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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.

Not Horsing Around

New technology allows spectators and officials to better track the horses and riders in the Tevis Cup, the 100-mile endurance horse race from Olympic Valley to Auburn that takes place this month.

Just Keep Walking

Nina Bridges, a 23-year-old Homewood resident, hiked the PCT in both directions last year and set a new record.

Out of the Blue

The burgeoning sport of eFoiling has gained in popularity in recent years on Lake Tahoe. Truckee local Matt Cook launched Cook eFoils to help people learn, and fall in love with, this new sport.

Have You Lost Your Bounce?

Sprinkle in these habits to alleviate lower back and hip pain.

North Tahoe Lady Lakers

Girls’ lacrosse in North Tahoe is gaining steam. Read comments from coaches and parents about the new organization that is backing the sport.

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.