THIS IS AN ARCHIVE OF LAKE TAHOE NEWS, WHICH WAS OPERATIONAL FROM 2009-2018. IT IS FREELY AVAILABLE FOR RESEARCH. THE WEBSITE IS NO LONGER UPDATED WITH NEW ARTICLES.
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  • South Tahoe’s Knight excels on college volleyball team

    South Tahoe’s Knight excels on college volleyball team

    By DeAnna Briton, Hofstra Chronicle Before every game, Monica Knight, the senior captain of the volleyball team, closes her eyes and visualizes the game for five minutes. Then, she leads her team onto the court and works her hardest to make sure those visions come true. There was no question as to whether Knight would […]

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  • STHS baseball coach speaks out

    STHS baseball coach speaks out

    By Kathryn Reed Matt Tillson doesn’t understand why he won’t be coaching the South Tahoe High School baseball team in the spring. After five years as the varsity coach and another five with the junior varsity team, he was let go at the end of last May. He went before the Lake Tahoe Unified School […]

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  • Bike-pedestrian open houses

    Bike-pedestrian open houses

    Lake Tahoe Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Drop-in Open-House, South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, on Oct. 19 from 2:30- 8:30pm. North Shore Open House is at the TCPUD Administrative Board Room, 221 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City, on Oct. 22 from 2:30-8:30pm. For more information, go to www.TahoeMPO.org.

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  • Sierra Nevada landscape awash in color

    Sierra Nevada landscape awash in color

    Leaves are changing a bit late this year in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Snow the first weekend of October has caused some of the aspens to go brown before turning their bright yellow, orange and red. Trees that are apt to turn color are doing so now at lake level. The spectrum of color is […]

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  • Tahoe residents score at bodybuilding championships

    Tahoe residents score at bodybuilding championships

    Cassandra Chandler placed first in the 45+ division and second in Class A at the San Francisco Bodybuilding & Figure Championships. The Incline Village resident who is a trainer at Push Fitness in South Lake Tahoe competed this weekend in the figure and bikini component of the competition. Chris Minnes of South Tahoe placed second […]

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  • Trail fills senses with changing seasons

    Trail fills senses with changing seasons

    By Kathryn Reed Water – it is everywhere. Lake Tahoe, Emerald Bay, Cascade Lake, Fallen Leaf Lake, Granite Lake, Eagle Lake. They are part of the scenery in a short, though somewhat steep hike from the Bay View trailhead. The senses come alive. Deep breaths reveal fall is in the air – that distinct smell […]

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  • Kokanees annual ritual up Taylor Creek

    Kokanees annual ritual up Taylor Creek

    Each fall the kokanee salmon travel up Taylor Creek near South Lake Tahoe to spawn. The annual ritual means the fish change color, spawn and eventually die. The US Forest Service visitor center at Taylor Creek explains the whole process in detail. The fish are only around for a short time.

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  • Scraping along Rubicon on inaugural ride

    Scraping along Rubicon on inaugural ride

    By Ali Mansour, Petersen’s 4-wheel & Offroad As the feature editor for the worlds largest off road magazine, people often assume that I’ve seen it all and been to every trail on the planet. As much as I wish that was the case, it’s far from the truth. Since moving to the West Coast nearly […]

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  • Critters creating nuisance in Tahoe

    Critters creating nuisance in Tahoe

    By Susan Wood Could the rodents of Tahoe be telling us something about an abnormal winter coming up? That’s the question some Lake Tahoe residents have posed in dealing with digging, chomping and rampaging squirrels, chipmunks and mice foraging pine cones and digging into homes and yards. The answer may depend on who you talk […]

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  • Lifts running at Boreal

    Lifts running at Boreal

    By Maggie O’Neill, Reno Gazette-Journal Boreal Mountain Resort plans to send the first skiers down the slopes this season, opening Friday with a base of 12 to 18 inches and one chair in operation. “It’s the amazing snow-making,” marketing director Jon Slaughter said. “It really has to do with the snow-making system we installed this […]

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