In the Past

Tahoe/Truckee’s history

The Birth of the Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue

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Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue was born out of tragedy in the ’70s, and over the years, the rag-tag group of skiers developed into an-all volunteer organization of highly skilled rescuers.

From Europe, With Love

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As Tahoe City’s Pfeifer House undergoes a major remodel under new owners, we look back at the long and storied past of the famous restaurant.

Powered Down

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Nestled between the thunder of cars and trucks traveling on Interstate 80 and the rolling flow of the Truckee River stands a throwback to another era: the Farad hydroelectric powerhouse.

Remembering the ‘Long Streets’ of Truckee’s Chinatowns

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New landmark recognizes the fundamental role of Truckee’s two Chinatowns in the late 19th century.

‘Exterminate the Savages’

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California’s violent attempt to rid the state of its original people was even sanctioned by the government and, tragically, nearly 100% successful in its mission.

If Walls Could Talk

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As the oldest building in Truckee, the Capitol Building has seen its share of local history. Pat Dillon takes us on a tour of its past lives and shares about its latest incarnation on Commercial Row.

That Little Hippie College on the Hill

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University of Nevada’s Reno at Lake Tahoe campus is a far cry from its humbled Sierra Nevada College beginnings, when alumni affectionately called it “the little hippie college on the hill.”