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Grand ‘Linking Tahoe’ transportation plan may not be as simple as it sounds

March 26, 2017 — Picture this: It's the year 2020, and you're getting ready to head from your home in Truckee to your job in Tahoe City. But instead of cruising south on Highway 89 in your Subaru for 30 minutes, you can ride your bike down the street […]

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Get educated before spring boating season begins

March 26, 2017 — CARSON CITY — As part of the "Spring Aboard-Take a Boating Education Course" campaign, the Nevada Department of Wildlife is encouraging boaters to get educated on boater safety. Many course providers are offering discounts or other incentives for students who enroll or complete a boating […]

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At 80 years young, Lake Tahoe man is Heavenly Mountain Resort ski instructor

March 26, 2017 — Joe Hayes exudes a certain enthusiasm that is contagious. Especially when it comes to talking about education. The Stateline man has devoted his life to sharing his knowledge with others, which can be seen by the 34 years he spent as an elementary school teacher […]

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Letter: The arts are vital to our community

March 25, 2017 — According to Americans for the Arts, the nonprofit arts industry (museums, theater and dance companies, performing arts centers, orchestras, arts councils and others) generates $22.3 billion in federal, state and local tax revenues annually — a yield well beyond their collective $4 billion in arts […]

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Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition calling for basin-wide bike map proposals

March 25, 2017 — The Lake Tahoe region has been steadily evolving into a more bicycle friendly area and the addition of an updated, printed bike map covering the whole basin may help continue this cyclist-oriented growth. Upgrading the various paper maps from around the region into one, uniform […]

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Douglas County vacation rental ordinance to see updates

March 25, 2017 — Short-term, online vacation rentals of private properties could have a place in the valley, Douglas County commissioners said earlier this week during a special meeting. Commissioners discussed allowing vacation rentals in the valley through online sites such as Airbnb and ordinance changes that would strengthen […]

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Our view: Civility needed now

March 25, 2017 — Earlier this month the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution promoting civility and respect. In touting the importance of tolerance and inclusivity, the resolution states that the board "will actively encourage and pursue mechanisms to improve understanding, dialogue and tolerance within […]

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William David Moffett

March 24, 2017 — William David Moffett passed away in South Lake Tahoe on February 18, 2017. Rather than taking a safe, boring journey through life, he lived an eventful, full life of adventure and diverse experiences that started February 16, 1934 in Elizabethton, Tennessee. The son of George […]

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Publisher’s Perspective: Tahoe Daily Tribune more than just a newspaper

March 24, 2017 — A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to speak at our local Kiwanis Club meeting. As I was debating on what it was I was going to talk about, the thing that I ultimately settled on was how the media landscape has changed and […]

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Lake Tahoe weather: Winter weather advisory in effect through Saturday morning

March 24, 2017 — A winter storm moving into the area could dump as much as 18 inches of snow above elevations of 7,000, according to a winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service in Reno. The advisory is in effect from 7 a.m. Friday to 4 […]

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Banana Republic sued for ‘40% discount’ ads

March 24, 2017 — My latest favorite new store to get a bargain is the Banana Republic Factory Outlet in the Legends Sparks Marina in Sparks, Nevada. The last time the Porter family shopped at Banana Republic at Legends, we purchased a lot of clothing (at least for us) […]

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Marina fee increase forces cancellation of 2017 South Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic

March 24, 2017 — After nine years of bringing boat enthusiasts to the South Shore, all while generating money for local nonprofits, the South Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic is in jeopardy of folding due to an inability to reach reasonable terms with the Tahoe Keys Marina & Yacht Club. […]

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Valhalla Tahoe presents ‘Women in Jeopardy’

March 24, 2017 — Valhalla Tahoe is preparing for its summer events with Wendy MacLeod's "Women in Jeopardy," a comedy with a short-term run at the Lake Tahoe Golf Course that begins on Friday, March 24. "Enjoy casual tableside seating with an intimate view of the stage during this […]

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Bear activity picking up around Lake Tahoe; people urged to be ‘bear aware’

March 24, 2017 — With bear activity already occurring around the Tahoe Basin and this week being the first official week of spring, more wildlife will be emerging as warmer weather becomes more frequent. Knowing how to act around bears and understanding their behavior is essential for life in […]

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Letter: Lake Tahoe protectors asleep on the job

March 23, 2017 — I would like to extend a big THANK YOU to the city of South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, TRPA, Keep Tahoe Blue and all the other government and non-government agencies that are so dedicated to protecting Lake Tahoe. I have thoroughly enjoyed watching the […]

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Four ways to enjoy Lake Tahoe without a car

March 23, 2017 — You've made it to Tahoe without a car — concerned about the mechanics of getting around without your own, reliable method of transportation? It's all good: You won't have to deal with the infamous hassle of Stateline traffic. Whether you're on the North or South […]

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Another roof collapses near Lake Tahoe

March 22, 2017 — A season's worth of snow caused a roof to collapse at a home near Meyers. The Lake Valley Fire Protection District was notified of the collapse at a home off Nahane Drive Wednesday morning. According to a Facebook post by the district, a season's worth […]

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Kudos: Thank you from South Shore’s pedestrians, cyclists and bus riders

March 22, 2017 — A big thank you to the city of South Lake Tahoe, the county of El Dorado and the businesses and residents of Tahoe's South Shore for clearing the snow from your sidewalks and paths. Even during these big storms, you have made sure the multi-use […]

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Tahoe crime recap: Drunk driver tries to run witness off road after hitting bicyclist

March 22, 2017 — A South Lake Tahoe man accused on being drunk and behind the wheel did not take too kindly to being followed after hitting a bicyclist and fleeing the scene, according to law enforcement. The incident started around 7:30 a.m. Saturday, March 18, when the 33-year-old […]

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Warm Room open house a success

March 22, 2017 — Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless (TCH) hosted more than 100 people at the second South Lake Tahoe Warm Room open house event on Feb. 22 where City Councilwoman Wendy David was honored for her participation in the establishment of the Warm Room. David was facilitator […]

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