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Environment

Tourism Up In Tahoe Despite Drought

June 15, 2015

Tourism in North Lake Tahoe is rising dramatically even in the drought. Hotel occupancy was up 8 percent last weekend over the same period last year according to the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association.

Environment

Early Ski Resort Closures Impact Tahoe Economy

March 27, 2015 | Ky Plaskon

The early closure of snowless ski resorts in the Lake Tahoe area has affected businesses and people... and not in good ways.

Environment

Warm Weather Threatens Way of Life at Lake Tahoe

February 26, 2015

It would not be an odd sight in the spring. But there is something depressing about a closed ski slope in the middle of winter. The trails are bare and grassy. The chairlifts just hang there, waving a little with the breeze.

Dry January For Tahoe

January 20, 2015 | Ky Plaskon

The United States Department of Agriculture says January is shaping up to be another dry month in the Lake Tahoe area and that signals an unprecedented fourth year of drought.

Warmer Temps In Tahoe Cause Issues For Ski Resorts

January 9, 2015 | Ky Plaskon

Temperature records are falling around Lake Tahoe and that is melting ski areas.

Tahoe Ski Resort Proposes Ski Program For Low-Income Children

November 26, 2014 | Ky Plaskon

Four Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts are opening this weekend and one of them is proposing a new program for low-income children.

Contaminated Groundwater Wells Close In South Lake Tahoe

November 12, 2014 | Ky Plaskon

The drought has caused contamination and the closure of some groundwater wells at South Lake Tahoe.

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