Dog Days

Hiking season is about here, and your dog can’t wait. Here are three quick trips to do with your best friend this summer.

Field Experience

Truckee Elementary students take it outdoors

Blowing the Lid Off Sports Drinks

Supermarket shelves are loaded with sports and energy drinks claiming to boost performance and hydration. But do you really need a specialty drink every time you exercise?

Let the Sun Shine In

If you practice strict sun safety protocol, you may be depriving yourself of vitamin D, a nutrient that’s critical for much more than just bone health. Learn why a few minutes of direct sun (emphasis on few) might lower your risk of high blood pressure, certain cancers, and much more.

Pedal Power

Thanks to the hard work of public agencies, nonprofits, individuals, and advocates like the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition, the ability to ditch your car and grab a bike has become easier in the Tahoe/Truckee area.

Little Shredders

Stop at the Truckee Bike Park on any given day and it’s not out of the ordinary to find children as young as 2 or 3 perched on a balance bike, doing their best Fred Flintstone and using their little feet to push their way around the track. Here and elsewhere local organizations have ramped up efforts to bring biking into the lives of young ones. Social media: Little Shredders: Local organizations introduce biking into the lives of young ones.

Growing Pains

Mountain bikers dream of circumnavigating our Great Blue Lake on a pair of heavily-treaded wheels. Some local groups agree and are helping achieve that dream; other community stakeholders work to keep rubber off dirt and rocks in some Tahoe-adjacent areas.

Tahoe Dreamin’ on such a Summer’s Day

Creekside Charter seventh-grader explains why Tahoe never disappoints in the summer. From exploring trails to paddleboarding, mountain biking to boating, there’s no shortage of things to do.

Abby’s First Secchi Disk

By TOM MOOERS | Moonshine Ink This is Abby and her first Secchi Disk. Abby is 8 years old and loves science. She loves Tahoe, too, so...

Not Gonna Do It That Way, Are Ya?

Learn why it’s not a horrible mistake to teach your significant other a new sport.


Withering on the Vine

Killing It

Setting the Record Straight

When Demand Exceeds Supply