Wellness & Learning

Wellness & Learning covers all things fitness and wellness in creative and inspiring ways that resonate with people living in a mountain community. This story can stretch beyond sports into the greater outdoor realm.

Munching to Aid Metabolism

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On any given day in America, half of the women and a quarter of the men are dieting. The percentages are probably higher this time of year, when many people vow to lose weight...

Tahoe Rim Trail Association Offers Guided Snowshoe Treks

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If you think the only time to experience the breathtaking Tahoe Rim Trail is sans snow, you are wrong.

Green Your Christmas

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Here are some suggestions for greening your Christmas… or Hanukka, or Kwaanza. 

Ancient Grains

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Practical Wellness
Linda Lindsay explores some healthy, ancient grains that will add some pizzazz to your meals.

Julia Mancuso Reopens Truckee Gym

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Mancuso already landed an Olympic medal. Next up: good ol’ entrepreneurship.

I’m Your Venus

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Adopt a new friend this month. Stop by the shelter or check us out at hstt.org.

How Much Love Can a LovePack Pack

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If a LovePack could pack love?

Antibacterial Soaps

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Practical Wellness
Numerous studies have shown that triclosan, the active ingredient in antibacterial soap, is no more effective at preventing infections than plain soap and water. In the larger picture, triclosan (and its cousin triclocarban) pose serious and unacceptable risks to human health and the environment.

KidZone Receives National Top Honors Award

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The KidZone Museum receives top honors and $10,000 at the Promising Practice Awards, presented on May 19 in Houston, Tex. The national recognition is a distinguished honor for Truckee's children's museum.