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Opinion: Preventable deaths in America (1)

February 10, 2016 — 

More than 2.5 million Americans die every year, the vast majority from “natural” causes. The biggest killers are heart disease and cancer, which together account for about half of all …

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El Niño hiatus: Tahoe’s unseasonably warm temperatures not yet a snowpack concern (2)

February 10, 2016 — 

While temperatures around the Tahoe Basin are forecast to reach close to 15 degrees above average this week — with no precipitation expected — meteorologists and water resource officials say …

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News briefs: South Lake Tahoe births and more (3)

February 10, 2016 — 

BIRTHSElena Soleil Vazquez was born Feb. 2 to Victor Vazquez and Jessica Gonzalez Sosa of South Lake Tahoe.Maylei Vianey Contreras Rodriguez was born Feb. 2 to Ivan and Leisa Contreras …

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South Lake Tahoe Fire Department’s Coats for Kids drive a success (4)

February 10, 2016 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — In its first year, the South Lake Tahoe Fire Department is calling the inaugural Coats for Kids Clothing Drive a success.“I was really surprised and thrilled …

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Letter: ‘Sounds like I was a bad boy’ (5)

February 9, 2016 — 

In his Feb. 6 letter, Carl Ribaudo said, “Mr. Crawford was legendary for never offering new solutions to challenges and problems that confronted this community, just attacking what was proposed.” …

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Attorney alleges negligence, prejudice in South Lake Tahoe officer-involved shooting (6)

February 9, 2016 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A civil suit filed by a lawyer representing the parents of a 22-year-old man shot and killed by police last June accuses the South Lake Tahoe …

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Record $132.5M bet on Super Bowl at Nevada sports books (7)

February 9, 2016 — 

So you thought the Panthers and Broncos would put up a lot more points in Super Bowl 50, that Carolina quarterback Cam Newton would score at least once and probably …

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On heels of Uber, Lyft ridesharing service launches at Tahoe-Truckee (8)

February 8, 2016 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — No, you’re not seeing things — that was a glowing pink mustache you saw on the dashboard of a car passing by.And yes, there is a reason …

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Commissioners pick Larry Werner for Douglas County manager’s job (9)

February 8, 2016 — 

MINDEN, Nev. — For the second time in less than two years, Larry Werner will take the reins in Douglas County after commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a one-year contract.Under …

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Your health: Why you should rid sugar from your child’s diet (10)

February 8, 2016 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages like soda daily may lead to more abdominal fat gain over time, according to a new study from the National Institute of Health.Abdominal, or …

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Explore Tahoe: Hydrogen bonding at the root of the science of snow (11)

February 8, 2016 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Wonderful amounts of fluffy snow have been falling from the sky, blessing Lake Tahoe’s resorts and merchants with visitors eager to experience all that Lake Tahoe has …

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Letter: Let’s name South Lake Tahoe’s potholes (12)

February 8, 2016 — 

According to Wikipedia, “a pothole is a type of failure in an asphalt pavement caused by the presence of water in the underlying soil structure and the presence of traffic …

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Letter: Community split on major issues (13)

February 6, 2016 — 

Editor’s note: This letter responds to a Feb. 5 letter in the Tribune regarding an opinion column, “Change is going to happen.” It ran Jan. 24. It’s interesting to get …

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Bay Area’s first Super Bowl in 1985 reflects transformation of Silicon Valley (14)

February 6, 2016 — 

Long before Levi’s Stadium’s modern-day luxury suites, exclusive wine tastings and mobile app to watch video replays, there was Stanford Stadium, a huge and forlorn crater of a place with …

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News briefs: South Lake Tahoe’s Citizens Academy and more (15)

February 6, 2016 — 

SPRING 2016 CITIZENS ACADEMYThe City of South Lake Tahoe is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016 Citizens Academy. The Academy will be held on consecutive Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. …

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Top 5 web-only stories this week (16)

February 6, 2016 — 

1. Two Tahoe-Truckee resorts are in the running for USA Today’s cross-country ski title.“With the snow-covered terrain of the majestic Sierra Nevada beckoning cross-country skiers from all over the country, …

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Chase International names top agents of 2015, and more Tahoe Basin business news (17)

February 6, 2016 — 

Chase International recently recognized its top agents of 2015, with Jack Coté of Chase’s Reno office honored as agent of the year in the Reno/Carson Valley area. Alison Elder of …

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Peaks & Valleys: Bright spots and challenges in South Lake Tahoe (commentary) (18)

February 6, 2016 — 

PEAKSWelcome back, sunshine!Bluebird skies and sunshine graced South Lake Tahoe all week, with more sun predicted this weekend. Get out and play! Tahoe snowpack 120-130 percent of averageA manual snow …

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CHP urges motorists against taking shortcuts during South Lake Tahoe congestion (19)

February 5, 2016 — 

Following severe traffic congestion in and around Meyers on Sunday, Jan. 31, California Highway Patrol is urging motorists to avoid using back roads and stick to main thoroughfares during winter …

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Skier cited for skiing out of bounds from Heavenly (20)

February 5, 2016 — 

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies cited a 49-year-old man Monday, Feb. 1, for skiing out of bounds from Heavenly Mountain Resort. Around 5:45 p.m. Monday, a deputy responded to the …

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