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North Tahoe casinos see 25.8 percent gaming win uptick in January (1)

February 28, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY, Nev. — A strong increase Baccarat win fueled a 7.75 percent overall increase in statewide gaming win for January.Baccarat was up 69.2 percent or $56.3 million to a …

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Leonard Nimoy – Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ former Tahoe homeowner — dies at 83 (2)

February 27, 2015 — 

LOS ANGELES — Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of “Star Trek” fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.Nimoy died Friday of …

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Tahoe-Truckee students boozing less, still above Calif. average, survey says (3)

February 27, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — While Tahoe Truckee Unified School District students are reporting less alcohol use than in years past, their rate of consumption remains higher than the state average.This is …

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Truckee Police logs: Women punch, kick woman suspected of having affair (4)

February 26, 2015 — 

Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for February 10-17, along with previously unreported incidents.February 10Officers took a late report of hit and run non-injury collision …

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Lake Tahoe weather: Foot of snow possible as SnowFest! begins (5)

February 26, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — It’s only fitting that snow would be in the forecast for the kick-off to Lake Tahoe’s biggest winter festival.The greater Truckee-Tahoe region will be under a …

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Truckee airport ups price tag to $4.1 million on Clear Capital building (6)

February 26, 2015 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The airport district is increasing its initial investment into the building that will house the Truckee branch of Clear Capital.In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the Truckee Tahoe …

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Live bird program, movie showing next week in Tahoe City (7)

February 26, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Squaw Valley Institute and the Tahoe Institute for Natural Sciences will present a screening of “The Big Year” next week in Tahoe City.The feature film presentation …

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Free Will Astrology: Virgo, assess the value of what you have to offer (8)

February 26, 2015 — 

Week of February 26ARIES (March 21-April 19): Lately your life reminds me of the action film Speed, starring Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves. In that story, a criminal has rigged …

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Tahoe SAFE Alliance: 80 percent of teens know someone in unhealthy relationship (9)

February 25, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. National statistics show that 1 in 3 teens experience teen dating violence.Last year, Tahoe SAFE Alliance conducted …

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Got Anxiety? The anatomy of a phobia (10)

February 25, 2015 — 

When discussing the factors that contribute to the development and maintenance of specific phobias, it is important to first understand the difference between Anxiety, Fear, and Disgust.ANXIETYAnxiety is an emotion …

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American ski hero Travis Ganong enrolls at Sierra Nevada College (11)

February 25, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Rising skiing star and Lake Tahoe local Travis Ganong recently announced his enrollment in Sierra Nevada College’s Ski Business & Resort Management program.This month, Ganong claimed …

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Chinese New Year’s celebration Saturday at North Tahoe (12)

February 25, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — On Saturday, Feb. 28, from 3 to 7 p.m., Sierra Nevada College and Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate will present Incline Village’s first-ever Chinese New Year’s …

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Tahoe’s Kevin Murnane remembered for vast community support (updated) (13)

February 25, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. —Residents and business owners are rallying around the family of Kevin Murnane, whose efforts to promote cross-country skiing have led to tremendous gains in outdoor recreation recognition …

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Social Media Savvy: 3 tips for finding free stock photos, graphics (14)

February 25, 2015 — 

If you’re in a position where you find yourself making a lot of graphics and blogs, then you’ve probably run into a common problem.You’re on a stock photo website that …

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IVGID Tip: 4 ways to enjoy spring skiing at Lake Tahoe (15)

February 25, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Spring in Tahoe is the time of year you can ski, golf, paddle and bike all in the same day. The weather may be unpredictable but …

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Tahoe chief’s corner: Compulsive hoarding and associated fire risks (16)

February 25, 2015 — 

Many fire departments are experiencing serious fires, injuries and deaths as the result of compulsive hoarding behavior.The excessive accumulation of materials in homes poses a significant threat to firefighters fighting …

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Incline Village crime log: Man booked for peeing in public (17)

February 25, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Below are select incidents from the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office press log for Incline Village/Crystal Bay for February Feb. 17-23.February 19At 11:09 am, in the 300 …

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Tahoe recipe: Stacy’s smoked chicken salad (18)

February 25, 2015 — 

Stacy Jeremias has been featured in this column before — but usually only for the photos. The really good ones.She doesn’t usually cook. But when she does, it is spot …

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North Tahoe’s AmeriCorps adds two new host sites for 2015 (19)

February 25, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Parasol AmeriCorps Program is excited to introduce two new host sites into the current service year — SOS Outreach and Girls on the Run-Sierras.SOS Outreach, …

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Tahoe’s Pet Network receives donation of 1,552 pounds of food (20)

February 25, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The delivery truck recently arrived with more than 1,500 pounds of high-quality pet food to the delight of the staff and the homeless dogs and cats …

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