Lake Tahoe Magazine Articles

This Is the Way Lake Tahoe Was Meant to be Experienced

By Keith Rugg
When people visit Lake Tahoe, there are a lot of fun activities and events from which to choose. But whether it’s someone’s first visit or their 101st, there is one thing that is an absolute must-do, and that’s a cruise out on the waters of Big Blue.  When enjoying a world-class lake like this one, there’s no better... Read More

Living Happily Ever After at Lake Tahoe

By Keith Rugg
Several years ago Nevada Civic Light Opera Company mounted a production of The Music Man at the historic Piper’s Opera House right next door in Virginia City. If you are familiar with the musical, you may remember the opening number, “Rock Island,” in which the title character, Harold Hill, is derided because he is a... Read More

Everything but the Kitchen Sink

By Kayla Anderson
Sun hats, swimsuits, Carhartt long-sleeve T-shirts, locally made candles . . . these aren’t the first things that come to mind when you think of going to a hardware store. However, Mountain Hardware and Sports in Truckee is committed to carrying the items that customers are looking for whether it’s tools or not, as... Read More

Lucky Dogs (and Cats)

By Kayla Anderson
At Truckee-Tahoe Pet Lodge, making dogs and cats happy is the name of the game. In fact, pets like it so much they can’t wait to come back.  “I have dogs that drag their owners back in, and some owners tell me that their dogs even start wagging at our exit off the highway,” Operations Manager Cassidy Forsman says. ... Read More

A Toast to Tahoe

By Keith Rugg
Lake Tahoe is all about one-of-a-kind experiences. The lake itself is the largest alpine lake in North America, and it’s the second-deepest lake in the United States. The Winter Olympics were held here in 1960. Back in the day, the showrooms were the haunts of Elvis and Sinatra, and even today spotting a celebrity... Read More