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Photos: Best of Wednesday’s super blue blood moon

January 31, 2018

A total lunar eclipse occurred early Wednesday morning, Jan. 31, and photographers around Truckee and Lake Tahoe captured the special event. Wednesday’s eclipse was also a “blood moon,” a term used when the moon passes...


Ski, snowboard film legend Warren Miller dies at 93

January 25, 2018

Iconic ski filmmaker Warren Miller died on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the age of 93. He passed away at his home on Orcas Island, Wash. “Warren earned global acclaim and a passionate, multi-generational following for...




Crash closes southbound lane on Highway 28

January 23, 2018

Update: The crash has been cleared, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. UPDATE: All lanes are open on State Route 28 after the earlier crash in Incline Village. Drive Safe and remember to always BUCKLE...




Tahoe Pro Tip of the Week: Episode 3

December 28, 2017

We’re launching our Tahoe Pro Tip of the Week video series with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Every week, a pro will share safety tips for snowboarding or skiing. This week, Kevin demonstrates how to snowboard...


Tahoe Pro Tip of the Week: Episode 2

December 22, 2017

We’re launching our Tahoe Pro Tip of the Week video series with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Every week, a pro will share safety tips for snowboarding or skiing. This week, El discusses how to find...




Mount Rose to open for 2017-18 season on Nov. 7

November 6, 2017

Mount Rose Ski Tahoe will open for the 2017-18 winter season on Tuesday, Nov. 7, making it the first resort in the Lake Tahoe area to open for the season. The Wizard chairlift will open from...








One person killed in 16-vehicle crash Thursday on I-80

September 21, 2017

A 16-vehicle crash shut down westward bound traffic on Interstate 80 near Eagle Lakes on Thursday, Sept. 21. The collisions happened at a time when it was hailing. There was one fatality, and some of...