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Mark Hardyck: Don’t get too hooked on fishing

September 20, 2018 — The following story is true and summarizes the risks and remedies regarding the sport of fishing. The names of persons and places have not been changed. When setting up bait one shall take extreme care of handling the fishhook. Do not move or jerk your

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Class 3A football stat leaders through week 5

September 20, 2018 — TOP PASSERS: SCH COMP. ATTS YARDS % TD INT Jake Tarwater STHS 64 129 861 0.496 5 3 Elijah Jackson CCHS 46 80 840 0.575 8 1 Kyle Claiborne NVHS 40 105 613 0.381 4 3 Marcus Bellon Truckee 35 60 488 0.583 10 4

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Rivalry renewed: Truckee, North Tahoe soccer teams clash this weekend

September 20, 2018 — For the past decade the boys' soccer rivalry between Truckee and North Tahoe has been owned by the Wolverines. But that all changed last year when the Lakers swept the season series between the clubs. In two of last year's most physical matches, North Tahoe

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Lady Lakers and Wolverines collide Friday in battle of unbeatens

September 19, 2018 — Through half a dozen league games the North Tahoe girls’ soccer team remains undefeated against Northern League foes, downing each of their six opponents behind a stingy defense that hasn't allowed a goal thus far. The Lady Lakers continued that trend on the road last

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North Tahoe soccer tops Incline to set up rivalry game with Truckee

September 19, 2018 — The North Tahoe soccer team continued to cruise through league play with another win last Tuesday, taking a 4-0 victory over league rivals, Incline. The Lakers have only lost to Elko and Class 3A newcomers, North Valleys, thus far, while topping three other league foes.

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Yerington football rallies to deny North Tahoe upset

September 19, 2018 — The North Tahoe football team got off to a rough start to the season with losses to the California School for the Deaf and Incline, but the Lakers have since shown steady improvement. After cruising to a 51-0 win over Silver Stage on Sept. 8,

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Human skull found in Truckee off Highway 89

September 19, 2018 — A hiker this past Sunday located a human skull in a wooded area within Placer County's jurisdiction near the Town of Truckee and Highway 89, according to a Placer County Sheriff's Office social media press release. Detectives responded to the area and located a human

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Non-profit PaintCare to host recycling event in Truckee

September 19, 2018 — PaintCare, a non-profit stewardship organization running paint recycling programs across the country, in partnership with Bye Bye Mattress and Truckee Tahoe Airport, will hold a one-day recycling event at the Truckee Tahoe Airport from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. California residents and businesses in

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Mountain Minds: Why Tahoe gets so much smoke (and how we can predict it)

September 19, 2018 — Tahoe Silicon Mountain, a local network of entrepreneurs and professionals, welcomes Neil Lareau to present at Mountain Minds Monday: "Why Tahoe Gets So Much Wildfire Smoke and How We Can Predict It" A physicist will share why there have been so many smoky days in

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Market Beat: Looking ahead to third quarter earnings

September 19, 2018 — As the third quarter is ending, I thought it might be a good time to look ahead and see how the forecasts for the corporate earnings reports are. Currently the analysts are optimistic. The projected earnings growth rate for the S&P 500 is supposed to

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Don Rogers: The Gray Lady goes mad

September 19, 2018 — Who's the author? Is the piece treason or deeper patriotism trying to blunt a train wreck of a presidency? If so, this person hasn't done much to help, harm or reveal anything we didn't already know. Policy still is set on whim, communicated in the

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Truckee CERT team welcomes unlikely member

September 19, 2018 — Truckee's Community Emergency Response Team welcomed 22 new volunteers on Saturday, including one unlikely member. Shawn Amaral, an 18-year-old diagnosed with autism, successfully completed the final training exercise to become the first member with such a disability on the team. "We believe there's a place

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Law Review: Yoga instructor sued by student

September 19, 2018 — Lots of my friends regularly attend yoga classes. (I go to the gym — old school.) So when I came by a new California case where a student sued her yoga instructor, I knew we had to feature it in the Law Review. INSTRUCTOR OVERZEALOUS?

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Wolverines take two from North Tahoe in tennis

September 18, 2018 — As league standings begin to shake out, North Tahoe and Truckee have proven they're among the best in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association in fall sports. From the pitch to the courts, the Wolverines and Lakers had a strong weekend, and have several teams vying

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Truckee golf off to strong start

September 18, 2018 — The Truckee High School girls' golf team started their season earlier this month by hitting the road for a pair of tournaments in northeast Nevada, starting off at Spring Creek Golf Course. The Wolverines combined for a fourth-place finish to open the season, ending the

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Squaw Ridge in Sierra Nevada renamed after proposal by Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California

September 18, 2018 — A ridge that stretches south of Caples Lake in the Mokelumne Wilderness has received a Washoe name, officials announced on Monday. Squaw Ridge in Amador and Alpine counties was formally renamed Hungalelti Ridge (pronounced Hunga-Lel-Ti), a name proposed the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California.

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit pulls body from 1,062 feet in Lake Tahoe

September 18, 2018 — Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit (Marine 7) recovered a body from a depth of 1,062 feet in Lake Tahoe on Monday. The recovery was made while searching for a missing person, who reportedly drowned the week prior, according to a press release from the

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Douglas County sets $5,000 fine for illegal vacation home rentals

September 18, 2018 — STATELINE, Nev. — At least one new rule regarding vacation home rentals will extend beyond the boundaries of the Tahoe Township. Under an ordinance approved by Douglas County commissioners on Sept. 6, anyone operating a rental without a permit could be subject to a $5,000

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Weather Report: Fall-like conditions in store this week

September 17, 2018 — The last full week of summer will bring fall-like conditions to the Tahoe Basin. Clear skies and high temperatures ranging from the mid 60s to low 70s are in the forecast from the National Weather Service. “Fall-like weather is expected for this week with clear

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Land requested by Incline Village General Improvement District dropped from Washoe County lands bill

September 17, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Land requests by the improvement district here have been dropped from a federal lands bill being drafted by Washoe County. Conflicts with Forest Service principles and a competing request from the Washoe Tribe of California and Nevada factored into the county’s

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