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Man involved in Lake Tahoe drug ring admits to heroin sales

February 16, 2019 — STATELINE, Nev. — A South Lake Tahoe man admitted earlier this month he sold heroin in Gardnerville last year. Shawn G. Stenzel, 28, entered a guilty plea to one count of trafficking in a controlled substance, which carries a 1-6-year maximum prison sentence. Under an

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Tahoe Ski Bum column: County needs to get behind electronic closure plan (opinion)

February 16, 2019 — We are not unique in the fact that traffic apps have been showing shortcuts and causing headaches in neighborhoods, which have become freeways filled with people speeding through them to "save" up to a minute on their commute. We do not have the luxury of

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Winter storm warning remains in effect at Lake Tahoe; 2 more feet of snow possible

February 16, 2019 — Lake Tahoe is in store for another day of snow and strong winds as a winter storm continues to move across the region...

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Storm snow totals surge to 5 feet at some Lake Tahoe area ski resorts

February 16, 2019 — With and additional 2 feet on Friday, snow totals from an ongoing winter storm have surged to 5 feet at some Lake Tahoe ski resorts...

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Lake Tahoe roads: I-80, Mt Rose Highway reopen; chain requirements in effect

February 16, 2019 — Here's the latest on road conditions in the Tahoe region.

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VIDEO: Lake Tahoe weather report from Heavenly Mountain

February 15, 2019 —

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Avalanche dangers and snow immersion suffocation hazards

February 15, 2019 — TAHOE CITY, Calif. — February storms have dumped over 11 feet of new snow around the Tahoe Basin, and North Tahoe Fire and Meeks Bay Fire want to warn those who are heading out to the fresh powder about avalanche dangers at all elevations, in

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Nutrition for a healthy heart

February 15, 2019 — Besides being known for bringing candy hearts and lots of snow, February is National Heart Health Month. Heart disease is identified as the leading cause of death in both men and women by the Centers for Disease Control. In addition to screenings that can be

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Winter storm could bring 3 feet of snow to Lake Tahoe during Presidents Day weekend

February 15, 2019 — A massive winter storm could dump as much as 3 feet of snow at lake level this weekend.

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Government office closures Friday at Lake Tahoe

February 15, 2019 — The following government offices are closed today: The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency office in Stateline is closed. All El Dorado County offices at Lake Tahoe are closed. El Dorado Superior Court in South Lake Tahoe is closed. South Lake Tahoe Library is closed today. The

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Lake Tahoe ski resorts receive nearly 3 feet of snow in 24 hours

February 15, 2019 — Mother Nature turned the snow back on Thursday, dumping nearly 3 feet of fresh powder in 24 hours at ski resorts around Lake Tahoe. Along with dumping deep snow, this winter storm also is causing operational problems at some resorts. Heavenly Mountain Resort is on

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El Dorado Superior Court branch in South Lake Tahoe closed due to snow

February 15, 2019 — The El Dorado Superior Court branch in South Lake Tahoe will be closed today, Feb. 15, due to a winter storm. All cases set for the day will be continued to Friday, Feb. 22, at the same time that the case was originally scheduled for.

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Lake Tahoe roads: Slide causes traffic hold on US 50; I-80 and Mt Rose Highway closed (updated)

February 15, 2019 — Here's the latest on road conditions in the Tahoe region.

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UPDATE: Snow day on Lake Tahoe South Shore; Incline Schools on digital day

February 14, 2019 — Schools at Lake Tahoe will be closed today. Lake Tahoe Unified School District and Zephyr Cove Elementary School are both observing a snow day. Sierra Nevada College also is on a snow day. Washoe County schools in Incline Village are observing a digital day. CORRECTION:

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Lake Tahoe roads: I-80 closed, chain requirements in effect on highways (updated)

February 14, 2019 — Here's the latest on road conditions in the Tahoe region.

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Lake Tahoe weather: Rain to turn to snow today; storm warning remains in effect

February 14, 2019 — Snow levels are expected to fall later today, potentially bringing half a foot of snow to lake level during the day and more into the night. A winter storm warning from the National Weather Service in Reno remains in effect until 10 p.m. Thursday. The

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Rainy storm brings over 1 foot of new snow to some Lake Tahoe ski resorts

February 14, 2019 — While a warm and wet storm has delivered rain to lake level over the course of 24 hours, some Tahoe area ski resorts have received over a foot of fresh snow. Here are some snow totals from ski resorts on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore and

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Barton Health and nurses to resume bargaining after strike called off

February 14, 2019 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — There will be no strike by nurses at Barton Health Friday. Both sides involved in labor negotiations have decided to walk back from a seeming escalation in the bargaining process. Nurses, who voted in late 2017 to join the California

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Topics to discuss before going under the knife

February 14, 2019 — Many people will find themselves on a surgeon's table at one point or another. Professional athletes who get injured frequently and, of course, surgeons may be accustomed to the surgical wings of hospitals, but the general public has no such familiarity. Perhaps due to that

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Market Pulse: Much ado

February 14, 2019 — We heard a month ago that the market had its worst December since 1931 with the Dow Industrials and S&P 500 each off 9 percent. That was then. In January the S&P 500 rose 7.8 percent, the best January since 1987. If the rise were

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