• Lynne Barker Reno sustainability manager

    How Green is Reno?

    National leaders may dither over whether climate change is real or not, but in Reno, the mayor and the city council are making the environment a top priority. Article and Photography By Matthew Bieker Over the past decade, Reno’s economic revival has been closely linked to its natural resources and opportunities for outdoor recreation. Located […]

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  • quilt lady

    The Quilt Lady

    Meet a local artist intent on showcasing things made here. By Rachel Spacek Photography by Gina Munda Nestled between large pine trees in Incline Village is a unique shop with the goal of offering Lake Tahoe visitors the option to avoid “made in China” Lake Tahoe products. Handmade at the Lake offers quilts, rugs, pottery, […]

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  • Wild Mushroom Saute

    A Creative Springtime Breakfast

    Savory Chickpea Pancake with Wild Mushroom Sauté, Sunny-Side Egg and Fresh Herb Chimichurri Chickpea pancakes, also known as farinata, are a simple, delicious and low carb addition to any breakfast. You can top them with anything, but here we are using fresh wild mushrooms with leeks, sunny-side eggs and fresh chimichurri. This is a well […]

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  • THE 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS are slated to start Feb. 9 in PyeongChang, South Korea, and will welcome athletes from around the world. That includes, of course, skiers and boarders from our very own Sierra Nevada.

    Olympic Hopefuls

    THE 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS are slated to start Feb. 9 in PyeongChang, South Korea, and will welcome athletes from around the world. That includes, of course, skiers and boarders from our very own Sierra Nevada. Qualifying events were still rolling as we went to press, but we believe these four homegrown heroes will make the […]

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  • mountain hideaway

    A Little Mountain Hideaway

    This creative design maximizes space and creates the illusion of isolation, giving its owner a 21st century take on a cabin in the woods. By Katrina Paz Photography by Vance Fox Just blocks away from the shores of Lake Tahoe sits an upscale home that’s more about livability than luxury. Its back door opens up […]

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  • Keeping Lake Tahoe Blue

    Keeping Tahoe Blue

    The “Gem of the Sierra” was in serious trouble even before California’s 5-year drought-see what experts say about the future of the lake. By Whip Villarreal Lake Tahoe, one of America’s most cherished treasures—renowned for its clarity, blue waters and year-round recreational activities—is facing a number of environmental issues that threaten not only the ecosystem […]

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  • Sunset Chasers Golden Hour

    Sunset Chasers: The Golden Hour at Lake Tahoe

    Sunset Chasers Photography by Peter Spain @tahoespain It is the world’s nightly show—and an especially beautiful one all over the Sierra Nevada. This issue: The golden hour at Lake Tahoe. Have a favorite sunset spot of your own? Send it to edit@sierraliving.com. Use #sierralivingsunsetchasers on Instagram for an opportunity to get featured! Miss last month’s […]

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  • JT Holmes

    Q&A with JT Holmes

    Story and Photography by Matthew Bieker Jeffery Taggert “JT” Holmes, 36, is a professional freeskier and stuntman whose sponsors include Squaw Valley, HEAD, Red Bull and GoPro. He stars in the recent 60 Minutes film “Taking on the Eiger,” which focuses on his pioneering work in B.A.S.E. jumping and wingsuit flying, techniques that use free falls […]

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