Top 5 web-only stories this week |

Top 5 web-only stories this week

1. Watch On the Hill host and Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Sebastian Foltz cover Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort’s inaugural big mountain Huck Cup competition. On the Hill is brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics.

2. Looking for a pick for movie night? Check out “Triple 9.”

According to Tahoe-based movie reviewer Lisa Miller,” Shady and evil behaviors permeate ‘Triple 9,’ an engrossing thriller-drama-heist movie that delivers many twists and turns. Essentially, a gang of thieves that includes a crooked cop, is tasked with an impossible heist. In hopes of pulling if off, they concoct a clever, unimaginably nefarious plan.”

3. Learn about the science behind snow fall.

Sierra Sun reporter Margaret Moran wrote, “Now, with a series of winter storms forecast to bring heavy precipitation — and potentially multiple inches of snow — to the Tahoe-Truckee region this weekend and into next, according to the National Weather Service, it’s timely for Tahoe residents and visitors to understand the physics of snow.”

4. Dancing with the Tahoe Stars is Saturday, March 5.

In case you missed the story in last Saturday’s Tribune, here’s a reminder. Dancing with the Tahoe Stars, a fundraiser for Tahoe Arts Project, is planned for the MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa Theater. Tickets for reserved seating span $15-$45.

5. According to the Associated Press, “U.S. airlines are looking to serve Cuba primarily from their large hub cities, with Havana being the most popular destination.

“At least eight carriers submitted applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation Wednesday outlining what routes they would like to fly. The government will spend the next few months reviewing the requests and is expected to award the contested Havana routes this summer. Flights to smaller cities — if uncontested and lacking any contentious issues — could be approved much sooner

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