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  • Ice climbing in Tahoe takes root

    By Dave Zook, Moonshine Ink Scaling a glistening slab of vertical blue ice with only a few centimeters of steel crampon points and ice tools pierced into the frozen water, the going is slow, demanding, and dangerous. Nevertheless, a small legion of Tahoe ice climbers is dedicated to finding the small window when ice climbing […]

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  • Nevada lawmakers introduce competing equal pay bills

    By Riley Snyder, AP Nevada lawmakers are introducing competing bills aimed at closing the gender pay gap. Assembly and Senate Democrats rallied with sign-toting supporters in front of the state legislative building earlier this week, calling on lawmakers to pass a bill requiring women and minority groups to be paid equally. State Sen. Pat Spearman […]

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  • Wilderness as therapist

    By Ray Wiles, High Country News One of the environmental movement’s most legendary characters was also a traumatized war vet. You might remember George Washington Hayduke for his inventive, destructive antics, but he was also a man who measured road miles by the number of six-packs it took him to drink while driving and whose […]

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  • Then and now: Architectural improvements

    The two-story grey building on Highway 50 in South Lake Tahoe collapsed in 2005 when it was hit by a truck. The red “Trader” building was razed soon after. At the same parcel today is more modern looking structure that has a bit of a mountain theme. It fits in with the natural environment better […]

  • Ice climbing in Tahoe takes root

    By Dave Zook, Moonshine Ink Scaling a glistening slab of vertical blue ice with only a few centimeters of steel crampon points and ice tools pierced into the frozen water, the going is slow, demanding, and dangerous. Nevertheless, a small legion of Tahoe ice climbers is dedicated to finding the small window when ice climbing […]

  • Opinion: Violent crime decreasing in SLT

    By Brian Uhler Police officials recently completed the official Uniform Crime Report for 2014. Overall, violent and property crimes are down. Here are some details comparing 2013 and 2014 in the South Lake Tahoe Police Department: Violent Crime                                                   2013                  2014       Homicide                                 […]

  • Interchange work to impact travel on Hwy. 50

    All westbound lanes on Highway 50 in El Dorado County are scheduled to be closed overnight starting March 1 as part of ongoing construction of the county’s Silva Valley interchange project. The $57 million project in El Dorado Hills is to construct a new overcrossing over Highway 50, new on- and off-ramps with signalized intersections, […]

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