Mountain Life

Life in our local mountain towns. 

An Unforgettable Voyage

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Brian Broom-Peltz fled the massive snow this winter by escaping to Australia and South Africa for their regional Burning Man events, and in the process came to find the true meaning of “home.”

YEA!

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YEA! Camps introduce disadvantaged kids to nature with hiking, kayaking, and rock climbing trips in Tahoe/Truckee.

Beautiful Battle

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Michelle Gordon is a devoted caregiver and a natural entrepreneur. Her story is one of determination and unwavering love.

Pressures for Californian College-Bound Students

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High school seniors feel pressure to get into UCs and CSUs, but it’s becoming more and more difficult to gain acceptance. So what are kids to do?

Art That Gives Life

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Artist Aaron Noble hopes the meditative art of sacred geometry helps people to connect to themselves and others.

Drama Queen

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Truckee middle-schooler Sadie Dorst is on the path to a blossoming acting career. She’s now appearing in a new coming-of-age short film called Wait, shot in Reno.

The (Shockingly) Good News About Cold Water

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Icy lakes, cold showers, and frigid plunge pools — cold water immersion is all the rage. Does it offer more than a photo op and bragging rights? Absolutely. Linda Lindsay tells us why in her Practical Wellness column.

Bridging Communities; Breaking Down Walls

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Xochitl Perez grew up in North Lake Tahoe after immigrating to the U.S. from Mexico as a toddler. She now works to bridge the gaps between Mexican and North American cultures locally through acceptance, appreciation, communication, and compassion.

Paradise is Far and Near

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In the February Feel Good story, North Tahoe resident Alenka Vrecek details her love for her husband, Jim Granger, and how she dealt with the shocking news that he has Parkinson’s disease.

Night To Shine

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The Tim Tebow Foundation selected Elevation Truckee to host Night to Shine, a formal dance event for adults with developmental disabilities.