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Whittell boys b-ball beats Excel Christian 74-48, claims share of Div. IV West League title (1)

February 9, 2016 — 

ZEPHYR COVE — A career night from its top player propelled the Whittell boys basketball team to a share of the Div. IV West League crown on Saturday, Feb. 6. …

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Sports Briefs: Kiddle Kickers Soccer Program registration open (2)

February 9, 2016 — 

KIDDIE KICKERS SOCCER REGISTRATION OPENRegistration is now open for the Kiddie Kickers Soccer Program at Kahle Community Center, which kicks off March 20. The introductory soccer program is for beginners, …

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Obituary: Marjorie Springmeyer (3)

February 9, 2016 — 

Marjorie Springmeyer, conservationist, philanthropist and outspoken advocate, passed away at her home in Minden, Nevada, surrounded by family and friends Thursday, Jan. 28. She was 93. Marjorie was born July …

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Record $132.5M bet on Super Bowl at Nevada sports books (4)

February 9, 2016 — 

So you thought the Panthers and Broncos would put up a lot more points in Super Bowl 50, that Carolina quarterback Cam Newton would score at least once and probably …

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On heels of Uber, Lyft ridesharing service launches at Tahoe-Truckee (5)

February 8, 2016 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — No, you’re not seeing things — that was a glowing pink mustache you saw on the dashboard of a car passing by.And yes, there is a reason …

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Commissioners pick Larry Werner for Douglas County manager’s job (6)

February 8, 2016 — 

MINDEN, Nev. — For the second time in less than two years, Larry Werner will take the reins in Douglas County after commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a one-year contract.Under …

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Food: Celebrate Mardi Gras with a King Cake (recipe) (7)

February 8, 2016 — 

King Cakes are traditionally made for Mardi Gras celebrations, and growing up in Louisiana I ate and loved so many of these tasty treats. With Fat Tuesday coming up I …

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Your health: Why you should rid sugar from your child’s diet (8)

February 8, 2016 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages like soda daily may lead to more abdominal fat gain over time, according to a new study from the National Institute of Health.Abdominal, or …

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World Cup skiing: Nyman third, Squaw’s Marco Sullivan 18th in Jeongseon downhill (9)

February 8, 2016 — 

JEONGSEON, South Korea — Steven Nyman nailed the podium in the first test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics on Friday, Feb. 5, taking third at the Audi FIS Ski …

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Explore Tahoe: Hydrogen bonding at the root of the science of snow (10)

February 8, 2016 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Wonderful amounts of fluffy snow have been falling from the sky, blessing Lake Tahoe’s resorts and merchants with visitors eager to experience all that Lake Tahoe has …

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Letter: Let’s name South Lake Tahoe’s potholes (11)

February 8, 2016 — 

According to Wikipedia, “a pothole is a type of failure in an asphalt pavement caused by the presence of water in the underlying soil structure and the presence of traffic …

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Lake Tahoe resort launches long-awaited snowcat tours for powder hounds (12)

February 8, 2016 — 

HOMEWOOD, Calif. — A year ago, Homewood Mountain Resort was primed to offer advanced skiers and snowboarders access to its backcountry terrain with snowcat tours.There was only one problem: there …

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High Gear: Hillsound Armadillo LT gaiter (13)

February 7, 2016 — 

Editor’s note: High Gear features outdoor sports gear, technology and innovations useful in the High Sierra and America’s West.My first introduction to gaiters came when I was about 7 years …

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Q&A: Tahoe X Games gold winner Maddie Bowman on her return to the top (14)

February 6, 2016 — 

It didn’t take long for U.S. Freeskiing Olympic gold medalist Maddie Bowman to prove she was back on top as the woman to beat in freeski halfpipe. The 22-year-old claimed …

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Letter: Community split on major issues (15)

February 6, 2016 — 

Editor’s note: This letter responds to a Feb. 5 letter in the Tribune regarding an opinion column, “Change is going to happen.” It ran Jan. 24. It’s interesting to get …

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Wine Ink: NFL-inspired pourings perfect for a Super Bowl party (16)

February 6, 2016 — 

When the clock strikes zero at the end of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night, you might expect the winning team to head to the locker room for a traditional …

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Bay Area’s first Super Bowl in 1985 reflects transformation of Silicon Valley (17)

February 6, 2016 — 

Long before Levi’s Stadium’s modern-day luxury suites, exclusive wine tastings and mobile app to watch video replays, there was Stanford Stadium, a huge and forlorn crater of a place with …

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News briefs: South Lake Tahoe’s Citizens Academy and more (18)

February 6, 2016 — 

SPRING 2016 CITIZENS ACADEMYThe City of South Lake Tahoe is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016 Citizens Academy. The Academy will be held on consecutive Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. …

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Top 5 web-only stories this week (19)

February 6, 2016 — 

1. Two Tahoe-Truckee resorts are in the running for USA Today’s cross-country ski title.“With the snow-covered terrain of the majestic Sierra Nevada beckoning cross-country skiers from all over the country, …

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Chase International names top agents of 2015, and more Tahoe Basin business news (20)

February 6, 2016 — 

Chase International recently recognized its top agents of 2015, with Jack Coté of Chase’s Reno office honored as agent of the year in the Reno/Carson Valley area. Alison Elder of …

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