• Wynonna part of Lake Tahoe Music Festival lineup

    Wynonna part of Lake Tahoe Music Festival lineup

    In addition to being once named “Top Female Vocalist of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music, Wynonna has also been referred as “the greatest country singer since Patsy Cline” by Rolling Stone Magazine. And this year she is making history at the Lake Tahoe Music Festival by being the first country music performer […]

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  • Effort under way to promote river friendly landscaping

    Effort under way to promote river friendly landscaping

    In an area that features some of Mother Nature’s finest work, Truckee homeownership has its joys and unique responsibilities. Many live close to bodies of water such as Donner Lake, the Truckee River, and Donner and Alder Creeks. However, many of these properties may actually have a negative impact on the region’s water quality. The […]

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  • Clinic for businesses seeking loans

    Clinic for businesses seeking loans

    A business loan clinic will be conducted June 22 from 9:30am–12:30pm at Lake Tahoe Community College. Lenders will be present that support SBA lending programs that include: * Business loans for business owner occupied commercial real estate and business equipment * $500 – $2 million businesses loans for existing businesses with historic repayment ability * […]

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  • Live painting performance in South Tahoe

    Live painting performance in South Tahoe

    Michael Pukac will be in South Lake Tahoe Fourth of July weekend for the closing of his solo exhibit “Steampunk Fantasy Art.” Cosmic Creations Tattoo is bringing back the Los Angeles-based artist. Well known in the Los Angeles art scene for his live painting performances, his studio work basks in the land of unicorn powered […]

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  • Cool Black Kettle, Midlife Crisis to play county fair

    Cool Black Kettle, Midlife Crisis to play county fair

    Fair-goers from the Lake Tahoe region will surely recognize the names of a couple of popular local bands at the fair this year — Midlife Crisis band and Jesse Kalin and the Cool Black Kettle Band. Jesse Kalin and the Cool Black Kettle Band is an infectious rock band based out of South Lake Tahoe […]

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  • Sexual harassment workshop

    Sexual harassment workshop

    The North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce and the Sierra Human Resources Association are offering “The Generations and Sexual Harassment” workshop June 23 from 9-11a, at the Cedar House Sport Hotel, 10918 Brockway Road in Truckee. The workshop, required as per California’s AB1825, brings businesses into compliance regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. The topic […]

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  • Anthology of writings about Sierra Nevada

    Anthology of writings about Sierra Nevada

    By Sam McManis, Sacramento Bee If the Sierra Nevada were a character in a book, it would be the tall, dashing stranger who’s easy on the eyes but has a malevolent streak. It would be just as likely to kill you as kiss you, as apt to make you curse its power as worship its […]

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  • Gamut of music genres to fill North Shore’s night air

    Gamut of music genres to fill North Shore’s night air

    North Lake Tahoe takes its music outdoors with a variety of concerts and festivals – all part of the destination’s new High Notes – North Tahoe’s Summerlong Music Series through August. There will be free music outdoors every day but Mondays. Sundays rock out at Tahoe City’s Commons Beach, which kicks off June 20 with […]

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  • Nevada to resume annual tourism conference

    Nevada to resume annual tourism conference

    Gov. Jim Gibbons and Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki are resurrecting the Nevada Commission on Tourism’s Governor’s Conference on Tourism after a two-year hiatus. “It was a difficult decision to put the conference on hold, but the economy and strained budgets required NCOT to do so,” Krolicki, NCOT chair, said in a statement. “The conference has […]

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  • Nominations sought for Geotourism project

    Nominations sought for Geotourism project

    Nominate your favorite destinations, restaurants, scenic views, lakes, hiking trails, and other special places of interest to be included in National Geographic Society’s interactive map guide geotourism” website now through August. The National Geographic Society has partnered with the Sierra Nevada Conservancy and Sierra Business Council, and residents to capture the history and heritage of […]

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