The top five online: Tahoe-Truckee’s most-read stories, May 18-24 | SierraSun.com

The top five online: Tahoe-Truckee’s most-read stories, May 18-24

Staff report
The windows of an apartment are blown out after an honey-oil-suspected explosion on Larch Avenue near Pioneer Trail on South Lake Tahoe.
Isaac Brambila / Tahoe Daily Tribune |

EDITOR’S NOTE:

“The top five online” is a weekly report of the top five online stories the previous week, in terms of overall page views and reader interest as shared through social media.

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TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Below is a recap of the top stories from May 18-24 at http://www.tahoedailytribune.com.

1. EDSO deputy arrested on narcotics charges

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mark Zlendick, who is assigned to the South Lake Tahoe Narcotics Enforcement Team, was arrested May 19 on several charges, including trafficking methamphetamine and conspiracy.

Originally published: Wednesday, May 20

Page Views: 4,259

2. 2015 Best Of North Tahoe & Truckee contest under way

This story announced the launch of the Sierra Sun-North Lake Tahoe Bonanza’s 2015 Best Of North Tahoe & Truckee contest, featuring 72 categories this year.

Originally published: Monday, May 18

Page Views: 2,307

3. Suspected drug related explosion causes damage to apartment

Authorities suspect a suspected honey oil lab caused a minor explosion that blew out the windows of an apartment in a small complex on May 19 on Larch Avenue near Pioneer Trail in South Lake Tahoe.

No on was hurt. Police are searching for two men in connection to the explosion.

Originally published: Wednesday, May 20

Page Views: 2,132

4. Revamped, re-visioned West Shore market opens to rave reviews

A revamped and renovated West Shore Market & Deli (formerly known as the Sunnyside Market) reopened May 17. A deli, a coffee and juice bar, and a 1,000-bottle wine cellar sit inside.

Offerings include handmade sandwiches, prepared salads, hot caffeinated beverages, smoothies, spirits, fresh breads and pastries, gelato, in-house smoked and cured meats, artisan cheeses, organic produce and general grocery goods.

Originally published: Tuesday, May 19

Page Views: 2,015

5. Tahoe City-based adventure company takes the road less traveled

Last week’s Meet Your Merchant business feature centered on Tahoe City native Kyle O’Neal, owner of Tahoe Wilderness Adventures — an outdoor recreation outfitter and guide service.

Through connections with California State Parks and USFS, Tahoe Wilderness Adventures caters to all fitness levels, providing exclusive hikes in permit-based regions of the Sierra Nevada, in addition to many popular trail systems.

Originally published: Monday, May 18

Page Views: 1,366