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Arborglyphs preserve Branch of History

August 18, 2019

You’ve heard of petroglyphs.

How about arborglyphs?

And, did you know we live in an area rich in this fascinating art form?

Especially on the east shore of Lake Tahoe. […]

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Hwy 50 Wagon Train June 2

May 31, 2019

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. […]

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Dat So La Lee Washoe Basket Exhibit at Gatekeeper’s Museum

May 16, 2019

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. […]

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Olympic Nordic Trails at Sugar Pine Point State Park

February 4, 2019

Did you know that Sugar Pine Point State Park is the site of the first-ever Olympic Biathlon event held as part of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games at Squaw? […]

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kt22 at squaw valley

Do you know…how KT-22 got its name?

November 3, 2018

No, it’s not named after any resemblance to Pakistan’s K2.

It’s named after Kick Turns. 22 of them. […]

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Snowshoe Thompson; Tahoe’s First Mailman

February 7, 2018

He is considered the father of California skiing.  A true mountaineer in every sense of the word.

Snowshoe Thompson weathered blizzards on 25 lb. skis with an 80 pound pack on his back just to deliver the mail.


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Fallen Leaf Lake: A Lake and its People 1850–1950 by Janet Kaidantzis

January 29, 2018

From the Washoe to the pioneering families of Nathan Gilmore, Lucky Baldwin, and William Price, to the artists, academics, and craftsmen of the early community, Fallen Leaf Lake drew people to its natural beauty who left a legacy in stories, legends, and land.

Including author Janet Beales Kaidantzis, who has released Fallen Leaf, A Lake and Its People 1850-1950. […]

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Tahoe’s Cultural Heritage in Ink at Gatekeeper’s Museum Bookstore

January 26, 2018

This place is a treasure trove of Tahoe’s cultural heritage. […]

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Blue Angels Ski Club at Heavenly

January 15, 2018

It was Heavenly’s first alpine ski racing club dating back to 1957.

Today, it’s been reincarnated as the Heavenly Ski & Snowboard Foundation. The Blue Angels Ski Club. […]

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Pony Express Re-Ride through South Lake Tahoe June

January 14, 2018

The Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, will pass through South Lake Tahoe in front of Harrah’s at Friday’s Station to exchange the Mochila in June – check back for the exact date and time. […]

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Olympic Museum at High Camp

January 12, 2018

The mountain-top Olympic Museum tells the story of the 1960 Winter Games- starting from the very beginning with the Olympic proposal, to photos, videos and memorabilia from the historic Games. […]

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rubicon bay lighthouse

Did you know…Tahoe has the Highest Lighthouse in North America?


Rubicon Point Lighthouse.

Elevation 6,580 ft. […]

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