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Douglas County opens online lodging tax portal

September 12, 2019

STATELINE, Nev. — Douglas County recently contracted with a company to streamline the process for remitting transient occupancy taxes. The county is now contracted with HdL Lodging Tax, which will provide the lodging community with...

Nevada commission approves fee hike for Lake Tahoe piers, buoys

August 23, 2019

The multi-year battle over pier and buoy fees at Lake Tahoe ended Wednesday when the Legislative Commission approved significant increases on a party-line vote. Jan Briscoe of the Tahoe Lakefront Property Owners Association said residents...

Kingsbury Grade work begins Monday

August 18, 2019

GENOA, Nev. — Single-lane closures and travel delays will be in place on the Carson Valley side of Kingsbury Grade beginning Monday as the Nevada Department of Transportation resurfaces the highway. Beginning Aug. 19 through...

El Dorado County fired up over homeowners insurance woes

August 6, 2019

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — A letter will soon be delivered to California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara addressing El Dorado County leaders’ and homeowners’ frustrations over the lack of affordable (or available) homeowners insurance. Following a meeting...

Expect lane closures on Kingsbury through July

July 22, 2019

Single lane closures will take place on the Carson Valley side of Kingsbury Grade through July 31 as the Nevada Department of Transportation clears roadside slopes. Small sections of Kingsbury Grade will be reduced to...

Zephyr Point building dedication on Sunday

July 13, 2019

ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. — Following the completion of extensive renovations, a dedication ceremony will take place at Dobbins Hall Building at Zephyr Point will host The dedication will start at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14....