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Top 5 web-only stories this week

Compiled by Caitlin Row
crow@tahoedailytribune.com
Van Sickle Station has been greeting travelers over Kingsbury for more than 155 years.
Kurt Hildebrand / Record Courier |

1. Northern Nevada manufacturers are facing a shortage of skilled workers.

According to Nevada Appeal’s Geoff Dornan, “The head of the Nevada Manufacturing Association says the state is suffering a severe shortage of people with the training to fill thousands of manufacturing jobs.”

2. Not sure what to watch for movie night? Try “10 Cloverfield Lane.”

Tahoe-based film reviewer Lisa Miller said, “The film’s final act is both unexpected and qualifies the movie as a sort of side sequel to J.J. Abrams’s 2008 ‘Cloverfield,’ a creature-feature that found a group of young people attempting to survive an attack from alien monsters. Well-crafted and tense from start to finish, part two exceeds its source material, adeptly mixing genres and villains.”

3. Keep your home clean with eco-friendly solutions.

Toree Warfield, a Tahoe writer, said, “A good basic cleaner for the home is diluted vinegar. Vinegar is an acidic, clear liquid substance derived from the fermentation of ethanol by acetic acid bacteria, usually made from fruits or grains, and can be used as a primary ingredient in many green cleaning products, including as a disinfectant, in addition to its culinary uses.”

4. Watch On the Hill host and Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Sebastian Foltz check out Heavenly Mountain Resort after last weekend’s storms. On the Hill videos are brought to you by the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics.

5. Nevada’s Van Sickle Station becomes an inn again.

Kurt Hildebrand of The Record-Courier reported that “owner Gail Teig plans to establish a bed and breakfast at the historic site for retreats, conferences and seminars.

“Before Nevada was a state, Henry Van Sickle was welcoming travelers to Carson Valley to his property located at the base of Kingsbury Grade.”

Head to Tahoe Daily Tribune online (http://www.tahoedailytribune.com) to read these stories and more. The Tribune’s website is updated daily with a variety of local and regional news, including breaking news, food, entertainment, recreation and opinion.


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