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Mike Franceschini

May 25, 2017 — 1932 ~ 2017 Our friend Mike Franceschini passed away last night around midnight in the Bell Mountain Care Facility in Bellevue, Idaho. Mike was 85, born on Washington's Birthday in 1932. He was mentally sharp to the end, but his heart and lungs failed him. […]

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Winery or ‘weedery’: Vineyards rip up grapes, switch to pot

May 25, 2017 — JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers. Now, more than a decade later and with award-winning wine to show for their hard work, they are adding a […]

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UPDATE: Police say stolen tractor-trailer crashed into famed brothel near Carson City

May 25, 2017 — LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man wearing body armor and a mask backed a tractor-trailer through the gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch before dawn Thursday and crashed it into the front door of the famed Nevada brothel featured in the CatHouse reality television show, […]

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The Naked and Famous take South Shore’s MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

May 25, 2017 — New Zealand natives and alternative icons The Naked and Famous are playing Tahoe's South Shore on Saturday, May 27. Chances are you've heard the smash-hit "Young Blood" (even if the title doesn't ring any bells, you'd recognize the chorus' "Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah" the instant […]

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Robin Trower rocks Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

May 25, 2017 — Renowned British guitarist Robin Trower is ready to rock Harrah's Lake Tahoe on Saturday, May 27. "In 1962, Trower formed a group that became The Paramounts, later including fellow Southend High School pupil Gary Brooker. The Paramounts disbanded in 1966 to pursue individual projects. "During […]

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Voodoo Glow Skulls play Stateline’s Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

May 25, 2017 — After 24 years, Voodoo Glow Skulls has a mix of accolades under its belt. "Nine albums, one million records sold, appearances in exotic locations like Brazil and Japan as well as the creation of a record store, record label, recording studio and a music venue […]

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Seattle-based folk group Kuinka headlines Crystal Bay Casino

May 25, 2017 — Indie folk/Americana band Kuinka is making its way to Tahoe's North Shore. "A reinvention rather than a refutation, the name Kuinka comes from the Finnish for 'how'; how does a band bristling with spirited creativity continue to evolve artistically and challenge themselves while staying true […]

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Kevin Dean Isbell

May 25, 2017 — October 9, 1958 ~ May 7, 2017 Kevin passed Sunday, May 7th, 2017 after battling aan illness for the past year. He fought hard and lost his battle too soon with family and friends by his side. He was born in Freeport, Illinois to Donald […]

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Action shots: Warm Tahoe weather calls for lakeside relaxation

May 25, 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: Bobby Collins, Rick D’Elia perform this week at Lake Tahoe

May 25, 2017 — Bobby Collins Word spreads quickly when folks find out Bobby Collins is performing up here — he has a sizable fan base where, no joke, fans will book their vacations around his week. He has an engaging and positive rapport with audiences, and as a […]

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Have you taken a golf lesson?

May 25, 2017 — Nestled beneath Jeffery pines facing “big blue” is Old Brockway Golf Course in Kings Beach, a family owned business which celebrates its 93rd season this year. Lane Lewis is Old Brockway’s owner and has been in the area with his wife since 1981. Lewis says […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Craft shows, bike festival and more fun around the lake

May 25, 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. Opening Day at the […]

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First-ever Comedy Cage Match at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe

May 25, 2017 — Tahoe's first-ever Comedy Cage Match is taking Hard Rock Hotel and Casino by storm on Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28. "Eight go in, four move on and then there's only one left standing," states the venue's website. Competitors include Drew Barth, Lang Parker, Sam Demaris, […]

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Reno’s The Sextones bring funk to Crystal Bay Casino

May 25, 2017 — Reno-based soul quartet The Sextones is set to jam at North Shore's Crystal Bay Casino on Sunday, May 28. "The Sextones are a family of music renegades known for viciously executed soul compositions and white-knuckle driving funk. "Fronted by the charismatic and soulful vocalist Mark […]

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Summer sounds: Heavenly Village’s free concert series begins

May 25, 2017 — Memorial Day weekend marks the start of a newer South Shore tradition that began five years ago: the Heavenly Village Summer Concert Series. The events, which last through Labor Day, are held every Friday and Saturday (with a Sunday bonus over holidays) and showcase the […]

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Suggestions for making the most of Memorial Day weekend at Lake Tahoe

May 25, 2017 — Nothing says summer like Memorial Day weekend. An extra day off, plus the imminent approach of June, the end of school and lack of snow, creates high spirits that few things can diminish. It's time to get outside and spend your days in the sun […]

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Tahoe crime recap: Scissor-wielding transient man arrested after hurling profanity, threats

May 25, 2017 — Police arrested a shirtless transient man who allegedly threatened customers and an employee at the Raley's supermarket by the Y. Officers initially responded on May 4 to a report of a transient male yelling and threatening people with scissors, according to Lt. David Stevenson of […]

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Lake Tahoe ascends as rock climbing destination

May 25, 2017 — Of all the outdoor activities that are home to Lake Tahoe, rock climbing may be your best bet for getting outside and avoiding the snow. Although there is a little powder left at some spots, local rock climbers say many routes have been minimally impacted […]

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Guest column: Exciting time for the arts in Tahoe

May 25, 2017 — Recently I was confronted with an objection to the floating Tahoe Public Art piece proposed and approved to be off the beach at the Ski Run Marina in South Lake Tahoe, Aug. 22-31 (preceded by its presence off the Commons Beach in Tahoe City, Aug. […]

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El Dorado County supervisors discuss ban, regulation of recreational marijuana

May 24, 2017 — During a presentation earlier this month by HDL consulting agency, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors heard the pros and cons of either banning or regulating recreational marijuana use in the county. The Board of Supervisors hosted the  "El Dorado County Marijuana Policy Workshop," held to […]

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