• What would a pot shutdown look like in Nev?

    What would a pot shutdown look like in Nev?

    By Chris Kudialis, Las Vegas Sun U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions wasn’t joking when he said he believed marijuana use in the U.S. “should be minimized.” On Jan. 4, the Department of Justice head rescinded Obama-era guidelines — most notably the Cole and Wilkinson memorandums — that provided marijuana-legal states an opportunity to operate their […]

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  • Genoa trail provides plenty of recreation sans snow

    Genoa trail provides plenty of recreation sans snow

    By Kathryn Reed GENOA – Layers were coming off relatively quickly – it was that warm. The ground was barren, even the higher elevations didn’t have much white stuff. It’s not supposed to still be hiking season. Five us and that dog named AJ ushered out 2017 with a hike instead of a snowshoe. And […]

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  • Roof collapse triggers interest in Mt. Rose’s funky old lodge

    Roof collapse triggers interest in Mt. Rose’s funky old lodge

    By Alison Bender, Tahoe Quarterly Reindeer Lodge, located on a horseshoe curve along Mount Rose Highway between the ski resorts and Reno, has seen much in its 60 years of existence. It’s seen the old Reno Ski Bowl morph into Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe. It’s seen generations of UNR students as they drank hot-buttered rums […]

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  • Calif. climate fight gets harder soon

    Calif. climate fight gets harder soon

    By Julie Cart, CalMatters By most measures, California has earned the right to brag about how much it has cleaned up its environmental act. The air in much of smog-shrouded Southern California has been scrubbed. A passenger car for sale here today is 99 percent cleaner than one on offer in the early 1970s. The […]

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  • Amateur Tahoe curlers being led by Olympian

    Amateur Tahoe curlers being led by Olympian

    By Terra Breeden Even though there isn’t any snow on the ground, winter sports are still thriving in South Lake Tahoe. Curling, a team sport played on ice, is sliding into popularity with the club Lake Tahoe Epic Curling leading the movement. “It’s like shuffleboard or chess on ice. There’s a lot of strategy involved,” […]

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  • King’s words still inspire long after his death

    King’s words still inspire long after his death

    By Associated Press Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires. Decades ago, the famed civil rights leader – also regarded as one of America’s greatest orators – recalled driving one night from Atlanta to Chattanooga, Tennessee, with his brother A.D. at the […]

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  • La Nina peaks, snowpack on the line

    La Nina peaks, snowpack on the line

    By Don Jenkins, Capital Press  A weak to moderate La Nina in the tropical Pacific has probably peaked, though it may have enough punch left to swell snowpacks, climatologists reported last week. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that the cooler-than-normal ocean likely will begin warming, but won’t reach average temperatures until the spring. […]

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  • Preserving Sierra ski history on film

    Preserving Sierra ski history on film

    By Kayla Anderson, Tahoe Weekly   John Dayberry wants to make sure that the history of early Sierra Nevada mountaineering isn’t easily forgotten. He is using his experience in wood-shop instruction, environmental restoration, back-country ski-shop management in Hope Valley and a drive to share indigenous wisdom in the modern age to document that history. “SST-X” […]

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  • Nevada resort revenue hits record levels in 2017

    Nevada resort revenue hits record levels in 2017

    By Thomas Moore, Las Vegas Sun Nongaming spending on the Strip drove resort revenue in Nevada to record levels in 2017, according to numbers released today by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Each January, the board release its Nevada Gaming Abstract, a review of the previous year’s financial results from resorts grossing $1 million or […]

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  • Report: Trump lawyer bought porn star silence on alleged sexual encounter at Tahoe golf tourney

    Report: Trump lawyer bought porn star silence on alleged sexual encounter at Tahoe golf tourney

    By Heidi M. Przybyla, USA Today WASHINGTON – A lawyer representing President Trump arranged a $130,000 payment to a former adult film star one month before the 2016 presidential election to prevent her from discussing an alleged sexual encounter between her and Trump some 10 years earlier at Lake Tahoe during the American Century Championship celebrity […]

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