Events Calendar: Jan.-March 2018

Tahoe-Truckee Feb. 2 Art of Marshmology and S’mores Daily, 4:30-5 p.m. The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe Feb. 4 Art of Mixology Sundays, 4-5 p.m. The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe March 1-11 North Lake Tahoe SnowFest North Lake Tahoe celebrates its long winter season with SnowFest, a 10-day event. TahoeSnowFest.org April 6-8 WinterWonderGrass Festival Music, brews and […]

Tahoe Olympic medalists Anderson and Mancuso swim with sharks – and cook

Skiing and snowboarding season is over, and Tahoe’s Olympic medalists Jamie Anderson and Julia Mancuso are in Hawaii. Jamie, who won gold in the slope-style event in Sochi, and Julia, also a medal winner at Sochi and the most-decorated American female downhill skier, went for a swim with the sharks in Hawaii to “wind down,” […]

Why the Sierra and its foothills are a world-class destination

Recent accolades that make our region a world-class destination: Cool Small Towns Nevada City was just named the sixth coolest small town in America in Budget Travel’s 9th annual America’s Coolest Small Town contest. “Residents value the Gold Country town for its music and art scene, food and proximity to some of California’s amazing rivers, […]

Tahoe wins more “gold” than many countries at Sochi Winter Olympics: a boost for our outdoor lifestyle

We write about our Olympic Heritage and world-class winter lifestyle in our current winter issue, including the Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley in 1960. The details are here. This year, at the Sochi Winter Games, Tahoe-based athletes won as many medals (4) as Great Britain (4) and Lativia (4) and more than Australia (3), Ukraine […]

Tahoe Olympic-gold medalist Anderson drinks green “superfood” smoothies

Now that she’s won a gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics in the women’s snowboard slopestyle competition, Jamie Anderson’s diet is likely to win a following. The 23-year-old, South Lake Tahoe resident told Today.com: “”I always try to eat healthy — pure, organic, whole foods. I eat a little bit of meat, but I’m […]

Tahoe ‘boarder Anderson leads U.S. women into finals this weekend

“SOCHI, Russia – The Opening Ceremony isn’t scheduled until Friday, but competition is officially underway in Sochi following the men’s and women’s slopestyle snowboarding qualifying runs on Thursday at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park,” according to TeamUSA.org. The U.S. saw all seven members from its slopestyle snowboarding team advance past the opening round – including […]