• Radon kits available to Calif. residents

    Radon kits available to Calif. residents

    The California Department of Public Health is offering free radon test kits to households in California throughout the month of January, or until supplies run out. Radon is a naturally occurring, odorless, colorless, and tasteless radioactive gas, which results from the decay of uranium or thorium naturally present in soil and bedrock. Low levels of […]

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  • ‘California Field Atlas’ author coming to SLT

    ‘California Field Atlas’ author coming to SLT

    Artist, poet and naturalist Obi Kaufmann brings his best-selling “California Field Atlas” to the South Lake Tahoe Library on Feb. 27 at 6pm. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of hand-painted maps and wildlife renderings and based on his decades of walking the backcountry of California, Kaufmann’s “California Field Atlas” is a testimony to the natural world […]

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  • Career workshop for students in Truckee

    Career workshop for students in Truckee

    Area high school and college students are invited to attend a free career workshop at the Truckee Airport on Jan. 18 at 5pm. The career mentoring program, officially known as the Truckee Tahoe Flight Plan, is designed and conducted by Pathways to Aviation, a nonprofit organization seeking to inform, inspire, and engage the aviation’s next […]

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  • Free tax preparation for South Shore residents

    Free tax preparation for South Shore residents

    Through the AARP Tax-Aide Program, California and Nevada taxpayers of all ages with low-to-moderate incomes  may receive free tax return preparation. There is no appointment necessary. Bring your Social Security card, photo ID, 2017 tax return documents, and a copy of your 2016 tax return. All tax returns are prepared and filed on site with […]

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  • Bowman stars in milk ads for Olympics

    Bowman stars in milk ads for Olympics

    By Karlene Lukovitz, Marketing Daily Gold medalist Maddie Bowman’s awesome freestyle skiing skills are on display in two new TV spots for Milk Life’s 2018 Winter Olympics campaign. This is the second Team USA outing for Milk Life — the tagline for The Milk Processor Education Program’s umbrella marketing campaign since 2014 (when it replaced […]

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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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  • Film series highlights climber Hilaree O’Neill

    Film series highlights climber Hilaree O’Neill

    North Face athlete Hilaree O’Neill will highlight the fourth installment of Alpenglow Sports’ 12th annual Winter Film Series. The show is at 7pm on Feb. 8 at Squaw Valley’s Olympic Lodge. In the first part of her show, “The Wildest Winter,” O’Neill travels between the San Juan Mountains in Colorado and the Sierra Nevada. Taking […]

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  • Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Luna is a beautiful 2-year-old German Shepherd who has lived with children and loves to play with other dogs. She is house broken and walks nicely on her leash.   Luna would do best in a home without cats, and needs to be on a runner when in the yard as she is very athletic. […]

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  • Celebration of Snowshoe Thompson in Meyers

    Celebration of Snowshoe Thompson in Meyers

    The 18th annual Snowshoe Thompson Ski & Snowshoe Celebration will be Feb. 24 from 9am-1pm. This event is for the whole family. It is a guided, interactive historical re-enactment tour over the snow on snowshoes or skis at the Lake Tahoe Golf Course in Meyers. Bring snowshoes or cross country skis. Snowshoes will be available for […]

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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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