Mountain Life

Covering Tahoe Truckee’s community, people, pets, health and wellness, and nature.

Truckee Community Christmas Helps Those in Need

In Jesse Griffin's opinion, the holiday spirit is thriving in the town of Truckee.'I have been humbled by the generosity of this community,' said...

Billy Dutton Uphill Race Celebrates 20 Years on April 12


Determination is key, endurance is required, and a sense of healthy competitiveness is recommended in order to celebrate the 20th Annual Billy Dutton Uphill Race at Squaw Valley on April 12.

Snowlands Network


Adventure, thrills, and a low carbon footprint on snow are the hallmarks of four new films not to be missed, Nov. 13.

My Mother Is The BEST Because


For our Mother's Day Special Section Moonshine Ink asked local elementary school students to tell us why 'My Mother Is The Best.' The response was overwhelming with more than 200 kids sending in their answers. There are a lot of special moms in the area. Here are a few unedited examples…

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Cinco de Mayo in Sparks; New life for old prom dresses

Bit by Bit


We posed the question, 'Why Is It So Flippin’ Hard to Live in Tahoe-Truckee… And what are you doing about it?' Here's the enlightening response from Regina Curry, the Second Place winner...

'When I first read the headline for the writers contest, it made me grin. It was as if someone had finally addressed the elephant sitting in the middle of the room...'

Get 2011 Off to a Great Start


New Year’s resolutions your dog will dig

Sweet Lily


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Holiday Gift Picks

SPONSORED CONTENT   Stumped on presents this season? Here are some local gifts that will suit family, friends, and furry friends too!

Be a Holiday Helper

While Truckee’s number one elf Jesse Griffin may be on a quest to help spread Christmas cheer to the seniors of the Truckee Donner...