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  • South Tahoe gives athletes a place of honor

    South Tahoe gives athletes a place of honor

    By Kathryn Reed In some ways the athletes inducted into South Lake Tahoe’s Champions Plaza look ordinary. But wait. Listen to their accomplishments or watch them in person or on TV or look at photographs and the truth is crystallized. These are no ordinary human beings. These 11 athletes, five could not attend the June […]

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  • History tour of backcountry in Incline Village

    History tour of backcountry in Incline Village

    Park rangers will be giving guided tours of the historic bull wheel located near Incline Village on June 30. The bull wheel was part of the Great Incline Tramway of the Sierra, and was used for logging during the Comstock Era. The tour will begin at 9:30am and end by 3pm. Vehicles are provided. Be […]

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  • Without U.S. play, World Cup betting expected to dip

    Without U.S. play, World Cup betting expected to dip

    By Case Keefer, Las Vegas Sun The thrill of gambling can’t quite compensate for the lack of rooting interest in the World Cup. With the United States failing to qualify for this year’s tournament, betting handle on the event may decrease locally for the first time in decades. That doesn’t mean the World Cup won’t […]

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  • Gray wolf traced to Boreal area

    Gray wolf traced to Boreal area

    By Lesley McClurg, KQED-TV Gray wolves are trekking farther south in California. A 2-year-old female, known as OR-54, recently wandered through Nevada County in the northern Sierra Nevada. Until now, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife had reported wolves only as far south as Lassen County. “She’s made her way all the way down […]

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  • SLT bike rodeo — part fun, part educational

    SLT bike rodeo — part fun, part educational

    The Kiwanis Club of Tahoe Sierra is partnering with the South Lake Tahoe Police Department, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol and TRPA to put put on a Bike and Safety Rodeo in the front parking lot of South Tahoe Middle School on June 23 from 11am-2pm. The purpose of the rodeo is […]

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  • Future tennis stars learn at ZCTC

    Future tennis stars learn at ZCTC

    It didn’t take much imagination to envision a decade from now the next Simona Halep or Rafa Nadal being at the trophy ceremony of the French Open and saying how their days at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club laid the foundation for their success. Hours after Halep won her first grand slam title on June 9, […]

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  • Upgrades coming to North Shore beach

    Upgrades coming to North Shore beach

    Placer County Board of Supervisors last week approved $413,000 in upgrades for North Lake Tahoe’s popular Speedboat Beach. Improvements will include a permanent restroom to replace existing port-a-potties, reconstruction of the wooden staircase that provides access to the beach from Harbor Avenue, a new beach overlook, walkway improvements and signage. The signage will include a […]

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  • Hiker survives night in Desolation Wilderness

    Hiker survives night in Desolation Wilderness

    A Sacramento woman had to be airlifted out of Desolation Wilderness on Wednesday. The woman, whose name has not been released, spent the night of June 5 in the wilderness with her dog after they got lost. El Dorado County search and rescue personnel found them near Forni Lake. They were flown out by the […]

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  • Heller wants to prevent future Nev. wilderness designations

    Heller wants to prevent future Nev. wilderness designations

    By Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal Republican Sen. Dean Heller is seeking to leverage one-party control of Congress and the White House with an idea for a bill that would block future wilderness designations in Nevada. Heller, who is running for re-election and considered the most vulnerable Republican in the Senate, says he plans to introduce legislation […]

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  • Learn how to deal with animals in the outdoors

    Learn how to deal with animals in the outdoors

    A Nevada Department of Wildlife urban wildlife coordinator will teach people how to handle wildlife encounters, whether it be while camping, hiking or in your own backyard. There will be lessons on what to do and how to react to wild animals; from raccoons and coyotes to bears and mountain lions. This family-friendly event is […]

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