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  • Calif. water bill barely floating in Congress

    By Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau  WASHINGTON — Secret California water bill negotiations have a “55 percent to 60 percent chance” of success during the fast-fading 113th Congress, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday. In her first extended public comments on the closely held water talks, Boxer voiced cautious optimism even as she criticized House Republicans […]

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  • Marsh restoration compromise proposed

    By Kathryn Reed A possible project to come out the California water bond that is on the Nov. 4 ballot is restoration of the Upper Truckee Marsh. On Thursday the California Tahoe Conservancy board heard a presentation about staff’s recommendation for how to restore this approximately 500-acre parcel. The CTC owns this swath of land […]

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  • CTC’s go-to guy saying goodbye after 25 years

    By Kathryn Reed Ray Lacey knew what job he wanted to have before it even existed. Now, after 25 years with the California Tahoe Conservancy, the deputy director is calling it quits. Lacey earned an undergraduate and graduate degree from UC Berkeley and then a graduate degree in watershed planning from UC Davis. While at […]

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  • Critical to take concussions seriously

    By Kris Terrian With fall and winter sport seasons upon us, concussion awareness is a timely topic. But concussions are not only a sports-related injury. A concussion can occur from a fall on the head, whiplash in a car accident, or other significant impacts to the head or body. A concussion, a type of traumatic […]

  • Nominations sought for Blue Ribbon Awards

    Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 7th annual Blue Ribbon Awards. The awards focus on businesses and individuals that have made significant contributions to the South Shore economy and community through their unique programs, exceptional customer service, entrepreneurship and otherwise. The following categories are open for nominations: Geotourism award: Providing […]

  • Letter: Candidate’s vote not for sale

    To the community, First, let me say that I respect my opponent in this race and consider him a friend. I also respect the other candidates for the other offices who were endorsed by the Nevada-based chamber. I and other candidates declined to participate. Here are my reasons. I was stunned by their demand for […]

  • Arson suspect pleads not guilty

    By Sam Stanton and Bill Lindelof, Sacramento Bee PLACERVILLE — Arson suspect Wayne Allen Huntsman made his first court appearance today over allegations that he set the devastating King Fire near Pollock Pines and had a not guilty please entered on his behalf. The 37-year-old suspect did not speak during the brief hearing, which was […]

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