• Volunteer to help improve Grover Hot Springs Park

    Volunteer to help improve Grover Hot Springs Park

    On April 16, California State Parks Foundation will host its 18th annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup at 27 state parks across California, including Grover Hot Springs in Markleeville. More than 3,000 volunteers are needed to help with environmental improvement projects statewide. Since its inception in 1998, CSPF’s Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup program has resulted in […]

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  • Area reservoirs filling up after wet winter

    Area reservoirs filling up after wet winter

    By Paul Nelson, KTVN-TV Thanks to a wet winter, the area’s reservoirs are beginning to see a rise in water levels. Sierra snowpack numbers are average and higher in most of Nevada. Now that the temperatures have warmed up, some of that snow is beginning to flow into the reservoirs. “We’re doing much better than […]

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  • Youth sought for spring basketball program

    Youth sought for spring basketball program

    Players are being sought for a spring basketball team. The South Shore program is in its inaugural season. Elevation Elite provides an advanced level of competition, skills and training. Sessions run now through June 18. Grades 3-8, boys and girls may compete. There will be three evening practices a week at local gyms and five weekends […]

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  • Is iron the answer to training at altitude?

    Is iron the answer to training at altitude?

    By Erin Beresini, Outside Athletes live and sometimes train at high altitude for one main reason: it stimulates erythropoiesis, or the production of red blood cells and hemoglobin, the protein inside red blood cells that carries oxygen around the body. That extra hemoglobin should bring more oxygen to muscles, which should lead to improved muscle […]

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  • After school tennis available for kids at ZCTC

    After school tennis available for kids at ZCTC

    Zephyr Cove Tennis Club in May will offer a variety of youth programs. When school is out, even more tennis will be available. Deanne Larsell, a USPTA professional, will be leading the May 2-19 classes for students in grades 1-8. This is open to students from any school. Beginner classes will be tailored to getting youngsters […]

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  • Landscape with unique containers, elevated gardens

    Landscape with unique containers, elevated gardens

    By Melinda Myers Perk up your containers and add a bit of sparkle to your landscape with bright colors, unusual materials or a unique purpose. Include an elevated garden to increase planting space and make planting, weeding and harvesting easier on the back and knees. Liven things up with a robin egg blue or washtubs […]

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  • 3-day mountain bike summit set for SLT

    3-day mountain bike summit set for SLT

    TAMBA’s Tahoe Trails Summit is May 6-8 at the Beach Retreat & Lodge in South Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association will host a weekend long summit involving workshops, movies, photo displays, discussion, and riding. Speakers will include representatives from the U.S. Forest Service, leaders of area trail organizations, and two special guests from the Mountain […]

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  • Age not a detractor for 90-year-old SLT resident

    Age not a detractor for 90-year-old SLT resident

    By Jessie Marchesseau Skiing isn’t necessarily for the young, just the young at heart. And at 90 years old, South Lake Tahoe resident Ken Myron still qualifies. Though we had never met in person, when I saw the small-framed man at the bottom of Heavenly’s tram with bright orange skis and a patch on his […]

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  • USFS gears up to restore Burke Creek

    USFS gears up to restore Burke Creek

    The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is proposing to restore the Burke Creek channel and adjacent marsh in Stateline, reduce the amount of sediment that flows into Lake Tahoe and reduce the potential for flooding on Highway 50. The project area is located on approximately 16.5 acres near Stateline, including National Forest land near […]

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  • Opening of baseball season offers variety of wagers

    Opening of baseball season offers variety of wagers

    By Case Keefer, Las Vegas Sun There’s no rest for sports books this time of the year, as the major events keep piling up. A day before the conclusion of the NCAA Tournament on April 4 is Major League Baseball’s Opening Day, creating action from early morning to late night at betting windows. To get […]

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