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  • Dismal Tahoe snow doesn’t doom Vail Resorts profits

    By Jason Blevins, Denver Post Despite one of the worst winters ever for resorts around Lake Tahoe, Vail Resorts on Wednesday reported that stellar snowfall in Colorado buoyed the company’s performance for the 2013-14 ski season. “Our performance this year reflects our ability to drive outstanding performance across our business despite varied conditions,” Vail Resorts […]

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  • Calif. moves to boost water saving toilets, faucets

    By Rory Carroll, Reuters With California facing its worst drought in a century, state officials have fast-tracked first-in-the-nation water efficiency standards for new toilets, urinals and faucets, an action expected to save about 8.2 billion gallons of water the first year while cutting energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. The draft standards, released late last […]

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  • Larson moving from STHS to district office

    By Kathryn Reed South Tahoe High School is nothing like it was eight years ago. And that’s a good thing. While it took many people – including the voters of the school district – to help transform the school, it was the leadership of Principal Ivone Larson that led the charge. Larson has known for […]

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  • Firefighter to relive stories of breaking into male-dominated profession

    ​The South Lake Tahoe Friends of the Library Program for April 26 has been changed. Gina Geldbach-Hall, the first Las Vegas female firefighter, is taking the place of Debra Gauthier  who is unable to travel. Gelbac​h​-Hall never intended to be a pioneer, but this “firegal” changed the firefighting world forever. At the end of a […]

  • Safeway profits falter in advance of merger

    By Heather Somerville, San Jose Mercury News PLEASANTON — Safeway profits slid in the first quarter this year as the supermarket chain began to fully see the financial loss of selling hundreds of stores in Chicago and Canada. Safeway’s lackluster earnings for the first three months of the year show how dramatically the grocer has […]

  • Dismal Tahoe snow doesn’t doom Vail Resorts profits

    By Jason Blevins, Denver Post Despite one of the worst winters ever for resorts around Lake Tahoe, Vail Resorts on Wednesday reported that stellar snowfall in Colorado buoyed the company’s performance for the 2013-14 ski season. “Our performance this year reflects our ability to drive outstanding performance across our business despite varied conditions,” Vail Resorts […]

  • Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    • Travel + Leisure magazine calls the 72-mile ride around Lake Tahoe one of the country’s most scenic waterside drives. • Comments on the Tahoe Donner Nordic Center recirculated mitigated negative declaration are being taken until May 20. For more info, go online. • There will be fund-raising party for the Truckee Bike Park on […]

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