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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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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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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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Tahoe Regional Planning Agency to conduct demographic surveys

August 15, 2018 — In an effort to learn how residents and visitors travel around the lake, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency will conduct surveys over the course of 11 days. TRPA will be out at several dozen sites in the Lake Tahoe Basin Aug. 16-27 administering the survey.

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Nevada DOT completing US 50 project near Cave Rock on Lake Tahoe East Shore

August 15, 2018 — With most of the major work stabilizing a roadside slope wrapping up this week, crews expect to remove lane reductions on U.S. 50 near Cave Rock. Those reductions are likely to be lifted by the end of the week, according to a Wednesday morning announcement

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Miller records ace at Incline Village’s Championship Course

August 15, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — John Miller teed it up on the Fourth of July and played like his namesake, the former professional, World Golf Hall of Famer and now NBC golf analyst. Miller, of Incline Village, sank a hole-in-one on hole No. 6 at Incline's

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Lake Tahoe Drink of the Week: Alibi Ale Works’ IPA

August 14, 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 showcase one type of beer, wine, cocktail — you name

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Smoke free? Clear, sunny conditions in forecast for Lake Tahoe region

August 13, 2018 — After several weeks filled with smoke from regional wildfires, the Lake Tahoe Basin should be able to breathe easier. The coming week will bring mostly sunny and clear conditions to Tahoe, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to be in the low

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South Lake Tahoe clears out homeless camps near Upper Truckee River

August 13, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — City personnel have removed a group of homeless encampments along the Upper Truckee River. The abandoned homeless camps, which according to the city consisted of trash and other debris, were located in the Truckee River Meadow area behind Motel 6.

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Fire burns storage facility at Incline Village golf course

August 12, 2018 — Investigators are working to determine the cause of a small fire that burned a storage facility at the Incline Village Mountain Golf Course Saturday morning. North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) fire personnel responded at 1:57 a.m. to a fire alarm at the course —

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Wildfire smoke triggers air quality alert in Lake Tahoe region

August 10, 2018 — Smoke from wildfires in the region has led the National Weather Service to issue an air quality alert for the Lake Tahoe area. Specifically, smoke from a fire burning in Alpine County could cause degraded air quality in Alpine and Douglas counties. The service says

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3 double winners at Tahoe Tennis Classic

August 8, 2018 — A record 245 players competed July 26-29 in the Tahoe Tennis Classic at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club. The four-day tournament featured stiff competition and players from 11 states and one from Netherlands. But all the winners were from California or Nevada. The finals were played

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Smoke from California wildfires lingering in Lake Tahoe Basin

August 7, 2018 — Unhealthy and very unhealthy air conditions could be possible on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore today as wildfires continue to burn across Northern California, sending smoke across the region. Those fires continue to bring hazy conditions and degraded air quality to northeast California, the Sierra and

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Boil water order issued for Cave Rock community on Lake Tahoe East Shore

August 7, 2018 — A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for the Cave Rock Water System in Douglas County due to treatment plant shutdown, computer failure, and a data logging loss at the Cave Rock Water Treatment Plant. Because of this, Douglas County is required to hang

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California resident drowns in Lake Tahoe

August 6, 2018 — Authorities have located the body of a California man who jumped from a boat into Lake Tahoe Saturday and never resurfaced. Police were initially dispatched to an area off the shore in Stateline at 11:58 a.m. Saturday, according to the South Lake Tahoe Police Department.

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2 aces in 3 days at Incline Village’s Mountain Course

August 5, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — George Croom sank the first of two aces in three days on a sunny Tuesday, July 24, at Incline Village's Mountain Course. The 83-year old from Montreux, Nevada used a 9-iron from about 92 yards on the par-3 12th hole for

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Sand Harbor to close for several hours Aug. 7 for 2018 Lake Tahoe Summit

August 4, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – Since the presidential forum in 1997, the annual Lake Tahoe Summit has become an important yearly gathering of federal, state, and local leaders dedicated to restoring and sustaining Lake Tahoe as one of our most precious environmental treasures. On Tuesday, Aug.

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