• 9/11: South Shore remembers those who died in 2001

    9/11: South Shore remembers those who died in 2001

    By Jessie Marchesseau Rounding the corner en route to the Duke Theatre at Lake Tahoe Community College on Sunday, I walked into a sea of tiny American flags, 2,977 of them to be exact. One for each victim of the attacks. A loud bell was tolling — 2,977 times. In commemoration of the 10th anniversary […]

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  • Study: Educators not teaching about 9/11 in U.S. schools

    Study: Educators not teaching about 9/11 in U.S. schools

    Publisher’s note: Lake Tahoe News wanted to do a story for its 9/11 series about how K-12 educators in the Lake Tahoe Basin-Truckee area address the event in the classroom. The reporter was thwarted in his efforts. One assistant principal in Truckee said, “Teachers may or may not be open to talking to local media […]

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  • 9/11: A generation loses its innocence in a N.Y. minute

    9/11: A generation loses its innocence in a N.Y. minute

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a 12-part series running from Sept. 1-12 about how Lake Tahoe is tied to 9/11. By Stephen Ward When you’re young, you have a peculiar way of gauging things. Some children worry about a new school because of the size or shape of a fence, or from the look […]

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  • 9/11: ‘Women at Ground Zero’ — gripping, inspiring

    9/11: ‘Women at Ground Zero’ — gripping, inspiring

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a 12-part series running from Sept. 1-12 about how Lake Tahoe is tied to 9/11. By Kathryn Reed Now I understand why “Women at Ground Zero: Stories of Courage and Compassion” cannot be read all at once. It is so emotionally charged that it requires the reader to pause […]

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  • 9/11: A world-changing event experienced outside the U.S.

    9/11: A world-changing event experienced outside the U.S.

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a 12-part series running from Sept. 1-12 about how Lake Tahoe is tied to 9/11. By Kathryn Reed Machu Picchu. It’s what I think of when I hear 9/11. Throughout the day on Sept. 11, 2001, I kept being drawn to the most sacred temple at these historic Inca […]

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  • 9/11: Terrorist attacks just part of Tahoe’s economic woes

    9/11: Terrorist attacks just part of Tahoe’s economic woes

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a 12-part series running from Sept. 1-12 about how Lake Tahoe is tied to 9/11. By Susan Wood A decade after Sept. 11, 2001, the terrorist attack may not turn out to be the Lake Tahoe economy’s worst enemy. But it didn’t help with the snowball effect of the […]

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  • 9/11 event benefits Tahoe Douglas Bomb Squad

    9/11 event benefits Tahoe Douglas Bomb Squad

    On Sept. 11 from 11am-4pm, the Horizon Casino-Resort in conjunction with JRW Group Entertainment will host a community event with 100 percent of the proceeds to be donated to the Tahoe Douglas Bomb Squad. Admission is free. Members of the bomb squad will put on a demonstration, along with K-9 units. The event on the […]

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  • 9/11: South Tahoe residents fend for themselves in D.C.

    9/11: South Tahoe residents fend for themselves in D.C.

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a 12-part series running from Sept. 1-12 about how Lake Tahoe is tied to 9/11. By Dennis Cocking Those of us who are old enough to remember Nov. 22, 1963, have indelibly etched into their memory exactly what they were doing at the precise moment they heard the news […]

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  • 9/11: Bracing for news from family working in NYC

    9/11: Bracing for news from family working in NYC

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a 12-part series running from Sept. 1-12 about how Lake Tahoe is tied to 9/11. By Jessie Marchesseau My alarm went off at 6am. It was Sept. 11, 2001, five days after my sister Summer’s 24th birthday. I was not sure if she had received the gift I had […]

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