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Tahoe hospital district to pay up to $57,000 in CEO’s legal fees (1)

November 22, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Tahoe Forest Hospital District will cover a portion of CEO Bob Schapper’s attorney fees related to an internal conflict of interest investigation earlier this year. In …

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Nevada’s jobless rate falls in all 17 counties (2)

November 22, 2014 — 

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada’s unemployment rate fell in October to its lowest point since June 2008 — just 7.1 percent seasonally adjusted and 6.6 percent without that adjustment. That …

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New election results: $114M Truckee school bond now ahead 0.25 percent (3)

November 21, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — It appears the $114 million Truckee school bond measure will be approved by a very slim margin. The Nevada County Elections Office released updated figures Friday morning, …

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Steeped in Sierra history, iconic Sugar Bowl ski resort embarks on 75th season (4)

November 20, 2014 — 

NORDEN, Calif. — It may just be the sweetest year yet for Sugar Bowl Resort as it readies to celebrate its 75th anniversary this season. The Donner Summit resort — …

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Draft agreement proposes Placer Co. ownership of Firestone property (5)

November 20, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Officials are optimistic an agreement will be reached in time to begin work on a long-awaited bike trail connecting Tahoe City to Kings Beach. As of …

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Thieves steal $25,000 in skis, snowboards in overnight Truckee burglary (6)

November 20, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Police are investigating an overnight burglary of a downtown ski and snowboard shop where more than $25,000 worth of gear was stolen. At about 3 a.m. Thursday, suspects …

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Truckee trail segment, Trout Creek restoration celebrated (7)

November 20, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Safer access to downtown and less automobile traffic — those are just some benefits officials and community members envision with future completion of the Trout Creek Trail. …

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Truckee Police: Protect yourself against snowblower theft (8)

November 20, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — With the change of seasons and welcoming of snowfall, the Truckee Police Department is reminded residents of some protective measures. In years past, snowblowers have been identified …

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Truckee Police Logs: Rock-throwing suspect assaults officer (9)

November 20, 2014 — 

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for November 4-11, along with previously unreported incidents. November 4 Neighbor noticed rear yard was on fire and called …

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Save Olympic Valley spending nears $500,000 to challenge town effort (10)

November 20, 2014 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — The group challenging the incorporation effort of Olympic Valley is closing in on spending a half-million dollars. Save Olympic Valley, a coalition of valley residents, business …

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North Tahoe-Truckee Toys for Tots collections under way (11)

November 20, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate at 950 North Lake Blvd., No. 12C, in Tahoe City is this year’s Toys for Tots headquarters, and one of …

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Truckee Pop Warner cheerleaders sweep home competition (12)

November 20, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Truckee Pop Warner Junior Peewee Cheerleaders kicked off a fantastic Pop Warner Sagebrush Empire Cheerleading Competition on Sunday, Nov. 2. Hosted for the first time ever …

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Lake Tahoe local advances at Ki Gong clinic (13)

November 20, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Rusty Heckert, long-time Kings Beach resident and multi-year student of Ki Gong, was awarded advancement to Level II, practitioner and beginning instructor, at the annual international Ki …

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Free Will Astrology: Libra, don’t be afraid to act courageously (14)

November 20, 2014 — 

Week of November 20 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Someone on Reddit.com posed the question, “What have you always been curious to try?” In reply, many people said they wanted to …

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Fire chief gets 16 percent raise, now highest-paid in Reno-Tahoe (15)

November 19, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Mike Brown was granted a 16 percent raise Wednesday, making him the highest-paid fire chief in the greater Reno-Tahoe region. The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection …

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Tahoe chief’s corner: It’s important to be safe during the holidays (16)

November 19, 2014 — 

Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy …

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How to support seniors during the holidays (17)

November 19, 2014 — 

IVGID Tip: Support seniors this holiday season …

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6 safety tips to be safe in Tahoe-Truckee’s cold waters (18)

November 19, 2014 — 

LAKE TAHOE — The U.S. Coast Guard wants to reminds fishermen, boaters and paddlers to take extra precautions on and around the water as the air and water temperatures grow …

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IVGID, IBM, Tahoe youth gather to protect Tahoe’s environment (19)

November 19, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Friday, Nov. 14, brought the convergence of scientists and students to the Incline Village trails surrounding the Recreation Center for a day of experiential learning and …

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Tahoe college students collect more than 400 cans for Project MANA (20)

November 19, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — This year, members of the Sierra Nevada College Student Government Association decided to make a bigger impact on the community and use two of their popular …

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