Recent Stories in North Shore

Kevin MacMillan: The transition from Burning Man to the ‘Default World’ (1)

September 2, 2014 — 

As I hopped off Interstate 80 to make the final exhausting home stretch Sunday evening toward Lake Tahoe, I saw a cyclist cruising down Highway 267 toward the Martis Valley. …

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Burning Man draws 66,000; woman run over by art car, killed (2)

September 2, 2014 — 

RENO, Nev. — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the Northern Nevada desert. Friday’s official peak …

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North Lake Tahoe community announcements (3)

September 2, 2014 — 

Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. To enter community events online, visit www.tahoedailytribune.com/NorthShore/nCommunityCalendar, for entertainment www.tahoe.com. Boys & Girls Club opens …

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Truckee man arrested, suspected of setting Saturday wildfire (4)

September 2, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — A local man was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of starting a wildfire in eastern Truckee. Calfire officials arrested William Bryan Hendren, 31, of Truckee on Saturday after …

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Business briefs for North Lake Tahoe and Truckee (5)

September 2, 2014 — 

Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Spirit Tahoe Interior & CATT mixer Spirit Tahoe Interior Design & Gallery and the Contractors …

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Tahoe Truckee Unified School District Linda Brown Fellows, Star Awards recipients honored (6)

September 2, 2014 — 

The Excellence in Education Foundation announced the recipients of the 2014-2015 Linda Brown Fellows and Star Awards at the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District (TTUSD) Back to School Convocation event …

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Run your home like a CEO Tahoe Truckee moms (7)

September 2, 2014 — 

All successful CEOs have one thing in common: They’re able to maintain a big-picture perspective. It’s also something successful moms have in common, says Zenovia Andrews, a business strategist, speaker, …

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Tahoe-Truckee road closures on tap for 2014 Ironman (8)

September 2, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — While parking and bus alternatives are still being ironed out, road closures and detours have been finalized for the second annual Ironman Lake Tahoe. On Sunday, …

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Former Lighthouse businesses doing well after relocation (9)

September 2, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Many of the former businesses in the Lighthouse Center are finding success at their new locations. Coffee Connexion was among seven businesses that had to vacate …

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The Savvy Trainer | Shelter dogs deserve second chance (10)

September 2, 2014 — 

Walking into a shelter is not for the faint of heart. As you enter, the cacophony of barking dogs is overwhelming. A young Lab is literally throwing himself at his …

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Adventure Risk Challenge participants have tremendous Tahoe summer (11)

September 2, 2014 — 

Adventure Risk Challenge youth explored the wilderness this summer in Tahoe’s backcountry and Yosemite National Park sharing moments of joy, exhaustion and accomplishment. In Tahoe they hiked Desolation Wilderness, summited …

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Letter to the Editor: Why is Lake Forest beach being torn up? (12)

September 2, 2014 — 

Rumor has it that the beach is being restored. To what? Some recently departed members of the Tahoe City community saw fairly large amounts of arrowheads on this stretch of …

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Letter to the Editor: Voters beware — the mudslinging has begun (13)

September 2, 2014 — 

There are three Tahoe Forest Hospital board seats open on the ballot. Even before the final list of candidates was published, Dr. Lawrence Danto already started the mudslinging in his …

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New piano instructor joins Tahoe Music Institute team (14)

September 2, 2014 — 

Tahoe Music Institute is proud to welcome its newest member to a team of highly qualified music instructors. Misuzu Kitazumi was born in Mie, Japan and has been an active …

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Authorities: Tahoe woman attacked by bear may face feeding charges (15)

September 2, 2014 — 

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — A Lake Tahoe woman could face fines or jail time for allegedly feeding bears after officials learned she was attacked by one last month. A California …

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Market Beat: Stock market at record levels (16)

September 2, 2014 — 

Recently, the S&P 500 passed through the 2000 level for the first time in history. Its highest mark so far this year is 2005.04. The index is up 4.45 percent …

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Meet Your Merchant: Preparing healthy cross-cultural meals in Tahoe City (17)

September 2, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Dawn and Doug Baehr have been in the restaurant business for 19 years. In 2006, they opened Uncommon Kitchen in the back of the New Moon …

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Kevin MacMillan: A tale of two weeks (18)

September 2, 2014 — 

As you read this week’s column, I’m lost in the desert in Black Rock City, attending the Burning Man festival for the first time ever. While I can only imagine …

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Market Beat: Estimating your retirement spending (19)

September 2, 2014 — 

Groucho Marx once quipped, “There’s one thing I always wanted to do before I quit … retire!” If you’re fortunate enough to be ready for retirement, you should plan your …

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Glass Half Full: In praise of teachers who make a difference (20)

September 2, 2014 — 

Every year as a new school term begins, my mind fills with memories of teachers who made a difference to the student me. I have always been fortunate on that …

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