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Reno sets record for hottest summer 2nd year in a row

September 18, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — For the second year in a row, Reno sizzled through its hottest summer on record. The National Weather Service says the average daytime high for June, July and August was 93.6 degrees (34.2 Celsius). That’s one-third of a degree hotter than the

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California governor vetoes bill to ban per-signature payment

September 18, 2018 — SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown has once again vetoed a bill that would have banned paying people based on the number of signatures they collect for ballot initiatives. In the veto message he released Tuesday, Brown quoted his previous veto message from 2011,

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Kyle Robert Gordon

September 18, 2018 — June 4, 1963 ~ September 13, 2018 Kyle Robert Gordon left our world on September 13, 2018. He was 55 years old. His brilliance and humor touched many souls. Those who loved him knew him not only as a "wise ass" but also as a

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit pulls body from 1,062 feet in Lake Tahoe

September 18, 2018 — Authorities recovered a body from a depth of 1,062 feet in Lake Tahoe on Monday.

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Feds approve importation of pot drug for tremor study

September 18, 2018 — SAN DIEGO — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California

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Letter: Consider fees, not a ban, to fix VHR issues (opinion)

September 18, 2018 — I'm a resident of San Francisco and my vacation home is in South Lake Tahoe in a residential neighborhood. I've been closely following the issues debating vacation home rentals. The city of SLT doesn't have a numerous police staff to handle nuisance complaints as other

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Letter: Jessica Morse the right choice for Congress (opinion)

September 18, 2018 — There's an election around the corner, and we have a choice for our congressional representation in Washington, D.C. Jessica Morse is running a competitive campaign against incumbent Tom McClintock (CA-4), and I'm thrilled. I had a chance to meet Morse at a house party early

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Douglas County sets $5,000 fine for illegal vacation home rentals

September 18, 2018 — At least one new rule regarding vacation home rentals will extend beyond the boundaries of the Tahoe Township.

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Squaw Ridge in Sierra Nevada renamed after proposal by Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California

September 18, 2018 — A ridge that stretches south of Caples Lake in the Mokelumne Wilderness has received a Washoe name, officials announced on Monday. Squaw Ridge in Amador and Alpine counties was formally renamed Hungalelti Ridge (pronounced Hunga-Lel-Ti), a name proposed the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California.

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Sand Harbor photo wins Aspira’s 2018 America State Parks Photo Contest

September 18, 2018 — A stay-at-home mom, who first visited Lake Tahoe two years ago, won Aspira's 2018 America State Parks Photo Contest over 10,000 other entries. The photo of Sand Harbor was taken by Karen Wong, who the Nevada Division of State Parks said won the contest without

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Northern California deputy killed by gunfire, second wounded

September 18, 2018 — RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — One Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy was killed Monday and another wounded after exchanging gunfire with a suspect at an auto shop just outside of the capital city. A man, whose identity has not released, shot and killed 27-year-old Deputy Mark Stasyuk

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Incline football hit with tough loss at Silver Stage

September 17, 2018 — The Incline Highlanders football team entered Saturday's game against Silver Stage with high hopes of getting back on track after a disappointing effort the week before in a Thursday home loss to Yerington. But even with eight days of rest, the Highlanders fell flat for

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Jack Nealon

September 17, 2018 — Jack Nealon, a long time resident of Incline Village, died August 4, 2018, at Carson Tahoe Hospital. He and Joan lived the past 2 years with their son Tom, wife Alma, and 3 granddaughters in Carson City. He was born September 16, 1931 in Pittsfield,

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Lake Tahoe weather: Fall-like conditions in store this week

September 17, 2018 — The last full week of summer will bring fall-like conditions to the Tahoe Basin. Clear skies and high temperatures ranging from the mid 60s to low 70s are in the forecast from the National Weather Service. "Fall-like weather is expected for this week with clear

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Land requested by Incline Village General Improvement District dropped from Washoe County lands bill

September 17, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Land requests by the improvement district here have been dropped from a federal lands bill being drafted by Washoe County. Conflicts with Forest Service principles and a competing request from the Washoe Tribe of California and Nevada factored into the county's

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Role of technology increasing in wildfire fights

September 17, 2018 — ELKO, Nev. — Wildland firefighters are still the heart and soul of the battle against raging blazes, but a technology boom is playing an increasing role in efforts to snuff out flames. Today’s firefighters count on accurate data from satellites and heat-sensing instruments to chart

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Hogan’s goal keys victory over Incline

September 17, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE. Calif. — Kelsey Hogan maneuvered the ball to her right foot about 30 yards from Incline's net and unleashed fury. The South Tahoe sophomore booted a liner into the upper right corner of the net Saturday morning in the second half to

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Ramos leads Incline golfers at invitational

September 17, 2018 — Highlander Scarlet Ramos recorded the lowest score Monday, Sept. 10, in the Incline Invitational golf tournament at Eagle Valley Golf Course. Ramos took first place with a score of 96. Second place went to teammate Hannah Welco, who shot a 117, and in third place

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Tahoe Chamber hosting forum with El Dorado County supervisor candidates

September 17, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The race for El Dorado County District 5 supervisor is down to two candidates, and Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce (Tahoe Chamber) is giving voters a chance to hear from both of them. The chamber is hosting a

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How acupuncture, Chinese medicine can support immune systems

September 17, 2018 — It's that time of year again! The season is changing, the temperatures are dropping, and the kids have gone back to school. For some of us, transitions can be less than gentle and fluidic. Taking a deeper look into what is happening during this transitional

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