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$100,000 raised for Incline High School digital media projects

March 22, 2017 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Incline High School Boosters hosted yet another successful Crab & Pasta Feed last month at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe. The lively dinner and auction raised over $100,000 to upgrade the school's existing theater space and turn it into a Digital […]

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Residents urged to get educated before Lake Tahoe boating season

March 22, 2017 — As part of the "Spring Aboard-Take a Boating Education Course" campaign, the Nevada Department of Wildlife is encouraging boaters to get educated on boater safety. Many course providers are offering discounts or other incentives for students who enroll or complete a boating safety education course. […]

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Incline Village news briefs: Diamond Peak extends season to April 23

March 22, 2017 — Diamond Peak Ski Resort on Friday announced it is extending its 2016-17 ski season to April 23. "With all of the snow we have on the slopes and the enthusiasm we're seeing from our customers — and especially our season pass holders — we're happy […]

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Lip-synch fundraiser for Incline schools takes the stage this weekend

March 22, 2017 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Star Follies is upon us once again. This year's 44 members of the student cast includes middle-schooler Sam Schafer, and Dylan Hale is among the 54-member adult cast. Sam is unique in that sports activities for kids her age is not […]

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Opinion: Make underage drinking prevention a priority this spring

March 22, 2017 — With prom and graduation season around the corner, it's time to talk with our teenagers about making smart choices, including how to deal with peer pressure to drink underage. We can have a big impact on our children's decisions about drinking — in fact, studies […]

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Incline Village crime logs: Deputies see spike in vehicle burglaries

March 22, 2017 — Below are select incidents from the Washoe County Sheriff's Office press log for Incline Village/Crystal Bay for March 15-21. The Bonanza publishes crime logs each week, as they are provided by WCSO. People arrested are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. March 15 PETIT […]

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Looks like the Tahoe snow lion decided to roar

March 22, 2017 — March appears to be ready to go out like a lion, but the new snow does help cover the many ugly black snow piles around the village. And yes, spring arrived at Tahoe and our snow melt has started. This is it — it's time […]

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Tahoe Market Pulse: the economy — things are looking up

March 22, 2017 — The market rally remains intact, albeit with some temporary moves to "risk-off" securities, like Treasurys, top corporates and the least volatile stocks. The market's leadership can quickly swing from risk-on to risk-off, or vice versa, with little apparent reason and we've seen that again and […]

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Grand ‘Linking Tahoe’ transit plan may not be as simple as it sounds

March 22, 2017 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Picture this: It's the year 2020, and you're getting ready to head from your home in Truckee to your job in Tahoe City. But instead of cruising south on Highway 89 in your Subaru for 30 minutes, you can ride your […]

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School Readiness — what does it mean for Tahoe-Truckee students?

March 22, 2017 — This is the time of year when a great milestone in family life, a child starting kindergarten, becomes very real. Kindergarten Preview Nights are in full swing. Parents are learning about Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten and beginning the process of school registration. Wrapped up in […]

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Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership celebrates with work across the Sierra

March 22, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) program celebrated national service with events across the Sierra for AmeriCorps Week, March 4-11. AmeriCorps Members from the SNAP Program joined with other members nationwide to raise awareness about AmeriCorps and national service. SNAP members traveled […]

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Tahoe-Truckee news briefs: Meeting this week on 2,000-acre forest thinning project

March 21, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Truckee Ranger District on the Tahoe National Forest is proposing a fuels reduction and forest restoration project along and surrounding both sides of the Sawtooth Road (06 Road). The area of the proposed "Big Jack East Fuels Reduction and Forest Restoration […]

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What’s the story behind Truckee’s West River Street cottages?

March 21, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — There's currently one, single studio apartment located in Truckee listed for rent on Trulia.com. It's the same Truckee studio that was listed on the site back in July. It happens to be the only studio in Truckee listed on Zillow at the […]

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Cecelia Clare Goldthorpe

March 21, 2017 — Cecelia Clare Goldthorpe passed away on Monday, March 6th, 2017. After suffering from chronic lung disease, she was relieved from her pain and suffering and moved on to heaven. Cecelia was born in 1928 in Fresno, California. She spent a good part of her life […]

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Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Free cooking series starts Monday in Kings Beach

March 21, 2017 — TAHOE-TRUCKEE — Cooking Matters — a free, six-week series on Mondays — takes place from 10 a.m. to noon, March 27 through May 1. Classes take place at 265 Bear St., Kings Beach, and will be taught in both English and Spanish. Free child care will […]

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Truckee Chief’s Corner: What to do if you think you’re having a heart attack

March 21, 2017 — Over 375,000 people die each year from heart attacks, also referred to in the medical world as acute coronary syndromes. These are situations where blood flow is suddenly blocked from getting to the heart muscle. These blockages can be complete or partial and affect a […]

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After 15 years of missed reviews, Truckee assessing Martis Valley Quarry

March 21, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — For the first time in 15 years, the Martis Valley Quarry, operated by Teichert Aggregates, is up for its 5-year conditional use permit review. While both Truckee town staff and Teichert Aggregates Resource Development Manager Michael Smith said they are unsure exactly […]

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Marilyn Ruth Fisher

March 21, 2017 — 1955 ~ 2017 Marilyn Ruth Fisher, a long time Tahoe resident, died Sunday January 29th in Gold Beach, Oregon, after a battle with cancer. She was born to Rodney and Maryon Fisher on June 14th, 1955 in Altus, OK. The youngest of four children, she […]

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Truckee church members do service in Nicaragua for Ski/Skate Week

March 21, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — A delegation of eight members of the Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church spent Ski and Skate Week in February volunteering in Nicaragua. The team is part of an ongoing partnership with CEPAD, an ecumenical nonprofit serving the people of Nicaragua by building schools […]

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$180,000 raised at Truckee-Tahoe humane society event at The Ritz

March 20, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe's ninth annual Black Tie & Tails event on Feb. 18 was a tremendous success, with 330 guests and 100 dogs attending the sold-out event. The Humane Society, which works tirelessly on the front lines to assist […]

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