Designed for friends and family, this Martis Camp home showcases expansive vistas   On the amble from the master bedroom out to the kitchen to cook breakfast, Gabe and Debbie Whelan can stop and look up and to the right, out a clerestory window perfectly framing the...

Incline Village’s main hotel has a long, dark history   Incline Village, on Lake Tahoe’s northeast shore, was relatively slow to develop. While visitors flocked to Lucky Baldwin’s 100-room hotel and casino in South Lake Tahoe in 1899 or the Bliss family’s renowned Tahoe Tavern in Tahoe City...

Jude Bischoff’s vivid wildlife paintings are far from the average bear   Abstract blocks and squiggles forming a buffalo, speeding horses made of spirals and pyramids, a boulder-dotted stream flowing within the shape of a bear—this is the art of painter Jude Bischoff, whose works are bright,...

In a remote granite bowl on the western Sierra Crest, unassuming snowfields melt into small braided streams among mule’s ear flowers and pines, slowly gathering together and gaining force, cutting deeper and deeper into the soil and rock, eventually forming the mighty American River. Lying on...

Thanks to winter’s return after a four-year hiatus, Lake Tahoe’s wildflowers are poised to impress with a banner year       After four years of drought, Tahoe is heading into summer on the heels of an average snowpack winter: The Lake is once again flowing from its outlet,...

With proprietors who take their craft seriously, this Truckee spot serves up quality plates Earnest. That might best describe the Truckee Tavern & Grill and its proprietors, Chris St. Martin and Ryan Dierks, who launched the Old Town restaurant specializing in wood-fired cuisine and crafty cocktails...