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Kyburz Fire now at 80% containment

Kyburz Fire now at 80% containment

The fire that was started by a vehicle breakdown along Hwy. 50 on Monday is now 80% contained. The El Dorado National Forest Service is reporting 864 personnel now assisting with firefighting activities. The estimated containment date is Friday, ...

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Kyburz Fire still burning near Hwy. 50

Kyburz Fire still burning near Hwy. 50

Traffic on Hwy. 50 is currently moving in both directions near the area of the fire. The blaze began Monday, July 8, just after noon, when a broken vehicle axle ignited dry grass. There are now more than 800 people supporting the firefighting ...

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Fourth of July celebration turns tragic in Truckee

Fourth of July celebration turns tragic in Truckee

A bicyclist struck and seriously injured a pedestrian Thursday night just before the Donner Lake fireworks show. According to Channel 10 news, the accident occurred on Donner Pass Road along Donner Lake at 9:25pm. Truckee Police arrived to find ci...

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Tahoe’s Kings Beach filled with classic cars July 13 & 14

Tahoe’s Kings Beach filled with classic cars July 13 & 14

Kings Beach State Park will be filled with classic cars for a two day car show, July 13 and 14. The show features a"Show n' Shine" car show, live music, games, vendor booths, and raffle prizes. The event is free to spectators. Car owners can enter ...

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Colusa Indian Casino

Colusa Indian Casino

The Colusa Indian Casino is on a rural road out in the boonies, and small by Indian gaming standards.  A hotel is attached to the casino, and across the street the tribe operates a gym, spa, and pool, all open to the public. You can can get food a...

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First transcontinental highway turns 100

First transcontinental highway turns 100

The Rainbow Bridge on the Lincoln Highway near Donner Summit. The Lincoln Highway (State Route 40) over Donner Summit and through Truckee was part of the first transcontinental Highway. In 1912 there were few good roads, so Carl Fisher came up with...

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Trans Tahoe Relay swim set to cross Lake Tahoe

Trans Tahoe Relay swim set to cross Lake Tahoe

The 37th annual Trans Tahoe Relay swim begins July 20, 2013 at Sand Harbor Beach. The flotilla of 150 team boats, 9 safety boats, and 900 swimmers will leave the beach beginning at 7:30am. The expected finish time is 1:30pm at Skylandia Beach in ...

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Miracle pilot will open the Truckee airshow

Miracle pilot will open the Truckee airshow

The hero of the Hudson, “Sully” Sullenberger, will speak at the opening ceremonies of the Truckee Airfair on July 6. Sullenberger is known for saving 150 lives when he successfully landed a powerless U.S. Airways Airbus A320 on the Hudson River...

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Fourth of July fireworks at Lake Tahoe

Fourth of July fireworks at Lake Tahoe

One of the best ways to celebrate Independence Day is by taking in a fireworks show. There are several shows to choose from around the lake. My favorite viewing area is from a boat, but there are plenty of places to view from around the shore. Get t...

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The North Lake Tahoe Water Shuttle is floating again

The North Lake Tahoe Water Shuttle is floating again

The North Tahoe Water Shuttle has begun summer service with improvements for 2013. The service will take you to shopping, restaurants, parks, museums and bike trails with one additional stop and longer service hours than last year. The Water Shutt...

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