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Ukuleles will hit Lake Tahoe at inaugural festival (1)

August 27, 2014 — 

The diminutive ukulele is enjoying wild popularity that spans every age group. On Sept. 13 and 14, uke players will invade Kings Beach in significant numbers, as the inaugural North …

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Letter to the Editor: Vote no on education initiative (2)

August 27, 2014 — 

Dear Fellow Nevadans, Real impacts from the proposed Education Initiative. Would you feel a tax which forced you to borrow money to pay the taxes was fair, because you did …

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IVGID Tip: How to barbecue pork ribs sans smoker (3)

August 27, 2014 — 

The aroma of smoky ribs will be in full force at the Rib Cook-off this weekend and many will want to replicate this aroma at home. Not everyone has a …

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Chief’s Corner: Evacuation a key component in emergency preparedness (4)

August 27, 2014 — 

Over the last several weeks we’ve been discussing emergency preparedness and the steps involved with making a plan, assembling a kit and staying informed. Another key component is the evacuation …

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Simone Appetit: Why do I kale? (5)

August 27, 2014 — 

First of all, it is crazy cheap. You can buy a huge bag at Safeway for $5. Secondly kale is widely recognized as having properties which include cancer protection and …

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Remains identified as missing Truckee man (6)

August 26, 2014 — 

Skeletal remains discovered in Truckee were recently identified as a local man who went missing in March, officials said. Duane Colin, 60, of Truckee was reported missing by family members …

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Sierra College’s Insights to spark discussion, thought about diverse topics (7)

August 26, 2014 — 

Community members and visitors are invited to participate in upcoming Sierra College Insights presentations spanning diverse disciplines ranging from medieval literature and black pulp fiction to climate change to love …

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Follow signs for ‘DETOURS’ public art in Kings Beach (8)

August 26, 2014 — 

The public is invited to “DETOURS” Kings Beach 2014, an outdoor art exhibition on display throughout Kings Beach through Sept. 30. The exhibition will feature 11 site-specific public art pieces …

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Sugar Bowl Academy nets student-taught marine biology lab (9)

August 26, 2014 — 

In Sugar Bowl Academy’s 2013-14 biology class, students engaged in a three-day lab observing the invasive Red Lionfish species in Caribbean coral reefs. The objective of this lab was for …

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CHP’s Capt. Malone to retire from Truckee post (10)

August 25, 2014 — 

On Aug. 29, 2014, Capt. Timothy Malone, Commander of the Truckee CHP office will officially retire, ending an illustrious career as a top Sierra Nevada law enforcement official. Capt. Malone …

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North Lake Tahoe and Truckee business announcements (11)

August 25, 2014 — 

Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Truckee Chamber Membership 101 Orientation The Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce invites prospective members, new …

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Truckee Sports Exchange appreciation party to support Land Trust (12)

August 25, 2014 — 

The owners of The Sports Exchange in downtown Truckee will host a free customer appreciation and summer’s end celebration event on Aug. 31, 3-6 p.m. Refreshments and entertainment will be …

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Locks and lingerie — pairing intimacy with style (13)

August 25, 2014 — 

Combining hair and underwear is a unique business model — and that’s just what the ladies at Lux and Undressed are banking on. Lindsy Shontz and Kait Fagan met six …

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Dr.’s Office for Pets | Consider age, activity to determine your pet’s diet (14)

August 25, 2014 — 

According to the American Animal Hospital Association, up to 59 percent of our pets may be overweight. In dogs, obesity may exacerbate joint problems, and in cats, obesity may predispose …

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Popular Tahoe sushi restaurant Yoshimi closes doors (15)

August 25, 2014 — 

For the first time in more than a decade, Incline Village is without a sushi restaurant. Yoshimi Sushi closed its doors in the Christmas Tree Village shopping center on Aug. …

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Auditions announced for ‘The Miracle Worker’ in Truckee (16)

August 24, 2014 — 

Auditions for William Gibson’s classic tale “The Miracle Worker” will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, for the Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District’s third community theater production. The show will be …

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North Tahoe PUD breaks ground for administrative offices (17)

August 24, 2014 — 

On Friday, Aug. 22, the North Tahoe Public Utility District Board of Directors held a ground breaking ceremony for new administrative offices to replace outdated buildings. Younger General Contractors, Inc. …

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Lake Tahoe welcome signs installed on 3 NV highways (18)

August 22, 2014 — 

LAKE TAHOE — A group of government agencies collaborated to recently install Lake Tahoe gateway signs along three Nevada highways. Installed near Daggett Summit on Highway 207, Spooner Summit on …

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Washoe laka’lelup to highlight Tahoe Expo (19)

August 22, 2014 — 

The Washoe Tribe and Sustainable Tahoe invite you to become a steward of the Lake at the Tahoe Expo, which demonstrates stewardship tourism through Geotourism Adventure Tracks. “GeoTracks” connect visitors …

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Meet Your Merchant: Offering financial guidance for turbulent times (20)

August 22, 2014 — 

Financial planning and investing can be a challenging topic for almost anyone. How should I invest my money? How much money do I invest? Is my financial house in order? …

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