Placer and Nevada County CA ranked tops in nation for recreation

WHETHER IT’S BIKING, HIKING, camping, swimming or picnicking, Placer and Nevada Counties are ranked among America’s 50 best counties for outdoor activities, according to a new survey. Placer County ranked #36, Nevada County ranked #47 and El Dorado ranked #49 in the nation, according to Niche, which runs a popular ranking and review site. The […]

Our region’s counties and towns named among America’s best in new analysis

Nevada and Placer Counties are ranked among America’s 50 best counties for outdoor activities, according to a new analysis by Niche.com. Placer County ranked #36, Nevada County ranked #47 and El Dorado ranked #49 in the nation, according to Pittsburgh-based Niche, which runs a ranking and review site. The methodology for the rankings, which also […]

NASCAR superstar Kyle Larson: another local hero for our outdoor lifestyle

We’ve written that Tahoe-Truckee athletes won more medals at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi than many sovereign nations — a boost for our outdoor lifestyle. Winners included David Wise, Maddie Bowman, Jamie Anderson and Julia Mancuso. Now we have a NASCAR superstar Kyle Larson, who represents the breadth of our sports heroes and […]