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Ink Out Loud: Look back, don’t stare (1)

November 21, 2014 — 

Eddie. I am thankful for Eddie. His sight was stolen, but not his vision. In 2008, 22-year-old Eddie was shot in the face at close range by a former high …

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Let it snow (2)

November 21, 2014 — 

Solely based on anticipation and speculation, my relationship with snow is sort of love-hate. On paper, I thought I knew what I was getting into when I accepted a job …

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Pardoning turkeys (3)

November 21, 2014 — 

Next week, President Obama will pardon two turkeys to promote the turkey industry. Every one of us can exercise that same pardon power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance. It’s …

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November 20, 2014 — 

Police and fire I’m writing about a concern. I am a 67-year-old man who’s never been in trouble and I’ve lived in Tahoe off and on for 51 years. In …

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At Tahoe and across the country, epic collaboration is key (5)

November 20, 2014 — 

As the keynote speaker at last month’s National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation in Washington, D.C., U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell emphasized the central role collaboration must …

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Opinion: Tahoe-Truckee patients should be allowed to choose where to go (6)

November 20, 2014 — 

This is a response to the Oct. 13 opinion column by Dr. Chuck Zipkin, “We need to save our hospital,” regarding the effects of Tahoe Forest Hospital competing against free-standing …

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Jim Porter: Sac Bee home delivery carriers are employees (7)

November 20, 2014 — 

Having grown up in Sacramento, we had our Sacramento Bee delivered to our home every day by “delivery boys.” In fact, although it’s fuzzy, I think I did a short …

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Mental Health Matters: It’s important to talk about living wills now (8)

November 19, 2014 — 

Some 20 years ago, mid career as it turned out, I got the dreaded phone call from Mom: “Dad’s dying. He doesn’t have much time left.” One cross-country plane flight …

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Market Pulse: Some perspective is in order (9)

November 19, 2014 — 

The market is usually volatile during the fall season, and this year was no exception. A four-week 9.8 percent decline was followed by a two-week recovery to new highs. Is …

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What’s on the Nevada GOP wish list for 2015? (10)

November 19, 2014 — 

In the days leading up to the November 4 Midterm Election, the main thrust of the Sandoval Administration and the Nevada Republican Party was to retain two Nevada Senate seats …

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Glass Half Full: Social media, digital safety measures for parents (11)

November 19, 2014 — 

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Revenooer Rants: If you want to deduct it, you have to pay it (12)

November 19, 2014 — 

Such was the reminder emanating from the Tax Court in its recent decision in the Copeland case. Mr. and Mrs. Copeland are cash basis taxpayers – like most ordinary folk. …

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A Reno-Tahoe social media marketing game plan for the holidays (13)

November 19, 2014 — 

LAKE TAHOE — Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Do these ominous words strike fear into you as a local business owner? At Out and About, we’re here to tell you that …

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Pin Nuts: Lake people are a peace-loving people (14)

November 19, 2014 — 

“Has religion had a more positive or more negative influence over time?” This question was the first one I was asked from the audience at the Soper Reese Theatre Wednesday …

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The crazy world that’s in store for Lake Tahoe development (15)

November 18, 2014 — 

It looks as if 2015 is shaping up to be one of the most significant years in the history of Truckee-Tahoe. As we meander through the holidays and into a …

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Kudos & Kindness (16)

November 18, 2014 — 

Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition The Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition would like to express our sincere appreciation for being a recipient of the EchoPromise Grant Program. As a non-profit organization serving …

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Letter to the editor: School measures invest in our future (17)

November 18, 2014 — 

After hearing all of this controversy about Measure E and U, I have come up with an opinion of my own. Being a student of four years at Truckee High …

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Market Beat: US economy appears to be on solid footing (18)

November 17, 2014 — 

Corporate earnings are the main driver of the stock prices. The US market as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index are at record high …

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F is for fruition (19)

November 14, 2014 — 

Witnessing others care about and support something so big made me incredibly proud to live in the society where we live. We had the opportunity to vote in the Nov. …

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Business continuity planning (20)

November 14, 2014 — 

As a young business professional I would like to talk about something that not many people think about until it’s too late, Business continuity planning. It doesn’t seem to matter …

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