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The Key to Good Habits


How should you classify your habit forming techniques?

Voices of Youth


Ten high school students embarked on a journey of epic proportions this summer in Truckee. On July 31 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cedar House Sport Hotel in Truckee, the 36th day of their experience, they’ll read poetry they’ve written about their experiences.

Where in Tahoe Was Mark Twain?


Did Mark Twain camp on the East Shore or the North Shore?

A Tangled Tale of Crayfish


Exposing the background and seasonal habits of crayfish in the region.

Free-Range Parenting


Where do you stand in the Mommy Wars - are you a free-range or helicopter parent? A trip to the gym makes author Renee Deinken think about where she sits in this battle.

Offenbacher Tours World in Single Slide Show


Todd Offenbacher's unedited version of the world.

Upcoming Benefits for Kings Beach Woman


Julia Santos-Coy, a Kings Beach resident and 16-year employee with Tahoe Women's Services, was recently involved in a serious motorcycle accident.

Squaw Valley USA Announces 2010-11 Season Pass Pricing

Last season, Squaw Valley USA slashed season pass prices by $1,000 for the 50/60 anniversary season, and this year, they are doing it again....

When Kids Play Santa 2015


We asked kindergartners from all over Truckee/North Lake Tahoe what gift they would give the Earth this holiday season?

Promoting Justice 6,351 Miles from Home


Truckee attorney Mark Lasser helps to improve the rule of law in Macedonia.