Recent Stories in North Shore

Jim Clark: The school board’s gaffe with Pedro Martinez situation (1)

July 27, 2014 — 

Once and a while an elected official will do something unexplainably idiotic thereby demolishing his/her political future. But when six elected officials on the same board blow it big time …

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Guest Column: Trading Tahoe forest lands for McMansions on the hill (2)

July 27, 2014 — 

I attended the July 17th public workshop hosted by Placer County in Kings Beach regarding the Martis Valley West proposal submitted by Sierra Pacific Industries and East West Partners. Full …

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Letter to the Editor: County should not OK Crystal Bay land swap (3)

July 27, 2014 — 

I recently learned that Dave Duffield, owner of Nevada Pacific Development Corporation, has proposed to Washoe County a land swap that would convey to his corporation a County Right of …

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Glass Half Full: Note to parents — children can hear everything (4)

July 27, 2014 — 

We recently hosted my husband’s nephew and family for a weekend. Their two daughters, ages 3 and 7, are delightful: two cute blondies who are curious about everything and inclined …

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Placer county satellite office opens in Tahoe City (5)

July 27, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — An office suite in a Placer County-owned building in Tahoe City was recently retrofitted to provide office space for Fifth District Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery; County Executive …

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Sand Fire burning at 4,000 acres; smoke filtering into Truckee area (6)

July 27, 2014 — 

PLYMOUTH, Calif. — Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said. A fire in the Sacramento region had …

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Reno newspaper wants probe of Washoe school boss ouster (7)

July 25, 2014 — 

RENO, Nev. — A Reno newspaper is asking Nevada’s attorney general to investigate whether the Washoe County school board violated the open-meetings law earlier this week when it ousted school …

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Parents of Truckee man killed by avalanche sue Alaska heli-skiing company (8)

July 25, 2014 — 

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The parents of a 26-year-old snowboarder who died after an Alaska avalanche have filed a federal lawsuit against a heli-skiing company, alleging it failed to assess the …

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Kevin MacMillan: Allegations of corruption within Tahoe Forest Health System (9)

July 24, 2014 — 

Recently, several news stories, open letters to the community, press releases and statements have all centered on Tahoe Forest Health System. In-depth investigative reports published by Moonshine Ink are filled …

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Election 2014: Fifteen North Tahoe/Truckee districts among races of interest (10)

July 24, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — On the heels of the primary election, voters will head to the polls this November to decide everything from Congress races to several area district races. Below …

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Lake Tahoe drone company surveys skies as feds work on regulation (11)

July 24, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — On a clear Saturday earlier this month, Lloyd Garden pilots a remote-controlled, camera-outfitted aircraft near the clear waters of Lake Tahoe. He’s flying a drone, and …

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Next section of Truckee Legacy Trail to officially open Aug. 8 (12)

July 24, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — A 2.2-mile portion of the Truckee River Legacy Trail running west of Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency plant to the Glenshire subdivision will be ready for public use by …

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Creek near Lake Tahoe has elevated E. coli levels (updated) (13)

July 24, 2014 — 

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — Placer County has issued a health advisory for residents to avoid water contact with Griff Creek on Lake Tahoe’s North Shore due to elevated levels of …

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Jim Porter: Death penalty unconstitutional; failed public policy (14)

July 24, 2014 — 

A federal judge last week ruled that California’s death penalty with its decades-long delays and uncertainty violates the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel or unusual punishment. The ruling will reignite …

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Another Lake Tahoe rescue boat sinks; second in 2 months (15)

July 24, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Another Washoe County Sheriff’s Office rescue boat has sunk in Lake Tahoe, an official said. Marine 10, one of the department’s patrol and rescue vessels, sank …

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Calm the chaos within (16)

July 23, 2014 — 

Is something or someone in your life “driving you crazy”? Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed by something that is going on around you? Are you constantly second guessing your …

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Ahhh, the amazing summer citrus of bergamot (17)

July 23, 2014 — 

What is better than the scent of fresh, sweet citrus on a hot summer day? Not much, in my opinion and that is why today I am talking about bergamot. …

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Wanderlust | Open heart, open mind (18)

July 23, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — EDITOR’S NOTE: Vicki Kahn attended the Wanderlust festival at Squaw Valley, a yoga, music and environmental experience now in its sixth year, which grew from the first …

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Free Will Astrology | What’s in your starts this week, Truckee Tahoe? (19)

July 23, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Week of July 24 ARIES (March 21-April 19): A report in the prestigious British medical journal BMJ says that almost 1 percent of young pregnant women in …

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Tahoe fire board appointment could impact November election (20)

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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