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Monday, June 17, 2024

Nevada launches Trail Finder

Nevada outdoor recreation partners have launched Nevada Trail Finder, a free, web-based mapping resource designed to help Nevadans and visitors discover thousands of miles...

Magic in Markleeville: Battered town rich in Sierra history

Over the past few years, the residents and businesses of Markleeville have been to hell and back. First, the Covid-19 pandemic shut down tourism...

Baby Face Nelson’s watch now part of Tahoe City collection

During the early 1930s, Chicago-based gangsters were always streaming into Reno, Nev., a small but bustling city where William “Curly” Graham had police and...

Baby Face Nelson’s connection to Tahoe, Part I

The catchy nicknames coined by law enforcement and the press ring out like sirens from America’s Great Depression of the 1930s. Gangsters, bank robbers...

Tahoe’s 2022 wildfire outlook

Courtesy Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team What began as a promising winter fizzled out in early 2022, leading to the driest January and February recorded...

Aftermath of Alpine Meadows’ 1982 avalanche

After days of incessant snowfall, on the afternoon of March 31, 1982, a massive wall of snow came crashing down on the base area...

Spring wine outings

Wine and wildflowers make a great spring pairing only a short drive from the shores of Lake Tahoe. Heading to Sierra Foothill wine country...

The devasting winter of 1981-82, Part I

The winter of 1981-82 is notable for being the second wettest winter in California history, but it really made headlines 40 years ago for...

Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: C.G. Di Arie Vineyard & Winery

Once you begin to understand the processes that create wine, it makes eminent sense that a food scientist would be attracted to winemaking. Eminent...

Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: Mt. Vernon Winery

Ryan Taylor tells a funny story about the origin of Mt. Vernon Winery. When he was a senior in high school, his parents, Jim and...