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Young Eagles take flight (1)

September 25, 2014 — 

The Truckee Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) held a Young Eagles Rally at the Lake Tahoe Airport on Sept. 21 and gave free airplane rides to 46 area …

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Warm Sierra scones for fall (2)

September 25, 2014 — 

It’s the first week of fall and change is in the morning air around the South Shore. Recently, I returned from a trip to Canada. Ten-degree mornings and pumpkins lined …

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Police search for Mi Pueblo burglar (3)

September 25, 2014 — 

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) is searching of a man who is suspected of burglarizing the Mi Pueblo Market on Pioneer trail early Sunday morning. The unidentified suspect …

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Good boys behaving badly (4)

September 25, 2014 — 

There are many factors that lead police to a suspect and subsequently an arrest following the commission of a crime, but a fast-acting guilty conscience is not often one of …

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Community gives dog second chance (5)

September 19, 2014 — 

Jeremy Heller spent his last day out with his dog Trango, a black and tan, highly-active and perpetually happy 9-month-old shepherd labrador mix, hiking around in the woods and rock …

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Help offered for dislocated workers (6)

September 18, 2014 — 

El Dorado County Connections – One Stop has programs and services to help people return to work. Through the Dislocated Worker Program, unemployed and underemployed residents who are unlikely to …

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Police search for teenager, offer reward (7)

September 15, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward and is asking for the public’s assistance in the search for Seth Daniel Rogers, 19. Rogers is wanted for allegedly failing …

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Hard Rock to roar in with Jaguar (8)

September 9, 2014 — 

The new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe will award a new Jaguar XJ to one Backstage Pass Rewards Club Member. “We are absolutely thrilled to team up with …

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Couple introduces paint, sip studio to South Shore (9)

September 9, 2014 — 

For a long time Jill and Frank Slipher were looking for a business idea that would allow them to relocate to Lake Tahoe. Their answer was a blend between a …

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How the Humane Society and SPCA help the community (10)

September 9, 2014 — 

I wanted to write this column to let everyone know exactly what the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and SPCA offer our community, as there seems to be some confusion between …

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Weapon fired in restaurant (11)

September 9, 2014 — 

A man reportedly accidentally fired his weapon while he was at a Heavenly Village restaurant with his wife and two small children Saturday evening. “The male subject was very apologetic …

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Audition for ‘Leading Ladies’ (12)

September 2, 2014 — 

The Theatre Arts Department at Lake Tahoe Community College is seeking men and women of various ages and types for its upcoming production of the comedy “Leading Ladies” by Ken …

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Group indicted for drug operation (13)

August 29, 2014 — 

A federal grand jury returned a 17-count indictment Thursday against six people who are charged with conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and heroin. Kenneth Tam, 53; Gerald Osborne, 56; Sherlynn Charles, …

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Murder case moving forward (14)

August 29, 2014 — 

After nearly a year of waiting for the victim’s family, a suspect in the murder of South Shore man Matthew McMaster was indicted last month and arraigned earlier this month …

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Scam warning issued (15)

August 28, 2014 — 

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department issued a warning about two possible scams that may be being used to target people in South Lake Tahoe. SLTPD Det. Doug Sentell stated …

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Afternoon Delight Potato Surprise (16)

August 14, 2014 — 

I love potatoes. Bring them on. Homemade french fries to shepherd’s pie, and twice baked potatoes — like my mom used to make. The extra effort of baking them two …

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Valhalla offers variety of shows as season comes to a close (17)

August 7, 2014 — 

The wind-up of the Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival season is coming up Aug. 11-18. The highlight of the final week of the festival comes Wednesday when the Wild …

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Tahoe Blue Vodka: Good booze travels fast (18)

August 1, 2014 — 

It’s like being on the groundfloor and watching the elevator shoot through the top of the building. It’s grape, grain and sugar cane. It’s also wheat- and gluten-free. Of the …

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Sample the Sierra to feature farm-to-fork (19)

July 22, 2014 — 

On Labor Day weekend, Sample the Sierra will add a competitive edge to the food and wine festival with the introduction of a new award called the Best Tasting Experience. …

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Installations held, books distributed (20)

July 22, 2014 — 

The Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra (S.I.T.S.) recently installed its 2014/15 officers and board members. Newly installed President Diane Imbach has selected S.I.T.S.: Superstars of Service as the theme for …

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