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Sports and Outdoors

Tapping into the passion that Tahoe/Truckee has for sports of all seasons — be it on the mountain, in the gym, or on the kids’ fields — as well as a variety of health and wellness topics.

Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Brings Avalanche Awareness to Teens

Local teens learn to stay alive when lost in the backcountry from Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team members in an annual avalanche survival class offered to students for free.

A New Angle on Slope Inclusivity

Only a couple of weeks later, 85-year-old Barbara Witt was cruising up and down Alpine Meadows in a bi-ski, expertly guided by long-time Achieve Tahoe volunteer, Dave Littman.

See You at Scotty’s Bash

The Scotty Lapp Foundation will hold a New Year’s Eve bash at the Olympic Valley Event Center benefiting Skate for Scotty, a fundraising effort to build a skateboard park in Tahoe City.

Crossing Over

Biby Xantus was born in communist Romania in 1976 and spent the next 13 years facing the stark reality of living in a poor society behind the Iron Curtain. Xantus remembers that when she...

Road Rules

Without ordinances and laws in place pertaining to the use of e-bikes, law enforcement has its hands tied when it comes to keeping everyone safe.

The Poppies Are in Bloom

A local girls whitewater rafting team — the California Poppies — is making a big splash in the sport.

The D.O. Will See You Now

What differentiates a doctor of osteopathy from a doctor of medicine? In this installment of Practical Wellness, columnist Linda Lindsay explores what makes them the same — but different.

Achieve Más

While more known for adaptive winter sports, Achieve Tahoe’s summertime activities are equally exciting and have made a lasting impact on the lives of countless people with disabilities.

It’s Not About the Jeep

Not every pow day requires a lift ticket. If you’re looking for a new way to blow cold smoke, maybe it’s time you rode a Timbersled.

Sprinting into the Future

Girls on the Run – Sierras teaches girls about much more than running. They acquire skills that will follow them through the course of their lives.