The Basin: Community blogCircle the Lake on the Tahoe Rim Trail
The Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) has announced its 12th Annual Thru Hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail. Two groups will circle the 165+ mile rim of the Tahoe Basin on one of the most unique multi-use trails in the world. This event offers participants... [Read More]New sushi in TC
Tahoe City Sushi is a new arrival to the North Shore food scene. The restaurant is located behind the Gear and Grind in the heart of Tahoe City. It’s a small seven table establishment with a six person sushi bar, owned and operated by longtime... [Read More]Ski for free and benefit Lake Tahoe
Looking for yet another reason to enjoy Tahoe’s record snowfall this winter? The new non-profit Tahoe Fund is partnering with nine Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts in California and Nevada to offer a free lift ticket for every purchase of a Lake Tahoe license... [Read More]New Bakery in Tahoe City
Have you ever been to a bakery that is healthy and actually has baked goods that taste great. If the answer is no, then you need to try the Sugar Pine Cakery. The owner was a regular at the Tahoe City Farmers Market this summer and decided, with the... [Read More]Read all recent posts from Around the Basin.
The Daily NewsDry January leaves snowpack below normal
The second snow survey of the season has found the water content of California’s snowpack below average after a mostly dry January. Surveyors for the state Department of Water Resources doing manual... [Read more]First winter survey finds robust snowpack
Snow surveyors for the state reported that water content in California’s mountain snowpack is well above average for the first week of January. Manual and electronic readings taken Jan. 2 recorded the... [Read more]Conservation groups buy Royal Gorge, 3000 acres
Royal Gorge, the nation’s largest cross-country ski area, has been purchased by conservation groups to be preserved and protected from development. The Trust for Public Land and the Truckee Donner... [Read more]Ritz Carlton has new owners
The financially troubled Ritz Carlton hotel and residences at Northstar has new owners, an investment firm from Beverly Hills. Here’s a story from the Sierra Sun. Read More →Read all recent posts from The Daily News.