Flying with pot not the best idea

By Harriet Baskas, USA Today In January, California joined the growing list of places where the sale of recreational marijuana is allowed, and now one in five Americans lives in a state where buying pot can be a tourist activity. But if you’re considering traveling with pot, be careful. Marijuana is still an illegal drug under […]

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3-day veterans retreat in Nevada

There will be a three-day retreat at Veterans Healing Camp in Silver Springs from March 25-28 for all area veterans. Fun, fellowship and healing are on the agenda. There is no charge for the retreat, including all meals and transportation. Contact Shahla Fadaie at 775.781.2394 to sign up for the retreat. Veterans may sign up […]

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Some fear Calif. drought cuts could erase water rights

By Jonathan J. Cooper, AP A proposal to make California’s drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights in an unprecedented power grab, representatives from water districts and other users told regulators Tuesday. Members of the state Water Resources Control Board delayed a decision about whether to bring […]

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Grocery Outlet step closer to opening in Truckee

Truckee’s planning commissioners this week gave the green light for a Grocery Outlet to be built at Donner Pass Road and Vista Avenue. The town is on pace to go from two grocery stores to five. The expansion comes with controversy. The proliferation is one concern, traffic at this specific site is another. — Lake […]

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival coming to Truckee

This is the third year the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Truckee will be hosted by Mountain Area Preservation. The April 20 event will be from 5-9pm at the Community Arts Center. That Friday, MAP kicks off the film festival weekend with three hours of films, a raffle, local entertainment, food and libations at […]

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Opinion: SnowGlobe, a story of unplanned issues

By Scott Ramirez SnowGlobe has been a popular local event to those who attend, a frustrating bombardment of sound to nearby residents, a story of safety planning for SLTPD, STPUD, Barton Hospital and other local public services and a story of unplanned issues for both the city of South Lake Tahoe and those running SnowGlobe. […]

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Why doesn’t anyone know who David Wise is?

By Justin Peters, Slate Immediately after finishing his final run in the freestyle skiing halfpipe event, David Wise tossed his ski poles into the snow. “I’m sorry, I’m sorry,” Wise said, apologizing to no one in particular. “I got a little excited.” Wise had good reason to celebrate. His first two runs of the three-run […]

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Tahoe women in inaugural podcast of Women Who Dare

The Women Who Dare podcast will feature to Tahoe women on March 6. Kerry Gross, the host of Women Who Dare, spent five months riding 5,800 miles to meet and interview various women. She tells their stories through weekly episodes.  Brandi Brown, founder and owner of Tahoe Production House, and Megan Michelson, freelance writer and […]

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Community invited to welcome home gold medalist Wise

By Chris Murray, Reno Gazette-Journal David Wise returns to Reno on Monday and the community is invited to welcome home the 27-year-old Wooster High alum who won his second Olympic gold medal Wednesday. Wise is expected to land at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport at 5:05 p.m. Monday, with the Wooster Colts band, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and […]

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Snippets about Lake Tahoe

·      Family-owned Overland Meat Co. of South Lake Tahoe is for sale. ·      The Grouch plus Pure Powers and ZP Ratik, and DJ Van Gloryus will be at Whiskey Dicks Saloon on March 1. Doors open at 9pm. Must be 21 to attend. Tickets are $25. ·      The fresh snow has allowed Tahoe Cross Country […]

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