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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Friday, Oct. 15, 2021.

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Here's the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

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Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

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Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

UC Davis John Muir Institute of the Environment

Advisers for Donald Trump are urging the president to maintain the United States' commitment set forth in the Paris climate accord, a departure from one of his key campaign promises. On Thursday, a community discussion in Incline Village looks into the current state of global climate change and the impact those policies have on curbing potential threats.

North Tahoe Fire Protection District

1:15 pm Thursday update:

Much of this information was compiled from Placer County press releases:

Some staggering snow totals are coming in from the Lake Tahoe area that's been battered by a blizzard since Monday night.

As of 10 am Thursday, the Kirkwood ski resort has received 4 feet of new snow in the last 24 hours for a seven-day total of more than 11 feet. More than 4 feet of new snow also was reported at Sugar Bowl near Donner Pass. 

Elevate Blue

Some tech companies are opting to open offices in Tahoe rather than Reno these days. Our reporter Amy Westervelt talked to a few to find out why.

Tahoe is full of Bay Area folks every weekend, looking to get away from the rat race and relax.

“There were a bunch of people who said, ‘You know, I’m here. So if there was an office, I would actually work here even though I might be in San Francisco four days a week.’”

Would-be local tech entrepreneurs got a new place to take their startup ideas last week. 

What was once one of several ski shops along Tahoe Boulevard in Incline is now Tahoe's only tech accelerator. The definition of that term tends to change depending on who you're talking to, but according to Jameson Stafford, CEO and co-founder of Elevate Blue: "We gestate ideas, build them up, get them prototyped, we staff to the idea, get entrepreneurs to run it, and then we fundraise."

The crime rate in Incline Village has been falling for the past several years, but Chuck Allen, a candidate for sheriff in the November election, says that fact is misleading. Reno Public Radio’s Michelle Bliss reports.