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Graeagle brewery wins silver

Ronin Fermentation Project claimed a silver award in the 2022 World Beer Cup on May 5, a global beer competition that evaluates beers from around the world in 103 beer-style categories. Ronin Fermentation Project won a silver award in the …

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Compost at Food Bank Garden

Slow Lake Food Tahoe will open the Food Bank Garden on June 1 for daily compost drop-off open 24 hours per day. Compost donations will also be accepted at the Truckee Certified Farmers Market on Tuesdays between 8 a.m. and …

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2025 opening for Tahoe XC lodge

Tahoe XC expects to break ground in 2023 on its new base lodge, which will be relocated next to the North Tahoe High School, according to representative Sue Rae Irelan. The lodge is expected to open in 2025. The current …

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Truckee Trails hosts scavenger hunt

Truckee Trails Foundation is hosting Scavenging Truckee: A Celebration of Local Trails & Historical Times from June 3 to 16, in celebration of its 20th anniversary. This self-guided, family-friendly, two-week scavenger hunt will lead family members on a multi-faceted experience …

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Check out a state park pass

California State Parks is providing free, vehicle day-use entry to more than 200 state park units to library-card holders, including Donner Memorial, Sugar Pine, D.L. Bliss, Emerald Bay and Plumas-Eureka state parks. The California State Library Parks Pass is valid …

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Grover Hot Springs open for day use

Grover Hot Springs State Park has reopened for day-use hiking and picnicking from sunrise to sunset; parking is $8. Crews accomplished a tremendous amount of work felling and removing hazardous trees along the trails and resurfacing the state park portion …

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Avoid nesting falcons

Peregrine falcons have returned to their nest at the top of Castle Rock on Kingsbury Grade on Lake Tahoe's East Shore. In the 1970s, they were listed as an endangered species due to drastic population declines. After an extensive, world-wide …

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Boat, swimming safety tips for Lake Tahoe

Boating, paddling and swimming season has begun on Lake Tahoe and at other local waterways, and it’s important to practice safety and understand boating laws in the high-altitude lakes in the region. Cold water shock | The water is cold; …

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Pixie and The Partygrass Boys

Hailed as the hottest band in The Wasatch, vocalist and ukulele player Katia “Pixie” Racine and The Partygrass Boys, including swinging fiddler Amanda B. Grapes, aren’t exactly bluegrass, newgrass, pop or punk, but somewhere in between — which is exactly …

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TOCCATA hosts Classy Classics series

TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony Orchestra presents Classy Classics with Ukrainian violinist Alex Eisenberg who performs “Saint Saens: Violin Concerto No. 3.” The symphony conducted by Maestro James Rawie concludes with Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 6 Pastoral.” Free admission for age 22 and …

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The Mother Hips w/Mescalito

Bay Area alt-country staples The Mother Hips play the refurbished Crown Room. The treasured group’s 11th studio album released in December 2021, “Glowing Lantern,” ruminates on comfort and sanctuary in the profound anxiety of these troubling and uncertain times. Their …

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Campbell publishes book

Truckee’s Michael H. Campbell, retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, is the author of “The 3 Foot Pipe: Rail Road Right of Ways.” The book is about using the almost 162,500 miles of railroad right-of-ways as a vehicle to carry water …

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A Tahoe workcation: Balancing work and fun

As any small business owner knows, you’re never off work. You’re always on call to deal with any issues that may pop up. Text messages from a vendor at 7 a.m., calls from clients at 9 p.m. on a Saturday, …

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Aftermath of Alpine Meadows’ 1982 avalanche

After days of incessant snowfall, on the afternoon of March 31, 1982, a massive wall of snow came crashing down on the base area of Alpine Meadows ski resort north of Lake Tahoe. Century-old pine trees snapped like toothpicks — …

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Spectators welcome at American Century, Barracuda

The American Century Celebrity Golf Championship and the Barracuda Championship PGA stop will return to the Tahoe Sierra in July. Both events will be open to spectators this year and tickets are on sale now. American Century | The American …

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Tahoe’s 2022 wildfire outlook

Courtesy Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team What began as a promising winter fizzled out in early 2022, leading to the driest January and February recorded across California and Nevada since record keeping began. Closer to home, Tahoe City, which has …

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12th Annual Tahoe Sierra Golf Guide | 2022

Inside North Lake Tahoe | North Lake Tahoe | Northstar | Olympic Valley | South Lake Tahoe | Truckee | Lost Sierra North Lake Tahoe Incline Village Championship Course — Opens May 13 In the 1960s, Robert Trent Jones and …

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The majesty of Sierra Valley’s birds

A few times a year I make my way to Sierra Valley north of Truckee for a road bike ride and am always amazed by the pastoral beauty of ranches, sagebrush and marshes that provides habitat for a range of …

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Blü Egyptian: Breaking the genre boundaries

With two new singles and an album set to release on May 20, genre-bending band Blü Egyptian is making waves and heading to Tahoe. Named after the lotus flower that grows along the Nile, the band plays original music encompassing …

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Lamenting the challenges of dining out: Food costs, housing issues plague restaurants

There’s a rumbling sensation in my stomach. Hunger has set in and I don’t want to cook tonight. I think about going out for a bite yet grabbing dinner in Tahoe has become exceedingly challenging. A recent trip to a …


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