Mancuso, Rahlves Olympic memorabilia now on display in Tahoe museum

The Olympic ski outfits of Julia Mancuso and Daron Rahlves are the centerpiece of a new display at the Museum of Ski History and 1960 Winter Olympics in Tahoe City. Museum co-founder Maryann Batiste is shown putting the finishing touches on the display at the Museum, located in the Boatworks Mall. Olympic Valley native Mancuso, […]

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, […]

Squaw hosting a “welcome home” celebration for Tahoe Olympians on March 21

Editor’s note: Here’s the letter from Squaw Valley Ski Holdings chief executive Andy Wirth announcing a “welcome home” celebration for Tahoe Olympians. Dear Lake Tahoe Community: I trust that you were as inspired and moved as I was while watching the 2014 Winter Olympics. It was with great pride that we all watched athletes from […]

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 […]

What are the best ski runs in our region? (video)

Find out what actor Rob Lowe (an amazing skier) and Olympic skiers Julia Mancuso, Shannon Bahrke and Errol Kerr think are the best skiing spots in our region — from Heavenly to Alpine to Squaw. “We have some of the best mountains in the whole world,” as Bahrke puts it. “Lake Tahoe is one of […]