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  • AAA: Record holiday travel will impact roads

    By Bart Jansen, USA Today A record 107.3 million people will travel to celebrate year-end holidays, braving higher gas prices than last year and roads in some spots threatening three times the normal traffic congestion, according to a AAA forecast Thursday. Holiday travel already set records this year for Memorial Day, Independence Day and Thanksgiving, according to AAA. […]

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  • Scientist: Calif. has slim chance of normal winter

    By Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee This is how dry it has been so far this season: California’s chances of having a normal “water year” have fallen to around 33 percent in much of the state, according to a federal scientist. Michael Dettinger, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, said those dismal odds are based […]

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  • Plenty of dead trees, too few biomass facilities

    Publisher’s note: This is the second of two stories about California’s tree mortality and how biomass is one solution to the problem. By Susan Wood If a record 129 million dead and dying trees collected over the last seven years doesn’t electrify California to get serious about renewable energy like biomass, then perhaps nothing will. […]

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  • Anderson secures spot on Olympic team

    By U.S. Ski & Snowboard BRECKENRIDGE, Colo.  – Jamie Anderson of Meyers and Chris Corning (Silverthorne, Colo.) both landed second-place finishes in slopestyle snowboarding finals at Dew Tour, achieving maximum Olympic selection points and confirming their nominations to the U.S. Olympic snowboard team. Anderson’s signature smooth style was on display right out of the gate […]

  • Squaw’s Bennett 11th in downhill in Italy

    By U.S. Ski & Snowboard   VAL GARDENA, Italy – Jared Goldberg (Holladay, Utah) scored a career-best FIS Ski World Cup result, finishing ninth in downhill Saturday in Val Gardena, Italy. Bryce Bennett (Squaw Valley) just missed the top 10, finishing 11th. “I was pushing the line and telling myself ‘don’t do that … just […]

  • Power out for thousands in Tahoe, Carson

    Thousands of customers on both sides of the state line are without power on the South Shore, along with residents in Carson City. It meant eating by phone flashlight for some people at Freshies in South Lake Tahoe when the lights went out just before 9pm Dec. 16. Initially, NV Energy reported 8,363 customers without […]

  • Sign collector urges city to keep neon on Reno’s iconic arch

    By Associated Press A Reno sign collector is trying to persuade city leaders to keep Reno’s iconic downtown arch neon instead of switching to LED lights during a planned makeover. The city currently is conducting an online survey on a variety of possible changes to the arch on the main casino drag with the slogan, […]

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