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Try homemade bagels (recipe) (1)

May 1, 2016 — 

I love making bagels. It’s my favorite guilty pleasure, especially when freshly baked, warmed and topped with cream cheese. You may not find bagels on the healthy list, but I …

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Their own private Idaho (2)

May 1, 2016 — 

Where does your wine come from? Well, when you buy an American wine, the answer is almost always on the label.Say you buy a wine from California. Right there on …

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Starting a small garden and growing some of your own food is easy (opinion) (3)

April 30, 2016 — 

It’s really spring now, and that means it’s time to start turning the soil in those garden beds where you plan to plant vegetables. Don’t have a vegetable plan? Well, …

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Explore Tahoe: Plush tree, plant life in store as warmer weather filters in (4)

April 28, 2016 — 

Aside from that last (perhaps) little blast of winter, nature’s activities are springing forth with zest. It is well worth a stroll in the woods, paying attention to the new …

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Donate to help local animals in need (opinion) (5)

April 26, 2016 — 

Starting at midnight on May 3, our greater Tahoe community will come together once again for the BIG Day of Giving, a 24-hour fundraising challenge to support regional nonprofits.In its …

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Suspect in dumped-body murder near Truckee defers plea (6)

April 25, 2016 — 

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. — The Reno man charged in the homicide of a woman whose body was found dumped off Interstate 80 near Truckee on April 4 was in court …

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Wine Ink: Pretend it’s summer ... open a bottle of rosé (7)

April 24, 2016 — 

Early spring is the time of year when, though winter has not quite let go, you can sense the first signs of summer just around the corner.There’s no better way …

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Make spicy ginger Brussels sprouts (recipe) (8)

April 23, 2016 — 

Brussels sprouts get a bad rap. Many of us grew up grossed out by these weird, little, cabbage-looking vegetables, namely because of how they were prepared (boiled and overcooked within …

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This week’s action: Earth Day, closing day and bad parlays (opinion) (9)

April 22, 2016 — 

A powder day for closing weekend? It’s happened plenty of times before and a couple inches are possible Friday. While Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and Mount Rose Ski Tahoe will …

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Keller Williams to bring ‘acoustic dance music’ project to North Tahoe (10)

April 21, 2016 — 

CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. — Keller Williams doesn’t have time for naps.Cranking out 23 albums over a 21-year span, performing in nine different offshoot bands — not to mention as a …

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‘Help, I lost my dog’ — tips on finding missing pets in Tahoe (opinion) (11)

April 20, 2016 — 

As the weather gets warmer people are becoming more active with their pets — going on hikes, down to the beach and such. The number of lost pets increases with …

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How the Zika virus is spread and what travelers can do to avoid contracting it (12)

April 18, 2016 — 

Editor’s note: The current Zika epidemic is ongoing, and although there have been headlines and developments about the virus, information about it is constantly changing. Resources such as the Centers …

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Tahoe-Truckee recipe: Mom’s super meatloaf w/ horseradish (13)

April 18, 2016 — 

My friend Laurel shared this recipe with me and, given its name, I thought about running it around Mother’s Day.Then I had my morning coffee and reconsidered. First of all, …

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One arrested following Monday collision is South Lake Tahoe (14)

April 15, 2016 — 

California Highway Patrol arrested one person and cited another after a three-vehicle collision Monday evening, April 11, involving an El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle.About 6:30 p.m. Monday, an …

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Food: Make a muffuletta sandwich for lunch (recipe) (15)

April 15, 2016 — 

Last week I had a hankering for some good ol’ Louisiana cuisine, and a muffuletta was just what I needed. A muffuletta is an Italian-influenced sandwich that originated in the …

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Book review: ‘The Road to Little Dribbling,’ by Bill Bryson (16)

April 13, 2016 — 

Preeminent travel writer Bill Bryson first brought the charm of his adopted country, Great Britain, to fans of his inaugural tour around the British Isles, “Notes From a Small Island.” …

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Save the planet, save a pet (opinion) (17)

April 13, 2016 — 

Earth Day is coming and Lake Tahoe Humane Society, along with South Tahoe Refuse, is celebrating all month long. South Tahoe Refuse is generously matching any money earned through South …

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Reno man arrested on suspicion of murdering woman near Truckee (18)

April 11, 2016 — 

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. — A Reno man has been arrested in the murder of a woman whose body was found dumped off Interstate 80 near Truckee on April 4.Fire and …

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Food: Make tomato basil curry soup (recipe) (19)

April 10, 2016 — 

Upon reading the recipe title, it may seem a little strange, but I promise it is quite tasty. There are so many great reasons to make soup. First of all, …

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Man who started King Fire gets 20 years in prison, $60 million fine (20)

April 9, 2016 — 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A man who originally pleaded not guilty to starting the devastating King Fire that burned two years ago just a few miles from Lake Tahoe has admitted …

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