Peter Mayfield: From Sierra Club Kid to Founding Director of Gateway...

When Peter Mayfield isn't summiting mountains or promoting environmental literacy he can be found rigging sailboats with his son or re-living his professional dance days.

Painting With the Flow

Marianne Porter interviews notable Tahoe/Truckee locals to find out how they’re making life work in a mountain town and what drew them to this area.

Amie Quirarte: Truckee / Tahoe people Facebook group administrator here for...

The Truckee/Tahoe people Facebook page has almost 6,000 members with about 35 requests daily; meet it's admin.

Cindy Bansen

Thousands of Truckee/North Lake Tahoe women know Cindy Bansen as the woman who eased them into motherhood, the one whose calm voice and knowledge about breastfeeding gave them the confidence to be better mothers.

Eugene Duggan: Award-Winning Chef and Backcountry Trailblazer

When Geno wasn’t in the kitchen at Le Petit Pier, he spent his time breaking trails on his mountain bike and cross country skiing.

Bruce Yankton: A Modern Day Pioneer

Bruce Yankton has lived in Kings Beach since 1960 and helped develop many parts of Tahoe, including Northstar and Incline Village.

Carl Park Bechdolt

Carl Bechdolt, with a family history that dates back to the 1920s in Tahoe City and a family connection to many of the area's landmarks, is about as local as it gets.

Stefanie Olivieri

Cabona's owner Stefanie Olivieri, a tried and true local, is passionate about making Truckee great and carrying on the legacy of her family's 97-year-old store.

Randy Pomin: Tahoe in his Blood

Randy Pomin is a fourth generation of the Pomin family, one of Tahoe City's founding families.

Pam and Dale Chamblin

Pam and Dale Chamblin are supporters of community service and the Tahoe lifestyle