Kevin Murnane: 1971-2015

March 3, 2015 | Tim Hauserman Once again, the little town of Tahoe City has faced the terrible tragedy of losing a person we love. But in tragedy, we’ve also reminded ourselves of how lucky we are to live where we do. On February 23rd Kevin Murnane, the manager of Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Area, passed […]

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Kayaking Lake Tahoe…in February

February 25, 2015 | Tim Hauserman As I slid my kayak into the clear blue waters of Hurricane Bay, along Lake Tahoe’s west shore, it was as if I was floating on glass. I went north along the bay, passing some of the most beautiful estates on Lake Tahoe to reach the Sunnyside Resort. It […]

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Snowfest 2015!

February 18, 2015 | Tim Hauserman The 34th annual Snowfest is set to take off on February 27th with the Snowfest Queen coronation, grand opening fireworks show and torchlight parade on the slopes of Squaw Valley. This year’s Grand Marshals for the event are the St. Paul Winter Carnival Krewe. Known by many as the […]

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Lake Tahoe Dance Collective

January 23, 2015 | Tim Hauserman While Lake Tahoe might be best known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, it’s important to remember that we also love to dance. In 2008, Christin Hanna formed the Tahoe Youth Ballet.  Composed of some of the best local dancers and guest artists from around the world, it has presented […]

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Incense Cedar: Tahoe’s favorite red trees.

January 19, 2015 | Tim Hauserman The mature Incense Cedar stands tall and proud, amongst the smaller, more ubiquitous white firs and Jeffrey pines that are found at the elevation of Lake Tahoe.  It has red, deeply furrowed and ridged bark which stands out in full glory since as it ages the branches recede, and […]

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Tahoe Trees: Sugar Pine and Western White Pine

December 22, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Two of my favorite Sierra trees are the Sugar Pine and Western White Pine. Members of the same family, both are proud and tall with long narrow cones and needles in groups of five. The Sugar Pine, is found almost exclusively below 6500 feet, while the Western White Pine, […]

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Tahoe Trees: Sugar Pine and Western White Pine

December 22, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Two of my favorite Sierra trees are the Sugar Pine and Western White Pine. Members of the same family, both are proud and tall with long narrow cones and needles in groups of five. The Sugar Pine, is found almost exclusively below 6500 feet, while the Western White Pine, […]

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Tahoe Thanksgiving: So much to be thankful for.

November 21, 2014 | Tim Hauserman It’s easy to focus on the problems in our community, in our nation, in our world. But one of the great things about Thanksgiving, is that it forces us to focus on gratitude. The first step, of course, is to look at our families and our friends, who bring […]

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Tahoe Thanksgiving: So much to be thankful for.

November 21, 2014 | Tim Hauserman It’s easy to focus on the problems in our community, in our nation, in our world. But one of the great things about Thanksgiving, is that it forces us to focus on gratitude. The first step, of course, is to look at our families and our friends, who bring […]

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The Scarecrows on Parade

October 30, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Take an October stroll through downtown Tahoe City and amongst the shops, restaurants and bright red leaves of the maple trees you will find an interesting cast of characters. These folks are the town’s scarecrows, the product of the imagination and ingenuity of hard working school kids, business owners […]

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