Opinion: A final farewell as LTN goes dark

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By Kathryn Reed This is it. It’s time to say goodbye. These past nine years have been an incredible journey; one I would never trade. So many friends have been made. So many interesting people interviewed. So many exciting events to cover. So many stories – and not all of them saw the light of […]

3 double winners at Tahoe Tennis Classic

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A record 245 players competed in the Tahoe Tennis Classic, which saw some incredible competition across the four days at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club. While players came from 11 states, all the winners were from either California or Nevada. Now in its 35th year, this all doubles tournament brings out some of the best players […]

SLT city clerk texts with colleague ‘real petty’

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By Kathryn Reed “I thought they were real petty” – that’s how South Lake Tahoe City Councilman Tom Davis described the text messages that City Clerk Suzie Alessi released to Lake Tahoe News on July 30. This is just a fraction of the texts that LTN requested earlier this year. The ones released are just […]

Why it’s time to quit your job and travel

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By Ben Steverman, Bloomberg Millions of Americans obsess over their careers and fret about saving, terrified they won’t have enough to ever retire. The advice now being offered by some experts may surprise these worried souls: Take months or years off from work, travel the world, and enjoy yourself. There’s prudent logic behind a relaxing midcareer […]

Hot weather, land abuses fueling algal blooms

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By Matt Weiser, Water Deeply  The West is known for summer wildfires. Now it seems Western summers will be distinguished by another kind of flare-up: algae blooms. This summer has witnessed an explosion of algae problems in Western water bodies. Usually marked by a bright green mat of floating scum, the blooms are unsightly and […]