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Spring storm expected to bring several inches of snow (1)

April 24, 2014 — 

Hold on, spring. Winter’s not done yet. After receiving up to an inch of snow on the Lake Tahoe’s West Shore Tuesday, weather forecasters are now predicting additional snowfall of …

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Kingsbury Grade reopened (2)

April 24, 2014 — 

Update: Kingsbury Grade was reopened about 2:40 p.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and East Fork Fire and Paramedics are responding to a motor vehicle accident on SR 207/Kingsbury Grade …

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2 women admit to tampering with Tahoe bear trap (3)

April 24, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — A mother and daughter conceded they tampered with a bear trap set up by Nevada Department of Wildlife officials last fall but claimed they did so …

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Officials mull bonds to cover $175M in Tahoe/Truckee campus upgrades (4)

April 24, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE — The Tahoe Truckee Unified School District — with help from public input — has identified top campus upgrades officials say are needed to improve the learning environment for …

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Some still wary of Martis Valley land swap, development plan (5)

April 24, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Locals are voicing environmental concerns over a project that developers and conservation groups say will be responsible for protecting thousands of acres of land in the heart …

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Heat intensifies over Incline Village rec pass law changes (6)

April 23, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — When Jim Hammerel voted to change IVGID’s recreation pass ordinance and allow property owners to dole out picture passes to anyone, he did so because the …

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Number of Incline Village resident deputies grows by two (7)

April 23, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Once again, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office has multiple patrolling officers who can call Incline Village home. Deputies Noah Boyer and Cecil Courtney recently moved to …

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Jury finds Sanford guilty in 1980 murder (8)

April 23, 2014 — 

PLACERVILLE — An El Dorado Superior Court jury on Wednesday found Andrew Sanford guilty of first degree murder for killing 16-year-old Richard Swanson in August 1980. The jury of four …

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Movie review: ‘Transcendence’ (9)

April 23, 2014 — 

Science-fiction writers have long pondered the melding of man with his machines. In “Transcendence” the consequences of empowering artificial intelligence are once again explored by Will Caster (Johnny Depp), a …

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Tahoe plate grants announced (10)

April 23, 2014 — 

The Division of State Lands has announced the 2014 Lake Tahoe License Plate grant recipients. Grant funds are made available annually for projects that preserve and restore the natural environment …

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Sheriff cracking down on Tahoe pot grows (11)

April 22, 2014 — 

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is making it a priority to crack down on illegal marijuana grows in South Lake Tahoe, with deputies busting a dozen grows in the …

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Home and Garden Show this weekend (12)

April 22, 2014 — 

Tips and tools for homeowners and gardeners will be highlighted in a two-day exhibition in South Lake Tahoe this week. The third annual Lake Tahoe Home and Garden Show, presented …

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Liberty adds bill pay sites (13)

April 22, 2014 — 

Liberty Utilities is partnering with several local businesses to offer more places for customers to pay their electric bills in South Lake Tahoe and Kings Beach. Starting Thursday, April 24, …

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Lake Tahoe Wildlife raises cub dropped off in Homewood (with video) (14)

April 22, 2014 — 

A healthy and just a little bit clumsy 11-week-old bear cub stomped around the office of Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Inc. on Tuesday, exactly one week after she was mysteriously …

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Tahoe officials, residents celebrate ‘the spirit of Kings Beach’ (15)

April 22, 2014 — 

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — This is the start of Kings Beach’s renaissance. That’s how North Tahoe Public Utility District board president Lane Lewis described Monday’s official groundbreaking of the Kings …

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Kevin MacMillan: I wouldn’t read too much into online polls (16)

April 22, 2014 — 

Every so often, I get questions about our online polls. Comments center on if there is any outside influence to choosing questions, if we’re hurting a project or sensationalizing an …

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Earth Day: What do you do to protect Lake Tahoe? (17)

April 22, 2014 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Recycling, taking short showers and picking up litter are just a few ways Harvey Denkin helps protect the environment. “(The environment) is what it’s all about,” …

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Downtown Truckee railroad crossing upgrade slated for May (18)

April 22, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — In an effort to enhance pedestrian safety, a downtown railroad crossing is scheduled to be upgraded next month Crews will remove both concrete barriers near the crossing …

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Groups working to clarify stormwater (19)

April 18, 2014 — 

A League to Save Lake Tahoe forum on Thursday focused on what government agencies are doing to reduce the amount of stormwater pollution entering the lake, as well as what …

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Agency: Child exploitation a problem in El Dorado County (20)

April 18, 2014 — 

El Dorado County’s Health and Human Services Agency on Tuesday updates the board of supervisors on its efforts to stop the commercial sexual exploitation of children, a growing problem in …

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