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Sand Harbor Boat Ramp to Remain Closed

Due to continued low water levels, the Sand Harbor boat ramp will remain closed for the summer. Beginning on May 27, the parking lot will be opened to provide limited parking for vehicles with kayaks and paddleboards.

(April 28, 2022) → Read the full South Tahoe Now report
Friends, Family Work to Remember Scotty Lapp by Building Skateboard Park in Tahoe City

After 16-year-old Scotty Lapp died tragically in a ski accident on Feb. 13, his idea of a local skateboard park began to take on momentum. Scotty’s mother has been working with a group of his North Tahoe High School friends to make the skateboard park a reality.

(April 14, 2022) → Read the full Moonshine Ink report

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Tim’s Top 10 Spring outings

Ah, April, the in-between month. Ski season is winding down, but there is still not a lot of bare dirt popping up waiting for exploration. So, I thought I’d rack my brain to come up with 10 fun outdoor things …

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Spring wine outings

Wine and wildflowers make a great spring pairing only a short drive from the shores of Lake Tahoe. Heading to Sierra Foothill wine country has long been a favorite spring outing for my friends and I that was put on …

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Snowshoe treks educate, inspire

It's a sunny, crisp, cold winter morning when Tahoe Weekly Publisher Katherine Hill and I set out to learn more about lake hydrology and human’s impacts on it. The snowshoe outing is a joint partnership Tahoe Institute of Natural Science …

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Truckee Springs grows to 67 acres

The California Wildlife Conservation Board recently voted to transfer 41 acres next to the 26-acre Truckee Springs parcel in downtown Truckee to Truckee Donner Land Trust to preserve as open space, according to the Trust. Truckee Springs is now 67 …

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Tahoe snowmobile plans draw criticism

I wasn’t surprised when the updated over-snow vehicle (OSV) plan released by the U.S. Forest Service’s Stanislaus National Forest led to a lawsuit by several snowmobile groups. After all, it took a 2011 lawsuit to force Forest Districts around the …

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Snowmobile access plan faces lawsuit: More regional OSV plans to be released

In spite of legal pushback on changes to snowmobile access, national forest districts in the Tahoe Sierra are moving forward with updated over-snow vehicle (OSV) management plans this year. The Tahoe Sierra encompasses portions of six Forest Service Districts – …

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Touring Tahoe’s Alps: Snowmobiling in Hope Valley

It was a snowy, wintry morning and for the first time in more than a month, the Tahoe Sierra was cloaked in snow. As quiet flurries continued to come down, a handful of people filtered into the Lake Tahoe Adventures …

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Sierra-At-Tahoe celebrates 75th anniversary: Roots Steeped in Legend

Sierra-at-Tahoe is a legacy resort, one that has deep roots in the origins of downhill skiing in the Tahoe Sierra. Organically it descends from a gaggle of pioneering mom-and-pop-owned ski areas that were strung like white pearls along Highway 50’s …

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Winter adventures in the Lost Sierra

My inquisitive nature coupled with the need to explore is likely how I ended up in a career in journalism and eventually led to putting down roots in my adopted home of Tahoe. The pandemic quelled nearly all my exploring. …

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Tips for fun, family time on the snow

Be prepared for snow conditions and getting the kids ready for a day spent outside are essential to ensuring that everyone has a fun time in Tahoe. Here’s some of our tips for helping make your day the best it …

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