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New management plan for Lake Tahoe forest lands

New management plan for Lake Tahoe forest lands


The U.S. Forest Service released a final draft management plan that will guide them for the next 15 years. The plan has entered a 60-day appeal period where written objections will be reviewed through the close of business on January 21, 2014. After the objection resolution period, the Regional...

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Confused about the Tunnels?


"I don’t know what to think, because I cannot get the critical information necessary to make an informed judgment"--Peter Gleick, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a co-founder of the Pacific Institute, commenting on the proposal to divert Sacramento River water through tunnels under delta land.


Gleick's article--"Viewpoints: Why I’m Still Confused about the Proposed Tunnels...

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Moody’s Film Festival in Truckee

Moody’s Film Festival in Truckee

Downtown Truckee Moody's Bistro, Bar and Beats is teaming up with High Fives to present a free film festival in downtown Truckee. Two skiing/riding films will be shown outdoors on Bridge Street between Moody's and Bar of America. Backcountry (Sno...

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Bicyclist hit in North Lake Tahoe is critical

Bicyclist hit in North Lake Tahoe is critical

James Hulett, age 23 from Boulder Colorado was struck from behind by a car near Carnelian Bay last Friday. The driver, Vincent Araujo, of Kings Beach left the scene after the accident. Hulett suffered major head trauma after the accident and is being ...

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Free lessons at Homewood Mountain Resort

Free lessons at Homewood Mountain Resort


Homewood wants you to get out of your skiing rut and advance to a higher level by offering free skiing/riding lessons. The lessons are offered Sunday through Friday on non-peak days throughout the season.
To be eligible, skiers must be able to ski parallel and snowboarders must be able to dynamically link...

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Opening dates for Lake Tahoe area ski resorts

Opening dates for Lake Tahoe area ski resorts




Northstar 2013
 
Lake Tahoe has been snow free since October 28th when a storm dumped 10 to 18 inches in the high country and 6 inches at lake level. However, the overnight lows have been cold enough for the resorts to make snow most of the days since.
A storm window...

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Notable centenarian will ski on his birthday

Notable centenarian will ski on his birthday


Charles Elliot: 2011
Charles Elliot will be skiing on his birthday this November 19th. Elliot was one of the founders of the Wolf Creek Ski Area and a past president of the Gray Wolf Ski Club. Elliot was inducted into the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in...

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Fundraiser party for Truckee Bike Park expansion

Fundraiser party for Truckee Bike Park expansion




Pump Track
Truckee’s Cottonwood Restaurant is hosting a fundraiser for the Truckee Bike Park Project this Wednesday, November 20. Money is needed to build phase 3, which will include “flow trails”, XC trails, and a dual slalom course.
Forget the Roses, a local Truckee band,...

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Paintersville

Paintersville


Levi Painter came to California in 1853 at the age of 20. He tried mining, but quickly turned to farming. Farming was something he knew from life in Indiana, but digging for gold was often profitless work, as many 49-ers learned. And there were a lot of miners, and they had to eat.

In December...

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Statewide reservoir storage is below average

Statewide reservoir storage is below average


Lake Natoma
California’s reservoirs are low for this time of year. The statewide reservoir storage level is 79% of average and is forecast to continue falling. The reservoirs are low because the snowpack last season was light and rainfall has been nearly nonexistent in most areas this fall.
Statewide totals on...

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