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Sierra-at-Tahoe race results

February 17, 2018 — About 100 athletes competed Saturday, Feb. 10, in the final United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association's Skier / Boardercross at Sierra-at-Tahoe. The competitors came from all over Northern California, and a little farther with a few kids listed from Alaska and Colorado. "It

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Lake Tahoe School students get coding experience

February 17, 2018 — Aspiring programmers on both shores of Lake Tahoe recently received some first-hand coding experience with the use of drones. The event, named the Community Quadcopter Programming Challenge, was hosted by Lake Tahoe School, a private school located in Incline Village. The participants — more than

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With winter fading, Lake Tahoe locals say it’s time to climb (video)

February 17, 2018 — Gantt Miller gazed at the granite handhold for a moment, summoning the courage to dyno — or make the leap. He checked his footing and made sure he was in good position. Wearing just a T-shirt and pants with spring-like temperatures in the middle of

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Editor’s Notes: Shining a spotlight on our local nonprofits

February 17, 2018 — Hopefully you had the opportunity to read last Saturday's cover story on the Tahoe Women's Community Fund (if you didn't, you can do so at http://bit.ly/2Hk19xg). For the sake of bringing everyone up to speed, the Tahoe Women's Community Fund is a nonprofit that uses

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South Lake Tahoe woman prepares to walk across America

February 17, 2018 — A South Lake Tahoe woman is preparing to walk across America — and she hopes to inspire others to get moving in the process. This April, Sheryl Lynn will begin a six-month journey walking from Key West, Florida to San Francisco, California. She plans to

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Lake Tahoe Forest Service: Snowmobile riders stick to areas with adequate snow

February 17, 2018 — Amid a below-average snow year and with an influx of visitors expected for Presidents Day weekend, the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is asking snowmobile riders to stick within permitted areas that have adequate snow coverage. Snowmobile operators should avoid bare dirt

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Porn star says she feels free to discuss Trump encounter at Lake Tahoe

February 16, 2018 — NEW YORK — Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom Donald Trump’s attorney acknowledges paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss an alleged sexual encounter with the man who is now president, her manager told The Associated Press. At the

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Authorities ID Incline Village murder victim

February 16, 2018 — A 70-year-old man was identified as the victim of a fatal stabbing that occurred in Incline Village on Jan. 23. David Rivas-Rodriguez died as a result of multiple stab wounds at a residence in the 700 block of Southwood Boulevard, the Washoe County Sheriff's Office

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South Tahoe boys hoops season ends with overtime loss

February 16, 2018 — With two last second 2-point losses in the regular season to the Fernley Vaqueros, the South Tahoe Vikings boys' basketball team was looking to get over the hump Thursday, Feb. 15, in the quarterfinals of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 3A Northern Basketball Championships.

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Whittell hoopsters cruise past Eureka in quarterfinals

February 16, 2018 — The Whittell boys roared past Eureka Thursday, Feb. 15, in the quarterfinals of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 1A Northern Region Basketball Championships and have reached the semifinals for the fifth straight season. The Warriors (24-3) pummeled Eureka 71-37 at Wooster High School in

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Highlander boys fall to Lions

February 16, 2018 — Taylor Redfern scored 23 points to help lead the Incline Highlanders girls past the Yerington Lions 40-36 Thursday, Feb. 15, in the first round of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 2A Northern Region Basketball Championships at Adobe Middle School in Elko, Nevada. The No.

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Washoe County sheriff: Incline Village substation will remain open

February 16, 2018 — Washoe County Sheriff Chuck Allen said earlier this week there is no truth to the rumor he is shutting down the Incline Village substation because of budget cuts. Allen said effective Monday, Feb. 19, the substation will lose its resident lieutenant. That post will be

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Environmental work at future Whole Foods site progresses

February 16, 2018 — For five months last winter, Christina Borsos' 10,000-square-foot property on Woodbine Road was covered in water. Borsos home sits near Bijou Park Creek, which once naturally flowed into Lake Tahoe unimpeded. Over time houses, businesses, roads and parking lots were developed in the creek's path

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Vikings boys, girls, Incline trio head to alpine state championships

February 16, 2018 — The South Tahoe boys and girls did exactly what they needed to do Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Diamond Peak Ski Area and Incline's two seniors Belle Johnson, Rachel Meyer and freshman Niklas Pietzke all advanced to the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association State Championships that will

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Video: Cool temps for Presidents Day weekend (maybe a little snow)

February 15, 2018 — It feels like winter again in the Tahoe Basin but only temperature, not precipitation. South Lake Tahoe can expect cool temperatures for the Presidents Day weekend. The high Friday and Saturday will reach into the high 40s with the lows around freezing, according to the

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South Shore’s comedy scene: Presidential impersonators, stand-up this week

February 15, 2018 — Trump vs. Obama: Bob DiBuono He freaked Whoopi Goldberg out when he appeared as President Donald Trump on ABC's "The View" and performed at Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough's (co-hosts of MSNBC's "Morning Joe") engagement party. Who is this guy, you ask? New York comedian

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Wanted by the IOC: A city to host the 2026 Winter Olympics

February 15, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Wanted: A city to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. Getting bidders for the Olympics used to be easy. But no longer, and particularly for the Winter Games. Six European cities pulled out of official bids or possible bids when the IOC

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North Shore-based Dead Winter Carpenters returns home with Americana

February 15, 2018 — Dead Winter Carpenters is playing somewhat of a homecoming gig on Friday, Feb. 16. The band, which hails from Tahoe City, has steadily gained recognition over the past few years and returns to North Shore venue Crystal Bay Casino for a performance any Americana fan

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Rapper Murs set to perform at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe

February 15, 2018 — Rap sensation Murs is set to perform in the basin this weekend. "For over two decades, Murs has fearlessly rapped with power, poise and purpose. Picking up a mic in high school, he founded 3 Melancholy Gypsys before logging time in influential West Coast collective

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Presidents Day weekend fun at Lake Tahoe

February 15, 2018 — Presidents Day weekend is typically recognized as one of the hottest times to make a trip up the mountain for three consecutive days of nonstop skiing and riding. But this year, what with the lower-than-average snowpack, things might be a little different. While snow conditions

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