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Modern-day inland paddleboards owe their design and shape to the sport’s beginnings on Lake Tahoe

August 23, 2017 — When driving anywhere around Lake Tahoe it's hard to miss seeing someone standing upright, gliding through the water on a paddleboard. But few people may know that stand-up paddling on inland bodies of water owes its origins to Lake Tahoe and a handful of surfers. […]

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South Tahoe Vikings volleyball gets set for another season

August 21, 2017 — South Tahoe High's volleyball program is getting set for another season of bumps and spikes. Kelly Racca is heading into her second season as head coach with the Vikings and said she's proud of what her girls did last year. However, she has plans to […]

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TAMBA making progress with summer trail projects around Lake Tahoe

August 20, 2017 — When it comes to the hundreds of miles of trails contained in the Tahoe Basin, the summer is the busiest time of year for maintenance, building and activity. Whether you're a hiker, biker or horse rider, having a safe and fun trip that is easy […]

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Whittell High football coming off winning season; expecting more competition this season

August 17, 2017 — The Whittell Warriors football team is getting ready to hit the gridiron and tackle another season in hopes of making it to the big dance again. The Warriors are coming off a string of successful seasons, with its most recent effort being last year's 9-2 […]

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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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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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South Tahoe High School alumni named boy’s head soccer coach

August 13, 2017 — The South Tahoe High soccer program will be kicking off the 2017 season with a fresh start, under new management. After searching for the past several months, Leon Abravanel was recently announced as the boy’s soccer team head coach. Abravanel, an STHS alumni, brings over […]

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Going hiking with a dog in Lake Tahoe? Read this first

August 11, 2017 — When hiking through the many trails that surround Lake Tahoe, you've probably encountered some furry friends. Since this is Tahoe, and where humans are, dogs will likely follow, it's important to be responsible with your pet while also enjoying the beautiful area. Responsibility doesn't just […]

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Beach brawlin’

August 11, 2017 — It wasn't just a day at the beach for the dozens of competitors that made their way to South Shore's Baldwin Beach last month for South Tahoe Wrestling's beach wrestling championships. The late-July tournament celebrated its third year this summer and had 117 participants take […]

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Tahoe City’s rafting companies resume operations on Truckee River

August 9, 2017 — Tahoe City's two rafting companies, Truckee River Rafting and Truckee River Raft Co., are back in action after receiving the call late on Thursday, Aug. 3, from Federal Water Master Chad Blanchard that water would again be released from the Lake Tahoe Dam. The two […]

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New Heavenly Mountain Resort COO eager to start work in Lake Tahoe region

August 9, 2017 — Just in time to get geared up for another season, Vail Resorts recently named Mike Goar as the Tahoe-region vice president and Heavenly chief operating officer. Goar brings over 40 years of ski industry experience, and prior to arriving at Lake Tahoe, he was VP […]

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Sky Combat Ace brings aerial thrills over Lake Tahoe (video)

August 5, 2017 — Let's face it, at some point in all our lives, we've cranked up the Kenny Loggins hit song "Danger Zone" in our cars and pretended we were one of the jet pilots from the 1986 classic film "Top Gun." With Sky Combat Ace (SCA) now […]

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August marks busy time for Desolation Wilderness; what to know before you go

August 4, 2017 — We've finally reached August, which means Desolation Wilderness has just about peaked as far as how much of the snowpack and accompanying ice will melt. The clearing, however, also means more people accessing the area for camping, even with late winter conditions still existing in […]

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South Tahoe Babe Ruth ends playoff run

August 4, 2017 — The South Tahoe Babe Ruth baseball all-stars ended their season at last week's July 24 through 29 Pacific Southwest Regional tournament held at Todd Field. Heading into regional tournament play, South Tahoe's team of 13 to 15 year olds was coming off of a Nevada […]

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Weekend brings chance to get out and race in Truckee-Tahoe region

August 4, 2017 — Runners in the Truckee-Tahoe region will have plenty of options for competing this weekend with a pair of events slated for Saturday, Aug. 5, ranging from a 5,000-foot ascent to a 50-kilometer ultra marathon. Ascent Runs will host the finale of the three-part Tahoe Dirt […]

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Homecourt advantage helps at Tahoe Tennis Classic

August 2, 2017 — A little bit of home court advantage might have played a factor in the annual Tahoe Tennis Classic as several Zephyr Cove Tennis Club members either won their division or made it to the finals. This all-doubles tournament did not disappoint when it came to […]

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Summit Hunnies brings Lake Tahoe women together for outdoor fun

August 2, 2017 — When local women Austyn Harrington and Justeen Ferguson returned to Lake Tahoe after finishing college a few years ago, they noticed something was lacking — the group of friends they had spent a lot of time adventuring with had dwindled down. Not to be discouraged, […]

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Lake Tahoe region has plenty of opportunities for fishing

July 30, 2017 — With all of the opportunities for adventure and recreation around Lake Tahoe, people can forget that the region has some fishing that will make any angler feel the blues — the Tahoe blues. One of the great things about the Tahoe Basin is that you […]

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Sierra Nevada ski season finally coming to an end

July 28, 2017 — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An epic California ski and snowboarding season fueled by heavy back-to-back storms is finally coming to a close. Mammoth Mountain in the Sierra Nevada announced it will close Aug. 6, marking its second-longest season, the San Francisco Chronicle reported (http://bit.ly/2v4CZ6L ). […]

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Tahoe Tennis Classic moving toward finale

July 28, 2017 — The Tahoe Tennis Classic got underway this week, bringing hundreds of players to Zephyr Cove Tennis Club (ZCTC). The tournament will conclude Sunday, when the winners of each division will be crowned. According to Carolyn Wright, president at ZCTC, this year set a record with […]

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