Their mantra is simple. Think local. Be local. Buy local. Give local. The feel-good summer mainstay, Downtown Truckee Thursdays will run June 13 through August 29 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. […]
Tahoe Mountain Soap Company was started by long-time locals, Dave Carr and Jan Carpenter, more than a dozen years ago in South Lake Tahoe. Their handcrafted, all vegetable soaps are blended in South Lake Tahoe and made with pure Tahoe water. Besides being locally made, the soaps contain no alcohol, artificial colors or preservatives. And, […]
Talk about keeping it real. The annual Highway 50 Wagon Train rides through South Lake Tahoe first weekend of June. Sunday they’re riding from Zephyr Cove, Nevada to Amacker Ranch in Meyers (a South Lake Tahoe hamlet), California. Would you like to ride in a wagon? Here’s how to qualify. […]
So what is Slow Food? According to Slow Food USA, it’s “an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.” With values like that, it’s no […]
I believe with the right thoughts, the right food, the right herbs, and exercise our bodies will perform like a finely-tuned organic machine for a long, healthy and disease free life. […]
The Lake Tahoe Water Trail is an endless 72-mile water route along the shoreline that connects public launch and landing sites, and features water safety and stewardship tips to help paddlers have a safe and fun adventure. […]
“I work with clay. Elements derived from the earth.
Forms created through rhythm and motion.
Like the process that completes my work, it fires me up.
Keeps my inner fire burning and sets my soul free.” B Wesson […]
Without a doubt, she was Tahoe’s greatest artisan. Dat So La Lee is considered one of the greatest basket weavers and designers among the Washoe people.
A fine collection of Dat So La Lee’s work and 900 baskets, pottery, clothing, dolls and artifacts from more than 85 tribes nationwide are on display at the Marion Steinbach Indian Museum located inside the Gatekeeper’s Museum. […]
Did you know…Tahoe has its own skateboard manufacturer?
Tahoe Longboards was started by Chuck Vogt in 1997 in Kings Beach. Chad Thomas, local photojournalist and woodworker, has joined Chuck as co-owner, co-fun hog, co-local entrepreneur and they have launched all new 2012 boards. […]
Spring is a perfect time to learn about birds that migrate to Lake Tahoe for the season – and boy are they noisy this year. Join Kirk Hardie of the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) for bird watching walks to introduce us to the migratory birds of the Lake Tahoe region. […]
The challenge of making 75 studies felt like an extension of my own yoga practice and an opportunity to deepen my understanding of anatomy. What I hadn’t anticipated was the profound nature of the journey, both artistically and personally. […]
Help the Sugar Pine Foundation plant healthy, fungus-resistant sugar pines at these upcoming planting events. […]