Tahoe businesses and families are struggling as a result of slow internet, according to a recent poll by the Tahoe Prosperity Center. Reno Public Radio's Amy Westervelt has more on that story.
At first blush, bringing high-speed internet to Tahoe sounds like a pet project for the wealthy. But Heidi Hill Drum, executive director of the Tahoe Prosperity Center, sees it differently.
"The Lake Tahoe Unified School district every child from third to 12th grade is given a netbook to use to do their homework but so many in our community don't have access to internet at home."