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Incline football loses to Coral Academy on homecoming, senior night

October 22, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Highlanders came into homecoming gridiron battle with high hopes, but Coral Academy's rushing attack combined with a few Incline miscues led to a 30-15 defeat Friday night on the North Shore. After celebrating its seniors for playing in their final

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Today last day to register to vote in California

October 22, 2018 — California residents who wish to vote in the upcoming election have until 11:59 p.m. today to register to vote. Voter registration in California ends at the end of the day. Those hoping to register can do so online here. If you have moved, changed your

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Lake Tahoe weather: Warm temperatures and sunshine in forecast

October 22, 2018 — Lake Tahoe is in store for another warm and dry week. High temperatures in the Tahoe Basin are expected to range in the low-to-mid 60s throughout the week, with South Lake Tahoe seeing a high of 63 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service

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South Tahoe Public Utility District to host candidate forum for board of directors

October 22, 2018 — The South Tahoe Public Utility District will host a candidate forum to help inform voters, who will be filling three seats on the district's board of directors this November. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. in the district board room.

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Incline Village man accused of child abuse turns self in, vows to fight ‘false allegation’

October 20, 2018 — An Incline Village man charged with child abuse has turned himself while maintaining his innocence. Nicholas Lightfoot, 39, turned himself in to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Friday after learning that a warrant had been issued for his arrest, according to his attorney Theresa Ristenpart.

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Washoe County sheriff still searching for Incline Village man accused of child abuse

October 19, 2018 — It has been five months since the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help locating an Incline Village man accused of child abuse and domestic violence. And on Friday law enforcement put out another call for any information regarding the whereabouts of 39-year-old

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New deputy forest supervisor joins Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit

October 18, 2018 — There's a new deputy forest supervisor in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Danelle Harrison arrived in the basin a few weeks ago, U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) recently announced. She previously served as district ranger for both the Williams and Tusayan Ranger

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Meet the candidates running for Incline Village General Improvement District Board of Trustees

October 18, 2018 — Incline Village voters will select two candidates from a field of four to serve on the improvement district’s board of trustees. Below are candidate Q&As compiled leading up to the June primary earlier this year. Click here to get more information about voting in Washoe

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Tahoe Prosperity Center hosts 2nd annual Tahoe Economic Summit

October 16, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Transforming Tahoe will be the theme for the second annual Tahoe Economic Summit this week on the South Shore. Tahoe Prosperity Center will host the event from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Lake Tahoe Resort. Tahoe

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US 50 roadwork in South Lake Tahoe to continue through October

October 15, 2018 — Motorists driving through South Lake Tahoe will have to endure construction on U.S 50 for a little while longer. Roadwork on the highway from Winnemucca Avenue to Silver Dollar Avenue has been extended beyond Oct. 15 — the official end of grading season in the

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Whittell High School seeks girls’ basketball coach for upcoming season

October 15, 2018 — ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. — George Whittell High School is searching for a permanent girls' basketball coach for the 2018-19 season. With the hoops season scheduled to begin in about three weeks, the Warriors need a coach at both the junior varsity and varsity levels to

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Lake Tahoe weather: Windy conditions to start week

October 15, 2018 — Strong winds have triggered a lake wind advisory through Monday morning on Lake Tahoe. The advisory will last until 11 a.m. Winds blowing from east to northeast will range from 10 to 20 mph with gusts as strong as 35 mph, according to the National

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Annual grading season at Lake Tahoe ends today

October 15, 2018 — Today marks the end of grading and digging season at Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency requires all construction sites to be winterized by Oct. 15 each year to reduce water quality impacts associated with winter weather by preventing sediment from washing into Lake

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Elks Club Drive in Lake Tahoe Basin closed Monday for repaving project

October 14, 2018 — A repaving project will close Elks Club Drive to traffic Monday. The road, located between the U.S. 50 intersection to Tam O Shanter Drive in the Tahoe Basin, will be closed to ensure the safety of construction workers. According to the El Dorado County Department

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Blockage sends sewage spilling down Lake Tahoe street

October 12, 2018 — A blockage in a private line sent sewage spilling down Kokanee Trail Friday morning. South Tahoe Public Utility District received a call reporting a leak and quickly confirmed a blockage in the private lateral at 3093 Kokanee Trail. According to the district, sewage was spilling

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Meet the candidates running for South Lake Tahoe City Council 2018

October 12, 2018 — South Lake Tahoe voters will have nine choices to fill three seats in the fast-approaching election.

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Whittell gridders look to get first league win vs. visiting Pyramid Lake

October 12, 2018 — ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. — Whittell football suffered a painful loss last week to its rival Virginia City. The Warriors played even with the Muckers through the first half but their spirit was broken early in the second and they could never recover. The Warriors postgame

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Boys’ tennis falls in team playoffs, gears for singles, doubles tournaments

October 12, 2018 — The South Tahoe boys played their final team tennis match Monday and fell to the Truckee Wolverines 15-3 in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association 3A Northern Region Team Tennis Championships at Tahoe Donner Tennis Club in Truckee. The Vikings (8-3) have suffered three losses this

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Meyers Community Foundation’s 5th annual Gear Swap set for Sunday

October 11, 2018 — MEYERS, Calif. — The Meyers Community Foundation will host the fifth annual Meyers Outdoor Gear Swap from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, in the Westgate Center parking lot adjacent the Divided Sky. If you've got summer or winter gear or outdoor toys

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Fall prescribed burns to start in Lake Tahoe Basin

October 11, 2018 — With the fall season bringing conditions more suitable for forest thinning projects, agencies around Lake Tahoe are gearing up for prescribed burns. Burns could begin as early as this week, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team announced Wednesday, Oct. 10. The team, which includes local,

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