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  • Tahoe Music & Festivals Summer 2016

    By The Weekly on July 27, 2016
      Tis the season for outdoor concerts, festivals galore and revelry in the mountains as Tahoe’s days and nights are filled with events from music on the beach to wine walks to Shakespeare to art tours and dance festivals. You’ll find everything you need to plan for a summer of food, fun and festivals in our Tahoe Music & Festivals […]
  • Tahoe’s love affair with wooden boats

    By The Weekly on July 27, 2016
    What sets a woody apart from other boats on Lake Tahoe? Is it their sleek luxury, gleaming varnish and classic lines, or their ties to America’s golden age and the unbridled pursuit for the good life? Woodies had their heyday in Lake Tahoe from the 1920s through the 1950s, longer than in other wealthy enclaves across the country thanks to […]
  • Magical tromp to Loch Leven Lakes

    By Tim Hauserman on July 27, 2016
    Just a short drive from Donner Summit sits the Loch Leven Lakes trail, where a 4-mile walk will bring you to the highest of the three Loch Leven Lakes. Each lake provides picturesque, rocky islands and granite-lined shores.   Download Trail map for Loch Leven Lakes & Salmon Lake    Middle Loch Leven Lake with granite slope dropping into the water. […]
  • Lake Tahoe Dance Festival · World-class performances on the North Shore

    By Sean McAlindin on July 27, 2016
    As a young girl growing up in Tahoma, Christin Hanna always knew she had a passion for dance. But after beginning her formal training in Lake Tahoe, the lack of local opportunity led her to leave home by her junior year to pursue her dreams. She joined the Oakland Ballet as a teenager. A decade of professional dancing in New […]
  • From nature lover to Buddhist priest · Shelley Fisher

    By Tim Hauserman on July 27, 2016
    The Rev. Shelley Fisher of the Reno Buddhist Center became the first female Buddhist priest in Nevada when she was ordained in Japan in March 2015. She was joined in the traditional Tokudo Shin Buddhist ceremony by her husband the Rev. Matthew Fisher. It was the culmination of her spiritual journey that began when she moved to Olympic Valley at […]
  • Bid for Lake Tahoe National Park

    By Mark McLaughlin on July 27, 2016
    This year the National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Many of America’s most scenic and historic places have been set aside and protected as national parks. The concept of a national park is an American innovation that grew out of the conservation movement that began in the 19th Century. Timber baron Duane L. Bliss supported a Tahoe Forest […]
  • Artists open studios · Truckee Open Art Studios Tour

    By Tim Hauserman on July 20, 2016
    Nevada County Arts Council presents A TOAST to Truckee’s Creative Community, the second annual Truckee Open Art Studios Tour from July 22 to 24. During the event, art aficionados can check out and purchase the works of 29 artists between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day. Art media will include painting, woodworking, mixed-media, photography, glass, pottery and textiles. It’s […]
  • Around the wye · Tahoe City crossroads steeped in history

    By Tim Hauserman on July 20, 2016
    Plans are afoot to build a new bridge across the Truckee River downstream of Fanny Bridge in Tahoe City. The bridge will part of the realignment of Highway 89 through 64 Acres and become the main artery to and from the West Shore of Lake Tahoe with roundabouts connecting either end of the new roadway. The existing Fanny Bridge will […]
  • Prepare for wildfire season with defensible space 

    By The Weekly on July 20, 2016
    Wildfires are burning in the Sierra Nevada and homeowners around Lake Tahoe must ensure they are prepared for wildfire by clearing hazardous fuels from their properties by creating defensible space. “The snow we received this winter has been great, but with elevated levels of tree mortality and entering our fifth year of drought, our fire conditions still remain elevated,” said […]
  • The soul of Tahoe Lake Elementary School · Stephanie Foucek

    By Tim Hauserman on July 20, 2016
    The first thing you notice about Tahoe Lake Elementary School principal Stephanie Foucek is her constant beaming smile. It is very much a part of who she is, a nurturing mother of three children and a second mother to 300 more. “She is the best principal we could ever hope for. She has this amazing dedication and cheerful, wonderful attitude,” […]