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Callie’s Cabin:

February 20, 2017 — Enter pancakes also known as flapjacks, griddle cakes and hotcakes. Often served at breakfast this popular food is topped with butter and maple syrup. Hotcakes are an American favorite that I, and perhaps you too, have enjoyed since childhood. But sometimes giving a classic flavored […]

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Keep Tahoe healthy: Elevate Wellness Center reopens with tea bar, apothecary and workshops

February 20, 2017 — For Elevate Wellness Center’s owner Melinda Choy, good health is about more than eating your veggies and chugging orange juice when you feel a cold coming on — it’s about listening to what your body is telling you and searching for long-lasting lifestyle solutions over […]

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Digger Boggs Gooch

February 20, 2017 — “Taken Too Soon” Digger was taken from us far too early at the age of 37 on February 10, 2017. He was born in South Lake Tahoe and then moved with us to Pollock Pines and spent his childhood there. In his adulthood he did […]

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Zephyr Cove woman’s sentencing continued

February 20, 2017 — The sentencing of a Zephyr Cove woman seeking a guilty plea agreement on theft and fraud charges was continued. Karen R. Chapon, 47, is facing felony charges of insurance fraud, mortgage lending fraud and theft. From December 2012 to November 2014 Chapon submitted travel insurance […]

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There’s almost too much water

February 20, 2017 — Hello fellow anglers. Be careful what you wish for. We have all been praying for rain, and we got it all at one time. Many areas in our local area are either not fishable or are not accessible. Some good news for Pyramid lake anglers. […]

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Yummy Fixins: Thai twist on pizza

February 20, 2017 — Typically, I am a very traditional red sauce and mozzarella pizza eater. But recently a friend introduced me to her version of Thai chicken pizza. I loved every bite and had to go home a re-create it immediately. I just love the red curry béchamel. […]

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What’s the ‘word’ on downtown Truckee’s newest bookstore?

February 20, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — Bookworms rejoice! Truckee is about to have its own bookstore again. When The Bookshelf closed its doors for good last month, ending a years-long struggle to keep the local business afloat, the town and North Lake Tahoe region was left without any […]

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Guest column: Alcohol a weapon of abuse, not just a drug

February 20, 2017 — In society, we are inundated with advertisements and daily messages infused into our culture that justify alcohol as acceptable and normal. This substance is glorified as a method to enhance dining experiences, celebrations, entertainment, sporting events and holidays. Alcohol itself is not the problem. A […]

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Ask Tahoe Tessie: When should I put chains on my tires?

February 20, 2017 — Dear Tessie, I recently moved here from a place that does not get as much snow. I don’t want to buy snow tires (too expensive), but I’m unsure when I should have my chains on and when I should take them off. Any advice? Sincerely, […]

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‘Wild and whimsical’ florist lands on the South Shore

February 20, 2017 — For recent San Francisco transplant Andi Perry, a love of flowers started with weekends spent browsing nurseries and gardening with her mom. Fast-forward to today, and you’ll find Perry crafting one-of-a-kind arrangements in South Lake Tahoe using everything from massive dahlias and wild berries to […]

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Lake Tahoe Humane Society: What to do about cat hair and urine

February 18, 2017 — Dear Hopeful Henry, I love my cats, but sometimes all the cat hair all over my clothes is so frustrating. Any quick-fix suggestions for clean clothes that still have hair stuck to them? Thanks, Amy Dear Amy, I totally understand. Even if you are a […]

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Black Rock Desert artist in residence up for grabs

February 18, 2017 — Before 70,000 people descend on the Black Rock Desert to take part in Burning Man this summer, two artists will have the opportunity to enjoy the vast landscape in relative solitude. The Bureau of Land Management Winnemucca District and Friends of Black Rock High Rock […]

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Celebrate the mountain lifestyle

February 18, 2017 — Twice a year, North Tahoe and Truckee adventurers can embrace their passion for nature and sports with the Alpenglow Mountain Festival. Starting this weekend, your appetite for winter fun will be taken care of. Over the course of nine days, from Feb. 18-26, Tahoe City-based […]

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Lake Tahoe’s South Shore ski resorts prep for powder, large crowds on Presidents Day weekend

February 18, 2017 — Presidents Day weekend is known as one of the most popular times for traveling to the Tahoe Basin. With the amount of snowfall the region has seen since the start of the new year, Feb. 18-20 at South Shore ski resorts is sure to be […]

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Despite code changes, regs still apply for growing marijuana in South Lake Tahoe

February 18, 2017 — Though it is still undecided whether the commercial sale of recreational marijuana will be allowed in South Lake Tahoe in 2018, residents can now grow up to six plants for personal use. But before heading to the hardware store to stock up on grow lights […]

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Slice of Sierra Pizza relocates, celebrates soft opening

February 18, 2017 — After nearly six months, Slice of Sierra Pizza is reopening. Sparked by a desire to accommodate more people and events, the restaurant relocated to Harrison Avenue, close to Sno-Flake Drive-In, from its spot on Al Tahoe Boulevard. Just like at its old location, the restaurant […]

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Editor’s Notes: Some changes at the Tahoe Daily Tribune

February 18, 2017 — It’s amazing how fast a situation can change. Friday morning started with some of the pleasantries (mucus-related pleasantries) associated with a bad cold and a decision to work from home. About six hours later, I found myself sitting in a casino and eating a pastrami […]

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Beatrice Amy Gorman

February 17, 2017 — March 23, 1935-January 10, 2017 Beatrice died peacefully after a long battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Gorman, Bea leaves behind her sisters, Tommy Lou Edwards and Anna June Bury, four children Kim Casey and husband Tom, Wendy Lagno, […]

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Ruth Helene Burt

February 17, 2017 — Ruth Helene Burt, 78 a resident of South Lake Tahoe since her retirement in 2001 as a Medical Assistant for Dr. Isaacson of Los Gatos, CA., passed away peacefully on January 25, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Ruth was born in Oakland, California July […]

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Orphan bears found near Lake Tahoe’s South Shore Release back into wild

February 17, 2017 — Last April an 18-year-old female bear with four cubs (two males and two females) died of unknown causes on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe. She left the cubs, weighing 7-10 pounds, wondering where their next meal would come from. Ten months later the orphaned […]

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