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  • Governors’ group calls to end ‘wildfire borrowing’

    By Jesse Paul, Denver Post The Western Governors’ Association in a letter last week urged U.S. Senate and congressional leadership, and President Obama, to increase federal wildfire budgets so agencies can stop using fire prevention funds for fire suppression. The association said the U.S. Forest Service is again on pace to utilize prevention funds for […]

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  • World on track for 3rd hottest year on record

    By Tom Randall, Bloomberg If you live in California, Australia or Scandinavia, 2014 may feel like the hottest year on record. Not quite; on a global scale, it’s “only” third-hottest. The global average surface temperature for January through July was 1.2 degrees Fahrenheit (0.66 degrees Celsius) above the 20th century average, tying with 2002 as […]

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  • Wildfire threat dominates enviro summit talks

    By Kathryn Reed CAMP RICHARDSON – Now in its 18th year, the Lake Tahoe Environmental Summit is the place for politicians and others to tout how much they care about the basin, what they’ve done to make it great and what they want to do for the future. Since the first summit, $1.74 billion has […]

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  • TOCCATA putting on 2 limited-seating concerts

    TOCCATA – Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus — presents a soiree musicale to support its 9/11 Memorial Concert Series. Elizabeth Pitcairn, violinist, will be featured along with accompanist Donna Axton, Ann LaRose, piano soloist, and vocalists Anna Helwing and Joy Strotz, sopranos; Liudmila Mullin, Mezzo soprano; and Mark Williams, tenor. The event takes place in […]

  • Governors’ group calls to end ‘wildfire borrowing’

    By Jesse Paul, Denver Post The Western Governors’ Association in a letter last week urged U.S. Senate and congressional leadership, and President Obama, to increase federal wildfire budgets so agencies can stop using fire prevention funds for fire suppression. The association said the U.S. Forest Service is again on pace to utilize prevention funds for […]

  • Data on when police use weapons is lacking

    By Max Ehrenfreund, Washington Post Since Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo. on Aug. 9, police have shot and killed people who were apparently unarmed in Los Angeles; San Jose; Victorville; and South Salt Lake, Utah. For two days, police in New Orleans did not make public the fact that an officer had shot a […]

  • Triathlon for youngsters in South Lake Tahoe

    Tahoe Kids Triathlon is Aug. 24 starting at 3pm at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Complex. The event is for ages 3-13. Registration is from 1:30-2:30pm, or register online. First race (PeeWee – ages 3-6) starts at 3pm. Second wave (Tweens – ages 10-13) will start as soon as the PeeWees finish. Third wave (Groms […]

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