• Burn piles to be ignited throughout Tahoe basin

    Burn piles to be ignited throughout Tahoe basin

    North Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Douglas fire protection districts, California State Parks, and the U.S. Forest Service plan to continue prescribed fire operations this week. If conditions are favorable, operations may take place near Sugar Pine Point, Brockway Summit, Incline Village, Glenbrook, Lower Kingsbury Grade, Ski Run Boulevard, Fallen Leaf Lake and Meyers. Operations may […]

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  • SLT taking sign ups for youth summer camps

    SLT taking sign ups for youth summer camps

    Registration for South Tahoe Adventure Recreation Camps opens May 1. STAR Camp’s mission is to provide an active, healthy, and safe environment for youth to learn and play by focusing on inspiring a love for the outdoors through authentic Tahoe recreation experiences in the natural playground of the Tahoe region. The structured programs include a […]

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  • Tennis pro at ZCTC eager to raise the level of play

    Tennis pro at ZCTC eager to raise the level of play

    By Kathryn Reed Knowing why to hit which stroke when and how to execute those strokes are important to becoming a better tennis player. Dave Nostrant believes what sets his tennis program apart from others is teaching more than just strokes. He adds a bit of philosophy. It’s not just the “how to” but explaining […]

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  • Study: Running extends life expectancy

    Study: Running extends life expectancy

    By Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times Running may be the single most effective exercise to increase life expectancy, according to a new review and analysis of past research about exercise and premature death. The study found that compared to nonrunners runners tended to live about three additional years, even if they run slowly or sporadically […]

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  • Placer County, Truckee partnering on trail network

    Placer County, Truckee partnering on trail network

    Placer County and Truckee are working to secure funding to build two sections of the Resort Triangle Trail Network. This would connect North Lake Tahoe and Truckee.  Truckee and Placer County are jointly submitting a funding application to the California Federal Lands Access Program for money to build the two multiple-use, paved trail segments. Now […]

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  • Reno wants to host Outdoor Retailer, Interbike trade shows

    Reno wants to host Outdoor Retailer, Interbike trade shows

    By Jason Hidalgo, Reno Gazette-Journal Reno’s bringing out the big guns as it makes its final push to land two major trade shows. A delegation from the Biggest Little City is set to meet on May 1 with representatives of Emerald Expositions, which operates the Outdoor Retailer and Interbike trade shows. Getting even just one […]

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  • Centennial Dam project could affect 3 Sierra rivers

    Centennial Dam project could affect 3 Sierra rivers

    By Sage Sauerbrey, Moonshine Ink Two of Truckee/North Lake Tahoe’s nearest west slope Sierra watersheds are on track for a profound change in the coming years, with the planned construction of a 275-foot dam about 45 miles down the road from Donner Summit. The Centennial Dam project is an effort by the Nevada Irrigation District […]

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  • Agencies stocking cutthroat trout in Sierra lakes

    Agencies stocking cutthroat trout in Sierra lakes

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife will start releasing pilot peak Lahontan cutthroat trout into Truckee area waters to give Sierra Nevada anglers the opportunity to catch some trophy-sized trout in a year or two.  Last week CDFW received a shipment of cutthroat trout eggs from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s hatchery complex […]

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  • Expansion of sports betting in Supreme Court’s hands

    Expansion of sports betting in Supreme Court’s hands

    By Jay Caspian Kang, New York Times In the early 1990s, Bill Bradley, the New Jersey senator and former New York Knick, argued several times in front of Congress that legalizing sports betting would dehumanize athletes and lead to the rampant corruption of children. This was no cynical political crusade; Bradley was a true believer. […]

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  • Trump: National monuments a ‘massive federal land grab’

    Trump: National monuments a ‘massive federal land grab’

    By Darlene Superville and Jill Colvin, AP WASHINGTON — Slamming what he called “a massive federal land grab,” President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of national monuments on federal lands. The action could upend protections put in place in Utah and other states […]

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