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Callie’s Cabin: Shrimp Louis (recipe)

August 18, 2018 — Feeling the chill in the air at dawn almost lured me into baking a pre-autumn apple cake. But hey, it's still summertime so Fuji apples sufficed. Instead of me baking for you, I'm dishing up some more clean food to keep us energized and happy.

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Fight against Lake Tahoe’s invasive species goes to the mat

August 18, 2018 — Blindly feeling along a section of fabric mat underneath the water's surface at Lakeside Marina, a diver grabs a U-shaped piece of rebar and begins hammering away. At only a handful of feet below the water's surface visibility drops to zero, making work difficult, but

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Washoe Valley brush fire closes Old 395; structures threatened

August 17, 2018 — Multiple agencies are responding to a 5-acre brush fire south of Bellevue Road Little Valley Road in Washoe Valley. According to the Truckee Meadows Fire Department, structures are threatened. Evacuations are ongoing from High Camp Court off Franktown to Old 395 and east to List

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Delivery of today’s Tahoe Daily Tribune delayed

August 17, 2018 — Delivery of today’s edition of the Tahoe Daily Tribune is being delayed due to printing press issues. Issues at the press in Carson City have pushed back delivery of the Aug. 17 edition of the Tribune. Publisher Rob Galloway said delivery teams are working quickly

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El Dorado sheriff deputy shoots into car to free trapped bear in South Lake Tahoe (video)

August 17, 2018 — A Northern California deputy fired several beanbag rounds into a back car window to free a trapped bear that had likely been searching for snacks. El Dorado County Sheriff’s spokesman Anthony Prencipe said Thursday that officers were called after the bear was seen rummaging through

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Lake Tahoe Community College opens Lisa Maloff University Center

August 17, 2018 — The approximately 7,000 square-foot building will become the hub for access to higher education from associate to master’s degree programs in global business management, psychology, liberal studies...

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South Tahoe opens football season tonight at home

August 17, 2018 — It's still summer, but the fall season is about to begin. The South Tahoe Vikings football team opens its season tonight with a home clash against one of California's best. The Vikings will host the Bear River Bruins, of Grass Valley, for a 7:30 p.m.

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Incline football to host 6-team scrimmage Saturday morning

August 17, 2018 — The Incline Highlanders football team will get ready for the season opener later this month by hosting a multi-team scrimmage this weekend. The Highlanders will welcome five other teams to Incline Village including, Silver Stage, Portola, North Tahoe, Valley Christian and Coral Academy. Each team

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Husband of LPGA legend sinks ace at Incline’s Mountain Course

August 17, 2018 — Mike McGee hit the shot of the day on a perfect, sunny Sunday, Aug. 12, while playing with his kids and wife, who happens to be a LPGA golf legend, at Incline Village's Mountain Course. McGee, a part-time Incline resident, recorded a hole-in-one while playing

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Permanent memorial placed for fallen firefighter killed near Lake Tahoe ski resort

August 17, 2018 — With fires blazing all over California, billowing smoke throughout the state, the memory of fallen firefighter Michael “Mikey” Hallenbeck remains fresh on the minds of the people closest to him.

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Tastes of Incline event feeds local scholarships at Lake Tahoe

August 16, 2018 — The annual Tastes of Incline event returns Aug. 23. Hosted by P.E.O (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Chapter AC, the event serves as a fundraiser to help local women with educational scholarships. About five to six scholarships are given out each year — the event is now

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Lake Tahoe comedy scene with Howie Nave: Kivi Rogers performs at The Improv

August 16, 2018 — Former Saturday Night Live alum and actor Joe Piscopo was in Carson City last week shooting the pilot for the television sitcom, "Casino Boss," at the Carson City Nugget. Comedian Bob Zany (who has a nice role in the project playing both casino employee and

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe welcomes reggae rockers The Expendables

August 16, 2018 — Santa Cruz-based reggae rockers The Expendables take over Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Saturday, Aug. 18. "Since 1997, The Expendables have staked their claim in the California surf/rock genre by headlining venues from coast to coast. Blending reggae, punk rock and '80s style dueling guitar

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Pop star Charlie Puth visits Harveys Outdoor Arena

August 16, 2018 — Pop sensation Charlie Puth is known for many hits — "One Call Away," "Marvin Gaye" and "See You Again" are just at the tip of the iceberg. His new album, "Voicenotes," features the stand-out singles "Attention" and "Done For Me," the latter of which features

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Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton take on Lake Tahoe concert series

August 16, 2018 — Rock 'n' Roll hall of famer Steve Miller is headed back to Lake Tahoe for a performance at Harveys Outdoor Arena on Friday, Aug. 17. And taking the stage with him is none other than Peter Frampton. "Having had such a fantastic tour together last

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Nahko and Medicine for the People: From Standing Rock to Lake Tahoe

August 16, 2018 — RENO — "Give, always give what you can, even if your allies always draw lines in the sand," Nahko Bear, leader of world music outfit Nahko and Medicine for the People, sings into the camera. It's December 2016, and Nahko, bundled in a winter coat,

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Historic Lake Tahoe home sells for $10 million

August 16, 2018 — A piece of Lake Tahoe’s maritime history on the lake’s West Shore recently changed hands for $10 million. Built in 1936, this home was originally owned by the Scott family of the Hall-Scott Engine Company, located in Berkeley, California. Built by and for one of Tahoe’s

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Letter: Stateline events center a gamble for Douglas County tax payers (opinion)

August 16, 2018 — I was present at the project consultants' presentation to the Douglas Board of County Commissioners' July 19 meeting regarding the proposed Lake event center. We learned that the estimated cost had increased from the commonly mentioned $50 million to $80 million

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Letter: Just keep paving paradise (opinion)

August 16, 2018 — For those who live near the end of the trail where construction continues, all last summer/fall and all of this summer have had the enjoyment of hearing all types of trucks, loaders, access the area from 6 a.m.-5 p.m. every day excluding weekends. These trucks

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Tahoe Regional Planning Agency column: Recommitting to collaboration (opinion)

August 16, 2018 — Nearly 25 years ago, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and dozens of partners embarked on an unprecedented mission to conserve and restore the Lake Tahoe Basin's treasured natural resources through the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program. That partnership has continued to grow. Today, the program

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