Tahoe Daily Tribune’s 10 most read stories from 2016
From fires, to bears on a crowded Lake Tahoe beach, to a bachelorette party gone awry thanks to marijuana brownies, to celebrity golf, there was no shortage of news on the South Shore in 2016.
With 2017 right on the horizon, here are the top 10 most read stories published by the Tahoe Daily Tribune in 2016, starting with our most read story.
A fire that broke out in the Cascade Lake/ Emerald Bay region of South Lake Tahoe forced evacuations in Spring Creek, Cathedral, West shore of Fallen Leaf Lake, Cascade Properties and Cascade Lake, while keeping fire crews busy over the course of a weekend in Octoeber.
After a quiet February, the Tahoe region’s snowpack recovered significantly following early March storms.
A civil suit filed by a lawyer representing the parents of a 22-year-old man shot and killed by police last June accuses the South Lake Tahoe Police Department of a variety of misconduct during and after the shooting.
Ten women from a bachelorette party in South Lake Tahoe found themselves in the emergency room after eating pot brownies they reportedly obtained through a ride-share company during the weekend of July 29-31.
A video featuring a mother bear and her two cubs swimming at Pope Beach — with beach-goers and kayakers watching and filming nearby — was sent into the Tahoe Daily Tribune on Aug. 2; and after posting it to Facebook, the video went viral.
At least two incidents of punctured tires due to spikes in the roads have been reported to police over the past two weeks.
The National Weather Service has “high confidence” that forecast winter storms will bring plenty of snow to high elevation areas at Lake Tahoe and Truckee this weekend through Monday, March 7.
Who should determine whether a police officer faces criminal charges after the use of deadly force — a district attorney or a grand jury — is at the heart of a legal argument surrounding the June death of Kris Jackson in South Lake Tahoe.
The American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament returns to Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course Friday through Sunday. This year’s field includes plenty of familiar faces among its dozens of sports stars and entertainers.
Blue Balcita is not your average 16-year-old girl. She’s penned five books, already graduated from high school and is making her way through college — and at age 13 she was homeless in South Lake Tahoe.
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