Lake Tahoe Paddle Wheeler Badly Burned in Blaze

Lake Tahoe's beloved Tahoe Queen sustained major damage earlier this week when a fire tore through the iconic paddle wheeler popular for tourists visiting the area. The fire broke out onboard the vessel while it was docked in Zephyr Cove Tuesday morning. Some reports say that painters and welders were doing work on the vessel when fire started, but authorities are trying … [Read more...]

Iconic Lake Tahoe Paddlewheeler Pulled From Beach – Update

Update: Four commercial salvage boats on Tuesday were able to rotate the Tahoe Queen and then tow the vessel into deeper water at around 5:30 p.m., the coast guard said. The distressed vessel was then able to transit back to the Ski Run Marina under it's own power. The cause for grounding remains under investigation. Original: Sightseeing tourists got a little more than they … [Read more...]