• Opinion: SLT — 50 golden years and counting

    Opinion: SLT — 50 golden years and counting

    Publisher’s note: This is the final article in the series of stories about South Lake Tahoe’s 50th anniversary. The other stories may be accessed by going to the top of the page, select Special Projects, then SLT Turns 50. By Wendy David Leftovers are in the refrigerator and the feelings of gratefulness for being alive, having […]

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  • South Lake Tahoe glitters as it turns 50

    South Lake Tahoe glitters as it turns 50

    By Kathryn Reed “History is what binds us.” That was just one of the sentiments expressed by South Lake Tahoe Mayor Hal Cole on Saturday night as more than 200 people came together to celebrate the city’s 50th birthday. It was on Nov. 30, 1965, that South Lake Tahoe became an incorporated city. The milestones […]

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  • Mayor’s arrest brought SLT unwanted notoriety

    Mayor’s arrest brought SLT unwanted notoriety

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a series of stories Lake Tahoe News will be running leading up to the 50th anniversary of South Lake Tahoe on Nov. 30. By Kathryn Reed June 11, 1989, started out like any other Sunday in the basin – sunny, blue sky, uneventful. Before it was over South Lake […]

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  • S. Lake Tahoe does without traditional city hall

    S. Lake Tahoe does without traditional city hall

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a series of stories Lake Tahoe News will be running leading up to the 50th anniversary of South Lake Tahoe on Nov. 30. By Kathryn Reed      South Lake Tahoe was supposed to have a designated city hall that would be in the middle of town, not one […]

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  • South Lake Tahoe’s 50th parade

    South Lake Tahoe’s 50th parade

    South Lake Tahoe celebrates its 50th anniversary with a parade through town on Sept. 19, 2015.

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  • Hundreds gather to celebrate South Lake Tahoe

    Hundreds gather to celebrate South Lake Tahoe

    By Susan Wood Tears of joy and sentiment. Cheers of happiness and celebration. In a burst of community pride, hundreds of people gathered Saturday on Highway 50 and Al Tahoe Boulevard leading into Bijou Community Park to mark a picture-perfect day for a parade and party to honor South Lake Tahoe’s 50th anniversary. For most longtime residents and […]

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  • S. Lake Tahoe creates recreation opportunities beyond what Mother Nature provides

    S. Lake Tahoe creates recreation opportunities beyond what Mother Nature provides

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a series of stories Lake Tahoe News will be running leading up to the 50th anniversary of South Lake Tahoe on Nov. 30. By Jessie Marchesseau The mountains, forests and lake surrounding South Lake Tahoe serve as a playground, of sorts, for residents and visitors. However, it’s hard to […]

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  • Redevelopment keeps redefining S. Lake Tahoe

    Redevelopment keeps redefining S. Lake Tahoe

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a series of stories Lake Tahoe News will be running leading up to the 50th anniversary of South Lake Tahoe on Nov. 30. By Susan Wood Resilience, humility, irony. This describes the state of redevelopment in South Lake Tahoe from the early days of Virginia Slims commercials to the […]

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  • Women play significant role in SLT’s 50 years

    Women play significant role in SLT’s 50 years

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a series of stories Lake Tahoe News will be running leading up to the 50th anniversary of South Lake Tahoe on Nov. 30. They buried Norma Thayer on a Saturday afternoon in May. She died in November 2014. She was interred with 17 friends and relatives remembering her and […]

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  • Lake Tahoe Airport: Golden dreams

    Lake Tahoe Airport: Golden dreams

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a series of stories Lake Tahoe News will be running leading up to the 50th anniversary of South Lake Tahoe on Nov. 30. “He who has the gold, makes the rules.”        – Michael Hotaling, Airport Master Plan consultant, at the March 16, 2015, public meeting By Joann Eisenbrandt […]

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