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Construction ahead

April 24, 2017 — Ah, summer. It's a time for getting out on the lake, hiking in the backcountry and getting stuck in traffic around the lake. That's right — we've got another summer ahead that's chock-full of roadwork projects around the lake. Roadwork around Lake Tahoe can only […]

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Calling all women business leaders

April 24, 2017 — One group of women is rallying likeminded ladies in business to band together. They've created a network of powerful individuals, who discuss business ownership, local law and the community, and motivate one another to achieve success. "I am so deeply moved by and impressed with […]

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Yummy Fixins: Grilled artichokes and Sriracha aioli makes a perfect springtime snack

April 22, 2017 — During spring I often eat grilled artichokes; I just love them and can't get enough! Artichokes are packed with antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins C and K. Don't let this prickly vegetable intimidate you, they are super easy to cook once you figure out how to […]

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Promoting healthy kidneys

April 22, 2017 — Kidney disease is a widespread issue made all the more disconcerting by the fact that many people are unaware they have it. According to the National Kidney Foundation, 26 million American adults have kidney disease, and most don't know it. And the problem of kidney […]

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Putting the fun in fundraising

April 21, 2017 — On a sunny, spring Friday, Donner Trail Elementary students raised more than $2,500 for their education and community. Sporting superhero costumes, students challenged themselves to complete as many ski or snowshoe laps as they could in their school's backyard. The annual Parent Teacher Organization fundraising […]

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Healthy eating for a healthy planet

April 20, 2017 — What impact do "fast and convenient" disposable products and single-serve food items have on our wallets, our health, and the environment? Is it really possible to save money, and improve our health and our planet by packing healthy, reusable, and waste-free lunches instead of a […]

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Opinion: Underage decoy buys beer; store’s liquor license suspended

April 20, 2017 — California Constitution, article XX, section 22, prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages to persons under 21 years of age. It's a misdemeanor to sell to anyone under 21. Some would argue if you're old enough to drive, vote and fight for your country, you should […]

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Do you have what it takes to earn a Pulitzer Prize?

April 20, 2017 — The Pulitzer Prize is an annual award for achievements in newspaper, magazine/online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. Joseph Pulitzer, who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher, established the award in 1917. The award is administered by Columbia University in […]

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Opinion: Let me know you got it please

April 20, 2017 — Dear President Trump, This is the second letter I've written you. You never answered the first one, but I know that you are a voracious reader, and just didn't have time because you've been busy digesting all the details of the Affordable Care Act (aka […]

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Market Pulse: Find your balance

April 20, 2017 — Investors need a good and appropriate sense of balance. There are stocks for growth and vehicles for income. How much of the former should you have? How much of the latter? Not so fast. Investing is not a one-size-fits-all affair. The "right" exposure to growth […]

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Lake Tahoe filled to the brim

April 20, 2017 — Lake Tahoe is full. As of April 17, the lake's surface elevation was 6,227.64 feet — almost 5 feet above its natural rim. U.S. Water Master Chad Blanchard said his office has been spilling water from Lake Tahoe since Feb. 22 in an effort to […]

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Obituary: Judith “Judy” Fasani

April 20, 2017 — Judith "Judy" Fasani passed away peacefully in her sleep with friends and family nearby on January 29th, 2017. Judy was born in San Francisco on October 19th, 1945 and spent most of her younger years in Palo Alto. In the early 70's, she moved to […]

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Tahoe gets stealthy

April 20, 2017 — Have you ever been on an adventure, legs burning from pedaling over rocky terrain; and even though you're exhausted all you want is to explore further? Thanks to the new Stealth Tahoe Electric Bikes storefront on Brockway Road, now you can. Aaron Vacek and Anthony […]

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Healthy Now: A sugar-free life — how sweet it is

April 20, 2017 — Amy Norman is what we call a Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District success story. In 2013 she joined our Fitness Center to "get in better shape, lose a few pounds" and, in 2015, ended up running the full (that means 26 miles) California International Marathon […]

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Tahoe Prosperity Center CEO receives award

April 20, 2017 — The North Lake Tahoe Resort Association/Chamber/Convention and Visitors Bureau named the CEO of the Tahoe Prosperity Center as its "citizen of the year" award. Heidi Hill Drum, a South Lake Tahoe resident, received the award earlier this month at the 63rd annual community awards banquet. […]

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Selina Studer

April 19, 2017 — March 4, 1935 ~ April 16, 2017 Selina Studer, a longtime resident of Truckee, passed away peacefully at her home on April 16, 2017. She was 82 years old. Selina was born March 4, 1935 in Küsnacht, Switzerland where she grew up. She was the […]

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John R. Morrison

April 19, 2017 — January 24, 1956 ~ March 23, 2017 John R. Morrison passed away on March 23rd from cancer, in Colorado Springs. He was born on January 24th, 1956 in Northridge CA. He was 61 years old. John moved to Reno in 1961. He attended Huffaker Elementary, […]

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Two north Tahoe baseball teams face off at Greater Nevada Reno Aces Stadium

April 19, 2017 — The North Tahoe High School and Incline High School Baseball Teams met Monday night in Reno at the Greater Nevada Reno Aces Stadium in an exhibition game and the Lakers came out on top with a 2-1 victory. After trailing 1-0 the entire game in […]

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Digital expert to address technological change

April 19, 2017 — Tahoe Silicon Mountain is pleased to welcome data warehouse expert Rob Klopp, who will present "Agile Government: How Technological Transformations Shift Organizational Culture" at Mountain Minds Monday. Klopp, former chief information officer and deputy commissioner of systems at the Social Security Administration, will turn buzzwords, […]

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Reno-based tech startup Filament secures $15M in venture financing

April 19, 2017 — Reno startup Filament is gearing up for high-scale production. The startup recently closed a $15 million round of new venture financing. The capital will allow Filament to scale manufacturing and hire additional employees as the company moves their secure Internet of Things (IoT) devices for […]

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