Submitted by paula on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 9:53am
Clifford Nass, a popular professor at Stanford University, passed away at South Lake Tahoe's Stanford Camp on Saturday, November 2. He was well known for his studies on the way people interact with technology and for his work on individual differences associated with multi-tasking.
Nass, 55, was in South Lake Tahoe to attend the fall Staff and Faculty Weekend at Stanford Camp which is located on the shores of Fallen Leaf Lake. He suffered a heart attack.
Submitted by paula on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 1:35pm
Lake Tahoe Community College joins the Lake Valley Fire Protection District in mourning the unexpected loss of firefighter paramedic Brandon “Mitch” Underhill. The 34-year-old, known as Mitch, died Sunday, September 29th.
Underhill has been an instructor at LTCC as part of the Lake Tahoe Basin Fire Academy since 2009. He joined the Lake Valley Fire District in 2005, and served the community for just over 8 years in that capacity. He is survived by his wife, two young children, his parents, and his brother and sister.
Submitted by Editor on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 9:19am
If anyone out there is thinking about crying, don’t. Kathy Bluethman would prefer a smile.
“Anyone who is mourning Kathy doesn’t get it,” Bluethman’s longtime friend and local coach Dan McLaughlin said. “Who’d be the most upset? Don’t mourn. Celebrate the fact that we got to spend time with probably the most remarkable person we will ever meet.”
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Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 5:00am
Author, historian, and teacher Dr. Lyndall Deane Landauer passed away February 21, 2013, in Monterey, California, after a brief illness. She was 86.Born Lyndall Deane Baker on September 24, 1926...
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 1:00pm
Ann Rabson gave clues she had terminal cancer in her last interview with Lake Tahoe Action.Her band, Saffire - the Uppity Blue Women, was on a self-titled "Farewell Tour" and it had just release...
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 5:00am
Oct. 26, 1923 - Jan. 14, 2013Edward Michael was born October 26, 1923 to Mike and Annie Kazarian in Fowler, CA. As a young man, Mike enjoyed playing the saxophone in his high school band. At the...
Submitted by Editor on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 4:23pm
In a TV arena in which premiums are placed on the fanciful and trendy, screaming housewives and snarling reality-show participants, no one seemed more out of place or less likely to become a popular star than Huell Howser.
Submitted by Editor on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 6:51am
Fans of the late Ed Carlson, known as "The Waver" to Northern Nevadans, will pay tribute to his life and the many lives he touched at noon today, New Year's Day, at Reno City Plaza for a short memorial service, according to a news release.
Following the service attendees will then walk one mile south on South Virginia Street while waving to oncoming traffic as The Waver did for some many years before returning to City Plaza.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 12/14/2012 - 5:00am
was born in Anchorage Alaska on September 8, 1938. He passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in Coulee Dam, Washington. He graduated high school at 17. He was in the army from 1961-1967 and h...
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 5:00am
Gertrude (Gert) Matilda Weibel, peacefully passed away on November 2, 2012, in South Tahoe at the Barton Skilled Nursing Facility at the age of 86. She was born in Estherville, Iowa in 1926 and ...
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 11/28/2012 - 5:00am
May 28, 1918 - Nov. 18, 2012 Floe was born in Huntington, Utah, to Ella and Orin Otteson. She was the first of four children. When she was seven years old, her father left the family placing a grea...
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:07am
May 11, 1939 ~ October 2, 2012Russell Francis Signor, 73, passed away October 2, 2012 at his home in South Lake Tahoe.He was born May 11,1939 to parents Harold & Dorothy E. Signor.He graduated f...
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 11/16/2012 - 5:00am
Norma Marie Gilbertson, 89, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012 at her home in South Lake Tahoe, CA.Norma was born November 12, 1922 to Peter and Elizabeth Trost Michels in Elkton, SD. She w...
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 5:00am
Robert "Mike" Leddy, born in Sacramento, California January 26, 1949, died in South Lake Tahoe October 4, 2012.He is survived by his sister Jain Leddy Gunsauls, his brother-in-law Jay Gunsauls and ...