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Thursday, September 18 2014
Due to the uncertain path of the King Fire, the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit has closed the McKinney Rubicon Trail and is advising against travel into the Desolation or Granite Chief wildernesses. The Eldorado National Forest has issued a forest closure for its Desolation Wilderness trails and trailheads. In particular, hikers and equestrians should consider cancelling ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, September 18 2014
TahoeChamber has endorsed seven candidates for the upcoming election that best portray the values and abilities necessary to serve the South Shore business community. As directed by the TahoeChamber Board of Directors, the TahoeChamber Candidate Endorsement Committee (TC-CEC) used the pillars of the Chamber’s adopted Tahoe Future A South Shore Community Vision 2020 as the foundational ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Political, Press Release
Friday, September 12 2014
The Forest Service announced today a $26,000 grant to Lake Valley Fire Protection District (LVFPD) to reduce wildfire risk in Meyers. LVFPD will clear brush and hazard trees on a 6.5 acre California Tahoe Conservancy parcel across from the Tahoe Pines Campground in Meyers, California. “Protecting local communities by funding fuels reduction work on nonfederal lands is a Forest Service ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, September 12 2014
Over 2,300 miles were traveled by over 452 participants on the 165-mile loop created and maintained by over 1,000 volunteers so far this year. Sixteen sponsors helped to make the Tahoe Rim Trail Challenge possible these past two years, and on September 22, 2014 these sponsors will be celebrated as well as the thirty-third anniversary of the completion of the Rim Trail loop. In partnership with ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, September 04 2014
The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit plans to restore wetlands and remove the dam at the site of the former Incline Lake, according to a decision by Forest Supervisor Nancy Gibson issued today. “Removing the dam will allow us to address public safety concerns, protect water quality and improve aquatic and wetland habitat, while continuing to provide recreational ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, September 04 2014
New Mountain Co-Working Alliance (MCA) launches with free #coworking days in Jackson Hole, Lake Tahoe, Aspen, Vail and Summit County for their members A new mountain town co-working alliance provides reciprocal membership benefits to give traveling workers and skiers the chance to work and play at the top ski resorts in the country This season skiers and snowboarders can travel to a top-rated ski ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, August 22 2014
The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is asking for input on a proposal to reissue the 20-year special use permit for Camp Richardson Corral located on Highway 89 three miles north of South Lake Tahoe, California. The proposal would reauthorize the operation and maintenance of the corral and outfitting and guiding services. Guided trips on an approved network of National Forest ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, January 28 2014
Small, nonfarm businesses in five Nevada counties and neighboring counties in California are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA). “These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought that began on January 14, 2014, in the following primary counties,” announced Tanya N. ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release