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Meet Your Merchant: Tahoe mechanic learns trade from mentor, friend (1)

April 22, 2014 — 

INCINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Rigo García unlocks the front door of his shop and steps inside the small building. The sun is barely up, and the shop, for the moment, …

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Tahoe officials, residents celebrate ‘the spirit of Kings Beach’ (2)

April 22, 2014 — 

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — This is the start of Kings Beach’s renaissance. That’s how North Tahoe Public Utility District board president Lane Lewis described Monday’s official groundbreaking of the Kings …

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Earth Day: What do you do to protect Lake Tahoe? (3)

April 22, 2014 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Recycling, taking short showers and picking up litter are just a few ways Harvey Denkin helps protect the environment. “(The environment) is what it’s all about,” …

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Community announcements for Truckee and North Lake Tahoe (4)

April 22, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. To enter community events online, visit www.tahoedailytribune.com/NorthShore/nCommunityCalendar, for entertainment www.tahoe.com. Teen Creative …

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Downtown Truckee railroad crossing upgrade slated for May (5)

April 22, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — In an effort to enhance pedestrian safety, a downtown railroad crossing is scheduled to be upgraded next month Crews will remove both concrete barriers near the crossing …

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Empty Bowls fundraiser set for May in Incline Village (6)

April 21, 2014 — 

Sierra Nevada College will host the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Thursday, May 1, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the new Holman Arts and Media Center at 1008 Tahoe Blvd. Art …

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IVGID Tip: The dos and don’ts of landing a summer job (7)

April 21, 2014 — 

EDITOR’S NOTE: “Tip of the week” is a periodic feature running in the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, in partnership with the Incline Village General Improvement District, providing locals with various …

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Teacher of the Year | Seventh Teacher of the Year finalist selected (8)

April 21, 2014 — 

TAHOE, Calif. — North Tahoe High School teacher Jason Tracy has been selected as the seventh Teacher of the Year finalist. As a special education teacher, Tracy’s support is critical …

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Classes for babies, infants, toddlers and parents! (9)

April 21, 2014 — 

The Family Resource Center of Truckee will hold classes and events for infants to toddlers to parents. Baby and Me: Fun and educational classes for parents and infants begins May …

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Trips With Pets | Make Fluffy’s car travel comfortable (10)

April 21, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — When it comes to pets, dogs travel with their humans the most often. In fact, they account for more than 85 percent of pet travelers. This makes …

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Meet Your Merchant | Cooperative yoga studio brings wellness, community to Donner Lake (11)

April 21, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — A group of women — yoginis and massage therapists, healers and teachers — recently joined forces to create a space for their community on Donner Lake. Headed …

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Tahoe-Truckee district selects new Kings Beach Elementary principal (12)

April 21, 2014 — 

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — A new principal has been selected to lead Kings Beach Elementary School. Tahoe Truckee Unified School District Superintendent Rob Leri plans to hire Kyle Mohagen to …

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Join the Sugar Pine Foundation for spring plantings (13)

April 19, 2014 — 

Sugar Pine Foundation will host two plantings as part of Earth Week. Plant sugar pine seedlings and help restore native forest at Waddle Ranch. These plantings are sponsored by the …

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Fishmas Eve Little Truckee River Restoration fundraiser (14)

April 19, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Join the Truckee River Trout Unlimited Chapter for the ninth annual Fishmas Eve fundraiser on Friday, April 25, 7-9 p.m. at Blue Coyote sports bar and grill …

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Adventure Risk Challenge | Alondra Chavez learns to fly (15)

April 18, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — “It’s pretty much impossible to be around Alondra for more than five minutes without laughing. Her enthusiastic attitude spreads smiles throughout every day,” said Sean McAlindin, program …

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Adventure Risk Challenge applications due (16)

April 18, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — UC Berkeley’s Adventure Risk Challenge Program (ARC) is offering a unique opportunity to Lake Tahoe youth this summer. Teenage youth will explore the Lake Tahoe region’s natural …

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‘Little Shop of Horrors’ to hit Truckee High School Theater (17)

April 18, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Singing! Dancing! Romance! Dentists! Plants! It’s time to sit back and enjoy the hit show, “Little Shop of Horrors,” produced by the Truckee High School Drama Club. …

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Former Truckee mayor Ron Florian dies at 61 (18)

April 18, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Former Truckee Mayor Ron Florian passed away peacefully at his home in Boise, Idaho, on April 13, 2014. He was 61 years old. Truckee has lost a …

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Former Squaw ambassador: Development plan ‘just doesn’t sit right’ (19)

April 17, 2014 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — A longtime representative and former employee at Squaw Valley is speaking out against the process the mountain’s owners are taking to develop the famed Olympic ski …

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North Tahoe establishes inaugural all-volunteer CERT team (20)

April 17, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — While Sue Jackson of Kings Beach holds a victim’s head steady, team member Antonia Wollmann feels the body for any soft spots, broken bones and injuries. …

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