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Forest Service seeks feedback on Highway 28 improvements
Forest Service seeks feedback on Highway 28 improvements

July 19, 2019

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit announced it is currently seeking comments in regard to a joint environmental assessment for proposed improvements to the Nevada State Route 28 corridor on Lake Tahoe’s...


Tailgating pastime picks up steam in Truckee
Tailgating pastime picks up steam in Truckee

July 18, 2019

A sport made popular during tailgating events and at summer backyard barbecues is gaining a foothold in the Truckee-Tahoe area. Weekly cornhole games have popped up in region with matches taking place at Truckee Tahoe...




Truckee’s Kristin Bohm wins inaugural Big Chief 50K
Truckee’s Kristin Bohm wins inaugural Big Chief 50K

July 17, 2019

The inaugural Big Chief 50K Trail Run was held last weekend on the trails and fire roads around Northstar California Resort. The race, which was organized by Big Blue Adventure, featured the Truckee area’s new...




SUMMER SLACKIN’
SUMMER SLACKIN’

July 12, 2019

Kyle Nicely is steady as he goes while slacklining near Rainbow Bridge above Donner Lake.



Pickleball finds a home at Tahoe City’s Kilner Park
Pickleball finds a home at Tahoe City’s Kilner Park

July 5, 2019

Pickleball, a sport growing in popularity among all ages, is now available fulltime at Tahoe City’s Kilner Park. The Tahoe City Public Utility District planned the pickleball court construction in conjunction with a tennis court...



Community asked to vote on name of new Kings Beach trail
Community asked to vote on name of new Kings Beach trail

July 5, 2019

Over 80 trail names were submitted by the community following the request for suggestions by the organizations building a new flow trail in Kings Beach. The U.S. Forest Service, Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association, Tahoe...



Truckee’s Donatas Ereminas wins XTERRA Tahoe City
Truckee’s Donatas Ereminas wins XTERRA Tahoe City

July 5, 2019

The annual XTERRA Tahoe City off-road triathlon was held last Saturday at Commons Beach, challenging athletes with an open-water swim in Lake Tahoe, a 22-mile mountain bike ride, and a roughly 5-mile run. The day...




Runners, mountain bikers kick off Adventure Sports Week
Runners, mountain bikers kick off Adventure Sports Week

June 27, 2019

Adventure Sports Week in Tahoe City got underway last weekend with hundreds of athletes battling it out on mountain bikes and on foot during two days of competition. The annual event, which is organized by...


Raise a paddle: rafting season underway in Tahoe City
Raise a paddle: rafting season underway in Tahoe City

June 27, 2019

Time to lather on the sunscreen and grab a paddle. Rafting season in Tahoe City is officially underway. The two companies operating on the initial stretch of the Truckee River — Truckee River Raft Co....


Week of competition, clinics and music hits Tahoe City
Week of competition, clinics and music hits Tahoe City

June 21, 2019

Adventure Sports Week in Tahoe City will get into gear Saturday morning as hundreds of cyclists pedal out for Big Blue Adventure’s Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race. This year’s 10-day event in the area features...


Singletrack officially finished near Truckee
Singletrack officially finished near Truckee

June 21, 2019

Seven miles of new singletrack trail linking the Sawtooth Trail in Sierra Meadows with Watson Lake and the Tahoe Rim Trail has been officially completed in the Truckee area. The Truckee Trails Foundation recently announced...