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  • Calif. drought adds $2 billion in electricity costs

    By Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee It’s one of the lesser-known costs of California’s drought: the drying-up of the state’s normally abundant cheap hydroelectric power. A hydro shortage has raised California’s electricity costs by a combined $2 billion the past four years, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pacific Institute, a water policy think […]

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  • TRPA attempting to get handle on commodities to foster redevelopment throughout basin

    By Kathryn Reed A 30-year-old policy that is unique to Lake Tahoe is proving its ineffectiveness by having a pronounced detrimental impact in the basin. The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency created a policy where commercial floor area (CFA) and tourist accommodation units (TAUs) have a value unto themselves. The purpose was to curtail development. It […]

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  • Study: Public land is good for rural areas

    By Krista Langlois, High Country News For many parts of the rural West — like Oregon’s Harney County, where timber jobs dropped 70 percent between 1998 and 2013 — large swaths of public land can feel like a burden. Counties rich in public land are often at the mercy of federal land managers, so when logging, […]

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  • High-energy physics to be discussed at LTCC

    “Recent discoveries on the frontiers of science: Higgs boson and gravitational waves” is the topic of an upcoming discussion at Lake Tahoe Community College. James Brau is the Knight professor of Natural Science at the University of Oregon in Eugene, where he also directs the Center for High Energy Physics. He has spent the last […]

  • Class to focus on benefits of homemade broth

    Victoria LaFont, certified nutritional therapy practitioner, will teach Skillshare – Bone Broth for Optimal Health on Feb. 27 at the Tahoe Food Hub Farm Shop. Slow Food Lake Tahoe is hosting the class. Attendees will discover how easy it is to make a variety of broths and stocks, how to use them and the nutritional […]

  • Movies big part of Alpenglow Mountain Festival

    The Alpenglow Mountain Festival, a nine-day celebration of human-powered mountain sports, kicks off with the critically-acclaimed 5Point Film Festival’s “On the Road” series on Feb. 20 at 7pm at Squaw Valley’s Olympic Village Lodge. The 5Point Festival, one of four distinct film nights during the Mountain Festival, is a collection of adventure film shorts films […]

  • Calif. drought adds $2 billion in electricity costs

    By Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee It’s one of the lesser-known costs of California’s drought: the drying-up of the state’s normally abundant cheap hydroelectric power. A hydro shortage has raised California’s electricity costs by a combined $2 billion the past four years, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pacific Institute, a water policy think […]

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