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Tahoe license plates holders may win lift tickets

TAHOE, Calif. – The environmental nonprofit Tahoe Fund announced the launch of the Lake Tahoe License Plate ‘Plate Spotter’ program to reward holders with free lift tickets during the 2013 winter season. Official &#8

Sierraville Community Church welcomes new pastor

SIERRAVILLE, Calif. – The Sierraville Community Church recently welcomed Rev. Jim and Jeannie Knight from Dallas, Ore. as Associate Village Missionaries to serve for a few months until a full-time Village Missions family arrives

Holiday happenings at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows

TAHOE, Calif. – Celebrate the holidays at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows with a host of events through Jan. 1
Take part in the holiday cheer and enjoy Santa on the slopes, a lineup of merry holiday music, carolers, sleigh ride

Essential oils keep body in balance

TAHOE, Calif. – The use of essential oils today represents a well-documented model for improving overall health. Essential oils provide medicinal and therapeutic benefits. What are the benefits of essential oils? How are they us

Grants available from Nature Fund and Martis Fund

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Jan. 11, 2013 is the closing date for grant applications to be considered for funding during the joint 2013 Nature Fund – Martis Fund Grant Cycle at the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation. A total o

Letter to the Editor: Canyon Springs – wrong place, wrong time

In light of the release of the prepared Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Canyon Springs housing development on the eastern boundary of Truckee, I urge Truckee to be involved in the public processing of the project.

Letter to the Editor: Paying it forward

I just wanted to tell you about an act of kindness that occurred in your small town. On Saturday, Dec. 15, my vehicle overheated, so I drove to the little Fast Lane gas station located on Highway 267 just past Old Brockway Road.
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Lake Tahoe weather: Major storm could dump 5 feet of snow by Christmas Eve

TAHOE/TRUCKEE – Get ready, folks. The first major snowstorm of the 2012-13 winter is forecast to blast the region with as much as 5 feet of the white stuff this weekend.
The greater Tahoe/Truckee region will be under a winter s

Truckee songwriter releases new Christmas song

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Last Christmas local songwriter Gordon Simons and partner Lane Cameron released “Christmas is for Kids” and the lighthearted song was heard on radio and TV across the country. It was also performed

Homewood to open first chair lifts Thursday, Dec. 20

Homewood Mountain Resort is scheduled to open its first chair lifts of the 2012-13 season on Thursday, Dec. 20, offering peak to shore skiing and riding with scheduled operations of the Madden Triple Chair and Old Homewood Express hig