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TRPA guest column: Drought highlights need for wildfire preparation in Tahoe (1)

May 22, 2015 — 

It’s Wildfire Awareness Month at Tahoe, and with the summer tourist season around the corner, we must all remember that drought has left our region with severely dry forest conditions …

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Tahoe, Truckee embracing craft beer movement (2)

May 22, 2015 — 

Lake Tahoe’s beer scene has grown tremendously in the last two years, paralleling craft brew growth trends in the rest of the country with more than 3,000 breweries operating in …

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North Shore hike offers stunning views (3)

May 22, 2015 — 

One popular and accessible Lake Tahoe hike or mountain bike ride is a segment of the Tahoe Rim Trail that starts on the east side of California State Route 267, …

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‘Ghent up’ and danceSunday night at the CBC (4)

May 22, 2015 — 

The AJ Ghent Band will play steel guitar-inspired jams during a free show at the Crystal Bay Casino Sunday.“With a molten mixture of driving R&B, soul, funk, and rock n’ …

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New downtown Truckee brewery on tap (5)

May 21, 2015 — 

Things are about to start hopping inside Truckee’s Flying A building as plans to construct a brewery there get under way. Work to transform the bare space into Lake Tahoe …

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EDSO deputy arrested on narcotics charges (6)

May 20, 2015 — 

An El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested Tuesday evening in Gardnerville by Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies on several charges, including trafficking methamphetamine and conspiracy. Deputy Mark Zlendick, who …

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Suspected drug related explosion causes damage to apartment (7)

May 20, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- A suspected small honey oil lab, a substance made from marijuana plants, caused a minor explosion that blew out the windows of an apartment in a …

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Northstar mountain bike park, Heavenly Gondola to open for Memorial Day weekend (8)

May 20, 2015 — 

Northstar California’s bike park and Heavenly Mountain Resort’s Gondola will be among the offerings at Lake Tahoe ski resorts this Memorial Day weekend.Northstar will offer summit-to-base mountain bike descents via …

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Adam Jensen: Rain is no excuse to miss out on Tahoe (9)

May 20, 2015 — 

Memorial Day weekend is here and, seemingly like clockwork, so is the rain. Of the many quirks of Sierra Nevada weather, the likelihood of precipitation at the end of May …

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Incline Village crime logs: Man shoots self while cleaning gun (10)

May 20, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Below are select incidents from the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office press log for Incline Village/Crystal Bay for May 12-18.May 12At 12:39 p.m., in the 200 block …

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Airport, Truckee Fire district buy new $550,000 engine (11)

May 20, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Truckee Fire Protection District and Truckee Tahoe Airport District recently partnered to buy a new fire truck.According to a statement from Truckee Fire, the engine went …

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Let West Shore’s Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge sweep you off your feet (12)

May 20, 2015 — 

In recent years the predictable glory of Lake Tahoe’s Mother Nature has transformed into a wilder, more capricious spirit. Now that June-uary has given way to May-tober, visitors and residents …

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Brockway’s Picnic Rock: A short hike to stellar views (13)

May 20, 2015 — 

One popular and accessible Lake Tahoe hike or mountain bike ride is a segment of the Tahoe Rim Trail that starts on the east side of California State Route 267, …

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Made in Tahoe Festival returns to Squaw Valley (14)

May 20, 2015 — 

More than 60 local vendors will highlight an annual festival that celebrates its third year Saturday and Sunday.The Made in Tahoe Festival takes place at The Village at Squaw Valley …

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At long last: New Donner Memorial museum to open June 6 (15)

May 20, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The long awaited opening of the Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center is just around the corner.On Saturday, June 6, the new visitor center east of Donner …

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Gas prices unlikely to impact holiday traffic (16)

May 19, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- California and Nevada recorded the highest averages for gasoline prices Tuesday as the cost of gasoline in the West Coast continue to rise. El Dorado and …

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In photos: 2015 SNC Tahoe commencement ceremony (w/ video) (17)

May 19, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — On Saturday, May 16, Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village conferred 130 bachelor’s degrees and 113 master’s degrees as the school celebrated its 45th annual Commencement …

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Plan receives blessings (18)

May 19, 2015 — 

The Tahoe Valley Area Plan received blessings from the South Lake Tahoe planning commission on Thursday at a public hearing.The plan, a joint effort between the city and Tahoe Regional …

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Local walk, worldwide mission (19)

May 19, 2015 — 

An effort to raise awareness and eradicate polio worldwide received local support Saturday when more than 300 people hit the streets.The walk, coordinated by Rotary Club International South Lake Tahoe, …

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Picture this (20)

May 19, 2015 — 

ore than 100 people scoured the South Shore’s streambeds to assess water quality during the 15th annual Snapshot Day on Saturday.The event was part of a multi-front effort to gather …

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