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Truckee Home and Building Show set for May 25-26

May 20, 2019

For 27 years, the Truckee Home and Building Show has been bringing together everything one needs to build, remodel, redecorate, and landscape mountain homes. The show returns this year from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....


‘You just have to go’: Cushing Crossing set for Saturday
‘You just have to go’: Cushing Crossing set for Saturday

May 2, 2019

For nearly three decades local skiers have gathered at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for the annual pond skimming competition. The 29th annual Cushing Crossing contest is scheduled for this Saturday at Squaw Valley, bringing 60...



4th Wild & Scenic Film Festival comes to Truckee

April 9, 2019

Mountain Area Preservation will celebrate Earth Day at the Downtown Community Arts Center in Truckee for the fourth annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, featuring award-winning films focused on adventure, activism, and conservation. Doors open...





WinterWonderGrass returns to Tahoe
WinterWonderGrass returns to Tahoe

March 29, 2019

Bluegrass, skiing/snowboarding and beer come together once again at the WinterWonderGrass Festival. The three-day event brings more than 4,000 people to Squaw Valley for a weekend of music and more from March 29-31. Founder Scotty...



WineInk: Dirt in wine — When filthy is a good thing
WineInk: Dirt in wine — When filthy is a good thing

March 17, 2019

Last week my Rocky Mountain driveway and road were slammed with the snows of March that we alluded to in the previous WineInk. I had noted that Santa Rosa, California, had received 5.66 inches of...


WineInk: On water and wine
WineInk: On water and wine

March 10, 2019

“It’s nuking snow!” If you live in a ski town then you know that this entire winter season has seen tons of it. Especially lately, we have had wave after wave of warm, wet precipitation...


WineInk: Château Margaux pays a visit to Aspen
WineInk: Château Margaux pays a visit to Aspen

February 24, 2019

In life, if we are very lucky, we may get to enjoy a few peak experiences. Skiing Aspen Mountain on a powder Tuesday, courtside seats for a game seven or trekking to Machu Picchu may...


Mountainfilm on Tour lands at Squaw Valley

February 17, 2019

On Saturday, Alpenglow Sports will ring in the 2019 Winter Mountain Festival with a screening of Mountainfilm on Tour in the Olympic Village Lodge at Squaw Valley. Tickets for the screening cost $12 for adults,...


Truckee River Cohousing hosts Winter Bonfire

February 15, 2019

A few dozen Truckee residents recently enjoyed a warming evening bonfire on the banks of the Truckee River under clear skies and sparkling stars. “People have been gathering around fire for tens of thousands of...



WineInk: Place is wine’s critical component
WineInk: Place is wine’s critical component

February 10, 2019

We are often so consumed with which wines have the best scores or sell the most or cost the most that it is easy to lose sight of one of wine’s most fundamental facts: it’s...


‘Fresh Tracks’ 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race coming Feb. 24
‘Fresh Tracks’ 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race coming Feb. 24

February 8, 2019

The Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club is hosting the Eric Nageotte Memorial “Fresh Tracks” 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at historic Camp Richardson Resort. The beneficiary is support for...




WineInk: The case for abstention
WineInk: The case for abstention

January 16, 2019

If you, like me, are the kind of person who believes the ability to change water into wine would be the superpower you would choose, then this column may not be for you. And for...