• Free tuition for select LTCC students

    Free tuition for select LTCC students

    Starting this fall, all first-time, full-time California residents or AB540 eligible students attending Lake Tahoe Community College will pay zero tuition their first year. The Lake Tahoe College Promise is available to any student who is attending college for the first time. “Finances can be a huge barrier for those considering a post-high school education,” […]

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  • Music institute to be part of Classical Tahoe

    Music institute to be part of Classical Tahoe

    Classical Tahoe is launching a music institute this summer for all ages and abilities. It’s an opportunity to actively engage with music and musicians. The music institute is lead by Truckee native Lindsay McIntosh (neé Hollingshead). McIntosh has a personal connection to the community as one of the only graduates of Truckee High to attend […]

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  • The art of water-wise gardening

    The art of water-wise gardening

    By Melinda Myers Making a few changes in your garden care can yield great benefits. Less time and water wasted means more time for you to relax or entertain friends and family in your beautiful landscape. Water is critical throughout the life of a plant, but deciding when and how much water to provide each […]

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  • Athletes are ditching ibuprofen for CBD

    Athletes are ditching ibuprofen for CBD

    By Graham Averill, Outside Andrew Talansky is almost always sore. The 29-year-old spent seven years as a professional cyclist racing for Slipstream Sports. He recently switched to triathlon and now spends hours training both on and off the bike. “I’m using muscles I haven’t used in years,” Talansky says. “My body is constantly inflamed.” Many […]

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  • DCSO deputies, civilians honored for bravery

    DCSO deputies, civilians honored for bravery

    Tahoe Elks Lodge No. 2670 this month hosted the annual Law and Order night for Douglas County law enforcement agencies. Several employees from Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, juvenile probation, China Springs Youth Camp, DCSO youth explorers, citizen patrol, search and rescue, reserves, 911 communications, as well as state of Nevada Department of Corrections, and Nevada […]

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  • Most successful entrepreneurs are older than you think

    Most successful entrepreneurs are older than you think

    By Benjamin F. Jones and J. Daniel Kim, The Conversation The romanticized image of entrepreneurs is a picture of youth: a twentysomething individual with disruptive ideas, boundless energy and a still-sharp mind. Silicon Valley has bet on this image for years. But is this right? Far from it, according to our recent research with Javier […]

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  • 3 1-act plays to be staged at LTCC

    3 1-act plays to be staged at LTCC

    “It’s All An Act: Three One-Act Plays” will be at Lake Tahoe Community College’s Duke Theatre this June. Each performance will include three one-act plays, with different directors and actors. In “Boise Idaho,” a comedy written by Sean Michael Welch and directed by Kelly Cassidy, the narrator of a story dutifully chronicles the meeting of […]

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  • Ellen Cullen — 1920-2018

    Ellen Cullen — 1920-2018

    Ellen Francis Laughlin Cullen passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 2, 2018.   Born Nov. 29, 1920, in San Francisco, she was forever grateful to the Sisters of St. Paul’s elementary and high school for guiding and educating her. She raised her family in South San Francisco and lived the last 40-plus years […]

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  • How to keep your pup healthy and active

    How to keep your pup healthy and active

    By Nicole Gaich, Moonshine Ink It’s almost that time of year. The snow is melting, trails are emerging, and the thoughts of swimming are getting closer and closer … they can smell it. Tahoe dogs love their spring and summer activities just as much as their people. Here are some tips to help get your […]

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  • Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Tahoe Tails — Adoptable Pets in South Lake Tahoe

    Waldo is a 7-month-old cattle dog – corgi mix. He is very affectionate and loves to sit in laps. He has lots of energy and so needs an active home where he will be able to go to training classes and have lots of toys.  Waldo needs to be the only pet in his new […]

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