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Inyowen John Shelton

July 16, 2018 — July 31st 1986 —- June 20th 2016 — onward…. Wherever you've gone, and wherever we might go — It don't seem fair, you seemed to like it here. Your light's reflected now — Reflected from afar. We were but stones … Your light made us

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James Postell Jervey, III

July 16, 2018 — October 5, 1931 ~ July 8, 2018 James Postell Jervey, III, passed away on Sunday, July 8th in Reno, Nevada. Jim was born in Newport, Rhode Island on October 5, 1931 to James Postell, Sr. and Ann Sullivan Jervey. He was an Airman in the

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Photo gallery: Tony Romo wins 2018 American Century Championship

July 16, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo rallied from four points back to win his first American Century Championship at Lake Tahoe on Sunday. Romo, who retired after the 2016 NFL season and is now an NFL analyst, had 27 points on

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Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

July 16, 2018 — MARIPOSA, Calif. — A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said.The so-called Ferguson Fire that broke out Friday scorched nearly 7 square miles

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Tony Romo rallies to win American Century Championship at Lake Tahoe

July 16, 2018 — After nearly a decade of playing at the American Century Championship, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo captured his first tournament win, edging three-time champion Mark Mulder by three points after Sunday's final round at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. Romo, who rallied back from a

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Lake Tahoe weather: Haze and sunny conditions to start week, thunderstorms possible Thursday

July 16, 2018 — It’s about to get hot. That’s according to the National Weather Service, which is predicting high temperatures through the week in the mid to high 80s at Lake Tahoe. Monday and Tuesday will likely be hazy with high temperatures at 85 and 88 degrees in

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Sara Schmitz does not represent our community

July 16, 2018 — Sara Schmitz' rebuttal to Jim Clark's column on the "history of Incline" and her performance at the recent IVGID candidate forum demonstrated her lack of understanding of the real issues confronting our community and her inability to offer concrete solutions to address those issues. Ms.

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Market Pulse: 3 important investment topics

July 16, 2018 — Here's a timely follow-up on three topics I've covered since 2013. Energy: For years I've been bullish on energy, especially the big dividend payers. The industry's underinvestment (by trillions of dollars) in exploration and production worldwide will end the supply surplus, balance the market then

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Lake Tahoe homebuyers who procrastinate will be disappointed

July 16, 2018 — During the recession and shortly thereafter, patience was considered a virtue when shopping for real estate at Lake Tahoe. Buyers who waited until late summer or fall to make a purchase decision were finding a lot of excellent opportunities and an unusual willingness among sellers

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Barton opens $15 million Center for Orthopedics and Wellness in Robert Maloff Center

July 16, 2018 — After years of anticipation, Barton Health has opened its $15 million orthopedic and wellness center, which emphasizes holistic approaches to injury prevention, rehabilitation and healthy lifestyle choices. A ribbon cutting and facility tour marked the center's official opening Thursday. "Whether it is walking without pain,

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Douglas County planning panel votes against East Fork vacation rentals

July 16, 2018 — A proposal to expand Douglas County's vacation home rentals ordinance outside of the Lake Tahoe Basin was rejected by planning commissioners on Tuesday. Instead, planning commissioners approved recommending a rewrite of the county's ordinance that clarifies the rentals are prohibited in the East Fork Township,

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El Dorado County VHR changes take effect

July 16, 2018 — Changes to El Dorado County's ordinance for vacation home rentals are now in effect. Supervisors approved the updated rules in early June. The changes include increased fines and new quiet hours during which guests are not allowed, among other measures. The new ordinance also changes

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California State Parks offers new plans for Upper Truckee Restoration

July 16, 2018 — After a November court ruling resulted in California State Parks compromising restoration plans for the Upper Truckee River at Washoe Meadows State Park and Lake Valley State Recreation Area, the department has developed a new alternative and is seeking public comment until the end of

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ACC celebs Urlacher, Allen, Hoffman all entering respective Hall of Fames

July 15, 2018 — Brian Urlacher smashes golf balls with about the same aggression he used to hit ball carriers. Ray Allen's swing is as butter smooth as his 3-point shot. And Trevor Hoffman's steely-eyed stare scares even golf balls. All three are at the 29th annual American Century

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Editor’s notes: Sharing the grandeur of Tahoe (opinion)

July 15, 2018 — Even though it was a somewhat gloomy October day, I still remember coming over Spooner Summit a little less than two years ago and seeing the lake for the first time. Despite being gray, rather than picture-perfect blue, it left me awestruck and it alleviated

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Algae bloom prompts concern at Wright’s Lake near Desolation Wilderness

July 15, 2018 — WRIGHT'S LAKE — Concerns over an algae bloom at Wright's Lake resulted in a call to the Central Valley Water Board to conduct water samples. According to staff at the Eldorado National Forest, a member of the public visited the lake on June 28 and

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Tappen, Cornwell only 2 women in 92-player field at American Century Championship

July 15, 2018 — Kathryn Tappen and Lisa Cornwell hugged and wished each other good luck Friday morning on the driving range just before starting the opening round of the 29th annual American Century Championship. Tappen, an NBC reporter who covers hockey, football and the Olympics, among other sports,

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‘Spring break for grown-ups’: ACC’s 17th hole cranks celebrity golf tournament to 11

July 15, 2018 — "Flutie! You're here? I got so drunk yesterday I didn't even see you!" Kings Beach resident Josh Crummy, margarita in hand, yells to the 1984 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback. Flutie breaks into a smile and tees up a response. "You've got to

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3-time defending champion Mark Mulder one point behind Joe Pavelski headed into the final round of the 2018 American Century Championship

July 15, 2018 — STATELINE, Nevada — Mark Mulder is in position to take his fourth straight American Century Championship after 31 points on Saturday. The former Major League Baseball pitcher was sitting at 4 points after his first 15 holes of the tournament; he finished Friday's round with

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Firefighter killed fighting blaze near Yosemite

July 14, 2018 — YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The Latest on a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park: 1:10 p.m. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says a firefighter has been killed while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park. Officials say Heavy Fire Equipment Operator

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