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Reno newspaper wants probe of Washoe school boss ouster (1)

July 25, 2014 — 

RENO, Nev. — A Reno newspaper is asking Nevada’s attorney general to investigate whether the Washoe County school board violated the open-meetings law earlier this week when it ousted school …

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Parents of Truckee man killed by avalanche sue Alaska heli-skiing company (2)

July 25, 2014 — 

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The parents of a 26-year-old snowboarder who died after an Alaska avalanche have filed a federal lawsuit against a heli-skiing company, alleging it failed to assess the …

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Election 2014: Fifteen North Tahoe/Truckee districts among races of interest (3)

July 24, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — On the heels of the primary election, voters will head to the polls this November to decide everything from Congress races to several area district races. Below …

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Lake Tahoe drone company surveys skies as feds work on regulation (4)

July 24, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — On a clear Saturday earlier this month, Lloyd Garden pilots a remote-controlled, camera-outfitted aircraft near the clear waters of Lake Tahoe. He’s flying a drone, and …

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Next section of Truckee Legacy Trail to officially open Aug. 8 (5)

July 24, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — A 2.2-mile portion of the Truckee River Legacy Trail running west of Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency plant to the Glenshire subdivision will be ready for public use by …

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Creek near Lake Tahoe has elevated E. coli levels (updated) (6)

July 24, 2014 — 

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — Placer County has issued a health advisory for residents to avoid water contact with Griff Creek on Lake Tahoe’s North Shore due to elevated levels of …

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Another Lake Tahoe rescue boat sinks; second in 2 months (7)

July 24, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Another Washoe County Sheriff’s Office rescue boat has sunk in Lake Tahoe, an official said. Marine 10, one of the department’s patrol and rescue vessels, sank …

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Calm the chaos within (8)

July 23, 2014 — 

Is something or someone in your life “driving you crazy”? Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed by something that is going on around you? Are you constantly second guessing your …

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Ahhh, the amazing summer citrus of bergamot (9)

July 23, 2014 — 

What is better than the scent of fresh, sweet citrus on a hot summer day? Not much, in my opinion and that is why today I am talking about bergamot. …

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Wanderlust | Open heart, open mind (10)

July 23, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — EDITOR’S NOTE: Vicki Kahn attended the Wanderlust festival at Squaw Valley, a yoga, music and environmental experience now in its sixth year, which grew from the first …

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Free Will Astrology | What’s in your starts this week, Truckee Tahoe? (11)

July 23, 2014 — 

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Week of July 24 ARIES (March 21-April 19): A report in the prestigious British medical journal BMJ says that almost 1 percent of young pregnant women in …

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Tahoe fire board appointment could impact November election (12)

July 23, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Susan Herron’s appointment this month to the Incline Village fire board may set up a rare situation in November allowing her to be elected to another …

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Help Tahoe City gal and horse prance to France (13)

July 23, 2014 — 

Susan Treabess fought for a coveted spot on the United States Equestrian Team to compete in the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games to held in Normandy, France. Susan Treabess, …

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Maintaining your lawn, grass areas (14)

July 23, 2014 — 

One of the challenges of maintaining a lawn or grass area in the mountains is dealing with generally tough soils and a very short growing season. While we are typically …

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Chief’s Corner: Emergency preparedness: Make a plan (pt. 1) (15)

July 23, 2014 — 

Prior to a disaster, each family must have a plan You can begin this process by gathering family members and making sure each person is well-informed on potential hazards and …

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My cancer survival story: ‘Relay for Life was and is a life saver’ (16)

July 23, 2014 — 

EDITOR’S NOTE: As we count down the days to the 15th annual Incline Village Relay for Life, the Bonanza is featuring several stories from locals who survived the disease and …

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Tahoe health talk: Examining the benefits of cross training (17)

July 23, 2014 — 

The goal of most athletes is to become stronger, improve performance and avoid injuries. It is difficult to achieve all of these goals by training in one sport alone. Cross …

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Toree’s Stories: There’s a bear in the house! (18)

July 23, 2014 — 

It’s one of those things I never thought would happen to me, but it did — I had a bear in my house. I watch dogs and often have a …

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North Lake Tahoe health and wellness announcements (19)

July 23, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Content for the weekly Health and Wellness section is selected from e-mail submissions to Bonanza editor Kevin MacMillan at kmacmillan@tahoebonanza.com. Please send the 5w’s: who, what, …

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Pedro Martinez out as Washoe schools superintendent (updated) (20)

July 23, 2014 — 

RENO, Nev. — The Washoe County School District has removed superintendent Pedro Martinez from his job with little explanation in a move that surprised Reno city officials who embraced his …

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