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Carson City road report for Feb. 20-26

Carson Now

Date: 2/19/2017 1:21:00 AM

Take a look for all of your options. UPDATE 10:33 p.m. Most Internet and cable service for customers in the South Lake Tahoe and Carson Valley region has been restored, according to Charter. The severed fiber option lines above the railroad tracks at

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Sun Valley ski resort — a mountain of history

Date: 2/19/2017 12:27:00 AM

It’s diversification and control in a limited space. It seems to be working. Like Lake Tahoe, Sun Valley is boasting about its incredible snowfall. Skier visits have hit record numbers on some days. In early January they were getting pummeled by snow

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Lake Tahoe area ski and weather news: The Mountain Resort Report©

Date: 2/18/2017 10:05:00 PM

Good morning skiers and riders, and if you're visiting, welcome to Lake Tahoe and President's Weekend! Today is Saturday, February 18. FRESH POWDER AND CONTINUED SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED TODAY WITH ALL RESORTS GEARED WITH MOST LIFTS AND TERRAIN OPEN

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Diamond Resorts International Timeshare - At Lake Tahoe Is The Ideal Year-Round Vacation Destination

Yahoo Finance

Date: 2/18/2017 6:02:00 PM

LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / February 18, 2017 / Lake Tahoe is California's masterpiece. The basin of glistening waters and palatial mountains was formed out of calamitous volcanic activity and glacial works of art millions of years ago, giving rise to the

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Feel the brrrrr at Special Olympics Polar Plunge in South Lake Tahoe

Date: 2/18/2017 12:43:00 AM

May the frost be with you! Special Olympics Nevada and Northern California will host the annual South Lake Tahoe Polar Plunge fundraiser beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, in the icy waters of Lake Tahoe at Zephyr Cove Resort. The 2017 Polar

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• River: Truckee River
• Length: 72 Miles
• Surface Area: 123,520 Acres
• Volume: 122,160,280 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 325 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 989 Feet
Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. At a surface elevation of 6,225 ft (1,897 m), it is located along the border between California and Nevada, west of Carson City. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. Its depth is 1,645 ft (501 m), making it the second-deepest in the United States (the deepest is Crater Lake in Oregon at 1,945 ft (593 m), 300 ft (91 m) deeper). Additionally, Lake Tahoe is listed as the 27th largest lake by volume in the world at 122,160,280 acre·ft.
The lake was formed about 2 million years ago and is a part of the Lake Tahoe Basin with the modern lake being shaped during the ice ages. It is known for the clarity of its water and the panorama of surrounding mountains on all sides. The area surrounding the lake is also referred to as Lake Tahoe, or simply Tahoe. More than 75% of the lake's watershed is national forest land, comprising the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the United States Forest Service.
Lake Tahoe is a major tourist attraction in both Nevada and California. It is home to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area's economy and reputation. Mountain and lake scenery are attractions throughout the year. The Nevada side also includes large casinos. Highways provide year-round access from Reno, Carson City, and Sacramento.

Lake Tahoe is fed by 63 tributaries, which drain an area about the same size as the lake; half the water entering the lake is rain falling directly on it.
The Truckee River is the lake's only outlet. The Truckee flows northeast through Reno, Nevada, and into Pyramid Lake, Nevada, which has no outlet. Only one third of the water that leaves the lake leaves via the Truckee, however; the rest evaporates from the lake's vast surface.
The flow of the Truckee River and the height of the lake are controlled by a dam at the outlet.
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