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Alpine Meadows Patrol Dog Trading Cards

December 30, 2016
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Aside from the safety factor they provide, the Alpine Meadows Patrol Dogs’ “cute factor” is off the Richter scale so Alpine has found a way that guests can take the dogs home with them – sort of. Ten Alpine Meadows Patrol Dog trading cards are now available at various locations around the resort’s base facility. […]

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The Benefits of Yoga by David Fishman of South Lake Tahoe

December 20, 2016
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“It makes my day go better.” “It quiets my mind.” “It keeps me healthy.” “Everything flows better afterward.” “My back pain and stiffness are gone.” “It just plain feels good.” Just a few quotes David Fishman of Mountain Yoga in South Lake Tahoe hears from happy and healthy locals and visitors. […]

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Ty Dayberry. Freeheel skier extraordin – AIR.

December 13, 2016
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He started telemark skiing at age 10. By 21, he’s taken his freeheel art to a higher level. […]

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Skiing Legend Daron Rahlves Becomes Restaurateur in Truckee

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Daron Rahlves, the most decorated American Downhill and Super G skier in history, has a number of passions, with skiing and food are at the top of his list.  So it’s logical that Rahlves recently joined the ownership team of Moody’s Bistro & Lounge, an acclaimed restaurant in Truckee, one of the most popular ski […]

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SoulCycler Chronicles: From out of the dust in India by Rick Gunn

December 12, 2016
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He’s out there again. Opening our hearts to the world, redefining our place in humanity through his lens and stories. Our tireless, poetic searcher finding a new rhythm to his life, taking us along for the ride. The SoulCycler, aka Rick Gunn, adventure photojournalist from South Lake Tahoe recently began another meaningful journey in India. […]

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James Rawie Conductor of TOCCATA

December 5, 2016
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Under the masterful direction of James Rawie, The Orchestra and Community Choral Artists of the Tahoe Area, aka TOCCATA, hold performances throughout the Lake Tahoe region. […]

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Extreme Snowboarding Icon Jeremy Jones

December 2, 2016
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Local hero and extreme snowboarding icon Jeremy Jones presents “An Extreme Snowboarding Retrospective,” which captures his two decades as a premier big mountain rider, and contains readings from his new book and a tribute to the role that the Lake Tahoe mountain community has had on his snowboarding. […]

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Robert “Fro” Frohlich Mountain Dreamer

December 1, 2016
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With a style his own, full of passion and resolve, he fought hard to maintain our mountain culture.  He was a beatnik, a mountain dreamer until the end. He liked to talk about the history and change in this town, but it wasn’t until you read his stories that define us did it hit. Robert […]

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Gary Murphy, Tahoe’s Legendary Snow Forecaster

November 30, 2016
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For 40 winters, Gary Murphy has been counting. From the first flakes to be released from the restless skies of autumn to the serendipitous torrents of May, Gary Murphy is counting; watching; and recording snow’s detail to the point of minutia. […]

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“McCONKEY” The Movie

November 29, 2016
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“McConkey”, the movie, is based on the life of local free-skiing icon Shane McConkey. Featuring incredible action footage and Shane’s own home videos, “McConkey” offers a rare look at his most intense risks as well as an intimate portrait of his personal life. […]

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Poetry in Motion: Pro Nordic Skier Debbi Waldear

November 25, 2016
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Her competitive spirit was nurtured at a young age racing sailboats in the San Francisco Bay area with her dad. Along with trail running and skiing, her athletic prowess translated into a lifelong passion for fitness and being in the mountains. Meet eight-time cross country ski racing World Masters Champion, Debbi Waldear. […]

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Scott Williamson, Unsung Super Athlete by Tim Hauserman

November 19, 2016
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Scott Williamson, Unsung Super Athlete by Tim Hauserman This story is reprinted from the November 2011 issue of Moonshine Ink. One of America’s greatest athletes lives with his wife in a small, simple apartment in Truckee. Not many people have heard of Scott Williamson. He doesn’t score touchdowns, ride his bike around France, or win […]

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