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Tahoe 200: Ultrarunners set to take on the lake

September 12, 2019

Many of the world’s top endurance athletes will be at Lake Tahoe this weekend, testing body and spirit across 205.5 grueling miles in a race around the basin. The sixth annual Tahoe 200 Endurance Run...





Tony Commendatore appointed to Truckee Town Council

August 27, 2019

Tony Commendatore, a managing partner at Aegis Insurance Markets in Truckee, was appointed to fill the vacant Truckee Town Council seat on Tuesday night, with a three to one vote.   “I want to leave my...




Truckee women sweep podium at XTERRA Lake Tahoe triathlon

August 22, 2019

The area’s second XTERRA off-road triathlon race of the season was held last Saturday in Incline Village, bringing more than 150 athletes to Village Green for a variety of competitions. The XTERRA Lake Tahoe Triathlon,...



Record amount raised at 15th annual Skate the Lake

August 21, 2019

In it’s 15th year of sending skateboarders, cyclists, and roller skaters along Tahoe’s West Shore, the annual Skate the Lake fundraiser reached new heights last Saturday morning, attracting the largest turnout and most money raised...



Tahoe City runner captures gold at Marlette 50K

August 16, 2019

The Tahoe Trail Running Series made its annual stop at Spooner Lake last weekend, attracting more than 260 runners to compete in the Marlette 50K and Marlette 10 Miler races. Tahoe City’s Jane McClelland, 28,...


Skate the Lake hits 15th year of fundraising in Tahoe

August 16, 2019

Dozens of locals and visitors on skateboards, longboards, rollerskates, and bikes will take to the paved paths near Tahoe City this Saturday, trekking along a 28-mile route in order to raise funds for a good...



Bike sharing program coming to North Shore of Lake Tahoe

August 15, 2019

A new bike-sharing program is headed to North Lake Tahoe with the Placer County Board of Supervisors approving an agreement with Zagster for a three-year pilot program in the region. The program will expand Zagster’s...




Float on: Rafting season resumes in Tahoe City

August 6, 2019

The water level in the Truckee River as it leaves Lake Tahoe has slowly risen this past week, allowing for local rafting operations in Tahoe City to get back on the river for the first...