In the spring of 2017, I salvaged an old Chevy Astro from my home near Lake Tahoe, built a bed frame in the back, and traveled around the western half...

On Monday, May 9, 2022, Adrian Ballinger stood on the summit of Makalu, the fifth-highest peak in the world at 27,776 feet. Ballinger, the affable mou...

Nestled in a quaint corner of Truckee, a two-story building clad in rusted corten steel resides harmoniously among its surroundings—aspens quaking g...

Brant Allen’s three-month stint at Lake Tahoe has lasted 34 years so far. After graduating from UC Santa Barbara with a marine biology degree, All...

Nick Russell is a dude of paradoxes. He’s youthful in appearance and athletically slim, but rocks a grizzled old man’s beard. He could be labeled ...

Sitting inside a brightly lit real estate office on a sweltering summer afternoon in early August, Norm Nicholls is searching for the right words....

There truly are no bad seasons at Lake Tahoe, but fall is arguably the best time to be a mountain biker. As the heat and crowds of summer fade and we ...

Water is notoriously tricky to capture in art. Its translucent shimmers and shadows, ebbs and flows, and everchanging nature make it challenging to tr...

Stella, translated from Latin, means star. And the Truckee restaurant by the same name at the Cedar House Sport Hotel certainly shines bright....

Ask Tahoe author Tim Hauserman how many books he’s written, and he’ll say it depends on how you count. “The [Tahoe] Rim Trail guidebook, there...

For Lake Tahoe locals, there has always been a love-hate relationship between the need for tourists to support businesses and the negative impacts vis...

California is home to some of the biggest trees in the world. Redwoods, Douglas firs and Sitka spruces that tower over the lush forests of the north c...

For as long as organisms have roamed earth, there have been trails—pathways connecting one point to another for animals to find food, water and shel...

There are ways to take the measure of a man. The years in his life; the life in his years. Two thousand one hundred twenty-five feet is as good a m...

Most people come to Lake Tahoe and find a marina. Mansoor “Elie” Alyeshmerni came to a marina and found Lake Tahoe....

California is no stranger to natural disasters. Between earthquakes, mudslides, floods and wildfires, the Golden State had been handed the short end o...

Shawn Estes was on a much-needed sabbatical. It was the summer of 2010, and for the first time since he started throwing a baseball on fields in Mi...

Best buds and restaurateurs Rob Thibaut and Sandy Saxten made a pact to design and build their dining destinations in places they wanted to live, work...

Just past the break of dawn in early May, Will Richardson is in the parking lot of Aspen Grove in Incline Village, preparing to lead a group of birdwa...

Reno and Las Vegas are not neighbors. You know it. I know it. But does the general art-loving public know it? In Briana Dolan’s experience, th...

On a typical warm summer day at Tahoe, a stiff breeze kicks up in the mid-afternoon, sending wind-swept waves tumbling across the lake’s shimmering ...

Tracy and Steve Tomkovicz, who restored Bowl Incline to its 1960s-era glory, tapped longtime friend, award-winning chef, Food Network star and restaur...

Decades-old photographs of childhood summers spent on Lake Tahoe may have faded over the years, but chances are good that the memories still shine in ...

When Elena Hight speaks about optimizing her mindset, how activism and professional snowboarding have converged in her life or any other topic pertain...

Over the last two summers the music that normally fills the air, ears and hearts of festivalgoers went silent....

Warmer weather is in the air and boat-up eateries around Lake Tahoe are dusting off their docks for the season. Pulling up to a restaurant by boat add...

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