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Tahoe fire board appointment could impact November election (1)

July 23, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Susan Herron’s appointment this month to the Incline Village fire board may set up a rare situation in November allowing her to be elected to another …

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South Shore’s Corral Trail offers new thrills for mountain bikers (2)

July 23, 2014 — 

Dropping through the pine forest on South Shore’s Lower Corral Trail, two new sights come into view. To the right, a series of swooping berm turns urge mountain bike riders …

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Hot August Nights expands to Ski Run Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe (3)

July 23, 2014 — 

Hot August Nights, a more than weeklong celebration of classic cars in northern Nevada, gets an early start in South Lake Tahoe this week. The nearly three-decades-old event kicks off …

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Steve Miller talks San Francisco, illegal downloads and ‘The Joker’ (4)

July 23, 2014 — 

Steve Miller is one of the lucky ones – a musician who has sold millions of albums, has a catalog full of hit singles and, 50 years after he got …

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‘Swan Lake at the Lake’ to be performed at Sand Harbor (5)

July 23, 2014 — 

Sierra Nevada Ballet will present one of ballet’s most famous full-length dance dramas, “Swan Lake,” at Sand Harbor State Park Monday as part of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s Monday …

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Wooden boats gather for ‘Freedom of the Forties’ at South Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic (6)

July 23, 2014 — 

More than 80 classic, wooden boats will be on display at the South Shore this week as part the South Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic. This year’s event features a theme …

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Tahoe’s Sunshine Deli & Catering will make you happy when skies are gray (7)

July 23, 2014 — 

“You’ll never know, dear, how much I love you,” until you read this article. Seriously, the last time I sang “You Are My sunshine” – prior to walking in Sunshine …

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Wa-She-Shu It’Deh Native American Festival returns to Tahoe’s Valhalla (8)

July 23, 2014 — 

A variety of native arts will be on display at Lake Tahoe’s South Shore this weekend. The annual Wa-She-Shu It’Deh Native American Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 …

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Pedro Martinez out as Washoe schools superintendent (9)

July 23, 2014 — 

The Washoe County School District has fired Superintendent Pedro Martinez with little explanation — and much to the surprise of Reno city officials who embraced his hiring two years ago. …

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Squaw Valley officials plan to tweak village expansion (10)

July 22, 2014 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — More adjustments are being made to the Village at Squaw Valley expansion plan in response to feedback on the latest proposal, a resort official said. Since …

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Low water levels taking toll on Lake Tahoe rec businesses (11)

July 22, 2014 — 

For Larry Boerner, the region’s recent rainfall comes as a relief amid California’s ongoing drought. “The water we can get is a blessing,” said Boerner, owner of the commercial vessel …

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Movie review: ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ (12)

July 21, 2014 — 

“The Purge: Anarchy” is the sequel to a film imagining a near future with a terrifying twist. On a set date once a year all crimes are legal for a …

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New Catholic academy replaces defunct Saint Theresa School (13)

July 21, 2014 — 

Parents and former teachers of Saint Theresa School, which closed its doors earlier this year as a result of low enrollment, have teamed up with community members to create a …

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$30 million data highway to link Reno, Las Vegas (14)

July 21, 2014 — 

RENO, Nev. — A $30 million all-fiber link under construction between Reno and Las Vegas was inspired by a need to provide telemedicine services to rural hospitals. But the fiber …

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Major I-580 rehab project to compact travel through Reno (15)

July 21, 2014 — 

RENO, Nev. — Memo to motorists using Interstate 580 through Reno: Enjoy your drive this summer, because traveling through town next year will be much more difficult. The Nevada Department …

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Mark Rypien roars to ACC win (16)

July 20, 2014 — 

STATELINE — It was a finish for the ages. Mark Rypien finished eagle-birdie-birdie for 12 points to grab the weather-delayed 25th annual American Century Championship Sunday at Edgewood Tahoe Golf …

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Hospital buys machine to improve heart screening (17)

July 18, 2014 — 

A new piece of medical imaging equipment promises to improve Barton Memorial Hospital’s ability to screen people for heart disease, the United States’ leading cause of death. The machine uses …

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European hostels influence local business owners (18)

July 18, 2014 — 

From running with bulls in Spain to sleeping on beaches in France, to backpacking around Europe to working at hostels in Asia, it’s clear the owners of the new Mellow …

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Celtics legend Bill Russell collapses during Tahoe speech (19)

July 18, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe. Team spokesman Brian Olive says …

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Arson suspected in North Tahoe restaurant fire; 3 arrested (updated) (20)

July 18, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — One adult male and two juveniles have been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a Wednesday evening Lake Tahoe restaurant fire. Ramon Mendoza Valdez, …

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