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Sierra history: Dick Buek, the mad dog of Donner Summit (1)

January 26, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Today’s hotshot skiers and boarders generate YouTube highlights by hucking killer cliffs, barreling gnarly half pipes, and snorkeling through cold-smoke powder. But long before the voyeuristic days …

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40s Night fundraiser Friday for North Tahoe Jazz Band (2)

January 26, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Come experience the swing and rhythm of the 1940s Friday, Jan. 30, from 7-9:30 p.m. when the North Tahoe High School Jazz Band takes to the …

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Truckee family wins donated TV for Project Graduation fundraiser (3)

January 26, 2015 — 

Truckee High School’s Project Graduation recently announced the winners of its first fundraiser. In partnership with Charlie and Nancy Riley of the Truckee SEARS Hometown Store, a 50-inch Samsung LED …

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Tahoe-Truckee shop local contest generates more than $400,000 (4)

January 26, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Holiday shoppers in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee who participated in the Shop Local Holiday Contest reportedly generated $407,476 in revenue for local businesses. This revenue increased …

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North Tahoe seminar: How to plan, produce an effective event (5)

January 26, 2015 — 

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — A free small business seminar, “How to Plan and Produce a Successful Event,” is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 8-9:30 a.m. at the North Tahoe …

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Francisco del Rio turns life around in the Sierra Nevada (6)

January 26, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — When you’re a high school sophomore who has never experienced life away from home, 40 days feels like a long time to be separated from your family. …

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Nearly 26,000 undocumented Nevada residents got driving cards in 2014 (7)

January 26, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY, Nev. — As 2014 ended, there were 25,910 undocumented immigrants driving legally on Nevada roads and highways. That number included 23,840 who passed both the written and driving …

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Helicopter charters to wine country, Tahoe ski resorts on tap (8)

January 25, 2015 — 

RENO, Nev. — Reno Tahoe Helicopters is expanding its business to offer charter service to the California wine country, hard-to-reach fly fishing spots and shuttle serve between the Reno Tahoe …

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Historic Tahoe City bridge/highway project open for feedback (9)

January 23, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Some of the proposed upgrade options to Tahoe City’s aging Fanny Bridge will cause significant and unavoidable impacts to West Shore transportation. This is just one …

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Truckee Railyard project eyes summer 2015 groundbreaking (10)

January 22, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — After being stalled for years due to a lawsuit and the economic downturn, the Truckee Railyard project is picking up steam. On Oct. 2, 2014, Truckee Development …

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Volunteers key to Tahoe Forest Hospice program caring for region’s ill (11)

January 22, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Hospice has been an important part of medical treatment for decades. Roughly 1.5 million people —about a third of the people who die in the United States …

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North Tahoe crime logs: Man hurls Christmas tree after pulling victim’s hair (12)

January 22, 2015 — 

Below are select incidents from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office press log for Dec. 16-31. December 16 At 5 p.m. on the 8200 Block of North Lake Boulevard in Kings …

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Judge: Insufficient evidence Truckee contractor at fault in carbon monoxide deaths (updated) (13)

January 22, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — A Nevada County judge has ruled in favor of a local contractor who was accused of criminal negligence in the 2013 carbon monoxide-poisoning deaths of two men. …

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Toltec wisdom guru Don Miguel Ruiz Jr. coming to Tahoe City (14)

January 22, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — The Center for Spiritual Living in Tahoe City will host Don Miguel Ruiz Jr., author of “The Five Levels of Attachment” and “Living a Life of …

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Social media workshop set for Wednesday in Truckee (15)

January 22, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Social media accounts for more than one in every four minutes spent online, according to studies. That is a huge window of opportunity to promote your business; …

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‘The King and I’ tryouts set for Truckee production (16)

January 22, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District and Truckee Community Theater invite local actors to audition for parts in the award-winning musical “The King and I.” The local …

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Free Will Astrology: Libra, let your imagination leap, whirl and dazzle (17)

January 22, 2015 — 

Week of January 22 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Is there a patron saint of advertising or a goddess of marketing or a power animal that rules publicity and promotion? If …

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IVGID, fire boards elect new officers for 2015 (18)

January 21, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The newly elected officials on the IVGID and Incline fire boards participated in their first meetings of 2015 this month. On Wednesday, North Lake Tahoe Fire …

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$275,000 Lake Tahoe rescue boat to replace sunken Marine 9 (19)

January 21, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — A larger and better-equipped boat will patrol the Incline Village portion of Lake Tahoe this year, officials said Wednesday. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office recently bought …

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Tahoe chief’s corner: Free ash cans available in Incline (20)

January 21, 2015 — 

The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District continues to offer free ash cans to our local residents who qualify (residents will need to have some type of wood burning heating …

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