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A look inside Edgewood Tahoe’s lakeside lodge

February 13, 2018 — When local officials and community members gathered at Edgewood Tahoe this past summer, they noted the reason for the occasion — completion of the $100-million lakeside lodge — was 25 years in the making. With Lake Tahoe and the mountains in the background, Nevada Gov.

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Tribune to serve Incline Village

February 13, 2018 — Later this month the Tahoe Daily Tribune will take over covering Incline Village from the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, which published for the final time Feb. 8, leadership at both publications recently announced. On Feb. 16, the Tahoe Tribune, with new Incline Village news and

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Main Street flower baskets on sale

January 29, 2018 — With Valentine's Day around the corner, one way to declare how much you care is to "give" a Basket of Flowers. The basket you sponsor will be hung on Main Street at the start of summer as part of the Main Street Gardnerville Flower Committee's

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Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center nearly sold out after 64,000-acre deal with tech company

January 26, 2018 — STOREY COUNTY, Nev. — Lately, it seems Lance Gilman barely has had a chance to catch his breath. The Storey County commissioner and marketing manager of the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center (TRIC) on Jan. 19 announced a series of deals to sell off the majority of

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‘Bachelor’ comes to Tahoe Monday

January 18, 2018 — Stateline and Lake Tahoe will be front and center on Monday night as an episode of "The Bachelor" airs on ABC. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe is the host hotel for the episode for the program. In addition to the Hard Rock,

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New Edgewood chef resides in Minden

January 3, 2018 — Minden resident and new executive chef Charles Wilson said Edgewood Tahoe had him at hello during his interview — or at least when he saw the view of Lake Tahoe 50 yards away through the resort's Great Room floor-to-ceiling windows. Wilson is assuming the helm

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$390,000 settlement for Nevada from mortgage company

January 3, 2018 — Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt, along with attorneys general from 49 states and the District of Columbia, as well as more than 40 state mortgage regulators, announced a $45 million settlement with New Jersey-based mortgage lender and servicer PHH Mortgage Corp. The settlement resolves

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Douglas sees slight drop in taxable sales

January 3, 2018 — Douglas County merchants saw the first drop in taxable sales in more than a year during October 2017, according to figures released Tuesday by the Nevada Department of Taxation. According to the state, county businesses collected $60.44 million during the month, down 1.6 percent from

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Construction worker shortage seen as ‘scary’

December 12, 2017 — As Northern Nevada's construction boom reaches pre-recession heights, so too does the industry's need for more workers. But so far, officials told the Northern Nevada Business Weekly's monthly Breakfast & Business event in Reno on Thurdsay, the job numbers are woefully short. "We're at 60

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Winter tourism diversifying on Tahoe’s South Shore

December 12, 2017 — For decades, skiing and gaming have dominated the winter tourism scene on Lake Tahoe's South Shore, but with travelers hitting the slopes and slots less and climate change threatening snowfall, travel experts say that's changing. "Gaming and skiing have defined the destination for a long,

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Sales up in September

December 5, 2017 — A big jump in taxable sales during September put Douglas County merchants in a good spot going into the holiday shopping season. The county's businesses reported $68 million in sales subject to sales tax during the month, according to figures released by the Nevada Department

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Mobile RV owner in national competition

November 21, 2017 — Minden resident John Larson of Nevada Mobile RV Service in Minden is among the eight finalists who will compete in the First Annual Top Tech Challenge. The challenge is held during the 2017 National RV Trade Show at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association in Louisville,

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Douglas taxable sales are up just a smidge

November 2, 2017 — August turned in an OK return for Douglas County merchants, who had a 2.8 percent increase in taxable sales over the same month in 2016. So far, Douglas is running 6.4 percent ahead of last fiscal year, according to figures released Thursday by the Nevada

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Apple’s Lyon Co. power plant seen as potential start of something big

November 2, 2017 — A modest solar facility in Lyon County could be the start of a trend of large power users in Northern Nevada building their own renewable energy sources. When Apple Inc., completed construction in August 2015 of a 19.5-megawatt solar facility at NV Energy's Fort Churchill

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Tech billionaire to purchase Cal Neva Resort & Casino

November 2, 2017 — TRUCKEE — A high-tech billionaire is rolling the dice on the famed and financially troubled Cal Neva Resort & Casino on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Oracle Corp. co-founder Larry Ellison has been given the go-ahead to purchase the property for $35.8 million, U.S.

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Legal professionals survivors course Friday

November 1, 2017 — The annual NALS Legal Survivor Course is Friday at Gold Dust West Casino in Carson City. The one-day seminar will feature presentations by Nevada Supreme Court Justice James Hardesty, Chief Justice of the Peace Kevin Higgins, Carson City District Attorney Jason Woodbury as well as

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South Lake Tahoe businesses blame U.S. 50 construction for revenue drop

October 18, 2017 — The old adage about Tahoe having two seasons — winter and construction — especially rang true for South Shore businesses this summer and early fall as Caltrans plugged away at year one of a three-year project on a section of U.S. 50. "It's been four

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Physician assistant joins Carson Valley Medical Center staff

October 6, 2017 — Carson Valley Medical Center recently announced the addition of Physician Assistant Lara St. John to its staff of primary care providers. The addition of St. John represents a continued effort at CVMC to expand access to its primary care clinics within Carson Valley. St. John

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Tahoe Beach Club racks up $85 million in sales

October 4, 2017 — Owners are claiming sales of homes at Tahoe Beach Club have hit more than $85 million during its first summer. Homebuyers, mostly from the Bay Area, Southern California, Texas and New York, have secured 39 of 46 available Phase One contracts at the luxury condominium

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Merger creates Northern Nevada’s largest local credit union

October 2, 2017 — During a three week special election that culminated on Sept. 21, the membership of Frontier Financial Credit Union voted overwhelmingly in favor of merging into Greater Nevada Credit Union. As a result, on Oct. 1 the 7,500 members, two branches and all other Frontier Financial

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