Celebrating Life in a Mountain Town

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

Finding Resilience

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.

The Gift of Techology

This summer, three local Truckee High students started Truckee HELP (Himalayan Exchange Literacy Program) with the goal of creating a mutually beneficial cultural literacy exchange between students of Truckee High School and Sir Edmund Hillary Khumjung School.

Life at the Lake, Education Included

LTCC ramps up offerings of four-year degrees available on South Lake Campus.

The Power of a Good Deed

In the Tahoe Basin’s small connected community, one social media superstar has yet again proven to bring people together: Truckee Tahoe People (TTP). We celebrate three good deeds accomplished by the site.

Survival of the Fittest

Tahoe Tessie is 11 inches long, weighs 2.5 pounds, and lives in a 150 gallon tank. No, not that Tahoe Tessie. This Tahoe legend is of the goldfish variety and was rescued from a frozen creek last year.

When There Is A Will, There Is A Way

“Today, I am here to say that despite a completely failing body, I move forward,” Deborah Vick says about her life, and the touching help she receives from her service dog, Peeta.

Spiritual Curiosity Continues

For Goodness Sake’s financial structure is changing, but they will continue offering the same spiritual guidance and leadership. Learn how the community is rallying to keep the doors open at this 14-year-old Truckee nonprofit.

Creating Kind Kin

How to create your own home-grown kindness campaign and ramp up our personal and family kindness quotient.

Honoring Our School Counselors

In honor of School Counseling Week, we spoke to two local counselors who are passionate about their connection to students’ well-being.

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