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    By Ryan Frank, Las Vegas Sun Reno had a problem in 1998. Lots of problems, in fact. “The Biggest Little City in the World” long had been surpassed by Las Vegas and Atlantic City as a gaming destination, and tribal casinos had taken over Reno’s monopoly on northern California gamblers. Lance Gilman, a music promoter-turned-real […]

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  • ‘We had 3 minutes to save their lives’

    By Amy B Wang, Arizona Republic The command that blared from the radio was one Gary Dahlen had never heard before, not in all his years piloting helicopters over wildfires. All available helicopters prepare for an emergency launch. He hardly knew what to make of it. “I was thinking maybe structures were threatened,” Dahlen said […]

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  • Novasel: ‘This is not a job for first-timers’

    Publisher’s note: Lake Tahoe News asked the two El Dorado County District 5 supervisor candidates a series of questions. All are the same except for one that is specific to each candidate. The responses are being run in the order LTN received them. Name: Sue Novasel Profession/work experience: Business owner/school board member Age: 58 What […]

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  • Northern Nevada growing without tourism

    By Ryan Frank, Las Vegas Sun Reno had a problem in 1998. Lots of problems, in fact. “The Biggest Little City in the World” long had been surpassed by Las Vegas and Atlantic City as a gaming destination, and tribal casinos had taken over Reno’s monopoly on northern California gamblers. Lance Gilman, a music promoter-turned-real […]

  • Cyclist struck by vehicle identified

    Updated Sept. 30 5:15pm: The South Lake Tahoe bicyclist struck by a vehicle on Sept. 29 has been identified as 62-year-old Robert Klein. He is at Renown Medical Center in Reno. Police Lt. Brian Williams told Lake Tahoe News he has “significant head injuries.” Klein was lying in the traffic lanes of Emerald Bay Road near McDonald’s at the […]

  • Will Nev. falter if Reid loses Senate control?

    By Amber Phillips, Las Vegas Sun WASHINGTON — As much as anyone, Harry Reid is responsible for building modern-day Nevada. He has leveraged political savvy and well-placed Washington friends to pave bike lanes, build solar plants and land Tesla Motors’ battery factory. But Reid could lose something important this fall: His power to control the […]

  • Truckee sales tax goes up Wednesday

    Taxable goods are going to be more expensive in Truckee starting Oct. 1. Voters in June approved Measure R, which increases the sales tax from 8.125 percent to 8.375 percent. The additional tax is designed to raise $10 million in 10 years that will be used for trails in the area. The bulk would go […]

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