Peaks & Valleys: Bright spots and challenges in South Lake Tahoe (commentary) |

Peaks & Valleys: Bright spots and challenges in South Lake Tahoe (commentary)


Cave Rock tunnel project moving forward

Nevada Department of Transportation hosted a public information session Thursday, April 14, to address travel concerns and other details related to the upcoming Cave Rock construction project. Though traffic delays will likely be an issue, it’s a good thing NDOT is addressing dangerous rockfall in the area.

Coachman Hotel open after extensive renovation

The old Green Lantern Motel was recently upgraded, and it opened as the new Coachman Hotel on Tahoe’s South Shore. An added bonus — the lounge area serves Stumptown coffee.

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Barton Health’s Mental Health Forum

Barton Health hosted another Mental Health Forum on April 7, celebrating collaborative programming around South Lake Tahoe that positively impacts the community. It’s always good when locals work together to promote better health-care services in town.

Business EXPO attracts a sizable crowd

Tahoe Chamber’s Business EXPO was once again the locals’ networking party of the season. The event bustled with fun at Harveys on Friday, April 1. Some booths hosted games, others showcased costumed staffers and plenty offered food and drink samples.

Heavenly Mountain Resort extends ski season

Heavenly recently announced an extra week of spring skiing. The mountain will now close on Sunday, April 24. More turns are on the horizon for die-hard skiers and snowboarders around the lake.


Concern over alleged illegal activity at massage businesses

New regulations are being crafted to regulate South Lake Tahoe massage businesses. According to a recent Tribune article, several massage therapists in South Lake Tahoe said they were concerned with the recent proliferation of massage businesses in South Lake Tahoe and encouraged the council to adopt more stringent regulations when it comes to the industry.

Ski season is almost done

Both Sierra-at Tahoe and Kirkwood Mountain Resort are set to close this weekend. It was a great season, and many are sad to see it end.

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