• 9/11: Helping at Ground Zero — a life altering experience

    9/11: Helping at Ground Zero — a life altering experience

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a 12-part series running from Sept. 1-12 about how Lake Tahoe is tied to 9/11. By Solange Schwalbe On Dec. 20, 2001, I traveled to New York City to celebrate my annual Christmas holiday that I have traditionally done since 1980. Only, this time the world had changed. Not […]

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  • 9/11: Composure in tragedy despite knowing the dead

    9/11: Composure in tragedy despite knowing the dead

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a 12-part series running from Sept. 1-12 about how Lake Tahoe is tied to 9/11. By Lorenzo Gigliotti During a recent interview a reporter noted a lithograph depicting the flag raising at the site of the World Trade Center following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, which led to […]

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  • 9/11: Stage becomes a vehicle to share experiences, feelings

    9/11: Stage becomes a vehicle to share experiences, feelings

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a 12-part series running from Sept. 1-12 about how Lake Tahoe is tied to 9/11. By Susan Boulanger On Sept. 11 at 2pm, the LTCC Theatre Arts Department will have a special theatrical presentation to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. I am excited and grateful that members of […]

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  • Reno Balloon Race to honor those who died on 9/11

    Reno Balloon Race to honor those who died on 9/11

    The Great Reno Balloon Race board of trustees, together with officials from Nevada, Reno, Sparks and Washoe County will honor the heroes and remember the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the last day of the Great Reno Balloon Race — Sept. 11. The official ceremony, which will take place at […]

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  • 9/11: Tahoe awakens to tragedy, Reno airport in chaos

    9/11: Tahoe awakens to tragedy, Reno airport in chaos

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a 12-part series running from Sept. 1-12 about how Lake Tahoe is tied to 9/11. By Susan Wood The early morning started out like any other day for me — in pursuit of coffee from the kitchen. Along the way, I turned on the television news and couldn’t believe […]

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  • Toccata performance in honor of 9/11 anniversary

    Toccata performance in honor of 9/11 anniversary

    Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (Toccata) commemorates the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy with a concert series that features famed violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Mozart’s Concerto for Violin No. 3 in G Major on the legendary Red Stradivarius Violin. The program concludes with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. Performances are: Sept. 11 at 3:30pm at […]

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