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  • Children need exposure to a variety of experiences in their lives. When following their passion in winter sports or any activity, having a say matters.

  • What’s the greatest recipe for a vibrant homescape? An interior decorator will tell you lighting, rich colors, and brilliant accents make for a welcoming home. But, sprinkle in some refreshing fragrances from candles, salt lamps, or diffusers and you lack only the two final ingredients to make your home the most inviting on the block: fresh air and the smell of a home-cooked meal.

  • Does extreme cone caching indicate a big winter? Probably not. Overzealous caching more likely reveals a squirrel’s resourcefulness in capitalizing on a big cone crop year.

  • My journey through Africa and the mind

  • A new digital series is all about life in the Big Blue Basin. 

  • Now that summer has come to a close — the shadows longer, daylight shorter, and more time to be spent indoors — fall is a season for crafting, creating. Together with Atelier Truckee, here are a collection of fall-inspired crafts.

  • Truckee native Cayman Levonian brings some dark humor to the Haunted Historical Tour.

  • We know that caffeine perks us up. But the compound also boosts focus and physical endurance, and lowers the risk of a number of diseases. Here’s what to expect from your daily cappuccino or Earl Grey.

  • This crazy experience won’t stop Aaron or John from biking. “On my deathbed, I won’t be there regretting that I was on my bike too much,” John says. The experience has also sparked a lasting friendship between the two families.

  • Dog ticks are thought to be most common and are carriers of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Black-legged ticks carry Lyme disease and in 2016 the California Department of Public Health collected one from the Sagehen area near Truckee.


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