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Summer staples: Top ways to close out the summer season in Tahoe

August 18, 2017 — As one of Tahoe’s best seasons comes to a close, a handful of activities will conclude. The next few weeks will bring the end of many summer events, including outdoor music series, performances under the stars and prime hiking weather. Whether you’re a theater connoisseur, […]

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Tahoe Top 5: Chá Fine Teas in Truckee offers delicious teas, spices, essential oils, and gifts

August 18, 2017 — Local mother-daughter duo, Cindy Shippy and Tina Peek, are reminding locals and visitors just how good a cup of tea can be. They welcome tea connoisseurs and newcomers to see what all the rage is about; straight from their Chá Fine Teas boutique located on […]

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Comedy duo Cheech & Chong headline MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa on Aug. 18

August 18, 2017 — America’s favorite counter-culture comedy duo, Cheech & Chong, is headed to Tahoe’s South Shore. “Cheech Marin is a paradox in the world of entertainment. Cheech is an actor, director, writer, musician, art collector and humanitarian, a man who has enough talent, humor and intelligence to […]

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San Francisco’s Big Blu Soul Revue jams at North Lake Tahoe’s Music on the Beach series in Kings Beach

August 17, 2017 — San Francisco soul act Big Blu Soul Revue is set to bring the beat to North Shore’s Music on the Beach series on Friday, Aug. 18. “Their fresh approach brings a wide array of infectious dance grooves to their high-energy live show,” states the band’s […]

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Tahoe Food Hub’s “Pitchfork & the Pan” is a gourmet-dining experience that brings food from the farm to the table

August 17, 2017 — Bring an appetite and sense of adventure to three remote and beautiful North Lake Tahoe destinations from the wilderness to the beach to savor a feast through the Tahoe Food Hub's new pop-up farm dinner series, "Pitchfork & the Pan". This Sunday, Aug. 20 marks […]

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Deal will provide health insurance in all Nevada counties

August 17, 2017 — Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday, Aug. 15, announced a partnership between Silver Summit Healthcare and Nevada's Hometown Health to provide insurance plans to residents of all 17 Nevada counties. "There will be no Nevada counties without healthcare insurance options in the state of Nevada," he […]

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’90s rock groups, Primus and Clutch, perform at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Aug. 17

August 17, 2017 — Go back to the rock renaissance of the ’90s with Primus and Clutch, who headline Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Thursday, Aug. 17. “Primus is responsible for some of the most cutting edge and original rock music of the 1990s. And now, the definitive […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Art and fine dining in the great outdoors

August 17, 2017 — Below are the Sierra Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at cwalker@sierrasun.com. 1. Tahoe City Fine Arts […]

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Alt country band I See Hawks in L.A. peforms at Valhalla Tahoe

August 16, 2017 — South Shore welcomes Los Angeles-based folk country trio I See Hawks in L.A. to Valhalla Tahoe for a psychedelic performance on Wednesday, Aug. 16. According to Valhalla Tahoe’s site, I See Hawks in L.A. is “possibly the most influential modern alt country band out of […]

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An evening of uplifting musical theater

August 16, 2017 — Beloved Broadway musical ensembles will be brought to life in North Lake Tahoe this Saturday, Aug. 19, thanks to the cast and crew of Truckee Community Theater. Truckee River Regional Park will set the stage for an evening of live entertainment, as audience members get […]

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The Who to rock Harveys Outdoor Arena at Tahoe’s South Shore on Aug. 16

August 15, 2017 — You don’t need to be a huge fan of classic rock to have heard of The Who. Originally formed in the 1960s, the English band continues to top lists of all-time great rockers, and on Wednesday, Aug. 16, the group will take the stage at […]

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LimeBike releases rider data for South Shore of Lake Tahoe

August 15, 2017 — It’s been a month since LimeBike launched its pilot bike-sharing program on the South Shore — and depending on whom you ask, it’s either going very well or not well at all. All over town from Stateline to the Y, residents and tourists alike can […]

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Demolition Derby closes out Nevada County Fair with a bang

August 15, 2017 — A great American pastime exists at county fairs across the country, one that continues to put smiles on the faces of spectators young and old, and keeps competitors coming back year after year for the metal mayhem referred to as the demolition or destruction derby. […]

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Center for Healthy Aging actively works to improve senior care in Northern Nevada

August 14, 2017 — In a small office near the western end of Court Street in Reno, Dr. Lawrence Weiss and his staff are trying to help seniors add life to their years. “Adding Life to Years” is the slogan of the Center for Healthy Aging, a non-profit advocacy […]

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29 terms every fly fisher should know

August 14, 2017 — Just like any activity, hobby or sport, fly fishing has its own interesting words and terms. Some are straightforward and others are words that a new angler might not know. I’m going to run down some of these words and terms and define them for […]

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Regional health foundations assist patients with community support

August 14, 2017 — Nevada is in a tough spot when it comes to health care, especially since it’s listed as one of the worst states for it, according to a recent study by WalletHub. But hospitals in the northern region know how to temporarily alleviate that stress for […]

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Trucks take center stage at the Nevada County Fair

August 14, 2017 — The smell of nitro was in the air and the roar of top fuel engines reverberated amongst the pines of the Nevada County Fairgrounds on Friday, Aug. 11, and Saturday night, Aug. 12, as monster trucks such as Nitro Hornet, Obsessed, and Obsession took to […]

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Aspen Snowmass Premier ski pass will cost $1,849 for the 2017-18 season; $50 more than last year

August 13, 2017 — Season ski passes at Aspen Snowmass for the 2017-18 winter will cost between $20 and $50 more than last year, the Aspen Skiing Co. announced Thursday, Aug. 10. Passes go on sale Monday, Aug. 14, with the best deals available until Sept. 15, according to […]

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Art display reception to celebrate clarity of Lake Tahoe

August 13, 2017 — A free reception is planned from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15, in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center to celebrate the Capital City Arts Initiative’s Tahoe Clarity exhibit. The exhibit, by artist Dylan Silver, opened July 7 and will […]

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Wine Ink: A lesson in winemaking at The Wine Foundry in Napa, California

August 13, 2017 — So you want to make some wine? Good on you. There is no better way to learn about wine than to make it. But let's say that, like many of us, you lack the capital to invest in prime vineyard land, superior winemaking facilities, fancy […]

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