Top 5 web-only stories this week
1. According to the Associated Press, “A magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck in a remote part of the Northern Nevada desert near where the annual Burning Man counterculture festival is held, but there’s been no report of any damage.”
2. California Department of Fish and Wildlife “reminds people to leave young wildlife alone if they come across them in the wild. The improper handling of young wildlife is a problem in California and across the nation, especially in spring.”
3. Make a Mother’s Day banana pudding with Hawaiian flair with an online recipe.
4. The Sierra Sun recently reported that “Hannah Halvorsen’s ascent through the Nordic ski ranks continues. The Sugar Bowl Academy senior from Truckee was nominated on Monday to the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team’s Development Team for the 2016-17 season. An official team announcement will be made in the fall.”
5. A possibly rainy weekend means a movie night might be in order. Try “Keanu.” According to Tahoe-based movie reviewer Lisa Miller, “‘Keanu’ idolizes adorable kittens in the same way that ‘Black Beauty,’ ‘Seabiscuit,’ and other equestrian films exalt the gallant steed. As the film opens, workers sort, weigh and package a drug lord’s powdered goods while the kingpin pets and kisses his prize, a darling four-month old tabby.”
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