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Tahoe’s Boating Heritage Featured on Collector’s Stamps

January 4, 2018
    History

Tahoe’s iconic boating heritage is captured on US Postal Service collector stamps. […]

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Did you know…Lake Tahoe has an Underwater State Park?

    HistoryWater Sports

Why would anyone scuba dive in Lake Tahoe?

There’s nothing to see – right?

Wrong. […]

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The History of the Stateline and Casino Corridor

November 26, 2017
    History

Lake Tahoe’s casinos date back to the 1920’s when Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin built the “Greatest Casino in America”. But, Lucky’s casino was built on the California Side at the Tallac Resort in South Lake Tahoe which was a popular hangout for the nouveau rich from San Francisco, Sacramento and Virginia City. […]

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1960 Olympic Winter Games Museum

November 20, 2017
    HistorySkiing

On Thursday, February 18, 1960, under storm-threatening skies, the greatest winter athletes in the world gathered in Squaw Valley. […]

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Tahoe Tales by Don Lane

November 4, 2017
    Writers

“Tahoe Tales of Bygone Days and Memorable Pioneers,” by Don Lane, USFS recreation supervisor at the LTBMU, is a compilation of Lane’s long running radio broadcasts which aired in the South Shore starting in the mid-1980s. […]

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Tahoe Ghost Ships at Tahoe Maritime Museum

November 1, 2017
    HistoryWater Sports

Discover the treasures lost beneath the surface of Lake Tahoe at the Tahoe Maritime Museum during “Ghost Ships,” a new exhibit featuring boats that sank in Lake Tahoe. […]

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Building the Lincoln Highway by Dr. David Borges

October 30, 2017
    History

Dr. David Borges, local historian and history instructor at Lake Tahoe Community College, presents the amazing story of the building of the Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental highway in the nation which passed through South Lake Tahoe and Truckee. […]

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WordWave Playwright Winners Perform Oct. 21 at Valhalla

October 7, 2017
    Writers

Winners of the  WordWave One-Act Play Contest held this spring include new and seasoned playwrights whose work will be performed for the first time in staged readings at the historic Boathouse Theatre on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm, for $20. […]

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Tahoe Blues by Bona Fide Books

October 1, 2017
    Stories

Fifty-six writers met the challenge to create a compelling story about our lives at the lake captured in Bona Fide Books latest release, Tahoe Blues: Short Lit on Life. […]

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Heart Visions by Yasmin Sayyed

September 29, 2017
    Writers

Heart Visions by Yasmin Sayyed is a visual and poetic presentation about fields of quantum leaps and exponential opportunities to dance in the perpetual winds of change.  This masterful book with 66 full color paintings, poetry and stories is about the interplay of creativity and culture within socio-political realities. […]

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Fairest Picture: Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe by David C. Antonucci

September 28, 2017
    Writers

Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe, by David C. Antonucci describes Mark Twain’s experiences and travels at Lake Tahoe.  Fairest Picture is the first and only book to describe Lake Tahoe as it was in Mark Twain’s time and reveal in detail the locations where he traveled, camped and stayed at 19th century hotels. […]

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Meet Smokey Bear at Firefest

September 20, 2017
    WordHistory

Sit in a fire truck, escape from the Smoke House, wear fire fighting equipment, squirt fire hoses, watch the fire fighters compete, learn about fire resistant construction, and enjoy a Kiwanis BBQ at FireFest on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10am to 3pm at Hard Rock Casino at Stateline.

You’ll also get to meet Smokey the Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog at this favorite annual South Lake Tahoe event.

I’m in! […]

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