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What Are the Next Steps for the Old Elementary School in...

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You Asked. They Answered. The former Incline Village Elementary School site was sold to the Tahoe Transportation District. So what happens now, and what will the site become? Email: You Asked. They Answered. The former Incline Village Elementary School site has found a permanent home with the Tahoe Transportation District. So what happens now, and what will the site become?

Warm Waters of Tahoe; The MailBox That Can’t Be Reached; and...

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Was Tahoe as warm as it seemed this summer? I can’t *$%& get to the mailbox; and the up-again-down-again nature of the Truckee River release gates.

What in the Natural World? Salmon and Aspens and Bears,...

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Readers tuned into the natural world in this month’s You Asked, They Answered, with questions about the timing of local aspens’ fall color; how a salmon could be non-ocean going; and whether bears prefer locked or unlocked vehicles.

Tahoe myths: Tessie and the man-eating lake bird, Ong…

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The story behind Tahoe Tessie? Actually pretty bland compared to the Washoe myth of the giant, man-eating bird, Ong.

Behind Tahoe City’s Neverending Orange Cone Season; Historic Buildings at the...

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What to expect from traffic season in Tahoe, and the story behind the building foundations at the Railyard.

Ski Patroller Shares How to Navigate Inbound Avalanche Terrain Safely

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Any slope over 30 degrees, inside or outside ski resort boundaries, is considered avalanche terrain. Here’s what skiers and snowboarders should be keeping in mind when recreating in such areas.

The Return of Fireworks?

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Incline Village residents are on a mission to bring back Fourth of July fireworks. Plus, how many claims did state transportation departments receive the past two winters from drivers whose cars were damaged by potholes on highways?

What the Campfire Ban Means

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The threat of wildfire looms large, and in response, regional fire agencies put in place “campfire bans” in recent years. What exactly that means, wherever you may be.

Buildings and Bobcats

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The quest for an answer of this monthly column is “run up the chain” at the state level; plus, it’s likely that more bobcat sightings are because we’re paying better attention.

Hospital Markups; Parking in the Bike Lane; and Camping Off Limits

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Exorbitant hospital charges, parking in the bike lane, and soon to open camping at Webber Lake.