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Bringing the River to the Fields: Reclamation District 108

Bringing the River to the Fields:  Reclamation District 108

Water is the key.   Sprinklers spray it through the air.  Hoses and tubes flood fields and furrows.  The water comes, for the most part, from the Sacramento River, brought by organizations like irrigation districts and reclamation distri...

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Tahoe’s Nevada shoreline could go public

Tahoe’s Nevada shoreline could go public

Nevada Assembly Bill 396 was introduced to bring more public access to the Nevada shoreline. The idea of the bill is to make shoreline access similar to what exists in California. AB 396 would allow the public to access the shoreline between the high a...

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End of season competitions at Tahoe ski resorts

End of season competitions at Tahoe ski resorts

The snow is melting fast, but we have enough for two final snowboard competitions this weekend. Check out the High Roller Hold Em big-air snowboard competition at Heavenly this Saturday. This is a jumping event with a casino theme. The top rid...

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Hero pilot buys house in Truckee

Hero pilot buys house in Truckee

Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot that successfully glided an Airbus A320 into the Hudson River, purchased a house near Northstar. RGJ.com is reporting Sullenberger bought the house for $2.4 million. Sullenberger was a past Lake T...

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Northstar and Heavenly will expand summer activities

Northstar and Heavenly will expand summer activities

 Ritz-Carlton at Northstar Vail Resorts, owner of Northstar and Heavenly ski resorts have announced plans to increase summer activities at 6 of its resorts. The Colorado-based company plans to spend $25 million for these upgrades Some of the...

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Lack of snow threatens cross country ski Championships

Lack of snow threatens cross country ski Championships

Tahoe Donner Cross Country was selected to host the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) SuperTour Finals and Distance Nationals, April 4 through 11, 2013. Both races are the premier cross country ski races in the country. T...

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Donner Party artifacts move to safer home in Sacramento

Donner Party artifacts move to safer home in Sacramento

Donner Party camp near Prosser Reservoir. The State Department of Parks and Recreation is currently holding a collection of Donner Party artifacts in a substandard warehouse in West Sacramento. To make matters worse, the warehouse is located in ...

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Make it Look Fun

Mar 31, 2013
Make it Look Fun

The rumors are true.  Last week, I competed in my first kayak surf contest.  I have a hard time saying competed because for me surfing isn't about competition.  Most surfers never surf in a competition and many loath the idea.  The ...

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Truckee Airfair announces Aerobatic Performers

Truckee Airfair announces Aerobatic Performers

Last year the Airfair featured only static displays and flybys. For 2013, the static displays and flybys return, but three stunt performers have been added. The stunt team of Melissa and Rex Pemberton will perform during the opening ceremonies. Rex w...

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Heavenly’s U.S. Freestyle Championships

Heavenly’s U.S. Freestyle Championships

 Heather McPhie at Heavenly, FIS photo The mogul competition was completed today with some surprising results. Hometown boy Sho Kashima (South Lake Tahoe) was looking for a hometown win today. Unfortunately, he came in third behind the Wilson bro...

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