Lake Tahoe

New Online Lake Tahoe Bike Guide Offers Photos, Trail DescriptionsThe founder of the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition has launched a new online bike guide—complete with maps, trail ratings, photos and descriptions of the routes around and above the alpine lake—that will be used in future efforts to promote tourism in the region.
3rd 'Born Bad' Bear From Same Litter Euthanized At Lake Tahoe Highlights Biology DebateLast week, Nevada wildlife officials were forced to euthanize a young problem bear at Lake Tahoe -- the third offspring killed from the same litter born to the mama bear.
Fire Danger High As Vacationers Travel To Lake Tahoe For The Holiday WeekendDry and breezy/windy conditions expected Friday. In fact, so dry that a Red Flag Warning is in effect for the Greater Lake Tahoe area from 2PM to 9 PM. In addition, a Lake Wind Advisory has been issued from 11AM to 9PM.
Lake Tahoe Smartphone App Lets Casual Beach-Goers Do Science ResearchResearchers 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.
2nd Dangerous Bear In A Week Euthanized At Lake TahoeIt's the fifth bear Nevada Department of Wildlife has had to kill this year in the Tahoe area.
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.
Funeral Thursday For Contra Costa Deputy Who Drowned Trying To Save FriendThe 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.
Forest Service Abandons Lake Tahoe Logging Plan Following Biologist's Legal ChallengeThe 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.
Forest Service Firefighter Killed By Falling Tree While Battling Sierra BlazeThe 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.
5 US Ski Resorts Worth Visiting In The SummerMany of America's best resorts remain open during the summer months, including one that's even open for snow skiing.
Environmental Group Sierra Watch Joins Fight Over Squaw Valley Ski Resort ExpansionOperators 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.
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.