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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Roaring 20s fundraiser at Tallac

The second annual Vatican Speakeasy fundraiser returns to Tallac Historic Site on July 22. Presented by The Great Basin Institute and USDA Forest Service...

First flight in El Dorado? Did the Gilmore brothers beat the Wright brothers to...

Grass Valley resident Lyman W. Gilmore may have dissed gravity when he took flight in a homemade airplane on May 15, 1902. A coal-fueled,...

Free events at Lake of the Sky Amphitheater

Great Basin Institute and USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit bring scientists, historians and artists to Taylor Creek Visitor Center’s Lake of...

PBS show highlights Lincoln Highway

PBS’s ViewFinder offers the origins of the Lincoln Highway, the country’s first cross-country road. “Saving Americana — The Great Lincoln Highway,” follows people traveling...

John Fremont map, 900-year-old basket part of new exhibits at Gatekeeper’s Museum

On a gorgeous day in the Sierra tucked amongst the towering pines between Fanny Bridge and Lake Tahoe, Karlie Watson is tidying the front...

John C. Johnson: Pioneer Trailblazer, Part II

During the Gold Rush tensions were high between miners and indigenous California Indians whose land and culture had been invaded. During the so-called El...

Take a ride back in time: Explore rich history at Western Pacific Railroad Museum

As spring turns to summer it starts to get busy around these parts and my thoughts turn to finding someplace a bit less peopled....

Journey on the Roaring Road: Highway 50’s historic legacy

Modern Highway 50 that runs through South Lake Tahoe closely follows the original Carson Trail over Echo Summit, a route that was so congested...

Epic auto race to Tahoe Tavern of 1911

Motorists often take Interstate 80 for granted, the year-round, trans-Sierra highway that crosses the mountain range at Donner Pass, except of course when it’s...

Discover the fascinating legacy of snow science research

University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) associate professor Tara Radniecki, head of DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library, will give a talk titled, "Preserving Data: The...