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Feds evaluate using drones at ski resorts
  • Weather taking toll on roads, electric lines

    By Kathryn Reed Roads remain a mess in the greater Lake Tahoe area as another storm system pummels the already saturated mountains. The main closure is on Mount Rose Highway because a wall of snow, 20-feet deep fell there on Monday. No time has been given when it might reopen. It is closed at the […]

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  • Vail Resorts expands with purchase of Stowe

    Vail Resorts today announced it has acquired Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont. Mt. Mansfield Company, a subsidiary of American International Group, sold the resort for $50 million. It had been under the same ownership since 1949. This is the first resort on the East Coast that the Broomfield-Colo.-based ski behemoth has purchased. Vail Resorts is […]

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  • Feds evaluate using drones at ski resorts

      By Susan Wood The idea of having drones deliver avalanche charges at ski resorts may one day fly with regulators, but major roadblocks now hinder movement in that practice. The U.S. Department of the Interior is looking into the initial concept as a way of keeping ski patrollers who conduct this duty even more […]

  • Opinion: How Medicare came into being

    By Julian E. Zelizer Before Congress passed Medicare and Medicaid in 1965 millions of elderly Americans lacked health insurance. They could not afford to go to the hospital, nor could they cover the cost of a physician. Medical breakthroughs ranging from antibiotics to new surgical procedures kept increasing the cost of health care, but the […]

  • Mountain lion hunter tracks big cats in Nev.

    By John M. Glionna, Las Vegas Review-Journal The men arrived at Letha Roberson’s house early, with crackers and beef jerky for the job of skinning and harvesting the downed mountain lion. But the one with the knife and the know-how provided a profound twist to this gritty ritual of the hunt: A woman was showing […]

  • Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    ·       Harrah’s Lake Tahoe and Harveys are having some fun with all this weather. They’ve created The Atmospheric River – a drink that combines fruit juices, vodka, cognac and other ingredients. The cocktail is available exclusively at the two California Bars, located on the main casino floors. ·       Liberty Utilities is having two meeting March 15 to […]

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