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Recent Stories by Autumn Whitney

From Kennedy to Obama, presidential visits to Lake Tahoe

February 19, 2018 — Monday, Feb. 19, is Presidents Day — a holiday that, when first celebrated, was held in recognition of George Washington's birthday, but now honors all presidents of the United States. In commemoration of the event, we've taken a look at the known trips commander-in-chiefs have

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Drink of the Week: Sidellis Lake Tahoe’s Whiskey Barrel Corsetti Stout

February 16, 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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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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Tahoe Women’s Community Fund begins 2018 grant cycle

February 13, 2018 — Just over two years ago an all-new, South Shore-based nonprofit opened its doors to collectively raise and grant money to other Tahoe organizations. Known as the Tahoe Women's Community Fund, the founding members — all women — formed the nonprofit after observing the success of

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Water companies discuss contaminated wells in South Lake Tahoe

February 9, 2018 — While a toxic plume spreading through groundwater has forced the shuttering of some wells in South Lake Tahoe, customers do not need to worry if their water is safe to drink, according to local water providers. On Wednesday, Feb. 7, South Tahoe Public Utility District,

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Drink of the Week: Alibi Ale Works’ Denali Pale

February 8, 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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Celebrating Valentine’s Day at Lake Tahoe

February 8, 2018 — The most romantic day of the year is just around the corner, as Wednesday, Feb. 14, marks Valentine's Day — and the opportunity to take your significant other out on a Tahoe-based date. From special dinner offerings to alternative date ideas, here are our top

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Drink of the Week: Ten Crows BBQ’s Gin Love

February 1, 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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Game time: Where to watch Super Bowl LII in the Tahoe Basin

February 1, 2018 — It's finally time for the big game: On Sunday, Feb. 4, the NFL season culminates in Super Bowl LII as the Philadelphia Eagles take on the New England Patriots at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m., but any Super Bowl

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Local nonprofits raise awareness of human trafficking on South Shore

January 29, 2018 — January is Human Trafficking Awareness month, and as the calendar heads into February the local chapter of Partners Against Trafficking of Humans (PATH) is teaming up with Live Violence Free, Tahoe Youth and Family Services and Tahoe Activist Artists to educate the South Lake Tahoe

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Drink of the Week: Flight Deck Sports Bar & Grill’s Sliders n Bloody Beer

January 26, 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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Star of ‘Half Baked’ and ‘SNL,’ Jim Breuer, performs at Lake Tahoe

January 25, 2018 — Jim Breuer is often recognized for his work on the 1998 film "Half Baked" and multiple seasons of NBC's "Saturday Night Live," but the comedian's first love is stand-up — and for the first time, he's bringing a set to Tahoe. On Saturday, Jan. 27,

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El Dorado County wins at 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

January 21, 2018 — The 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition recently announced its winners — and El Dorado County wineries were among those honored. In the second week of January, nearly 70 judges traveled to Sonoma County to determine the best wines across the nation, according to a

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Adventure film series debuts at Heavenly Village, benefits local nonprofits

January 19, 2018 — An all-new film series is coming to South Lake Tahoe, brought to the public by The Shops at Heavenly Village, Heavenly Sports, Dreu Murin Productions and Red Bull. Known as The Heavenly Village Film Series, the monthly events run through June and include screenings of

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Drink of the Week: Outpost Brewing Co.’s Rowdy Rudy’s IPA

January 18, 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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Review: ‘Dangerous Developments’ mystery pays homage to Lake Tahoe

January 14, 2018 — A day of fun on the mountain turns into a deadly plot filled with kidnappings, mystery and a race against the clock in local author Jennifer Quashnick's newest Mountaingirl Mysteries novel, "Sierra Nevada Dangerous Developments." The third installment in the series debuted on Saturday, Dec.

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9 places to day trip close to South Lake Tahoe

January 13, 2018 — Typically three-day weekends in January are marked by prime ski conditions — but that doesn't seem to be the case this year. South Lake Tahoe is largely lacking the amount of snow it saw at this point last year, but the long weekend can be

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Drink of the Week: South Lake Brewing Company’s Chunderstruck IPA

January 11, 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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Passing the time when there’s no snow in Tahoe

January 11, 2018 — Snow is somewhat of a stranger in the basin thus far into the winter. And paired with the three-day weekend that lies ahead, it seems that there's nothing to do to pass the time in the region (because, let's face it, who wants to ski

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Drink of the Week: Cold Water Brewery & Grill’s Black Pepper Porter

January 4, 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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