• Calif. making plans for manage return of wolves

    Calif. making plans for manage return of wolves

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife on Tuesday released a conservation plan for gray wolves in the state. The plan was created over the last two years with input form a varied group of stakeholders. “Wolves returning to the state was inevitable, we always knew that,” CDFW Director Charlton Bonham said in a statement. “Over […]

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  • Fitness gains occur after workout

    Fitness gains occur after workout

    By Brad Stulberg, Outside Although it may seem counterintuitive, you don’t get faster, bigger, or stronger during a workout. The main function of hard physical training is to break your body down so it can grow back stronger. Fitness gains come later, during recovery, and recent research is revealing that simply being sedentary post-workout isn’t […]

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  • Caldwell to talk rock climbing in Squaw

    Caldwell to talk rock climbing in Squaw

    Tommy Caldwell, rock climber of international fame, will present his show “A Year of Firsts: An Enchainment of Patagonia’s Fitzroy Massif, Yosemite’s Dawn Wall and an Infant Son” on Jan. 5 at Squaw Valley’s Olympic Village Lodge. This is the third installment of Alpenglow Sports’ 11th annual Winter Film Series. Throughout 2014 and into early […]

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  • Biting cold to sweep through Tahoe region

    Biting cold to sweep through Tahoe region

    By Kathryn Reed While no records are expected to be broken in the next week, it’s going to get even colder in the Tahoe-Truckee area in the coming days. Wednesday morning is expected to be the coldest, according to the National Weather Service in Reno. Most lows will be in the teens, though Truckee may […]

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  • Law requires USFS to increase use of volunteers

    Law requires USFS to increase use of volunteers

    By Kathryn Reed President Obama last week signed the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act. “The act places increased focus on the need for maintenance of the more than 158,000 miles of trails managed by the Forest Service. Specific details of how various requirements of the act will be implemented will be determined as the […]

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  • USFS to upgrade Taylor Creek area

    USFS to upgrade Taylor Creek area

    By Kathryn Reed Improvements to the ecosystem near Taylor Creek as well as the physical structures is expected to begin in May. The work will be done in phases across multiple years, and all work is dependent on funding. Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Forest Supervisor Jeff Marsolais signed off on the decision last month. […]

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  • Tahoe bear activity slows as hibernation begins

    Tahoe bear activity slows as hibernation begins

    By Paul Nelson, KTVN-TV Anyone living in the Sierra knows there are precautions to take in order to keep bears away from their homes, cars and garbage dumpsters.  Now that the temperature is colder and the snow has started falling, it’s time for bears to take their long, winter nap. “Bears should be either denning […]

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  • 3 U.S. women in top 15 in Lake Louise downhill

    3 U.S. women in top 15 in Lake Louise downhill

    By USSA LAKE LOUISE, Canada – The American women stacked three in the top 15 on the second day of downhill in Lake Louise, led by Laurenne Ross (Bend, Ore.) in seventh place. Friday’s top American Stacey Cook (Mammoth Lakes) was 11th and Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.), in only her second Audi FIS Ski World Cup […]

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  • Multiple controlled burns planned for basin

    Multiple controlled burns planned for basin

    The Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, California Tahoe Conservancy and the U.S. Forest Service will continue prescribed fire operations next week as conditions allow.  Operations may take place in multiple locations around Lake Tahoe including Glenbrook, Cave Rock, Round Hill, Lower Kingsbury Grade, South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe Paradise and Meyers.  To view a map with […]

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  • U.S. men miss podium in downhill

    U.S. men miss podium in downhill

    By USSA VAL D’ISERE, France – Steven Nyman (Sundance, Utah) led the American’s in the first downhill of the season in 15th Saturday at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup. Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud won for the second-straight day after taking Friday’s super G victory. Peter Fill of Italy was second. Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway, […]

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