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WomenSort named to national ski shop list

For the fourth year, Ski magazine surveyed its readers and a panel of industry experts to select the top 60 ski shops in North America. This year, WomenSport in Zephyr Cove was among those listed.

Located in the Round Hill Square shopping Center at 212 Elks Point Road No. 105, WomenSport was selected after more than 10,000 readers submitted their favorite places to shop for skis and accessories.

“It’s awesome. I can’t believe my little store got mentioned in such good company. And since it’s the readers voting, that makes it all the better,” said WomenSport owner Dana Turvey.



Tahoe Donner property, Stal Tre Hus, Norwegian for Steel Tree House, is acknowledged as an architectural triumph through an AIA Nevada design award received by its Truckee-based architect Joel Sherman of JLS Design.

Completed this summer, Stal Tre Hus received the award this fall. The 2,700-square-foot house is on the market for $1,950,000.




Whenever you see a picture of the Red Cross disbursing food and drinks, it is usually the emergency response vehicle. It contains hot food and cold drinks for evacuees and workers. It is self-contained and can go to the fire line, or wherever needed.

The South Lake unit is frequently asked to respond to incidents on the North Shore as well as distant venues such as the Canon Fire in Walker. Finally a used one was found and brought to the lake. New ones cost upward of $70,000,

The vehicle will be stationed at the courthouse facility on Johnson Boulevard.

The South Lake Tahoe Disaster Response Unit is always in need of volunteers. To learn more about the Red Cross at Lake Tahoe, call (530) 542-3885 or (530) 541-1902.

Switch your radio dials to 1490 AM KOWL today at 8:30 a.m. to hear Ann Bryant, executive director at the BEAR League, and others talk about black bears and the Lake Tahoe Basin. How to deal with the growing bear population has been a hot topic since three bears were lawfully killed last week north of Camp Richardson at the Spring Creek tract.

The BEAR League and other activists are organizing a demonstration at the “Y” near the Shell station on Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. to protest bear killings.

Mother Nature has worked her winter magic, providing ideal temperatures and clear starry nights just in time for today’s opening of the Curry Village outdoor ice rink at Yosemite. One of only a handful of remaining open-air ice rinks in California, the rink at Curry Village has offered winter visitors a fun and affordable diversion for more than seven decades. Ice conditions and more information is available by calling (209) 372-8341.

For outstanding efforts to reduce waste and protect the environment, Northstar-at-Tahoe has been named a winner in the 2002 Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) sponsored by the California Integrated Waste Management Board — the state’s primary recycling agency and a part of the California Environmental Protection Agency. This is the sixth consecutive year that Northstar has won this award.

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