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Life in our local mountain towns. 

It Should Work, In Theory

Four teens, one robot, and a dash of grit. The Perpetual Motion robotics team may be the underdog, but its journey to state championships speaks to the power of collaboration and determination.

Poseidon’s Adventure

The Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe has implemented a field trip program that is making dogs more adoptable.

The Healing Nature of Pooh

Jerry Johnsen has been a KidZone volunteer for over a decade. He finds solace in creating structures for its exhibits, while also bonding with his grandson.

Donna Axton: North Tahoe’s Musical Gift

Beloved educator Donna Axton is retiring after 30 years of sharing her passion for music with generations of students at Sierra Nevada College, now the Tahoe campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.

Frosty Flakes

Every winter, it glazes over windshields and sparkles like diamonds on the branches of trees and shrubs. There are many kinds of frost, but two are most common. Do you know how to tell them apart?

Changing Tides, Unchanged Charm

Truckee Variety Co. Celebrates 40 Years

A Teen’s Perspective On The World

The humanities and knowledge of history are critical keys to achieving world peace, contends Tahoe teen Kaya Siig.

Tahoe Winter Survival Guide

Surviving and thriving during the crowded Tahoe winter season can be hard. Discover ways to make your stay better with the 2023 Tahoe Winter Survival Guide.

Winter Safety for Dogs

Keep your hound happy and out of the veterinarian’s office this winter with tips from India Vannini, chief medical officer at Donner Truckee Veterinary Hospital.

Lasting Legacy

Faced with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, Jeff Hamilton wanted to leave behind a lasting legacy and created the Jeff Hamilton Legacy Fund. The fund’s first award recipients were recently announced.