Top 5 web-only stories this week |

Top 5 web-only stories this week

The Nevada State Honor Guard presents the Colors during the parade.
Jim Grant / Nevada Appeal | Nevada Appeal

1. Diamond Peak Ski Resort’s master plan OK-ed

“With visioning work complete on the plan — which has been revised by the Diamond Peak Steering Committee and consultant firm SE Group (work that initially began in April 2013) — IVGID Director of Asset Management Brad Johnson told trustees and those in the audience at the Oct. 21 meeting that if ever there was a time to put a plan into motion, this was that time,” reported Josh Staab of the Sierra Sun.

2. Make scallops and red curry cream sauce with an online recipe.

3. Enjoy an online photo album featuring scenes from Saturday’s Nevada Day parade in Carson City.

4. California cuts back on water consumption, according to The Associated Press.

“So far Californians as a whole have cut back water consumption by more than 25 percent every month since Gov. Jerry Brown put that mandate into effect last June,” The Associated Press stated in a story. “Statewide cutbacks amounted to 27 percent in August, 31 percent in July and 27 percent in June.”

5. Lake Tahoe’s ski season kicks off this week. Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe opened Wednesday, and Boreal Mountain Resort is set to open Friday, Nov. 6.

According to Kevin MacMillan of North Shore’s Sierra Sun, “Like Mt. Rose and several regional ski resorts, Squaw-Alpine plans to utilize cold temperatures to make snow. The resorts still are planning opening days of Nov. 25 (Squaw) and Dec. 11 (Alpine). South of Lake Tahoe, Sierra-at-Tahoe resort reported as much as 9 inches had fallen by Monday evening at its base area.”

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