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    The newly formed Go Bigger Coalition is hosting an event in Tahoe City that will inform parents of the risks involved with action sports.

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    Cloud seeding-who's heard of it? Whether well known by the public or not, this practice has been in place for over 35 years in the Tahoe region and boosts the precipitation by an estimated 10 percent.

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    Snowmaking is a vital part of the California ski industry. Learn how different resorts are benefitting from it, and how some aren't at all.

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    Unique among large sporting events in Tahoe, the Lake Tahoe Marathon has been locally run for 20 years, drawing nearly 2,000 runners and offering upwards of 20 events. Moonshine Ink's Sports Editor Dave Zook tried out the half marathon event on Sunday, finished 11th overall, and walked away a happy competitor. 

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    Concern over concussions is growing, but so are local efforts to educate the community and put in plce measures to keep high school athletes safe.

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    Skiing all year in the Sierra isn't so tough — just be willing to hike all day in summer heat for a half dozen turns

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    Five years ago, there were zero, next year there could be three; the rise of bike parks in Tahoe.

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    Nearly eight consecutive marathons in length, the Tahoe 200 exemplifies how far distance running has come.

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    Tahoe off-roaders are sometimes seen as damaging to public lands, but they would argue they have done more to protect the trails and surrounding environments than most any other user groups. Will common ground be found?

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    You might wish you had Truckee resident Kevin Quinn's jobs, after hearing about his winters running an Alaskan heli-ski operation, and summers flying to remote backcountry locations in his Cessna plane.

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May 10, 2018