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  • June 25 to July 1 on stands now

    By The Weekly on June 24, 2015
    Tahoe local Holly Shankland enjoys a recent morning surf session on Lake Tahoe. How are you enjoying for summer in Truckee and Tahoe? Share your photos #tahoesummer on Facebook and Instagram. Photography by Court Leve, CourtLeve.com.
  • Donner Memorial blends history, recreation

    By Jenn Sheridan on June 24, 2015
      Story & photos by Jenn Sheridan ·    History meets recreation at Donner Memorial State Park, nestled at the west end of Donner Lake at the location where some of the infamous Donner Party spent the winter of 1846-47 trapped by winter weather. In 1918, the Native Sons of the Golden West erected the Pioneer Monument and in a […]
  • Single track & switchbacks | Tahoe Time

    By Tim Hauserman on June 24, 2015
    Story by Tim Hauserman ·    Enjoying the views from the top of the Lakeview Trail at Tahoe Cross Country. | Tim Hauserman ·  For the Tahoe mountain biker, the recent steady rains are like powder to a skier. Something not to be missed. Rain eliminates the dust and makes the trails firm, tacky and a pleasure to ride. Ride […]
  • Climbing back, giving back | Mark Wellman | a local profile

    By Priya Hutner on June 24, 2015
    By Priya Hutner ·  In 1982, 22-year-old Mark Wellman was climbing the 13,075’ peak Seven Gables in the Sierra Nevada when his life was irrevocably changed. He was moving fast and lost his footing, falling out of control he landed on a rock ledge. Bloodied and barely alive, his friend made the difficult decision to leave him and go for […]
  • Ximena McGlashan: Truckee’s butterfly farmer

    By Mark McLaughlin on June 24, 2015
      By Mark McLaughlin ·  The cover of Ximena McGlashan’s Butterfly Magazine | Courtesy M. Nona McGlashan ·  Young Ximena McGlashan’s happiness was hinged on butterfly wings. As a teenager, she started her own business in Truckee to become the nation’s first professional butterfly farmer. Due to her father’s passionate interest in entomology, the study of insects, Ximena became fascinated […]
  • Early surfing

    By Warren Miller on June 24, 2015
    by Warren Miller ·  When the economic crash happened in 1929, the unemployment rate in America skyrocketed to more than 25 percent. Almost daily, someone knocked on the back door and said, “I will do anything for a sandwich of any kind, please because I haven’t eaten in two days.” My father was one of those 25 percent out of […]
  • June 18 to June 24 on stands now

    By The Weekly on June 17, 2015
      Jeff Dostie enjoys a trail run through the trails at Tahoe Cross Country along with a four-legged buddy. Trail runs, hikes, lakeshore yoga and more are part of this year’s nine-day Alpenglow Mountain Festival from June 20 to 28. Share your photos from the Mountain Festival at facebook.com/TheTahoeWeekly or @TheTahoeWeekly #tahoesummer for the chance to win tickets to great […]
  • Hike, run, explore at Mountain Festival

    By Jenn Sheridan on June 17, 2015
      By Jenn Sheridan ·    Dane Shannon ·  The third annual Summer Alpenglow Mountain Festival returns with 10 days of inspiration to get out and explore the Tahoe Basin from June 20 to 29. Whether its improving technique, trying something new for the first time or meeting people with similar interests, the Alpenglow Mountain Festival offers clinics, classes and […]
  • Standing on top of the world on Mt. Tallac

    By Jenn Sheridan on June 17, 2015
    Photos & story by Jenn Sheridan ·  Standing tall at 9,735 feet with a recognizable cross of snow defining its presence even after a dry winter, Mount Tallac is a must-do bucket list item. After a few years of living in Tahoe, it was about time that I tackled the hike, so on a recent Sunday afternoon I set out […]
  • Heidi Doyle | Bringing the parks to the people

    By Tim Hauserman on June 17, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  In 1986, Heidi Doyle was living in Germany when she got a summer job working as a park ranger performing boat patrol in Emerald Bay. For the next 17 years, Heidi spent three-quarters of the year living in Germany, Saudi Arabia and upstate New York, while her husband worked for the U.S. Department of Defense, and […]