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Windjammers Yacht Club to host skills clinic at Tahoe Keys Marina

June 22, 2017 — The Lake Tahoe Windjammers Yacht Club will hold their annual sailing skills clinic, Saturday, June 24, at the Tahoe Keys Marina clubhouse room, 2435 Venice Drive E. The cost is $35 for WYC members and $45 for non-members. Pre-registration is required by June 15 and […]

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Incline Flume Trail received $130K grant for improvements, and is now open to the public

June 21, 2017 — After years of effort, the Incline Flume Trail was designated as a United States Forest Service trail last May, making official the popular mountain biking and hiking route from Mount Rose Highway to Tunnel Creek Trail. On Monday, June 12, the trail received more support […]

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How to keep dogs happy, healthy in steamy Tahoe Truckee weather

June 21, 2017 — It's safe to assume that if you live in North Lake Tahoe you love nature, dogs, and enjoying nature with your dogs. Warm temperatures are begging to get you out of the house and into the sunshine, but before taking off with your four-legged friends […]

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Incline Village’s Nix looks to don Aztecs scarlet and black

June 21, 2017 — Incline Village's Conor Nix may have gotten a late start to his football career, but by the time he reached his senior year, he had emerged as one of the Highlanders' top players. Now Nix is looking to take his game to the next level […]

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Tahoe City company brings gourmet dining to the wilderness

June 21, 2017 — Bourbon buffalo stew at the end of hiking all day in the backcountry, followed by dessert, and then Bloody Marys with pancakes for breakfast the next morning might sound a bit exotic, but when Tahoe City's Michelle Shea is around those luxuries become commonplace. Through […]

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Truckee-Tahoe nonprofit pedals into second year

June 21, 2017 — After forming just over a year ago, The Pedal Project is still going strong — taking in old bicycles, fixing them up and distributing them to anyone in need. On Saturday, June 24, the nonprofit group will be taking in bicycles of any condition as […]

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Skyrunners take on high-altitude terrain at Squaw Valley

June 20, 2017 — Over 500 competitors battled across the high-altitude terrain above Squaw Valley to finish one of the three events during Alpenglow's second annual Broken Arrow Skyrace. The races took place on Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17, featuring recreational to elite ultra runners on a […]

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NBA champ Steph Curry accepts invitation to play ACC celebrity golf tournament

June 20, 2017 — The 28th annual American Century Championship (ACC) celebrity golf tournament that is coming to Edgewood Tahoe golf course July 11 through 16 recently added another champion to its already impressive list of celebrity golfers. Newly crowned NBA champs Golden State Warriors are sending one of […]

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Excitement building

June 17, 2017 — Blair O'Neal has worn many hats — golfer, model and television personality — and she has worn all of them well. The 35-year-old O'Neal returns for her second year at the 28th annual American Century Championship July 11-16 at Edgewood Tahoe golf course. "I'm definitely […]

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Runners take on Squaw Valley Half Marathon

June 16, 2017 — More than 300 runners came out for Big Blue Adventure's annual Squaw Valley Half Marathon and Run to Squaw 8 Miler on Sunday, June 11. The event marked the second run of the year put on by Big Blue Adventure, and was the first time […]

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Tahoe City festival celebrates summer activities

June 16, 2017 — For people interested in learning new outdoor skills such as the basics of rock climbing, cruising Lake Tahoe on a stand-up paddleboard, or how to survive a night in the woods, Tahoe City's Alpenglow Sports provides the perfect opportunity with its biannual Mountain Festival. Starting […]

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Incline High honors top athletes

June 15, 2017 — With the last day of school set for Thursday, June 15, Incline High School recently honored the top Highlander athletes of the spring season and of the entire year. Athletes from softball, baseball, golf, swimming, and track and field were selected as the school's top […]

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Incline strongman breaks state records

June 15, 2017 — As Alex Zuong grips the bar at his feet, he begins visualizing deadlifting the 202.5 kilograms of weight. Feet properly spaced, posture aligned, his muscles flex, and the weight rises off the floor for a United States Powerlifting Association Nevada State Open Championships state record. […]

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Squaw Valley Ski Resort lands ski and snowboard championships

June 14, 2017 — Some of the top skiers and snowboarders from around the country will look to capture national championships at Squaw Valley Ski Resort next year with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announcing the resort will play host to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Insurance National Standard […]

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Truckee Tahoe Junior Golf Tour opens year at Old Greenwood

June 14, 2017 — The Old Greenwood Kickoff Classic was held on Wednesday, June 7, as the fifth season of the Truckee Tahoe Junior Golf Tour got underway. Thirty-one golfers, from ages 8 to 17, took to the tee boxes for nine holes of golf on a breezy day […]

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Squaw Valley skiers nominated to U.S. Ski Team

June 13, 2017 — The U.S. Ski Team recently released its alpine nominations for the 2017-18 season, and this year's list includes several local skiers from established athletes like Julia Mancuso to up-and-comers, such as Erik Arvidsson. Athletes accepting nomination's to one of the four men's and women's teams […]

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Racing toward Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

June 10, 2017 — When Great Britain's Olympic team walks into Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics, one of the team's athletes will enter with deep ties to Truckee. Annika Taylor spent her childhood skiing around Squaw Valley and Truckee, and on the […]

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Wolverines honored for play on the diamond

June 9, 2017 — Truckee High School's baseball and softball teams concluded their seasons last month and recently had five players named to Division 3A All-North teams. The Lady Wolverines softball team concluded a difficult season where snowfall and spring storms limited the squad's time on the practice field […]

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South Lake Tahoe cyclist to take on Tour Divide mountain bike race

June 8, 2017 — The Continental Divide of the Americas attracts adventurers of all sorts. People hike it, ride horses along it, camp it or just admire its natural wonder. Starting June 9, South Lake Tahoe local Brad Ryan will be biking the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route as […]

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Lawsuit challenges Aspen Skiing Co., KSL purchase of Intrawest

June 8, 2017 — One of Aspen Skiing Co.'s blockbuster ski-industry merger proposals is facing a legal challenge. A stockholder in Intrawest Resort Holdings Inc., a publicly traded company, filed a lawsuit Friday, June 2, challenging the legality of the acquisition of Intrawest by affiliates of Aspen Skiing Co. […]

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