• Suspect in Lake Tahoe deputy-involved shooting could face charges

    Suspect in Lake Tahoe deputy-involved shooting could face charges

    By KRNV The motive for an attack that led a deputy to shoot and injure a 47-year-old man early Sunday in North Lake Tahoe is still not clear, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. In a statement released Tuesday, the sheriff’s office said deputies responded just after 4am Jan. 14, to a rental home […]

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  • Kings Beach man killed in suspected DUI crash

    Kings Beach man killed in suspected DUI crash

    A Kings Beach man was killed in a head-on collision last weekend near Northstar. California Highway Patrol officers said Christopher Anderson, 35, was going north on Highway 267 on Jan. 13 at 7am when his vehicle was struck head-on. The alpine race coach at Northstar was pronounced dead at the scene. Edgar Delgado, 21, of […]

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  • Millions of dead Sierra trees may have helped save water during the drought

    Millions of dead Sierra trees may have helped save water during the drought

    By Ryan Sabalow, Sacramento Bee The millions of trees that died in the Sierra Nevada during California’s five-year drought may have actually helped the state’s water supply once the historic dry spell finally ended, according to a study. Scientists led by UC Merced’s Sierra Nevada Research Institute examined how much water was being absorbed by […]

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  • Largest Nev. casinos earn $1.6B during fiscal year 2017

    Largest Nev. casinos earn $1.6B during fiscal year 2017

    By Regina Garcia Cano, AP Nevada’s largest casinos turned a profit for the second fiscal year in a row and finally broke the revenue record set in 2007 before the recession affected the operators’ books, according to a state report released Friday. The largest casinos in the state reported income of $1.6 billion from total […]

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  • Bay Area pedestrian killed in Incline Village

    Bay Area pedestrian killed in Incline Village

    A Berkeley woman crossing the street in Incline Village on Jan. 12 died after being struck by a vehicle. Roza Mostava, 78, was in a crosswalk crossing Village Boulevard at Lakeshore Boulevard at 5:37pm when she was hit.   The driver of the vehicle immediately stopped and rendered aid. It does not appear drugs and/or […]

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  • ‘Trying it is believing,’ Sandoval says of self-driving vehicles

    ‘Trying it is believing,’ Sandoval says of self-driving vehicles

    By Mick Akers, Las Vegas Sun Touting the success of the autonomous shuttle operating in downtown Las Vegas, Gov. Brian Sandoval says the future is now in Nevada. Sandoval spoke Friday to more than 20 governors during the National Governors Association’s Transportation Innovation Summit at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort in Henderson. The driverless […]

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  • 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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  • Impact of new tax law on education in Nevada

    Impact of new tax law on education in Nevada

    By Amelia Pak-Harvey, Las Vegas Review-Journal  Two hundred and fifty dollars. That figure – the amount that teachers can deduct from their taxes for classroom expenses – drew lots of attention in late 2017 when one of two dueling federal tax bills threatened to eliminate it. Ultimately the tax bill signed into law by President […]

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  • California legal pot to test supply pipeline

    California legal pot to test supply pipeline

    By Michael R. Blood, AP Most Californians with an urge to smoke a joint will enter the state’s legal marijuana marketplace through a single doorway — at a retail shop. But out of view of those day-to-day sales, the state is ushering in a sprawling, untested system to move pot from place to place that […]

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  • Cold, snowy conditions predicted for this week

    Cold, snowy conditions predicted for this week

    The lake level may finally be kissed with measurable snow after weeks of Mother Nature flirting with winter. The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a winter storm watch for the greater Lake Tahoe area for the 24-hour period starting Thursday afternoon. The snow level is expected to drop to 4,500 feet, where up […]

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