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Tahoe hospital district to pay up to $57,000 in CEO’s legal fees (1)

November 22, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Tahoe Forest Hospital District will cover a portion of CEO Bob Schapper’s attorney fees related to an internal conflict of interest investigation earlier this year. In …

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Nevada’s jobless rate falls in all 17 counties (2)

November 22, 2014 — 

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada’s unemployment rate fell in October to its lowest point since June 2008 — just 7.1 percent seasonally adjusted and 6.6 percent without that adjustment. That …

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Aerial mulching operations about to kickoff over Eldorado National Forest (3)

November 21, 2014 — 

A project to drop straw mulch from helicopters over about 1,200 acres of Eldorado National Forest land that burned in the recent King Fire is about to get underway, according …

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South Lake Tahoe hotel to receive overhaul (4)

November 21, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- The heart-shaped hot tubs, the paintings of exotic birds on the walls in the rainforest room, the Doric-style columns in the Roman room and the strange …

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New election results: $114M Truckee school bond now ahead 0.25 percent (5)

November 21, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — It appears the $114 million Truckee school bond measure will be approved by a very slim margin. The Nevada County Elections Office released updated figures Friday morning, …

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Steeped in Sierra history, iconic Sugar Bowl ski resort embarks on 75th season (6)

November 20, 2014 — 

NORDEN, Calif. — It may just be the sweetest year yet for Sugar Bowl Resort as it readies to celebrate its 75th anniversary this season. The Donner Summit resort — …

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Draft agreement proposes Placer Co. ownership of Firestone property (7)

November 20, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Officials are optimistic an agreement will be reached in time to begin work on a long-awaited bike trail connecting Tahoe City to Kings Beach. As of …

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Tempers flare at USPS meeting in Stateline (8)

November 20, 2014 — 

STATELINE, Nev. — A man standing in the crowd of a hostile U.S. Postal Service meeting in Stateline, Nev., on Wednesday perhaps described the scene best when referring to it …

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Thieves steal $25,000 in skis, snowboards in overnight Truckee burglary (9)

November 20, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Police are investigating an overnight burglary of a downtown ski and snowboard shop where more than $25,000 worth of gear was stolen. At about 3 a.m. Thursday, suspects …

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Truckee trail segment, Trout Creek restoration celebrated (10)

November 20, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Safer access to downtown and less automobile traffic — those are just some benefits officials and community members envision with future completion of the Trout Creek Trail. …

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Save Olympic Valley spending nears $500,000 to challenge town effort (11)

November 20, 2014 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — The group challenging the incorporation effort of Olympic Valley is closing in on spending a half-million dollars. Save Olympic Valley, a coalition of valley residents, business …

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Public weighs options in plan to create new bike, walk paths in South Lake Tahoe (12)

November 20, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- A plan to create safer and easier to use walk and bike paths around South Tahoe Middle School received even more feedback from the public Wednesday …

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El Dorado County felony arrests rise, violent offense arrests drop (13)

November 20, 2014 — 

EL DORADO COUNTY -- El Dorado County registered a rise in felony arrests as well as a drop in arrests for violent offenses in 2013 in comparison with 2012 figures, …

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Vacation home rentals, beach access debated (14)

November 20, 2014 — 

Dealing with noisy vacation home rental guests and access to a controversial Lake Tahoe beach were popular items of discussion at the South Lake Tahoe City Council meeting Tuesday. First …

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Fire chief gets 16 percent raise, now highest-paid in Reno-Tahoe (15)

November 19, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Mike Brown was granted a 16 percent raise Wednesday, making him the highest-paid fire chief in the greater Reno-Tahoe region. The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection …

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Adam Jensen: Take it easy out there on the slopes hot shot (16)

November 19, 2014 — 

While I’d love to say I lovingly get my snowboard and skis out of their secure summer homes every fall, remove the layer of protective wax applied in spring and …

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Four more Lake Tahoe ski resorts set to open this week (17)

November 19, 2014 — 

The ritual hum of snow guns has returned to Lake Tahoe ski resorts, and a series of storms could kick off the 2014-2015 ski season in earnest this week. Mt. …

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6 safety tips to be safe in Tahoe-Truckee’s cold waters (18)

November 19, 2014 — 

LAKE TAHOE — The U.S. Coast Guard wants to reminds fishermen, boaters and paddlers to take extra precautions on and around the water as the air and water temperatures grow …

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A Reno-Tahoe social media marketing game plan for the holidays (19)

November 19, 2014 — 

LAKE TAHOE — Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Do these ominous words strike fear into you as a local business owner? At Out and About, we’re here to tell you that …

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South Lake Tahoe mayor delivers 2014 State of the City address (20)

November 18, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- South Lake Tahoe Mayor Hal Cole, in an annual state of the city address Tuesday, said the community is “poised for success” as it stands in …

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