Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Citizen Science App

Lake Tahoe Smartphone App Lets Casual Beach-Goers Do Science Research

Researchers at Lake Tahoe are enlisting tourists and other beach-goers to record their observations and photographs on a new smartphone app to help scientists better understand the lake’s environmental conditions.

08/30/2015

Black Bear

2nd Dangerous Bear In A Week Euthanized At Lake Tahoe

It’s the fifth bear Nevada Department of Wildlife has had to kill this year in the Tahoe area.

08/29/2015

Nevada Museum of Art

Unique Lake Tahoe Exhibit Opens At Nevada Museum Of Art In Reno

‘Tahoe: A Visual History’ opened Saturday at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, featuring more than 400 objects by 175 painters, photographers, architects, basket weavers and sculptors.

08/22/2015

Carlos Francies

Funeral Thursday For Contra Costa Deputy Who Drowned Trying To Save Friend

The funeral for a Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy who drowned last week while attempting to save a friend on Lake Tahoe is scheduled for Thursday.

08/19/2015

Lake Tahoe (credit, Randy Yagi)

Forest Service Abandons Lake Tahoe Logging Plan Following Biologist’s Legal Challenge

The U.S. Forest Service has abandoned logging plans it suspended in the mountains above Lake Tahoe nearly two years ago after a prominent scientist filed a lawsuit accusing the agency of acting illegally.

08/09/2015

Firefighters take a moment to observe flames. (Getty Images)

Forest Service Firefighter Killed By Falling Tree While Battling Sierra Blaze

The U.S. Forest Service says one of its firefighters was killed Saturday evening in the Lake Tahoe area after he was struck by a tree while battling a wildfire.

08/09/2015

Ski Resort During The Summer (credit: Randy Yagi)

5 US Ski Resorts Worth Visiting In The Summer

Many of America’s best resorts remain open during the summer months, including one that’s even open for snow skiing.

06/24/2015

KPIX 5's Roberta Gonzales took this photo of the Far East Express lift at Squaw Valley on February 25, 2014. (CBS)

Environmental Group Sierra Watch Joins Fight Over Squaw Valley Ski Resort Expansion

Operators of the Village at Squaw Valley are seeking approval to build a year-found indoor recreation center and 850 hotel-condominium units with 1,493 bedrooms on over 80 acres of the resort’s parking lot.

06/22/2015

Washington Fire south of Lake Tahoe, June 2015 (Photo: GBCC Twitter, Great Basin Coordination Center)

Alpine County Wildfire Explodes To 9,500 Acres; Evacuations Underway

Evacuations are underway in the area of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe after a wildfire broke out over the weekend and exploded to first 6,500 acres, and then 9,500 acres by Monday afternoon.

06/22/2015

Off Roading (credit: FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Places For Off-Roading In The Bay Area

There are many outstanding places to go off-roading near the Bay Area, including what may be the best spot in the world

06/13/2015

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