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Kevin MacMillan: What questions would you ask our candidates? (1)

September 16, 2014 — 

As you’re reading in letters on our Opinion pages and within political ads in our publications, it’s safe to say election season is under way in the Truckee-Tahoe area. On …

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It’s not just a headache (2)

September 16, 2014 — 

With fall and winter sport seasons upon us, concussion awareness is a timely topic. But concussions are not only a sports-related injury! A concussion can occur from a fall on …

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Hopeful Henry: all about parvo (3)

September 16, 2014 — 

Dear readers, This week the Lake Tahoe Humane Society helped with the medical care for a baby pitbull that had Parvo, which made me want to touch on this very …

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Kudos & Kindness (4)

September 16, 2014 — 

Thank you from Sierra Community Church A heartfelt thank you to all the generous and thoughtful businesses and individuals in and around Lake Tahoe that donated to the Sierra Community …

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Letter to the Editor: Concerned with Spohr’s comments for hospital district (5)

September 16, 2014 — 

EDITOR’S NOTE: Upon fact checking this letter, the Sun asked Tahoe Forest Cancer Center Medical Director Dr. Larry Heifetz how many patients have been treated. He said, “we have seen …

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September 16, 2014 — 

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Guest Column: Vote ‘no’ on Measure U (7)

September 15, 2014 — 

As a 40-year resident, I have experienced a great deal of change in our wonderful community. Both Truckee Elementary and Truckee High School were in use at the time of …

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Letter to the Editor: Top-notch care at Tahoe Forest (8)

September 15, 2014 — 

If communities were judged by the quality of care received in their local hospitals, we might just be considered the greatest community on the planet. My recent battle with lymphoma …

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Market Beat: Learning the basics of bonds (9)

September 15, 2014 — 

Fixed income investors today have had a difficult time finding yield with the record low interest rates we’ve seen. Bond investors can choose between using mutual funds or can purchase …

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Proposition 46: Harmful direction (10)

September 12, 2014 — 

Backers of California Proposition 46 claim it will protect the patient and reduce patient harm. While the initiative argues patient safeguards and seems well-intended, the proposition is flawed and costly. …

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Ink Out Loud: A day to remember (11)

September 11, 2014 — 

A whole generation of junior high school freethinkers will only know about Sept.11 through their parents’ stories of where they were when the planes crashed, when the United States came …

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Retirement: Small business owners (12)

September 11, 2014 — 

As a small business owner, you’ve worked hard to create a successful enterprise. While it can feel challenging to set aside money for retirement while running a successful business, when …

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Jim Porter: Prison life — a primer (13)

September 11, 2014 — 

On September 14, 2006, John Chamberlain was arrested for possession of child pornography. Twenty-one days later, inmates in Theo Lacy Jail in the City of Orange beat Chamberlain to death …

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Market Pulse: On this 9/11 anniversary (14)

September 10, 2014 — 

On the somber 9/11 anniversary on Thursday, we look back at the stock market and can proudly declare that it paid to be bullish on America. If you bought stocks …

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Letter to the Editor: IVGID survey is flawed (15)

September 10, 2014 — 

The survey that IVGID parcel owners received recently about the beaches has a major flaw. There is no way to confirm that the respondent is an Incline parcel owner. The …

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Glass Half Full: Going to the principal’s office (16)

September 10, 2014 — 

Remember when you were a child and the greatest threat a teacher could make was to send you to The Principal’s Office? Usually the warning alone had the power to …

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Kudos & Kindness (17)

September 9, 2014 — 

During our time of grieving On behalf of the family of Audrey Genesis Rugamas Mejia, we would like to give a special thanks to everyone who showed support during this …

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How is this New Year different from the other New Year? (18)

September 9, 2014 — 

This time of year, Jews around the world are preparing for the High Holy Days. It is a period of time that contains three distinct parts. The first is the …

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September 9, 2014 — 

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Letters to the Editor (20)

September 9, 2014 — 

Kudos to Nancy Kerry, Randy Vogelgesgang and Chris Cefalu for recognizing the scam of comparative wage surveys. All the comparable districts that are surveyed are on a merry-go-round with their …

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