Ullr (ooh-ler) the Norse God of winter will be honored by the Diamond Peak Ski Team with three days and nights of family fun January 24-26, 2014 to celebrate Winter and raise funds for children’s ski programs.
Come dressed in your Ullr Attire — prizes will be awarded for the best costumes!
Olympic Gold Medalist Hannah Teter wants to “Sweeten the World one Bottle at a time,” with her Pure Vermont Maple Syrup.
Hannah Teter, pro snowboarder from South Lake Tahoe, recently created Hannah’s Gold, a Vermont maple syrup company that donates 100% of its profits to funding infrastructure and humanitarian needs in the African village of Kirindon in Kenya.
Have you ever wondered what our animals do for the winter? Do Tahoe bears really hibernate? Exactly what IS hibernation, anyway? Where do the frogs go? What about the birds, squirrels, and insects?
Join the Tahoe Institute of Natural Science for Winter Wildlife Survival on January 22, 2014 in South Shore for a slide show and fascinating presentation. read more →
Bona Fide Books’ first publication, Permanent Vacation: Twenty Writers on Work and Life in Our National Parks – Volume 1: The West, is a definite must read. It includes 19 thought-provoking essays about life in our national parks, and one about streaking.
A few of the essays include Tahoe City’s Joseph Flannery who wrote of his encounters with grizzly bears while working in Yellowstone, while South Lake Tahoe’s Janet Smith details leaving home after high school for life in Yosemite Valley. read more →
Looks like Tahoe and Truckee locals have been VERY GOOD this year!
Santa is blessing us with snowfall. Keep those wool blankets handy.
The third annual Meyers Tree Lighting will be held Friday. Dec. 6, 2013 from 5-7 pm in the Divided Sky/Downtown Café parking lot. The Christmas fire truck and Santa, via the Cal Star helicopter, will return and music will be added to the mix.
Complimentary popcorn and hot cocoa will be served. The event is free and open to the public. read more →