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Fire captain faces federal child porn charge (1)

January 30, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- South Lake Tahoe Fire Department Capt. Mark Wygant was federally charged with receiving child pornography Friday morning. Only one charge was presented against Wygant in federal …

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Placer County withdraws interest in one South Tahoe hotel, keeps focus on another (2)

January 30, 2015 — 

In the search for additional development credits to use in the Tahoe Basin, Placer County officials have decided not to pursue the purchase of the 59-room Howard Johnson Express Inn …

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Tahoe woman hospitalized after slamming into tree, flipping car (3)

January 30, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — A Lake Tahoe woman was hospitalized Friday after she crashed her car into a tree in front of Rookies Sports Bar, officials said. The 2001 Subaru …

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Snow survey reflects dismal January (4)

January 30, 2015 — 

A virtually dry January was reflected bleakly in the results of the second manual snow survey at Phillips station Thursday morning. “The absence of precipitation in January, normally California’s wettest …

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Museum: Last Tahoe toll house needs to be restored (5)

January 29, 2015 — 

The Lake Tahoe Historical Society is in the process of raising funds for the restoration of a more than 150-year-old Tahoe toll house — the last remaining in the Basin. …

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New (interim) era begins at Tahoe Forest Health System (6)

January 29, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Tahoe Forest Hospital District board of directors has officially cut ties with CEO Bob Schapper, and it’s uncertain when a search will begin for the health …

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South Lake Tahoe Police Logs (7)

January 29, 2015 — 

Calls resulting in arrest Jan. 22 1:04 a.m. Suspended/revoked license in the area of Moss Road and Primrose Road. 2:03 a.m. DUI in the 1400 block of Friant Drive. 7:05 …

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe opens to large crowd (8)

January 29, 2015 — 

STATELINE, Nev. — Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe celebrated its grand opening with a mass of people Wednesday night as crowds eagerly awaited a taste of Tahoe’s newest …

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LTCC Board approves initial Measure F Plan (9)

January 29, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- The Lake Tahoe Community College Board of Trustees approved an initial projects plan for the use of the $55-million Measure F bond during its regular meeting …

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Old Brockway Golf Course set for earliest opening in 91-year history (10)

January 29, 2015 — 

Since its inception in the height of the Roaring Twenties, Old Brockway Golf Course has prided itself on its early-season openings. But with Lake Tahoe mired in its fourth consecutive …

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Six Tahoe skiers named to U.S. World Champs team (11)

January 29, 2015 — 

The Lake Tahoe area will be well represented at the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships at Vail/Beaver Creek, Colo., from Feb. 2-15. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association named 26 …

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Lake Tahoe ski resorts report up to 6 inches of new snow (12)

January 28, 2015 — 

January hasn’t been a very memorable one for skiers and riders, at least not in the way many would like it to be. But a Tuesday storm livened up a …

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Alpine Meadows: The Art Linkletter connection (13)

January 28, 2015 — 

Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, near Lake Tahoe’s North Shore, has been a favorite for locals and visitors ever since it opened in 1961. Designed by skiers for skiers, “Alpine” offered …

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Adam Jensen: Embracing the terrain park (14)

January 28, 2015 — 

Going fast on skis or snowboard and scaring myself in steep terrain have always been my things. While doing a season in Mammoth Lakes awhile back, my buddy encouraged me …

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Mental Health Matters: Domestic violence a problem in our communities (15)

January 28, 2015 — 

The Sierra Sun (1/14/15) and Bonanza (1/15/15) headlines read, “Man arrested, 2 sought in home invasion.” The story was about a father of two small children who broke into an …

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Western drought continues: Washoe Lake, before and after (16)

January 28, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — This submitted illustration shows two photos of Washoe Lake, located north of Lake Tahoe. The top photo was taken from the gazebo overlooking Washoe Lake in …

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Sierra Nevada College upgrades logo; new website on tap (17)

January 28, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Students who returned to the Sierra Nevada College campus in Incline for the start of the spring semester were greeted by SNC Tahoe’s energetic new logo. …

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Nevada’s jobless rate hits lowest mark since June 2008 (18)

January 27, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada’s unemployment rate fell to 6.8 percent in December — the first time the overall rate has been that low since June 2008. That’s the seasonally …

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Want to buy a historic Lake Tahoe property? Fork over $98 million (19)

January 27, 2015 — 

GLENBROOK, Nev. — Lake Tahoe’s oldest settlement has hit the market with a $98 million-dollar price tag. Offering more than 400 feet of sparkling shoreline, the Shakespeare Ranch in Glenbrook …

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Tahoe development no longer part of Martis Valley West (updated) (20)

January 27, 2015 — 

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — In response to community feedback, the Martis Valley project will no longer include building residential homes within the Lake Tahoe Basin. The Martis Valley West Parcel …

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