In March, Tahoe Quarterly opened our Facebook page to our loyal readers for our fifth annual photo contest. We asked for photos in seven categories—Landscape, Kids, Sports, Instagram, Black & White, Wildlife and Pets—and hundreds of entries poured in to be included in our Best...

A look at the creators of Lake Tahoe’s ubiquitous carved bears   Lake Tahoe’s black bears, which roam the Sierra Nevada forests (and occasionally wander through its towns), often find themselves the subject of local artwork. Artists capture these majestic animals through the broad strokes of a...

Once on the brink of extinction, bald eagles are now thriving in the Tahoe Basin and beyond   The local Paiutes call them “ggwe’na’a.” The Shoshone, “biagwi’yaa.” To all Americans, they are our national symbol. The bald eagle is one of the most magnificent examples of...