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Burger and Brew Contest begins in Tahoe-Truckee

The Burger & Brew Contest concludes on Monday, Oct. 30. Celebrate the start of a new season with the lake-wide Burger and Brew Contest presented by Tahoe Magazine. Ten restaurants have chosen a beer and burger pairing, and it's up to the public to pick the winner. Once you've given the following bur

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-26 09:07:44

Change in Truckee food distribution site for Project MANA

Project MANA, a food pantry for the Truckee Tahoe region, is relocating its distribution site to the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments community room. The move takes effect Oct. 3. The senior apartments are located at 10040 Estates Drive, Truckee. Supplemental food distribution will take place from 3

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-25 09:03:31

Conservancy awards $3.35M for 8 projects

The California Tahoe Conservancy Board on Thursday awarded up to $3.3 million for eight project around the Tahoe Basin intended to improve forest health, lake clarity and water quality. "The suite of projects approved today help address some of the most pressing issues facing Lake Tahoe," said Larr

TAHOE DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Fishpeople, A Film by Patagonia

To some, the ocean is a fearsome and dangerous place. But to others, it's a limitless world of fun, freedom and opportunity, where life can be lived to the full. A documentary presented by Patagonia and directed by Keith Malloy, "Fishpeople" tells the stories of a unique cast of characters who have

THETAHOEWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-25 22:26:53

Reel Rock 12 comes to Tahoe

Get ready for climbing's greatest stories, stars and sends coming in November with Reel Rock 12. This season's tour features five new short films that will deliver heart-thumping action, big laughs and pure inspiration.Margo Hayes featured in Break on Through | Greg Mionske Featuring Margo Hayes, th

THETAHOEWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-25 22:13:22

Fire Crews Responding To Fire Near Mogul

Fire Crews have reported they are responding to a fire between Mogul and Verdi. We have a crew headed to the scene and will update with details as they become known. Fire Crews have reported they are responding to a fire between Mogul and Verdi. We have a crew headed to the scene and will update

KTVN.COM - 2017-09-26 01:50:00

Chamber News & Views: Millennial chefs create new dining opportunities

Carson City's dining scene is changing to reflect the style of the Millennials who are the defining the way we eat today and in the future. Studies conducted by the various national restaurant associations show major chains are reducing their menu offerings and revising their menus to reflect the ta

NEVADA APPEAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Nevada County's commerce lags behind in economic recovery

Empty storefronts. Vacant office buildings. Proposed large-scale commercial developments that recede like mirages. It's tempting to see nothing but doom and gloom when surveying the state of commercial real estate in Nevada County. But the picture is not dramatically dismal, say local commercial rea

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-25 21:01:14

Lake Tahoe couple puts on charity dinners in custom wine cellar

Inside Rick and Gina Stephenson's Glenbrook townhouse, through an iron gate, and down a winding staircase is a wine cellar. But it's not just any wine cellar. The Shakespeare Rock Cellars - named for the nearby peak - has been the site of more than 400 dinners donated by the Stephensons to charities

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-25 11:17:29

Nevada entrepreneurs adjust software concept from winemaking to project management to create marketable product

TrenLot Inc., a startup company based in Reno, is planning to launch a new product in October called CrewBuilder, which will help construction companies improve project management practices, compile various data points and help monitor workflow through sensors and software the company developed. Cre

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-25 16:47:54

Kirkwood Mountain Resort fined nearly $755K over wetlands contamination

A photo taken at the end of April 2016 shows the asphalt road grindings mixed in with snow around Kirkwood Creek. Kirkwood Mountain Resort was fined $754,732 in July for contamination to a nearby creek discovered last spring. Over the course of routine snow removal on an unpaved parking lot during t

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-24 21:01:03

Water and compliance issues bring cannabis advocates, Nevada County officials to the table

Nevada County has created a new policy dictating how officials will handle notices from the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board about local growers applying for permits. Basil McMahon said he wanted his grow to emerge from the shadows. He filed for a permit with the Central Valley Re

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-24 21:00:44

South Lake man faces charge for false ID manufacture

A South Lake Tahoe man allegedly found with equipment used to manufacture false identities and documents is being held on more than $200,000 bail. Ray Brashears, 33, was arrested after he was stopped by Douglas County deputies at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19. According to the sheriff's office, Brashears

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-24 16:01:52

Ron Cherry: Undercover Porsche 356

For Scott McLaughlin, a love of Porsches came early in life. It began when he was seven years old and his dad, an agent in the State Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement, drove up to the house in a shiny, new, red 63 356 SC Porsche. For Scott, although he'd never seen a Porsche before, he felt it was "so

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-24 11:01:20

Douglas County Assemblyman Jim Wheeler new Assembly minority leader replacing Anderson

Assemblyman Jim Wheeler, left, takes the oath of office during the opening day of the 2017 state legislature on Monday. Douglas County Assemblyman Jim Wheeler is the new Assembly Republican party leader. Wheeler, who has represented Assembly District 39 since 2013, was chosen by his 15-member caucus

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-24 09:01:43

Aspen Skico CEO Mike Kaplan takes aim at Trump and 'xenophobia radiating from the Oval Office'

Aspen Skiing Co. president and CEO Mike Kaplan takes aim at the Trump administration's immigration policies in an op-ed published Friday, Sept. 15, in the Wall Street Journal. In a guest opinion column published Friday, Sept. 15, in the Wall Street Journal, Aspen Skiing Co. president and CEO Mike Ka

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-24 07:01:34

Minden manufacturer engineers new rifle trigger

Franklin Armory recently leased 9,800 square feet of additional industrial space in Minden and is in the process of building out new assembly and manufacturing lines. A Minden manufacturer's new proprietary trigger system brings assault rifles as close to full automatic as they can legally get for g

SIERRA SUN - 2017-09-25 16:51:28

In Puerto Rico, death toll from Hurricane Maria reaches 16

Trees are reflected in the water in the Buena Vista community in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti) The government of Puerto Rico says the death toll from Hurricane Maria on the island is now 16, and that brings the overall tol

MYNEWS4.COM - 2017-09-25 17:00:41

US, Mexico expand pact on managing overused Colorado River

(AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2014 file photo, Abelardo Martinez works to clear a blocked duct which leads water to his fields near Colonia Coahuila, Mexico, through a maze of canals from the Colorado River. The U.S. and Mexic... (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE - In thi

KTVN.COM - 2017-09-26 22:58:00

HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' Couple Calling It Quits

WACO, TX - "Fixer Upper," the wildly popular Waco, Texas based HGTV remodeling show featuring the husband-and-wife duo Joanna and Chip Gaines is coming to an end. The couple announced their "bittersweet" decision in a blog post Tuesday, saying they want to focus on other areas of their life. It has

PATCH - 2017-09-26 17:38:56