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Truckee business accepting submissions for amateur art show (1)

March 2, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Are you an artist at heart? Now is your chance to share your creative masterpieces with others.The Office BOSS Mail Center in Truckee is accepting submissions for …

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Sierra history: Tahoe’s winter entertainment industry grew out of economic desperation (2)

March 2, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — The popular North Lake Tahoe and Truckee winter carnival called SnowFest! is here again, celebrating the region’s deep roots in winter sports with 10 days of fun-filled …

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Washoe County hotel revenue highest since 2008 (3)

March 2, 2015 — 

RENO, Nev. — Average room rates at hotels in Washoe County increased 33 percent in January over the same period last year, the sixth straight month rates have risen, according …

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Lake Tahoe storm brings 2 feet of snow, cross-country resorts reopen (4)

March 1, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — More than two feet of snow blanketed the region after a storm swept through the Sierra this weekend, bringing winter back to Lake Tahoe and likely ensuring …

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Tahoe’s Kevin Murnane remembered for vast community support (updated) (5)

March 1, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. —Residents and business owners are rallying around the family of Kevin Murnane, whose efforts to promote cross-country skiing have led to tremendous gains in outdoor recreation recognition …

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North Tahoe casinos see 25.8 percent gaming win uptick in January (6)

February 28, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY, Nev. — A strong increase in Baccarat win fueled a 7.75 percent overall increase in statewide gaming win for January.Baccarat was up 69.2 percent or $56.3 million to …

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Leonard Nimoy – Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ former Tahoe homeowner — dies at 83 (7)

February 27, 2015 — 

LOS ANGELES — Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of “Star Trek” fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.Nimoy died Friday of …

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Tahoe-Truckee students boozing less, still above Calif. average, survey says (8)

February 27, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — While Tahoe Truckee Unified School District students are reporting less alcohol use than in years past, their rate of consumption remains higher than the state average.This is …

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Sierra Sun editorial: Community grows strong in Tahoe City (9)

February 26, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Sometimes, it takes the most unfortunate of situations to occur for a community’s true colors to shine.This week, we at the Sierra Sun, like many residents …

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Truckee Police logs: Women punch, kick woman suspected of having affair (10)

February 26, 2015 — 

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for February 10-17, along with previously unreported incidents.February 10Officers took a late report of hit and run non-injury collision …

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Lake Tahoe weather: Foot of snow possible as SnowFest! begins (11)

February 26, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — It’s only fitting that snow would be in the forecast for the kick-off to Lake Tahoe’s biggest winter festival.The greater Truckee-Tahoe region will be under a …

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Truckee airport ups price tag to $4.1 million on Clear Capital building (12)

February 26, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The airport district is increasing its initial investment into the building that will house the Truckee branch of Clear Capital.In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the Truckee Tahoe …

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Live bird program, movie showing next week in Tahoe City (13)

February 26, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Squaw Valley Institute and the Tahoe Institute for Natural Sciences will present a screening of “The Big Year” next week in Tahoe City.The feature film presentation …

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Opinion: Truckee airport-Clear Capital project a win-win for community (14)

February 26, 2015 — 

The Truckee Tahoe Airport District has worked very hard over the past two years to find a solution to retain an important local employer.The district does not take its role …

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Jim Porter: Sister sues for brother’s scuba diving accident and death (15)

February 26, 2015 — 

There is nothing worse than to personally watch a loved one being injured or killed as a result of someone else’s fault, such as observing a relative die in a …

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Free Will Astrology: Virgo, assess the value of what you have to offer (16)

February 26, 2015 — 

Week of February 26ARIES (March 21-April 19): Lately your life reminds me of the action film Speed, starring Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves. In that story, a criminal has rigged …

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Tahoe SAFE Alliance: 80 percent of teens know someone in unhealthy relationship (17)

February 25, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. National statistics show that 1 in 3 teens experience teen dating violence.Last year, Tahoe SAFE Alliance conducted …

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Got Anxiety? The anatomy of a phobia (18)

February 25, 2015 — 

When discussing the factors that contribute to the development and maintenance of specific phobias, it is important to first understand the difference between Anxiety, Fear, and Disgust.ANXIETYAnxiety is an emotion …

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American ski hero Travis Ganong enrolls at Sierra Nevada College (19)

February 25, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Rising skiing star and Lake Tahoe local Travis Ganong recently announced his enrollment in Sierra Nevada College’s Ski Business & Resort Management program.This month, Ganong claimed …

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Chinese New Year’s celebration Saturday at North Tahoe (20)

February 25, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — On Saturday, Feb. 28, from 3 to 7 p.m., Sierra Nevada College and Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate will present Incline Village’s first-ever Chinese New Year’s …

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