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How to Build a World Cup Ski Run

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At the Stifel Palisades World Cup, spectators will see the best skiers in the world flying down the racecourse. But what goes into building an elite racecourse? Hint: countless manhours and lots of water.

From Europe, With Love

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As Tahoe City’s Pfeifer House undergoes a major remodel under new owners, we look back at the long and storied past of the famous restaurant.

Ceding to Public Pressure, Homewood to Remain Public

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Discovery Land Company and JMA Ventures, ceding to community pressure, have dropped their plans to make Homewood a private ski area. Keep Homewood Public is encouraged but cautious.

Christin Hanna and the LTDC: Teaching Girls to Soar

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Christin Hanna not only returned to her hometown to bring the highest caliber of dance to the Lake Tahoe area, but she’s also raising girls who believe they can do great things.

The News of Our Demise Was Greatly Exaggerated

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Melissa Siig writes that the media doesn’t always get it right, as exemplified by this year’s Burning Man coverage, where she survived the rain without incident.

The Whimsical World of Ethan Anderson

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Disabled artist Ethan Anderson has been making colorful greeting cards for 30 years.

Is It Too Expensive to Build?

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With the rising costs of materials and labor, the price of construction in our area has reached unprecedented levels. The local building industry has not fully felt the impacts yet, but the day could soon come.

Better Together

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Rather than defining “local” by how long someone has lived somewhere, Melissa Siig argues that it’s more about one’s relationship to a place.

Just Keep Walking

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

All That Jazz

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Moody’s Jazz Camp, now in its 17th year, has helped a generation of kids fall in love with jazz music.