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Food: Celebrate Mardi Gras with a King Cake (recipe) (1)

February 8, 2016 — 

King Cakes are traditionally made for Mardi Gras celebrations, and growing up in Louisiana I ate and loved so many of these tasty treats. With Fat Tuesday coming up I …

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Wine Ink: NFL-inspired pourings perfect for a Super Bowl party (2)

February 6, 2016 — 

When the clock strikes zero at the end of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night, you might expect the winning team to head to the locker room for a traditional …

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How to hire a dog walker (opinion) (3)

February 3, 2016 — 

Dear Hopeful Henry, I love my dog and wish I had time to walk him more than I do. What are your thoughts on hiring a dog walker?Thank you,EdwardDear Edward,I …

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One dead following shooting at South Lake Tahoe hotel (4)

February 1, 2016 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A 40-year-old Amador County resident was killed Saturday, Jan. 30, after being shot in the chest during a suspected drug deal gone wrong at a South …

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Food: Refuel after a day on the slopes with lasagna (recipe) (5)

January 31, 2016 — 

If you’re anything like me, a warm, hearty meal is needed to recharge my batteries after a day spent on the mountain. This recipe is sure to hit the spot. …

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Mountain modern design a must in Tahoe (opinion) (6)

January 31, 2016 — 

Mountain modern.We often hear this term when referring to high-end mountain communities like Aspen, Vail, Big Sky, Jackson Hole and Park City — and now, the rapidly emerging Lake Tahoe. …

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Wine Ink: Looking at the health benefits of wine (7)

January 30, 2016 — 

January is when we all begin to consider that perhaps we should drop a pound or two after the holidays. So it was when I found myself at a gathering …

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Food: Whip up a winter wheat berry salad (recipe) (8)

January 29, 2016 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — The first time I had wheat berries, they were mixed into a tossed salad. They were so yummy I found myself picking them out of the greens …

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‘Trashcan blues’: G. Love brings latest album to Harrah’s Lake Tahoe (9)

January 28, 2016 — 

G. Love & Special Sauce will bring its “fullest realization of the hip-hop blues” to Harrah’s Lake Tahoe this weekend.The Philadelphia-based group released its 10th studio album, “Love Saves The …

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Report missing pets immediately; time is of the essence (opinion) (10)

January 27, 2016 — 

With lots of snow comes lots of visitors around the Lake Tahoe basin; and a lot of these visitors bring their dogs to enjoy the family vacation. Sadly some of …

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Brats and beers featured at Lake Tahoe Golf Course (11)

January 26, 2016 — 

MEYERS, Calif. — Beers from Deschutes Brewery will be featured at a food and beverage pairing at Lake Tahoe Golf Course this week.Bratwurst is also on the menu at the …

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Sierra cinema: Climbing Yosemite’s El Capitan, skiing Himalayan Makalu (12)

January 25, 2016 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Alpenglow Sports’ 10th anniversary Winter Film Series continues next week with Emily Harrington and Adrian Ballinger, who will present “From Big Walls to Big Hills, Emily …

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Aspen skier who pushed snowboarder off chairlift to be charged (13)

January 25, 2016 — 

ASPEN, Colo. — A skier suspected of throwing a snowboarder off a chairlift Sunday at Aspen Highlands will be charged with a crime “in the near future,” a law enforcement …

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Wine Ink: Time for a trip to wine country – overseas (14)

January 23, 2016 — 

It’s still early winter here in the Northern Hemisphere. The vines are fallow, rain is falling on Northern California (thankfully) and there is snow on some of the high vineyards …

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Food: Simple homemade hummus perfect for football parties (recipe) (15)

January 22, 2016 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Man, oh man. Just when you thought the holiday pressure to eat like a linebacker was off, football playoff season is in full swing and tempting you …

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‘Meru’ climbing documentary to show at Tahoe’s South Shore (16)

January 20, 2016 — 

One of the world’s most difficult climbs will be featured in a documentary showing at South Lake Tahoe’s Unity at the Lake this Friday, Jan. 22.“Meru” documents attempts to climb …

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Tahoe-area ski resort seeks prosecution against man who triggered avalanche (17)

January 20, 2016 — 

NORDEN, Calif. — Authorities may seek prosecution against a man who allegedly triggered an avalanche while skiing in a closed-off area Friday at Sugar Bowl Resort at Donner Summit.According to …

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Pets: Cat sticks its tongue out — is this a health concern? (opinion) (18)

January 19, 2016 — 

Dear Henry,My cat started sticking his tongue out — a lot. He will just sit and stick his tongue out at me. It’s cute, but should I be concerned?Thanks,ArnoldDear Arnold.I’m …

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Sierra Sotheby’s 2015 year-end market report for Lake Tahoe region (19)

January 17, 2016 — 

Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty closed the year on a high note as Philip White, president and chief executive officer, was joined by other members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network …

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Wine Ink: Getting the most out of your wine-buying experience (20)

January 16, 2016 — 

In years gone by, to buy a book you went to an independent bookstore. You actually talked with the folks who worked there, walked the aisles, opened a few books …

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