Young Model Citizens

Johanna Peinado, 16, had her heart set on becoming a nurse, but immediately upon entering Sierra High’s public safety pathway switched her desired career to becoming a firefighter.

Keeping Our Students Here

Lake Tahoe Community College works to protect their DREAMer students

Snow Survival

Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue has educated 7,000 fourth graders over the past 37 years on winter survival techniques.

Helping Homewood

The North Lake Tahoe community rallies around Homewood Mountain Resort after devastating fire.

Supporting the Sierra Seniors

A lot goes into Meals on Wheels deliveries, especially during the winter and holiday months, because the daily trips offer up so much more than just a hot meal. They are a friendly face, something for the seniors to look forward to, and a safety check-in.

The Bus Boss

School bus driving runs deep in Derek Bosserman’s blood — he is the youngest driver TTUSD has ever hired and, even more impressively, took home first place in the 27 Annual California School Bus Driving Roadeo.

Tahoe’s Memorials Bringing Us Together

Our hearts ache for the lives who have left us, but memorials give us a chance to look around at all those familiar faces and remember what a special place Tahoe is. Despite our disagreements about the future of Squaw Valley, or the Presidential election, or whatever other issue we will face next, we are all here, finding joy and companionship in this place

One Man’s Trash is an 11-Year-Old Environmentalist’s Treasure

Rowan Bohnet, 11, started Rowan’s Recycled Rafts, after seeing the amount of trash left at Donner Lake after the Fourth of July fireworks.

Endless Winter

Jeannette Kennedy and Dan Bartlett have skied every month since 1991, a feat that will reach 300 months in September.

Is That a Police Officer on a Paddleboard?!?

In unorthodox fashion, Tahoe’s finest will be utilizing paddleboards, electric motorcycles, and horses in addition to their more conventional foot, bike, and squad car patrolling for summer work.