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The Outdoors

  • 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 […]
  • Consider water temperatures when fishing

    By Bruce Ajari on July 27, 2016
    As we get later into the summer, water temperatures in the Truckee River are beginning to get to a point where anglers need to consider other options. On a recent outing, the evening temperature was near 67 degrees. At this temperature, the water loses the ability to support oxygen levels that are sufficient for fish. Catching a fish in these […]
  • Incline Village Championship Course

    By John Dee on July 27, 2016
    It is difficult to pin down a description of the Championship Course in Incline Village. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., it opened in 1964 and plays 7,106 yards from the black tees to 5,208 yards from the green front tees. Courtesy IVGID 18 holes | Par 72 Yardage 2,571 to 7,106 Slope 127 to 146 Ratings 66.5 to 73.9 […]
  • July 28 – August 3

    By The Weekly on July 27, 2016
    Squaw Mountain Run to fight cancer |  Auburn Ski Club hosts the 36th annual Squaw Mountain Run on July 30 at 9 a.m. at Squaw Valley. The run benefits the Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center and the Auburn Ski Club training programs. Starting at the base of Squaw Valley, the course will climb the 3.6-mile mountain run to […]
  • 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 […]