summer the town of Truckee is celebrating the 160th anniversary of its founding by pioneers in 1863. British-born Joseph Gray and his family...

Comment on new museum

Placer County has released a Draft Environmental Impact Report for the SNOW Sports Museum and Community Cultural Center in Olympic Valley. Written public comments...

Tahoe City turns 160: Tracing Tahoe City’s rich history

Tahoe City celebrates its 160th anniversary of its 1863 birth on Aug. 8. The establishment of this Euro-American settlement at the headwaters of the...

Enjoy old-time tea, fashion show

The Gatsby Tea and Vintage Fashion Show returns in partnership with Great Basin Institute, which will host the event at the Pope and Baldwin...

Wish Pine Lodge a happy 120th birthday

Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, aka Pine Lodge, is turning 120 this summer and Sierra State Parks Foundation is hosting a birthday event on Aug. 12 at...

From flocks to ski slopes: Basque sheepherder’s lasting cultural imprints

Ranchers began raising sheep and cattle in the Tahoe Sierra after the California Gold Rush invasion when demand for meat soared. From the mid-19th...

Cultural tours offered by Washo Tribe

Join members of the Washo Tribe at Palisades Tahoe High Camp on Fridays until Aug. 25. The Washo Tribe has deep roots in Olympic...