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Long Live the Real Skiers by Gary Bell

November 24, 2020
    SkiingStories

So you have your new super fat twin tip skis or that new board with rocker.

You can ride switch all day long, throw down corked threes in the big pipe, you’ve dropped the cross on Mount Tallac, won a race or two during gay week and skied Powderhouse in the full moon! […]

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The Ski Bum Life by Gary Bell

November 2, 2020
    SkiingStories

Someone asked me the other day if I was a ski bum. This was a question that had me standing there going, “huh well uh.” […]

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“Sleigh Rides in Lake Tahoe: Memories of Sam Borges” Dianna Maria de Borges

October 24, 2020
    Writers

For forty years he was able to relive some of his fondest childhood memories of sliding behind the milkman’s sleigh to the sound of bells keeping beat to a horse’s trot back in Massachusetts. Little did he know in 1969 that he would spend the rest of his life giving sleigh rides at Lake Tahoe; […]

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Do you know…how KT-22 got its name?

November 3, 2018
    HistorySkiing

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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“Tahoe Avalanche” and other Tahoe Mysteries by Todd Borg

November 1, 2018
    Writers

A classic whodunit mystery thriller written by South Shore author, Todd Borg, perfect for the winter.

Tahoe Avalanche. […]

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New Book and Publisher at Bona Fide Books

May 12, 2018
    Word

Maeko Bradshaw recently took over the independent press from Kim Wyatt, who founded the company in 2009, specializing in nonfiction and poetry. Bradshaw, a Tahoe local, received an MS in book publishing from Portland State University. Her first release as Bona Fide’s publisher, “Permanent Vacation II: 18 Writers on Life and Work in Our National Parks,” will […]

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Blue Angels Ski Club at Heavenly

January 15, 2018
    History

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
    History

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
    History

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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The Chinese Immigrant Experience at Donner Summit

January 10, 2018
    History

Located at about 6,000 feet in Truckee, Donner Memorial State Park includes the Emigrant Trail Museum and Pioneer Monument, built to commemorate those who emigrated to California from the east in the mid-1800s. […]

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The 1960 Winter Olympics by David C. Antonucci

January 6, 2018
    HistoryStoriesWriters

Images of Sports: The 1960 Winter Olympics by David C. Antonucci showcases the highlights of the games through vintage images. […]

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