• League needs help with Stewardship Day

    League needs help with Stewardship Day

    The 18th annual Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day is Sept. 12. This is a day of planting, weed pulling, and other restoration activities to preserve and protect Lake Tahoe’s watershed. Refreshments, lunch and prizes will be provided. Bring water, wear clothes that are comfortable. The event is put on by the League to Save Lake Tahoe. It is […]

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  • Partnership to test if forest thinning can grow groundwater

    Partnership to test if forest thinning can grow groundwater

    By Edward Ortiz, Sacramento Bee The purchase of 10,000 acres of watershed land west of Lake Tahoe is slated to launch a living laboratory testing whether the answer to drought lies in fewer trees. Research by the environmental group the Nature Conservancy has shown that thinning forests of small- to medium-size trees and bushes allows […]

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  • ZCTC to host tennis social

    ZCTC to host tennis social

    The final tennis mixer of the season at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club is Sept. 9. The theme of this Hump Day is logo wear – as in players wearing as much club apparel as they can. And for those who don’t have any or need more, the pro shop has shirts, jackets, vests and jackets […]

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  • Reeling in the fun — and Kokanee — on Lake Tahoe

    Reeling in the fun — and Kokanee — on Lake Tahoe

    By Kathryn Reed CAVE ROCK – “He just gave us the fin and swam away.” That’s Capt. Andrew Lubrano’s way of saying the fish won that round, time to put some new bait on the hook and cast the line out again. There was a lot of that going on last Sunday. There were also […]

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  • N.J. court ruling may not stop spread of sports betting

    N.J. court ruling may not stop spread of sports betting

    By J.D. Morris, Las Vegas Sun Efforts to open legal sports books outside Nevada suffered a major setback Tuesday when a federal appeals court denied New Jersey’s attempt to bring betting on athletics to its casinos and racetracks. Still, the possibility remains that sports books will eventually spread to other states — just on a […]

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  • Hues of autumn showing up prematurely

    Hues of autumn showing up prematurely

    By Susan Wood If a leaf or a cone falls in the forest, will anyone see the symptoms of change? That’s the question botanists, foresters, climatologists and arborists may be asking in the age of an unprecedented Western drought. Come fall, aspens represent the most recognizable tree that changes color in the Sierra Nevada. But […]

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  • NDOW kills nuisance black bear in Incline

    NDOW kills nuisance black bear in Incline

    By Jeff DeLong, Reno Gazette-Journal A problem-causing black bear that wildlife officials said was becoming increasingly dangerous was killed Tuesday in Incline Village. The bear, a 9-year-old, 450-pound male, was captured Monday night or early Tuesday morning, tranquilized and subsequently euthanized with drugs, said Chris Healy, spokesman for the Nevada Department of Wildlife. The bear […]

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  • Calif. weighs cheerleading as high school sport

    Calif. weighs cheerleading as high school sport

    By Associated Press California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would recognize competitive cheerleading as a high school sport. The state Senate on Monday unanimously approved a bill requiring the California Interscholastic Federation to oversee competitive cheerleading as it does other high school sports. Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez of San Diego says […]

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  • Wild animals part of talk on South Shore

    Wild animals part of talk on South Shore

    Live animals will be taking over the Lake of the Sky Amphitheater on Aug. 28. Wild Things Inc. is a nonprofit that provides homes for displaced wildlife and shares these animals as wildlife ambassadors in a public education form. All the animals housed with Wild Things either have injuries that keep them surviving in the wild […]

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  • Remote road in Eldorado National Forest opens

    Remote road in Eldorado National Forest opens

    The upper part of the Richardson Lake Road in the Eldorado National Forest is open for motorized vehicle use, completing the final phase of corrective work on this route. Richardson Lake Road is on the far northeastern end of the forest, and must be accessed through roads leading from the Lake Tahoe area. This 2.65 […]

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