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  • Wildflowers in full bloom in Sierra

    By Kathryn Reed CARSON PASS – Wildflowers as far as the eye could see. Some are more than 5-feet-tall, others look like ground cover. The kaleidoscope of color is mesmerizing. Even in the parking lot at the Woods Lake trailhead the water is rushing and the flowers are blooming. While the lot was full, as […]

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  • DC commissioners say no to Liberty solar plant

    By Anne Knowles MINDEN — The Douglas County Commission has denied another application for a solar facility in Carson Valley. Citing too many unknowns about the project, and a few surprises, the commissioners on July 2 unanimously rejected the application by Greenstone Renewables to build a 260-acre, 20 megawatt solar plant on Muller Lane. “We’re […]

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  • Californians starting to reduce water use

    By Fenit Nirappil, AP California’s drought-stricken cities set a record for water conservation, reducing usage 29 percent in May, according to data released by a state agency Wednesday. Regulators hope the savings will last through summer as California communities are under order to cut water use by 25 percent compared to 2013 levels. Gov. Jerry […]

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  • Tech upgrades to enhance Valhalla experience

    By Evangeline Elston Valhalla Tahoe has upped its game when it comes to professional technical and production staff for the 2015 Valhalla Art, Music & Theatre Festival. For the festival to become known for excellent productions including concert sound, theater lighting, and play direction, it must have topnotch staff in place to help realize the […]

  • Wildflowers in full bloom in Sierra

    By Kathryn Reed CARSON PASS – Wildflowers as far as the eye could see. Some are more than 5-feet-tall, others look like ground cover. The kaleidoscope of color is mesmerizing. Even in the parking lot at the Woods Lake trailhead the water is rushing and the flowers are blooming. While the lot was full, as […]

  • Opinion: Civil War was won by immigrant soldiers

    By Don Doyle In the summer of 1861, an American diplomat in Turin, Italy, looked out the window of the U.S. legation to see hundreds of young men forming a sprawling line. Some wore red shirts, emblematic of the Garibaldini who, during their campaign in southern Italy, were known for pointing one finger in the […]

  • Fire cuts power to parts of Harveys

    A fire in the electrical room at Harveys has the Mountain Tower of the hotel-casino in the dark. Tahoe Douglas firefighters were able to contain the Friday night fire to the area where it started. “NV Energy is on site and people are in the dark,” Eric Guevin, fire marshal with Tahoe Douglas, told Lake […]

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