• Road Beat: ’18 Honda Odyssey moving right to the top

    Road Beat: ’18 Honda Odyssey moving right to the top

    By Larry Weitzman Honda for 2018 brings an almost entirely new Odyssey. Always ranked by most journalists at or near the top of this competitive class, this new Odyssey has to be second to none. About the only thing that didn’t change is the wheelbase which remains 118.1 inches. Everything else has changed, although curb […]

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  • Remembering Tahoe’s kids at the holidays

    Remembering Tahoe’s kids at the holidays

    Santa’s elves have done it again. Those little elves have placed a Christmas tree with a red Christmas stocking for each and every child who is on our tree at the Children’s Memorial in South Lake Tahoe. No child we have lost before their time should not go without a stocking for Santa to put […]

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  • Christmas tree growers battle popularity of plastic

    Christmas tree growers battle popularity of plastic

    By Lydia Mulvaney, Bloomberg Millennials have earned a reputation for loving consumer products that are local and artisanal. So why are they buying so many plastic Christmas trees? That’s the question irking Tim O’Connor, the executive director of the Christmas Tree Promotion Board in Littleton, Colo. To help capture more buyers, growers are positioning themselves […]

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  • USFS-Barton promote wellness via nature

    USFS-Barton promote wellness via nature

    By Lake Tahoe News The next prescription you get might not be able to be filled at a pharmacy or come in the form of a pill. Instead, it might require athletic apparel. Nature as medicine is what it’s being called. While people who regularly recreate outdoors know the benefits, those who are recovering from […]

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  • Keep Christmas merry by properly securing tree to vehicle

    Keep Christmas merry by properly securing tree to vehicle

    By Art Marroquin, Las Vegas Review-Journal   Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how lovely are your branches. Until they damage your car. Or worse, tumble onto the street. Picking out that perfect evergreen centerpiece is a time-honored tradition for many families, but taking it home can sometimes pose a challenge. Failing to properly secure […]

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  • Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Dex is a very sweet 2 year old border collie/Australian cattle dog mix. He is a little shy at first, but pretty soon after meeting new people he is leaning in for pets. He loves to go for walks. Dex weighs about 40 pounds. He likes other dogs and has lived with cats. He would […]

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  • Book review: An inspired gift for Calif. nature lovers

    Book review: An inspired gift for Calif. nature lovers

    By Kim Wyatt “The California Field Atlas “ By Obi Kaufman Heyday, 552 pages, $45 One-line review: Get lost in this singular, enchanting atlas of our golden state. “This is a love story,” begins “The California Field Atlas,” and the instant I opened this enchanting book I was under its spell. What is the purpose […]

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  • Boys and Girls Club — not enough space for kids

    Boys and Girls Club — not enough space for kids

    By Susan Wood For over a decade, the Lake Tahoe Boys and Girls Club has represented a home away from home for hundreds of South Lake Tahoe youngsters. Now it needs a home itself. The thinking is eventually the Lake Tahoe Unified School District may want to reopen the Al Tahoe Elementary School, so shared […]

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  • Burning Man wants permit to grow to 100,000 people

    Burning Man wants permit to grow to 100,000 people

    By Jenny Kane, Reno Gazette-Journal Despite complaints from some critics that Burning Man is already too big, the organization may make their main event even bigger.  As Nevada Bureau of Land Management officials review how the annual, weeklong arts festival has affected the surrounding environment and communities since it moved to Nevada in 1990, Burning […]

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  • North Shore film series features surfing in Iceland

    North Shore film series features surfing in Iceland

    Third installment of the 12th annual Alpenglow Sports Winter Film Series features Chris Burkard and his show “Under an Arctic Sky.” At 7pm on Jan. 4 at Squaw Valley’s Olympic Lodge guests will get a taste of what it’s like surfing in the fjords of northern Iceland during the largest storm in 25 years. Along […]

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