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Whittell falls to Virginia City in heavyweight 1A clash

October 21, 2017 — The Virginia City Muckers used a physical rushing attack Saturday afternoon, Oct. 21, to defend their home turf and beat the Whittell Warriors 44-20 in a crucial 1A Northern West 8-Man League battle that likely decided the conference championship.

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Car crash causes brief power outage in Meyers Saturday morning

October 21, 2017 — Some people in the Meyers area briefly lost power Saturday morning. A vehicle crashed into a pole in the Boulder Mountain Court area in Meyers Saturday, Liberty Utilities reported around 8:45 a.m. All customers in the area had power restored as of 9 a.m. except

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Tahoe Daily Tribune: Vote ‘Yes’ on Measure C

October 21, 2017 — In these polarized times, one is hard-pressed to find widespread agreement on almost anything. It's in this atmosphere that South Lake Tahoe voters are being asked to answer a question (Measure C) involving a rare area of consensus: our deplorable roads. The divide rests on

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Thrill seekers land backflips into Lake Tahoe from 99-foot rope swing (videos)

October 21, 2017 — Standing on a hunting stand attached to a tree in D.L. Bliss State Park 140 feet above Lake Tahoe, Nick Coulter listens to his friend shout the countdown. "Three…two…one!" He pushes off, clinging to the handle of the 46-foot rope swing as he launches out

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Lake Tahoe Community College, transportation district strike deal allowing students to ride for free

October 21, 2017 — Lake Tahoe Community College students will soon have a leg up when it comes to getting around the South Shore. Earlier this month, the Tahoe Transportation District Board of Directors approved a funding agreement with the college to allow current students with a valid LTCC

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Valhalla Tahoe’s WordWave returns for third year

October 21, 2017 — Valhalla Tahoe wraps up its show season this weekend with the third annual WordWave One-Act Play Competition. The contest, which opened its application back in spring, welcomed playwrights to enter a never-before-seen work for the chance to have it performed in South Shore's Boathouse Theatre

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Vikings soccer girls celebrate senior night with rout of Elko

October 20, 2017 — The South Tahoe girls' soccer program celebrated its seniors Friday night, Oct. 20, under the lights at halftime of its 3A Northern League clash against Elko. Aside from crushing the Indians 3-0, the four seniors will likely remember most the halftime ceremony when they stood

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Reno Zombie Crawl turns 10

October 20, 2017 — Ten years ago, the Reno Zombie Crawl began with a few hundred people and a couple of bars — but today nearly 20,000 people attend the annual event, which spans over 40 locations throughout the city. "The Reno Zombie Crawl is the kind of event

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The latest on California wildfires: 8,400 buildings destroyed in California fires

October 20, 2017 — SONOMA, Calif. — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The number of buildings destroyed by this month’s California’s wildfires has been boosted again, to 8,400 from 7,700. That’s up from nearly 7,000 homes and other structures that were reported destroyed

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Job fair, clean up day at Sierra-at-Tahoe

October 20, 2017 — Sierra-at-Tahoe will hold a job fair Saturday, Oct. 21, and a Keep Sierra Clean Day Sunday, Oct. 22, at the resort located about 20 minutes west of South Lake Tahoe off U.S. 50. The job fair is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will

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Whittell, Virginia City battle for 1A Northern supremacy

October 20, 2017 — Whittell senior Alex Byer compares Saturday's football game against Virginia City to a midterm exam. The previous seven games were like tests the Warriors were just trying to get through, and they did with straight As. But the midterm carries the most weight. "It's make

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DA releases new video in El Dorado County cold case

October 20, 2017 — Law enforcement is hoping to generate new leads in a missing person case involving a long time West Slope resident. El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson released a new video earlier this week regarding the case of Charles Thompson, a Fair Play, California resident

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South Lake Tahoe City Council backpedals on VHR ordinance

October 20, 2017 — On Tuesday, City Council convened for what was supposed to be a straightforward first reading of a revised vacation home rental (VHR) ordinance hashed out at a meeting two weeks ago. Instead, some members of council stated they had changed their minds on certain aspects

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Rodriguez’s save helps Vikings tie rival Truckee

October 20, 2017 — South Tahoe goalie Sergio Rodriguez knew a shot was about to come his way. And with the game tied in stoppage time, Rodriguez saved the day. Rodriguez's sprawling save Wednesday, Oct. 18, helped the Vikings earn a 3-3 tie with rival Truckee at South Tahoe

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As Election Day nears, divided panel discusses road sales tax Measure C

October 20, 2017 — It was a divided panel of speakers Wednesday evening at Tahoe Regional Young Professional's Town Hall on a proposed sales tax increase for road repair funds. Measure C is the only item on the ballot in this November's special election in South Lake Tahoe. If

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Vikings journey to Elko seeking 4th straight win, playoff berth

October 20, 2017 — When most people are drinking their morning coffee and getting ready for work Friday, Oct. 20, the South Tahoe football team will be on a bus headed for Elko, Nevada. And those same people will likely be asleep when the Vikings return home at 3

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Short-handed Viking volleyers sweep Churchill

October 20, 2017 — South Tahoe jumped on Churchill early Wednesday night and was never threatened. The Vikings volleyball team won the first set 25-6, the second 25-13 and cruised to a sweep with a 25-22 third set. The win clinched at least sixth place in the 3A Northern

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Costumed characters highlight Corral Night Ride

October 20, 2017 — Tahoe Area Mountain Bike Association President Ben Fish first started the Corral Night Ride as a silly celebration for his wife's birthday. There were about a dozen or so friends who participated about 10 years ago in that first ride, which was before TAMBA was

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Truckee topples Viking girls

October 20, 2017 — There are bad losses and then there are good defeats. Vikings head coach Mark Salmon is filing Wednesday's 2-1 loss to rival Truckee as a good one. "It was a little heartbreaking, but we put in a solid 80 minutes and the bench did a

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Talking Heads tribute performs

October 19, 2017 — On Tahoe's North Shore, songs such as "Once In a Lifetime" and "Psycho Killer" will be heard on Saturday, Oct. 21: Talking Heads tribute band Life During Wartime (named after the song of the same name) headlines Crystal Bay Casino. "For Life During Wartime every

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