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Ted Gaines column: More government spending equals more taxes (opinion)

November 20, 2018 — This year's legislative session ended in September but you'll feel the damage to your pocketbooks for years to come. I will give my Democrat colleagues credit for consistency, at least, because every year they come up with new and creative ways to spend taxpayer money,

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Lake Tahoe Drink of the Week: Lakeside Inn The Timbers’ Lakeside Lightning

November 19, 2018 — One of the largest components of Tahoe's nightlife is the mix of countless breweries, bars and restaurants that offer unique drinks difficult to find outside the basin. In our Drink of the Week segment, we'll showcase one type of beer, wine, cocktail — you name

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Kirkwood Mountain Resort changes opening day from Wednesday to Saturday

November 19, 2018 — With a series of winter storms in the forecast for the latter half of this week, Kirkwood Mountain Resort is shifting its tentative opening date to Saturday, Nov. 24. The resort had initially hoped to open Wednesday, Nov. 21, in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Marilyn Ann Ronnau

November 19, 2018 — July 14, 1936 – October 29, 2018 Marilyn was born in San Francisco, California, and passed away in Reno, Nevada, unexpectedly, after a short battle with cancer. Her parents, James Mallon, a Fireman with the S.F.F.D. , and her mother Ulinda Rose Vierra, an R.N.,

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LTCC girls to host West Valley at 5 p.m. Tuesday

November 19, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Bring your gloves, beanies, warm coat and maybe even some coffee or hot chocolate, the Lake Tahoe Community College girls' soccer team is hosting its quarterfinal match after the sun goes down. The day before expected winter storms hit the

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South Lake Tahoe’s Maddie Bowman lands spot on U.S. Freeski Team

November 19, 2018 — Maddie Bowman was recently named to the 2018-19 U.S. Freeski Team. The South Shore resident, who won the gold medal in halfpipe in the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, is among eight Olympic medalists on the squad. Bowman finished off the podium at the

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Rollover on US 50 near Cave Rock

November 19, 2018 — Authorities are cleaning up a rollover crash on U.S. 50 north of Cave Rock. A vehicle resembling a Jeep is currently flipped over on its side in one of the northbound lanes of U.S. 50 north of Cave Rock. Traffic is still moving in the

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South Shore’s Sidney to compete in European curling championships

November 19, 2018 — Larry Sidney will again represent Israel in a sport at its highest level. The Zephyr Cove resident left the South Shore on Wednesday and traveled across the globe to compete in the 2018 Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships in Tallinn, Estonia. "I am incredibly

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Nevada Medical Marijuana Card Benefits & More | NuggMD

November 19, 2018 — Sponsored Content Editor's note: This content is sponsored by NuggMD Access the Benefits and Savings of Nevada Medical Marijuana from Home Ballot Question 9 Explained If your state government has a staunch anti-marijuana view but you disagree, what do you do? NuggMD gets this question

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Rain, snow in forecast for Lake Tahoe; expect Thanksgiving travel delays in northern Sierra

November 19, 2018 — An extended dry period will likely come to an end this week when the Lake Tahoe region receives some sorely-needed rain and snow. The National Weather Service urges holiday travelers to plan for adverse road conditions starting Wednesday. Monday and Tuesday will be mostly sunny

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Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts; 77 dead

November 19, 2018 — CHICO, Calif. — Volunteers in white coveralls, hard hats and masks poked through ash and debris Sunday, searching for the remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire before rains forecast this week complicate their efforts. While the predicted downpours could help tamp down

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Why cancer comes back

November 19, 2018 — Researchers continue to make strides as they look for ways to defeat cancer. In many areas of the world, significant progress has been made in regard to improving cancer survival rates. While cancer treatments continue to evolve and help people fight and ultimately overcome their

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Guest column: How retailers can get ready for the holidays (opinion)

November 19, 2018 — It may only be early November, but if you're a small business retailer you know the holidays are right around the corner. Whether you're planning a big push to boost sales or working to make sure inventory can meet demands, preparation is key. From brick-and-mortar

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Loved ones remembered at ‘Light up a Life’

November 19, 2018 — As the days get shorter approaching the winter solstice, we count on the holiday gatherings and Christmas lights in our community to brighten up our lives. For many people, the parties and celebrations in this season are a poignant reminder of what has changed in

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Student Athlete of the Month: Shaylie Rippet ‘heart and soul’ of Whittell volleyball

November 19, 2018 — Shaylie Rippet was the heart and soul this season for Whittell volleyball. The senior led the Warriors to a third-place finish in the 1A West League and a playoff berth. She anchored the team's success by leading the Warriors in attacks and serving. She had

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Student Athlete of the Month: Isaiah Womack does it all for Whittell football

November 19, 2018 — Isaiah Womack ran for touchdowns. He threw for touchdowns. He returned kicks for touchdowns. He returned interceptions for touchdowns. The Whittell senior was electric with the ball in his hands. He was a gamebreaker that could score anytime he touched the football. "Aside from being

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Ignition interlock now required for all Nevada DUI arrests

November 18, 2018 — If you’ve been charged with drunk driving, there’s a new sheriff in town. And it’s electronic — a mandatory ignition interlock device on your vehicle that checks your sobriety every time you start the car. Under the law passed by the 2017 Legislature, a vehicle

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Nevada’s marijuana taxes set another monthly record

November 18, 2018 — Nevada’s marijuana taxes raked in $8.1 million in August, setting another monthly record. That’s $3.2 million more than in August last year. For July and August, Taxation Director Bill Anderson said the wholesale pot tax has come in more than double the amount it brought

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Lady Coyotes advance, receive surprise after drubbing Evergreen Valley

November 17, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Feeling angry and disrespected, Lake Tahoe took out its frustration on Evergreen Valley. The Coyotes demolished the Hawks 5-0 Saturday in the first round ofthe California Community College Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Regional Championships and  then postgame received stunning news

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Inaugural Turkey Trot on Sunday to benefit Tahoe’s homeless

November 17, 2018 — A 5K in South Lake Tahoe Sunday will raise money for a local nonprofit created to help the area’s homeless. The city of South Lake Tahoe's recreation department is partnering with the Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless to organize the inaugural Turkey Trot this weekend.

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