Lake Tahoe

Having trouble submitting steelhead, sturgeon report cards on DFG site? Then mail them in

The deadline for returning mandated steelhead and sturgeon report cards was Jan. 31.If you didn’t submit them, you’ll receive a note from the Department of Fish and Gam ...

DFG tries to reintroduce Lahontan Cutthroat to Lake Tahoe

The Department of Fish and Game hopes to reestablish a population of the true native Lahontan Cutthroat trout in Lake Tahoe, and 70,000 young fish made a big splashdown about a mon ...

Fish plants in Lake Tahoe greatly altered

It was reported here that the native minnow population in Lake Tahoe has seriously declined.Some may say, “So what?” But it means with a declining food source, the populations ...

Sierra College Press book earns bronze medal

“Tahoe Beneath the Surface,” written by Scott Lankford and co-published in 2010 by Sierra College Press and Heyday Books, received a Bronze Medal for the 2010 Book of the Year ...

Bait fish, minnow population down in Lake Tahoe

The largest freshwater lake in the United States is partly in California. We share that lake with Nevada. It’s Lake Tahoe.People come from all over the world to see the lake. It' ...

Bear down: Early hunting season a mere month away

Hunting for California big game begins in about a month. It seems so close, as we haven’t had much of a spring weather pattern, much less summer.However, across-the-counter-type ...

Homewood ski resort expansion a controversial topic on Tahoe’s west shore

Considering the crowd that has congregated on this busy Monday at Homewood Mountain Resort, Shayne Kline feels lucky to have secured a small table where he and his young son can ea ...

Timely snowstorms have made this a season to remember for Tahoe resorts

In the advertising world, identifying the appropriate product and developing a marketing scheme behind it is standard procedure.In some respects, ski resorts are like any other bus ...

Ski book author Evans to do signing tonight

To some people, Jerry Goodman has lived quite the enviable life. He has resided in Lake Tahoe for much of his adulthood, owns a home on 1½ acres and literally walks to his favorit ...

County reconsiders use of free cars

Placer County supervisors who have enjoyed free SUVs and cars at taxpayers’ expense may decide today to curb that practice in the future. Supervisors Jim Holmes, Robert Weygandt, ...

Northstar’s stay and play philosophy

In this European-inspired ski village, a recent sunny Monday morning arrives with considerable activity. Coffee-seeking people of all ages wander into Starbucks for a wakeup call, ...

Sheriff’s office closing two service centers

Due to budget cutbacks, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department is closing down service centers in Granite Bay and Lake Tahoe. The Granite Bay Service Center will be closing Jan ...

A little tolerance can go a long way

Last Saturday I awoke to the not-so-sweet sound of my alarm at the ripe hour of 4:30 a.m. and having only slept a couple of good hours through the night, I resisted getting out of ...

Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance coming

The 36th annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance takes place August 7-9 at the Sierra Boat Company in Carnelian Bay in North Lake Tahoe. The Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance is a ...

Follow the Responsibility code

Considering how crowded the slopes are this time of year, it might be wise to review what is deemed safe and what is considered dangerous behavior. Some of the finer points of saf ...