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Chain controls in effect around Lake Tahoe Monday morning

April 16, 2018 — UPDATE Caltrans has lifted chain controls on U.S. 50 Monday afternoon, April 16. Chain restrictions are still in place on California State Route 89 at Bliss State Park. Original Post April showers brought more than just rain to the Tahoe Basin Monday morning. Places on South

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Send us your pet photos for National Pet Day

April 11, 2018 — April 11 marks National Pet Day, and we want to see the best candid photos of your pets. The Tribune staff shared photos of furry friends, and you can too! Here are the three ways you can send us photos: 1. Email to editor@tahoedailytribune.com 2.

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National Burrito Day: Tribune staff shares favorite burritos in Lake Tahoe

April 5, 2018 — Get the hot sauce ready — it’s National Burrito Day. Other than chowing down on a burrito, what is the best way to celebrate the huggable goodness of meat, veggies, fries and more wrapped in a tortilla? We decided the answer is to share a list of

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Photos: #NationalPuppyDay around Lake Tahoe

March 23, 2018 — It’s #NationalPuppyDay, which could also be called the best day ever. Thanks to our followers who shared photos of their puppies in the outdoors, both on Facebook and Instagram. Share your own puppy photos with us in one of these three ways: 1. Email to

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UPDATE: Mount Rose Highway reopens after avalanche

March 22, 2018 — Update: Mount Rose Highway reopens after avalanche Mount Rose Highway has reopened, according to Nevada Highway Patrol Northern Command. The patrol tweeted the update just before 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22. UPDATE: Mount Rose Highway has REOPENED in both directions after the earlier weather related

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UPDATE: Emerald Bay to remain closed after snow slide Wednesday morning

March 21, 2018 — Update: Emerald Bay to remain closed after snow slide Wednesday morning Highway 89 will remain closed around Emerald Bay for the next few days, following a snow slide at Eagle Point Campground Wednesday morning. “It is safety concern for the public and the Caltrans workers,”

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Lake Tahoe weather: Rain, snow mark first day of spring

March 20, 2018 — Although the spring equinox started today, the forecast in the Tahoe Basin is calling for more winter weather. South Shore experienced rain showers, mixed with light flurries, throughout the morning and early afternoon Tuesday, March 20. Cloudy skies and a  70 percent change of rain

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UPDATE: South Tahoe Middle School student arrested after alleged threats to bring gun to school dance

March 9, 2018 — Update: The South Lake Tahoe Police Department arrested a South Tahoe Middle School student who allegedly made threats to bring a gun to a school dance on Friday, March 9. According to a statement from SLTPD, the male student’s residence was searched, and no firearms

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Cold Water Brewery’s female employees make special brew for International Women’s Day

March 8, 2018 — International Women’s Day is recognized around the globe every March 8th. While people celebrate in a variety of ways, one group of women in South Lake Tahoe came together over a shared hobby — craft beer. Debbie Brown, owner of Cold Water Brewery, is part of

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Photos: Lake Tahoe starts March with a snowstorm

March 1, 2018 — March began in the Lake Tahoe region with a snowstorm that brought several inches of new powder. Low visibility, strong gusts of wind and ongoing snowfall were part of Thursday’s weather conditions. A blizzard warning is in effect until early Friday morning, and the region

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Chain controls in place around Lake Tahoe Thursday morning

March 1, 2018 — A winter storm blanketed Lake Tahoe with several inches of snow Thursday morning, March 1. Chain control requirements are now in place for northbound and southbound traffic on Highway 89. Beginning in Meyers, there are also controls in place for eastbound traffic on Highway 50.

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Traditional Washoe structure destroyed in Incline Village

February 23, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — From traditional dances to creating bows and arrows for museums, Ben Rupert enjoys sharing his Washoe heritage with the Tahoe and Carson Valley regions. Last fall, he began constructing a galis dungal, a Washoe winter dwelling, for the Incline Village Crystal

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Lake Tahoe weather: Chain controls, winter weather advisory in effect Sunday evening

February 18, 2018 — Steady snowfall and slick roads have prompted chain requirements on Highway 50, from Twin Bridges to Meyers, on Sunday, Feb. 18. According to Caltrans District 3, motorists should expect low visibility and slick conditions at Echo Summit. Chain requirements apply to all vehicles, except 4-wheel drive

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South Shore lodge featured in this season of ‘The Bachelor’ for sale

February 13, 2018 — The cast of ABC’s “The Bachelor” spent time in South Lake Tahoe last October to film an episode of the current season. An expansive home that included scenes with bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr. and the women, not to mention the famous rose ceremony, is now

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Home with Hollywood connections for sale on Tahoe’s North Shore

February 6, 2018 — Fans of “The Godfather” trilogy have the chance to purchase part of a North Shore property showcased in the film series, provided they have a few million dollars to spare. The Fleur du Lac Estates in Homewood were the backdrop for several scenes in Francis Ford Coppola’s

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Facebook is changing its news feed; here’s how to keep seeing stories from the Tahoe Daily Tribune

February 1, 2018 — On Thursday, Jan. 11, Facebook announced it was making big changes to its news feed to show users more content from friends and family over what it calls “passive content” — videos or articles that ask a user to just sit back and watch or

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Photos: Best of Wednesday’s super blue blood moon

January 31, 2018 — A total lunar eclipse occurred early Wednesday morning, Jan. 31, and photographers around Lake Tahoe captured the special event. Wednesday’s eclipse was also a “blood moon,” a term used when the moon passes through the Earth’s shadow. The reddish color of the moon could be

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Authorities arrest man for alleged homicide in Incline Village

January 29, 2018 — Authorities have charged a man with murder as part of an alleged homicide that occurred in Incline Village on Tuesday morning, Jan. 23. Ismeal Resendiz-Moreno, 44, of Incline Village was taken into custody on Wednesday, Jan. 24, the Washoe County Sheriff's Office said. Authorities received

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Authorities arrest man for alleged homicide in Incline Village

January 25, 2018 — Authorities have charged a man with murder as part of an alleged homicide that occurred in Incline Village on Tuesday morning, Jan. 23. Ismeal Resendiz-Moreno, 44, of Incline Village was taken into custody on Wednesday, Jan. 24, the Washoe County Sheriff's Office said. Authorities received

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Surfers ride Lake Tahoe’s waves ahead of winter storm (video)

January 24, 2018 — Lake Tahoe’s waves were rather mighty today, as steady winds rolled in ahead of a forecast winter storm. The National Weather Service Office in Reno reported 22 mph winds on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 24. Community members around the lake captured photos and video of surfers,

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