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Places to watch South Tahoe Labor Day fireworks (1)

August 29, 2015 — 

With Labor Day around the corner, South Shore has been gearing up for its annual fireworks show on Sunday, Sept. 6, at 8:30 p.m.This year’s 20-minute show will be designed …

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Nevada Department of Wildlife euthanizes bear caught in Stateline (2)

August 28, 2015 — 

STATELINE, Nev. — Nevada Department of Wildlife officers captured a female bear cub near Kingsbury Grade in Stateline early Friday, Aug. 28 and later euthanized it for public safety concerns.According …

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Nevada now selling medical marijuana (3)

August 28, 2015 — 

SPARKS, Nev. — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday [July 31] at a dispensary in …

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Zephyr Cove high school uses technology in new lessons (4)

August 28, 2015 — 

ZEPHYR COVE — It’s a new year at George Whittell High School — with a new bell schedule, new lessons, and new technology.Students typed away on Wednesday, Aug. 26, in …

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Letter: Schools should feed children healthy meals (5)

August 27, 2015 — 

With the new school year just around the corner, parents’ attention is turning to school clothes, supplies, and lunches. Yes, school lunches!In past years, USDA had used our nation’s schools …

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Nevada employment picture continues to improve as number of jobless drops (6)

August 27, 2015 — 

Nevada unemployment finished the month of July a full percentage point lower than it was a year ago at 6.9 percent in raw totals.The Las Vegas and Reno reporting areas …

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Animal column: The bears are back (7)

August 26, 2015 — 

Dear Henry,I’m new to Tahoe and a bear just moved into the basement of our house. What do I do?Thank you,Scared of the Bear Dear Sacred of the Bear,First, welcome …

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Opinion: Protect Lake Tahoe from wildfires (8)

August 26, 2015 — 

Tahoe rests on the northern boundary of California’s Fourth Congressional District. At this moment, a catastrophic wildfire is raging in the King’s Canyon region on the southern boundary of this …

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Squaw Valley should not become Vail or Aspen, development critic writes (9)

August 26, 2015 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Citing numerous environmental concerns for Olympic Valley and the greater Tahoe-Truckee region, members of public are requesting the proposed Village at Squaw Valley development either be …

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Wildlife officials kill 450-pound bear after deeming it a danger to humans in Lake Tahoe area (10)

August 26, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Nevada Department of Wildlife killed a black bear on Tuesday after it was deemed a public safety threat for displaying overly bold behavior at North …

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Nevada Museum of Art opens Lake Tahoe exhibit in Reno (11)

August 26, 2015 — 

RENO, Nev. — The first major historical art survey of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra’s infamous Donner Pass takes an ambitious trip through two centuries, highlighting the roles of Native …

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News briefs: South Lake Tahoe’s 50th anniversary photo, Harvey’s bombing, SUP event & more (12)

August 26, 2015 — 

50TH ANNIVERSARY PHOTOIs it a bird? A bat? No, it’s a drone! So smile if you’re looking up at the last Live at Lakeview concert of the summer on Thursday, …

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Truckee 7-Eleven reopens Tuesday morning after early Sunday fire (13)

August 25, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — No one was hurt in an early Sunday morning fire at the 7-Eleven store on Palisades Drive, officials said.Damage was contained to the 7-Eleven portion of the …

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Bears chased off after invading South Lake Tahoe garage (video) (14)

August 25, 2015 — 

El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies chased away a mother bear and three cubs after being caught with their paws in the chest freezer in a Gardner Street garage Tuesday afternoon, …

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Forest Service removes South Lake Tahoe pond (15)

August 25, 2015 — 

MEYERS — Long a watering hole for locals, what used to be Seneca Pond has been plowed over and turned into a mudflat by U.S. Forest Service crews.Bulldozers and dump …

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South Lake Tahoe shooting details unknown (16)

August 25, 2015 — 

More than two months after the police-involved shooting of Kris Jackson at Tahoe Hacienda Inn, questions still outnumber answers.The El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office has not yet released information …

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Likely legalization vote prompts action on medical marijuana in California (17)

August 25, 2015 — 

SAN FRANCISCO — The likelihood that California voters will be asked to legalize recreational marijuana next year is prompting lawmakers to make a serious run at reining in the state’s …

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Lake Tahoe Summit addresses important issues (18)

August 24, 2015 — 

ZEPHYR COVE — Nevada Congressman Mark Amodei recalled cleaning toilets at Sand Harbor. Chris Bently, Chief Executive Officer of Bently Enterprises, said his first sunburn happened on the beaches around …

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Letter: Reauthorize Land & Water Conservation Fund (19)

August 24, 2015 — 

Can you imagine what the Sierra Nevada might look like if our nation hadn’t had the vision to set aside our national parks and forests? Would the Pacific Crest Trail …

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Carson City boy, 15, dies after apparent drowning in Lake Tahoe (20)

August 23, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — A 15-year-old Carson City boy died Saturday after apparently drowning in Lake Tahoe at Sand Harbor State Park.Washoe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Bob Harmon said several …

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