In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the 1960 Winter Olympics and the Olympic Heritage Celebration, Alpine Meadows is hosting a Freestyle Moguls Competition with Wayne Wong, Troy Caldwell and many other historic champions on Tuesday, January 12, from 9am to 4pm.
From Hong Kong to Paris, New York to San Francisco, the Falla Guitar Trio has been dazzling audiences around the world with their stunning virtuosity, depth of expression, and innovative programming.
And, they’re coming to the Truckee High School on January 15 to perform for Arts for the Schools.
Hey Incline Village residents. It’s time to recycle your Christmas tree for free.
The Incline Village & Crystal Bay Christmas Tree Chipping Program is on now until February 4, 2010.
Quiet and unassuming and as strong as a bull, Alex Honnold, 23 years old, is a crack climbing free-soloing machine.
Honnold will talk about his amazing feats, including free soloing Half Dome in Yosemite in less than 3 hours on Thursday, January 21, at Sawtooth Ridge Cafe in Tahoe City.
The slide show presentation is free. read more →
She defines the phrase “ski like a girl.”
But this is no ordinary girl. Or skier.
North Lake Tahoe pro freeskier Ingrid Backstrom.
Three paintings by South Shore landscape artist Bonita Paulis have been selected for The Best of America Pastel Artists Volume II published in December 2009 which features many well known pastel artists from across the country.
“Gigantic Beauty, Eucalyptus”, “Polished Water, Echo Lake”, and “Coral & Blue” by Paulis are featured in this coffee table art book. read more →
This is a letter of special thanks to all those who helped make the 14th Annual fundraiser “In The Mood” held December 3, 2009 a heartfelt success.
First and foremost thanks must go to my event partner Hank deVre and his wife Meg whose hard work and dedication continues to be Homeric.
With 13 avalanche fatalities in the United States in 2009, awareness and safety precautions while traveling in the backcountry are extremely important.
The Sierra Avalanche Center received quite the gift this holiday when two brand new 2010 Polaris 800 Dragon snowmobiles (valued at over $20,000) were donated, once again, for use during the 2009/10-winter season. read more →
Did you ever wonder what artists see when they create their art?
What about you? What do you imagine when you are working on your art projects?
Tahoe Forest Hospice Gift and Thrift Stores located in Truckee and Kings Beach are in need of donations.
Donations are an important part of hospice fundraising. All proceeds from the stores support hospice services throughout the Truckee-North Lake Tahoe area.
Daron Rahlves, the most decorated American Downhill and Super G skier in history, has a number of passions, with skiing and food are at the top of his list. So it’s logical that Rahlves recently joined the ownership team of Moody’s Bistro & Lounge, an acclaimed restaurant in Truckee, one of the most popular ski towns in America.
Snowball’s Chance – The Story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games, Squaw Valley and Lake Tahoe by David C. Antonucci
The story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games is the saga of the highly improbable that became the wildly successful.
Within it are compelling personal stories of underdogs that become unlikely champions, American ingenuity and heroism for team and country. The inspiring story includes a promise kept to a dying loved one, brash stars that falter in the glare of a world spotlight and risky strategies that payoff with golden results.
Snowball’s Chance – The Story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games written by David C. Antonucci contains the only complete account of the preparations, pageantry, ceremonies, competitions and epilogues of the historic VIII Olympic Winter Games at Squaw Valley and Lake Tahoe. read more →
Although you may not be qualified to join this local army, you can at least look like one of them.
The Southshore Soldiers have started a clothing line. read more →