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The Keto Diet Comes to Truckee

Have you ever wondered why some nights provide you with a long stretch of uninterrupted sleep, whereas others leave you tossing and turning? Do you ever notice that sometimes when you exercise you seem to have a bottomless reservoir of energy, as opposed to other instances when you find yourself hopping off the treadmill almost as soon as you’ve jumped on, fatigued and out of breath? These are questions you may or may not be interested in answering. To the biohack, however, there are none more compelling.

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What’s so Great About Truckee?—by Nick Cisik

Here’s the thing about Truckee, it’s awesome. If you don’t know that, now you know. I could end the blog here, but in these days and times, it is best and honorable to back up your claim with supporting evidence, wouldn’t you agree? Here you are then.

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The Holidays: Nobody Does it Like Northstar — by Nick Cisik

This month, over the weekend of November 16th, Northstar will kick the season off by hosting its Welcome to Winter celebration. This will include family sleigh rides, complimentary family photos, face painting, holiday sales, and interactive balance demonstrations with the Burton Academy. This action-packed weekend will be one not soon forgotten. Then, on the 29th, the first official Silent Night will be held at the Village ice-skating rink. Skates will be available to rent as well as headphones. Skaters can listen to that evening’s Christmas movie projected on the big outdoor screen. Participants will also have the option of switching over to a station playing a selection of timeless holiday tunes. Ice-skating while listening to Bing Crosby’s rendition of Silent Night? That’s a fine recipe for merrymaking.

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Progressive Education Seeks to Inspire, Embrace, and Empower—by Nick Cisik

In response to what some have come to view as a deeply flawed system, we are now seeing an increase in the number of schools offering an alternative to traditional modes of early education. No region of the country seems more aligned with this education reform than Northern California.

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Future Minds Found(ed) in Truckee at Tahoe Expedition Academy—by Nick Cisik

A select group of students from Truckee’s own Tahoe Expedition Academy had the privilege recently to meet with a visiting youth council from Conwy, Wales. The goal of this summit was to share ideas surrounding the two countrys’ political systems and the role of today’s youth in shaping the governments of tomorrow.

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