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SnowSport Safety Foundation challenges ski areas to adopt a Resort Safety Responsibility Code

January 21, 2017 — Mountain resorts throughout the nation ask their patrons to abide by the “Your Safety Responsibility Code” written by the National Ski Area Association and posted at their member resorts, according to Dr. Daniel Gregorie, founder and president of the San Francisco based SnowSport Safety Foundation […]

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11th annual Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo set for Saturday

January 20, 2017 — TAHOE CITY, Calif. — The Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo Event, North America’s largest venue for all things alpine touring, telemark and splitboard, returns this weekend. Alpenglow Sports has once again partnered with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for the 11th annual Backcountry Demo event on Saturday, […]

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South Tahoe boys notch another win

January 20, 2017 — In a makeup game against the Sparks High School Railroaders this past Monday, the South Tahoe High School boys varsity team continued their hot streak. The Vikings jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter, out-scoring the Railroaders 25-10. Noah Jackson and McCallan […]

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Practice safety this winter when visiting national forests

January 20, 2017 — With a variety of winter weather conditions occurring across Nevada and Eastern California, the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest would like to remind visitors to be extra careful while recreating this winter. “National Forest System (NFS) lands can provide stunning scenery and recreational opportunities during the winter, […]

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Whittell High School boys basketball falls to Mineral County

January 18, 2017 — After a long winter break, defending state champion Whittell Warriors (7-7 on the season, 3-1 in the division) returned to action to face the Mineral County Serpents (11-5 on the season, 6-0 in the division). In this the first of two meetings between the division […]

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South Tahoe High School boys basketball team continues impressive season

January 17, 2017 — Coming off a 67-36 victory against in-state rival Truckee Friday, Jan. 6, the South Tahoe High School boys basketball team continued to dominate conference opponents with a 68-45 win over Lowry High School in Winnemucca on Saturday, Jan. 14. The convincing win came despite several […]

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Snow safety

January 17, 2017 — By now most everyone has heard about the women who a few days shy of Christmas trekked 26 miles in the snow over 30 hours to try and get help for her family who was trapped on a closed road near the Grand Canyon. Forty-six-year-old […]

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Ski with a forest ranger returns to Heavenly Mountain at Lake Tahoe

January 17, 2017 — Tons of new snow has fallen in the Lake Tahoe Basin during the past several weeks, just in time to ski with a ranger. The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit invites the public to ski with a forest ranger at Heavenly Mountain […]

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Mac the Naw: Take care around water

January 16, 2017 — With our recent rain and snow, however, only a few anglers including myself have been out treading the waters, except in our own backyards. Myself, I always want to have a river near my property. Now I have one going right through it. Water is […]

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South Tahoe Futbol Club announces winter dates and times

January 14, 2017 — The South Tahoe Futbol Club recently announced the dates and times for its Academy Winter I and II. Both academy programs are six weeks long, and spots are limited to 30 players per hour. Dates for the Winter 1 program include Jan. 13, 20, 27 […]

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Lake Tahoe, other Western ski resorts seek Guinness record for lessons

January 13, 2017 — ALPINE MEADOWS, Calif. — This past Friday morning, the spirit of skiing and snowboarding united snow enthusiasts from over 150 resorts in the U.S. and Canada to make their mark in history as part of January’s Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. Their hope? To […]

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Nordic ski racing season now underway

January 12, 2017 — The California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation Nordic ski race season got underway at the Auburn Ski Club facilities located at the top of Donner Summit Friday, Jan 6. Racers were greeted with beautiful sunny skies and cold temperatures, along with fresh snow. The foothill […]

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South Tahoe High makes it to finals in San Pedro Pirate Shootout

January 11, 2017 — The South Tahoe High School boys varsity basketball team spent the holiday break between Christmas and New Year’s Eve competing at the San Pedro Pirate Shootout for the ninth consecutive year in southern California. The San Pedro Pirate Shoot Out attracts very competitive teams in […]

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Tahoe skiing: Top 5 picks for Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month deals

January 7, 2017 — TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — January marks the ninth annual Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in the U.S. and Canada, a ski industry campaign helping beginners make their first turns on snow. Several Lake Tahoe area resorts are participating this year and are inviting first-timers to […]

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Big-wall climber Tommy Caldwell comes to South Lake Tahoe for fundraiser

January 6, 2017 — A big name in climbing is headed to South Lake Tahoe this weekend to help raise funds for bolt replacement on climbing routes around the Basin. On Sunday, Jan. 8, Tommy Caldwell — a Patagonia rock-climbing ambassador known for his big-wall free climbs — will […]

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Lake Tahoe Community College soccer players honored

January 6, 2017 — In what was a record-setting season, it was no surprise that the individual accolades followed for numerous members of the 2016 Lake Tahoe Community College women’s soccer team. Sophomore Rosaura “Shawa” Guerrero-Escobedo was named the Golden Valley Conference’s Most Valuable Player, Yami Jimenez-Ojeda was named […]

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Sierra history: When Tahoe’s Granlibakken almost earned the 1932 Olympics

January 4, 2017 — TAHOE CITY, Calif. — The town of Truckee is justifiably proud of organizing its first winter carnival in 1895, an event that would transform the Tahoe Sierra into a winter sports powerhouse; but it was Tahoe City residents who nearly landed the first Winter Olympics […]

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Closing out 2016 with some fishing in California, Nevada

December 31, 2016 —

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Fishing at Topaz Lake south of Gardnerville to resume on New Year’s Day

December 31, 2016 — If you’re looking for something to do on New Year’s Day other than sitting on the couch watching football, you should try heading out to the season opener at Topaz Lake. The lake has been closed to fishing since Sept. 30, but it will be […]

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Restoring quality of life

December 29, 2016 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — Craig Hospital, a Colorado-based research and rehabilitation hospital for people who have sustained a spinal cord injury and/or brain injury, and the High Fives Foundation unveiled the Craig Empowerment Center on Dec. 20. The center is an 800-square-foot addition to the CR […]

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