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Movie premier highlights alumni’s success

Jamie Waznek, News Editor

May 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Outdoor, Sports

Sammy Carlson has encouraged freedom and artistry while playing in the mountains. Leaving a mark upon the freeskiing world, Teton Gravity Research (TGR) honored Carlson in creating a two-year project about his accomplishments... Read more »

Seed-to-sowing discontent

Meghan herbst, Managing Editor

April 21, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Outdoor

Three goals were scrawled in red marker on the dry-erase board. “Goal One: Build and maintain relationships during divisive political times.” Pam Rasmussen, the managing librarian at Incline Village Public Library, sat in... Read more »

Hunting Mountain Mushrooms

Terra Breeden, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2016

Filed under Community, Outdoor, Sustainability, Travel

With their spongy, brain-like appearance and mottled brown coloring, morels look more like a discarded bathroom loofah than a gourmet treat. However, these wild North American mushrooms are prized for their nutty, steak-like fla... Read more »

Diamond Peak Rail Jam: One Fine Day

Bliss Summerstone, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2016

Filed under Community, Outdoor

Snowboarders were flipping over in the air on Friday, February 26 at Diamond Peak's Rail Jam competition, and the weather was a sunny warm 57 degrees.  Out of the hundred spectators a half dozen were seen wearing shorts an... Read more »

Boreal Banked Slalom Competition

Rachel Lightner, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2016

Filed under Community, Outdoor, Sports

The weather was near the 60s.  The parking lot was packed.  Spirits were high at the second annual Boreal Banked Slalom on Saturday, Feb. 20, at Boreal Mountain. With nearly 200 competitors, and a large portion being Sierra Ne... Read more »

Bliss in the backcountry

Rachel Lightner, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2016

Filed under News, Outdoor, Travel

There is a wild and unexplainable type of happiness that occurs from being in the mountains. To be in the heartland of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, with breathtaking terrain as far as the eye can see, is mesmerizing.... Read more »

Dust off the gear, the snow is here

Danni Hicks, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, Outdoor

The feeling of excitement is almost tangible as the first snowflakes of the year begin to fall. Students and ski resorts alike start  gearing up for the impending season, and some resorts are already launching by offering tickets a... Read more »