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Tahoe Keys Marina denied request for water to be turned on, again

July 27, 2017 — For the third time in just over two weeks a judge denied the Tahoe Keys Marina's request to have its water turned back on — but that could change if the company is willing to post money. At an ex-parte hearing on Thursday, July 27, […]

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Tahoe warming at 14 times the normal rate

July 27, 2017 — DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — An annual report on Lake Tahoe says the United States' largest alpine lake is still warming at 14 times the historic average. The finding is in Thursday's yearly report by the University of California at Davis on the condition of Lake […]

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Reno Jazz Orchestra presents Roots in the Blues at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

July 27, 2017 — The Reno Jazz Orchestra will take the stage in Sand Harbor for the first time this summer on Monday, July 31. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., the performers present Roots in the Blues. "The Reno Jazz Orchestra's 18-piece jazz band will bring the many shades of […]

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Electric folk group Moonalice headlines Truckee’s Music in the Park

July 27, 2017 — Free concerts abound as North Shore welcomes San Francisco-based Moonalice to Truckee River Regional Park on Wednesday, Aug. 2. "Moonalice is a psychedelic, roots-rock band of seasoned musicians mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations that evoke a sense of adventure and exploration. […]

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Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore perform American Roots with a twist at Valhalla Tahoe

July 27, 2017 — Get ready to experience a new take on classic American Roots music. On Wednesday, Aug. 2, Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore will perform on Tahoe's South Shore. "Mollie O'Brien and her husband, guitarist Rich Moore, have for nearly 30 years quietly made it their mission […]

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Jack Johnson headlines 2017 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series

July 27, 2017 — Renowned pop rocker Jack Johnson is headed to South Lake Tahoe. On Friday and Saturday, July 28-29, the singer-songwriter continues the 2017 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series at Harveys Outdoor Arena. These performances come as part of his North American summer tour, which marks the […]

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Rock group Achilles Wheel headlines North Lake Tahoe’s Music on the Beach

July 27, 2017 — North Shore's Music on the Beach series continues this Friday with a performance from California-based rock group Achilles Wheel, a band that blends roots and world music into self-described "rockadelia." "Their sound comes across as both old school and new school and is riddled with […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Guitarfish, costumes, and mountain running on tap

July 27, 2017 — Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at cwalker@sierrasun.com. 1. 7th Annual Guitarfish Music […]

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Inaugural Bikes & Brews held at Kirkwood

July 27, 2017 — Kirkwood Mountain Resort is debuting an all-new festival this weekend: Bikes & Brews. On Saturday, July 29, the village will host over 20 breweries and a variety of activities after a day filled with biking events. "The inaugural Kirkwood Bikes & Brews event features fun […]

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Action shots: Relaxing and adventuring on Lake Tahoe

July 27, 2017 — All photos courtesy of #TahoeSnaps TahoeSnaps, the Tribune's Instagram account, is a lake-wide endeavor. We joined forces with Lake Tahoe Action and our North Shore partner, North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, to bring our readers more fun photos from around Lake Tahoe. Here's the fun part: […]

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Comedy at The Improv with Howie Nave: Will Durst and Larry ‘Bubbles’ Brown perform this week at Lake Tahoe

July 27, 2017 — Will Durst Political humorist Will Durst returns for the first time since last year's presidential election, which is one of the reasons we couldn't get him up here sooner — cable and network news outlets had him, theaters much larger than ours had him and […]

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Nevada on way to record-setting fire season

July 27, 2017 — Nevada is on track for a record-setting fire season, according to state and federal fire officials. The average number of acres burned is approximately 500,000 and Nevada has already burned more than 850,000 acres this summer with a month or more to go in a […]

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Douglas County School District extends the escrow deadline on Kingsbury Middle School sale

July 27, 2017 — Douglas County School District trustees agreed this week to extend the escrow deadline for sale of the old Kingsbury Middle School property to Monday. Trustees extended the closure date during their special meeting Monday at the Airport Training Center on an offer from Glenbrook-based Lake […]

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Overnight visits flat this year in US West mountain resorts

July 27, 2017 — Traffic jams and long lines at Safeway can often characterize summer in Lake Tahoe, but a recent report shows that overnight visits to mountain resorts have remained relatively flat this year. The monthly DestiMetrics Market Briefing reports that although western mountain resorts have not experienced […]

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Ribaudo column: Is Lake Tahoe’s South Shore at risk of overtourism?

July 27, 2017 — Local musings Here is a new concept for you: overtourism. Overtourism describes a tourism destination that gets so many visitors residents feel like their quality of life and their experience has deteriorated. It's an interesting concept given that I have been a tourism consultant for […]

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office welcomes 2 new canines

July 27, 2017 — Two new dogs are joining the Douglas County Sheriff's Office K-9 force. Beny and Bane are 1-year-old German shepherds, who will be spending the next weeks undergoing training before being deployed. Beny is from Slovakia and will be handled by 13-year veteran deputy Adam Windsor, […]

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Curbside chipping free in Lake Valley Fire Protection District through October

July 27, 2017 — Free curbside chipping service is available to homeowners within the Lake Valley Fire Protection District through the 2017 field season. The service is available through the end of October, weather conditions permitting, according to an announcement from the fire district. This free service assists homeowners […]

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Skate the Lake returns to Tahoe City

July 27, 2017 — Boarding for Breast Cancer returns to Lake Tahoe on Saturday, July 29, for the 13th annual Skate the Lake fundraiser, in order to raise money for the nonprofit's cancer prevention and survivorship programs. Participants will skate, bike, or roller skate along a 28-mile section of […]

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Tahoe essentials: Don’t travel to Lake Tahoe without these 7 items

July 26, 2017 — Chances are you've had your fill of articles telling you how to make the most of your summer vacation in Tahoe. With the water level back to normal for the first time in a while, everyone is supplying tips for where to paddleboard, kayak, get […]

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UPDATE: Crews reach 100 percent containment on Ranch Fire in El Dorado County

July 26, 2017 — UPDATE Crews have reached 100 percent containment on the Ranch Fire. According to an update from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, crews worked through the night and achieved a soft containment. “They will be making a strong push this morning to fortify the line […]

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