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PHOTOS: Tahoe’s Angora Fire 10 years ago

June 24, 2017 —

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LAX at the Lake lacrosse tournament empowers girls through sports

June 24, 2017 — Hundreds of young women from all across the country will be competing in the first annual "LAX at the Lake" lacrosse tournament this weekend. The all-female tournament is the first of its kind to be hosted in South Lake Tahoe. The tournament is a partnership […]

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Revisiting Angora Fire 10 years after devastating blaze ignited in Lake Tahoe

June 24, 2017 — Editor's note: This retelling of events was adapted from "Angora: South Lake Tahoe," a book published by and filled with the work of Tahoe Daily Tribune and Sierra Nevada Media Group staff members. Additional details come from Tahoe Daily Tribune newspaper archives. This would not […]

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Angora Fire reinforced importance of fuels reduction

June 24, 2017 — Ten years ago the Angora Fire reinforced something firefighting officials already knew: hazardous fuels reduction works — and there needs to be more of it. Though the fire burned 3,100 acres and destroyed 254 homes, in the areas where fuels reduction had taken place — […]

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Amgen funds benefit trail building in Lake Tahoe

June 24, 2017 — The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority raised more than $1,700 at last month's Amgen Tour of California, and the funds have been donated to Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association for trail building this summer. TAMBA is currently working with the U.S. Forest Service on the initial […]

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Guest column: Lahontan Water Board supports efforts to reduce impacts from wildfires

June 24, 2017 — With the 10-year anniversary of the Angora Fire upon us, many of us in the government agencies charged with environmental protection are reflecting on the lessons learned from that natural disaster and what we've done since then to ensure we don't see a repeat of […]

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Stephanie Marie McKinnon

June 23, 2017 — 1939 ~ 2017 Longtime resident of Lake Tahoe, Stephanie Marie McKinnon, passed away in her Stateline, Nevada home on May 18, 2017 at the age of 78 years. Stephanie was born in Puerto Rico in 1939 while her father was working for the Department of […]

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Nevada’s on-again, off-again marijuana sales back on

June 23, 2017 — RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s marijuana regulators may have found a way around a judge’s order that threatens to block the state’s first recreational pot sales scheduled to begin next month.Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed onto an emergency regulation intended to allow recreational sales to […]

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25 years of the Sutter’s Fort environmental living program

June 23, 2017 — On Thursday and Friday, May 25 and 26, my fourth-grade class participated in the 25th and final year of our Environmental Living Program at Sutter's Fort in Sacramento. This is an authentic learning experience where students spend two days living and working the way California […]

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Kudos: Bravo, Lake Tahoe Community Choir

June 23, 2017 — Hats off to the Lake Tahoe Community Choir for the recent performances of "A Celebration of Broadway Musical Theatre!" Once again dedicated local volunteers worked diligently to share their varied abilities with our community! Under the co-direction of multi-talented Linda Mitchell and Mo Leonard, the […]

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Guest column: Together we can end bullying

June 23, 2017 — "Hi! You look really nice today." Just six simple words can turn someone's day around instead of upside-down. Bullying is a worldwide issue affecting kids and adults, too. One simple act of kindness can change someone's life, such as buying the person in front of […]

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Parking restrictions beefed up at Raley’s Village Center

June 23, 2017 — Starting today, June 23, parking at Raley's Village Center is limited to only customers for that shopping complex — and anyone who is seen walking to Heavenly Village or to other shops will be ticketed or towed. "On the Raley's side of the parking lot, […]

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New university center to bring more 4-year degrees to Lake Tahoe Community College

June 23, 2017 — Thanks to a sizable donation by a local philanthropist, Lake Tahoe Community College broke ground on a new university center this week — a move that the school hopes will bring on more opportunities for four-year degree programs. On Wednesday, June 21, South Lake Tahoe […]

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Heavenly’s Epic Discovery program: Ultimate outdoor summer playground at Lake Tahoe (video)

June 23, 2017 — Heavenly Mountain Resort might have hung up its skis in the spring, but the summer adventure season is just now getting underway. Heavenly's Epic Discovery program at Lake Tahoe will have you doing anything from zip lining and tubing to climbing a rock wall and […]

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Evan Allan Menchel

June 22, 2017 — December 30, 1991 – June 20, 2017 Our beautiful, spiritual, creative, loving Evan Allan Menchel has left us to soon on June 20th, 2017. If you've ever met Evan, you remembered him. His time on this earth was short but glorious. He had a different […]

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Tahoe Improv Players hold first show of 2017 at Valhalla Tahoe

June 22, 2017 — For over two decades The Tahoe Improv Players — a South Shore favorite — have brought laughter to audiences throughout the region. On Tuesday, June 27, the group continues the tradition with a performance at Valhalla Tahoe's Grand Hall. "They make stuff up, you laugh. […]

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Blues duo TajMo visits MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

June 22, 2017 — Blues legends Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' teamed up for their recent album release, "TajMo," and the pair is bringing the iconic sounds to Stateline this weekend. "TajMo marks a timely convergence of the talents of two unique American artists who've already built iconoclastic individual […]

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Stacy Jones Band and Complicated Animals headline Live at Lakeview

June 22, 2017 — Live at Lakeview's sixth season continues on Thursday, June 29, with performances from Stacy Jones Band and Complicated Animals that begin at 4:30 p.m. "SJB continues to blow fans away with their high-energy, genre-bending performances. Amazing vocals, incredible musicianship, outstanding songwriting and powerful, dynamic arrangements […]

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Madison Hudson and Revival continue Heavenly Village summer concerts

June 22, 2017 — Summer is the season for live outdoor music. The trend continues on Friday and Saturday, June 23-24, at Heavenly Village with performances from Wheatland, California native Madison Hudson and Revival. Hudson took a risk in order to get where she is today: She convinced her […]

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Lake Tahoe Corvette Club hosts 13th annual car show at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

June 22, 2017 — The annual Corvettes at Lake Tahoe car show returns to South Shore for its 13th year on Friday, June 23. Over 150 Corvette owners are expected at the event, which concludes Sunday, June 25, and features raffles, vendors, music, a poker run, awards and more. […]

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