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.

The Vitamin that Fights Covid

Think you have adequate levels of vitamin D because you recreate outdoors? With new research showing that vitamin D helps fight Covid, you might want to think about getting yourself tested.

Drawing Parallels

Central Sierra Snow Lab’s new station manager, Andrew Schwartz, shares an unexpected discovery that relates his years spent in the Land Down Under to his new role here in the Sierra Nevada.

Going Higher

Tahoe resident Mike Rogge is reimagining what outdoor print publications can be, resurrecting the cult classic Mountain Gazette in a subscriber supported, gigantic 11-inch x 17-inch coffee table centerpiece of a magazine.

Soak It In

Forest bathing is a simple way to escape the noise in your head and feel more grounded.

The Aging Athlete

A lifetime of strenuous athletic activity can take a toll on the body, especially the joints. Fitness writer Dave Jack shares ways to modify your exercise routine as the years go by.

Going The Distance

His life’s passion is swimming, and at 73, Craig Meacham is showing no signs of slowing down. Last year, he swam Donner Lake on 100 days.

The River Runs Through It

After the cancellations of countless events last summer due to the Covid-19 pandemic, music and merriment return to Downtown Reno’s Truckee River corridor with the River Festival and Artown.

Onewheel to Freedom

You may have seen them float by you on the Truckee River Legacy Trail and wondered, "Does that thing only have one wheel?"

The Good, The Bad, and the Dirty

Each year, the nonprofit Environmental Working Group ranks 46 of the most commonly eaten fruits and veggies according to their overall pesticide contamination. Which are the worst offenders?

Climbing High

Construction is almost complete on the new High Altitude Fitness climbing gym in Truckee with owners Jason and Gabi Burd hoping for a June opening.