• Short workouts have lasting benefits

    Short workouts have lasting benefits

    By Kyler Crouse Don’t have time to exercise? According to recent research, a four-minute workout might be better than 30 minutes on the treadmill. Sounds almost too good to be true, but according to fitness researchers, it’s not. Regular exercise improves your physical and mental health. Unfortunately, many adults do not make time for their […]

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  • Warning: Leave young wildlife alone

    Warning: Leave young wildlife alone

    With late spring and early summer being the peak time for wildlife to bear their young, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife  is issuing this reminder: If you find a seemingly abandoned young wild animal, leave it alone. Even though it may be hard to resist picking up a young wild animal that appears […]

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  • Star Guide: 4 morning comets

    Star Guide: 4 morning comets

    By Tony Berendsen For those lucky star gazers willing who rise up early in the morning over the next few weeks there is a celestial treat awaiting. Four comets, all just below naked eye visibility, will be sprinkled across the dawn sky. One short period comet, two long period comets, and one that may never […]

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  • Fantasy sports firms fold as legislative battle resumes

    Fantasy sports firms fold as legislative battle resumes

    By Associated Press BOSTON — The daily fantasy sports industry sharply contracted since the online games offered by companies like FanDuel and DraftKings sparked court and legislative battles across the United States last year. More than two-thirds of companies that existed this time last year have shuttered, changed focus or joined with competitors, according to […]

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  • Why ski resorts close when there’s still snow

    Why ski resorts close when there’s still snow

    By Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal The end of ski season is always a bummer. But it stings even more when the season ends while there’s still tons of snow on your favorite ski area. The West Coast winter of 2016-17 delivered historic levels of snow throughout the Lake Tahoe area and the Sierra Nevada. And […]

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  • Athletes-stars commit to Tahoe’s celebrity golf event

    Athletes-stars commit to Tahoe’s celebrity golf event

    There will be a mix of newbies and veterans at the 28th annual American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament at Edgewood Tahoe this summer. Charles Woodson, Travis Kelce, Doug Pederson, Mike Zimmer and Adam Thielen will make up the NFL contingent of first time competitors. They will join regulars Marshall Faulk, Tim Brown, Marcus Allen, […]

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  • Truckee Demonstration Garden activities in the works

    Truckee Demonstration Garden activities in the works

    Slow Food Lake Tahoe is planning to reopen the Truckee Demonstration Garden located at the Truckee Regional Park. The mission of the Truckee Demonstration Garden is to create a vibrant community space that provides education about growing food at high altitude. Two workshops are planned: Build-Your-Own Critter-proof Garden Bed in partnership with the Truckee Roundhouse […]

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  • USFS ready to restore Emerald Fire scar

    USFS ready to restore Emerald Fire scar

    Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit officials want the public’s input until April 28 about its plan to remove hazardous trees and plant seedlings in the Emerald Fire area.  The fire last fall off Highway 89 burned about 175 acres, with 96 of those acres on federal land. The goal is to restore habitat for various […]

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  • Bike trail expansion in Angora, Fallen Leaf region

    Bike trail expansion in Angora, Fallen Leaf region

    By Jessie Marchesseau Summertime in Tahoe is starting to become synonymous with the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association building and upgrading yet another recreational bike trail in the basin. Last year it was the Kingsbury Stinger Trail, the year before that it was the Bijou Bike Park, and before that, perhaps their best known project […]

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  • Squaw may stay open throughout the summer

    Squaw may stay open throughout the summer

    By Angela Fritz, Washington Post Did you hear? It snowed a lot in the Sierra Nevada this winter. Unless you spent the cold months avoiding the news (we wouldn’t blame you), then you already know it’s a record-breaking season. Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, sister ski resorts, have tallied nearly 60 feet of snow this […]

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