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Samuel C. Dufour

August 16, 2017 — June 22, 1965 ~ August 6, 2017 Sam was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He graduated from Mira Loma High School, American River Jr. College and earned a BS in Mathematics from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. After college he worked for Intel in […]

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Sidney Oblad

August 16, 2017 — After cruising for 78 years, Sid Oblad passed away on August 11, 2017 at Barton Memorial Hospital, after a two year battle with Pancreatic cancer. Sid will be remembered best for his love of cars, specifically Corvettes. Along with the restoration of over 30 Corvettes, […]

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Squaw Valley appeals OSHA citations stemming from ski instructor’s death

August 16, 2017 — The six-month investigation into the death of Squaw Valley Ski Patroller Joseph Zuiches has been completed. Squaw Valley Ski Holdings has appealed the two citations received from the Department of Industrial Relations Division of Occupational Safety and Health for hazards found after the incident that […]

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Will Lake Tahoe casinos ever be smoke-free?

August 16, 2017 — Last week Baton Rouge, Louisiana, passed a ban on smoking in bars and casinos, joining 13 other cities in the state, including New Orleans, that prohibit smoking in all workplaces. Nationwide, 28 states have enacted bans on smoking in enclosed public places, but with some […]

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Guest column: Should South Lake Tahoe change policies regarding dogs in city parks?

August 16, 2017 — Many South Lake Tahoe residents love their dogs. Most police officers love dogs, too. I've heard it said by someone not so long ago, "The more people I meet, the more I love dogs!" We at the police department understand and share in this fondness; […]

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West Nile positive mosquitoes trapped in Douglas County

August 16, 2017 — After learning that mosquito traps in the Westwood neighborhood of Minden tested positive for West Nile Virus, Douglas County Mosquito Abatement workers will be spraying both on the ground and from the air on Thursday. The district was notified on Tuesday that traps set on […]

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Local teams win big at summer CUFA soccer tournament

August 16, 2017 — The Come Up for Air (CUFA) soccer tournament has continually been one of the largest sporting draws to the Tahoe region over the years. The CUFA tournament that occurred in June was one of the biggest yet, with several of the local teams showing up […]

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The Who rocks Harveys Outdoor Arena on Tahoe’s South Shore

August 15, 2017 — You don't need to be a huge fan of classic rock to have heard of The Who. Originally formed in the 1960s, the English band continues to top lists of all-time great rockers, and on Wednesday, Aug. 16, the two frontmen will take the stage […]

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UC Davis scientists launch underwater robot in Lake Tahoe

August 15, 2017 — There are many myths about what lies beneath the surface of Lake Tahoe, but if you happen to spot an underwater robot anytime soon, chances are it's the real deal. Researchers at the University of California, Davis released an underwater autonomous vehicle, sometimes called an […]

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UNR introduces new computer cluster called Proghorn

August 15, 2017 — The University of Nevada, Reno unveiled plans to develop a computing cluster, called Pronghorn, that will boost research capacity and better support the latest research applications at the university. The key component of UNR's cluster is partnership with Switch, the global technology company and leader […]

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Jumping into Lake Tahoe this weekend? Read this first

August 15, 2017 — No matter how hot the temperature gets outside, it may not be a good idea to jump right into the lake — at least without protection. Whether you prefer to boat, swim, kayak or paddle, the Nevada Department of Wildlife and other officials are urging […]

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Tahoe Ice Arena hosts PAC-8 recruitment camp

August 15, 2017 — The Tahoe Ice Arena (TIA) has been getting some summertime action lately and bringing in top youth hockey players from all over the country. TIA hosted the July 31 through Aug. 4 American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) PAC-8 recruiting camp — its third year doing […]

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Local returns home as spine specialist for Barton Health

August 14, 2017 — A South Lake Tahoe-raised doctor has joined the Barton Health team as a spine specialist at the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics and Tahoe Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Dr. Zachary Child is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon and musculoskeletal oncologist. Child attended medical school at […]

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Nevada County supervisors raise questions about business growth, marijuana

August 14, 2017 — Some members of the Nevada County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Aug. 8, sharply questioned the chairwoman of the Economic Resource Council after she delivered her annual report, questioning what results her group has delivered. The back-and-forth came after Mary Owens, the ERC’s chairwoman, reiterated […]

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Aspen Snowmass Premier 2017-18 ski pass will cost $1,849; $50 more than last year

August 14, 2017 — Season ski passes at Aspen Snowmass for the 2017-18 winter will cost between $20 and $50 more than last year, the Aspen Skiing Co. announced Thursday, Aug. 10. Passes go on sale Monday, Aug. 14, with the best deals available until Sept. 15, according to […]

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Scientists launch underwater robot in Lake Tahoe

August 14, 2017 — There are many myths about what lies beneath the surface of Lake Tahoe, but if you happen to spot an underwater robot anytime soon, chances are it’s the real deal. Researchers at the University of California, Davis released an underwater autonomous vehicle, sometimes called an […]

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Graffiti problems continue near Donner Summit

August 14, 2017 — Despite the news coverage of graffiti problems in the region, and the high-profile cases of vandalism in Joshua Tree National Park, the problem continues to spread in outdoor recreation areas. Graffiti once limited to inside the unused train tunnels near Donner Summit is now spilling […]

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Despite mega ski industry, few changes expected for upcoming season at Squaw Valley

August 14, 2017 — KSL Capital Partners and Aspen Skiing Co. announced last week that they had finalized their acquisition of Intrawest Resorts Holdings, but it could take some time before the deal has any impact on Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. "It's basically the Henry Crown Company, Squaw […]

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South Tahoe football looks to build on success in 2017 season

August 14, 2017 — The South Tahoe Viking football program is less than two weeks away from its Aug. 25 season opener against Salt Lake City's Skyline High. The Vikings are coming off of a winning season, having gone 9-3, overall, in 2016 and 7-2 in league play. STHS […]

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Ask Tessie: What do you think about Whole Foods coming to SLT?

August 14, 2017 — Dear Tessie, I read in the Tribune that we are getting a Whole Foods on the Knights Inn property. A lot of people who live here can't afford it — and doesn't this town have enough grocery stores already? Sincerely, I'm Sticking With Grocery Outlet […]

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