• Reno airport getting first luxury lounge

    Reno airport getting first luxury lounge

    By Jason Hidalgo, Reno Gazette-Journal Travelers waiting for a flight in the Biggest Little City’s airport will be getting an extra option for passing the time this winter. MAG USA, a subsidiary of the Manchester Airport Group, will be building its fourth Escape Lounge in the United States at Reno-Tahoe International Airport. The U.K.-based airport […]

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  • Sex offender at-large after cutting ankle bracelet

    Sex offender at-large after cutting ankle bracelet

    A registered sex offender who was last living in Meyers is wanted by El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies. Alexander Paul Childs, 25, reportedly cut off his ankle monitoring device. He had told people that he wanted to go to Sacramento. Childs was convicted in 2012 of lewd or lascivious acts with a child under the […]

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  • Harrah’s-Harveys to charge for parking

    Harrah’s-Harveys to charge for parking

    A two buck tip for the valet at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe or Harveys is no longer enough for parking at the Stateline casinos. Starting June 30 the two Caesars Entertainment properties will charge $20 for self-parking and $25 for valet during special events and peak holidays. The MGM properties in Las Vegas were the first […]

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  • Money, leadership stall Kahle Drive’s future

    Money, leadership stall Kahle Drive’s future

    By Kathryn Reed STATELINE – Kahle Drive is an auto repair shop’s dream. It’s that bad. Douglas County owns this Stateline road, but it’s Oliver Park General Improvement District that is responsible for maintaining it and the other neighborhood streets. The five-member board that operates the GID plans to fix the potholes, but the problem […]

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  • SNC faculty may not have a job this fall

    SNC faculty may not have a job this fall

    By Carole Jablon-Bernardi INCLINE VILLAGE – When a college is competing to maintain enrollment, even grow it, and is faced with rising tuition costs to offset expenses, faculty can become the target. Such is the case at Sierra Nevada College. The administration of the four-year liberal arts institution in Incline Village announced to faculty members […]

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  • Fencing at Nev. waterfront properties still an issue

    Fencing at Nev. waterfront properties still an issue

    By Kathryn Reed Fences in the water and along the beach on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe continue to be an issue. The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency was able to get the Tahoe Beach Club to remove its temporary fence, as well as the illegal fence at a property north of Cave Rock and […]

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  • Nev. tourism leaders’ trip part of effort Trump wants to eliminate

    Nev. tourism leaders’ trip part of effort Trump wants to eliminate

    By Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal Representatives of the Nevada Commission on Tourism plan to join a trade mission to India in September that’s part of a program President Trump wants to eliminate. Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison, who chairs the commission, told the board Wednesday that he would be participating in a Brand USA […]

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  • TAUs secured for Tahoe City Lodge

    TAUs secured for Tahoe City Lodge

    By Kathryn Reed KINGS BEACH – Despite an ongoing lawsuit that could upend the Tahoe City Lodge project, more pieces of the development were secured last week at the California Tahoe Conservancy meeting. The state board on June 15 agreed to sell 16 residential and tourist accommodation units that would equate to 61 usable units […]

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  • Recreational sales of marijuana in Nev. in limbo

    Recreational sales of marijuana in Nev. in limbo

    By Scott Sonner, AP Recreational sales of marijuana in Nevada may not begin next month after all. A judge added to the uncertainty Tuesday when he extended a temporary order barring the state from issuing pot distribution licenses to existing medical marijuana dispensaries so they can begin recreational sales July 1. Carson City District Judge […]

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  • Power out in parts of Tahoe City

    Power out in parts of Tahoe City

    An underground utility problem has hundreds of people in Tahoe City without power. The outage was first reported at 11am June 21. At that time 1,500 customers had no electricity. Liberty Utilities has no estimate on when power will be full restored. — Lake Tahoe News staff report

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