October 28, 2020

Bicycle coalition, Tahoe Fund team to install hundreds of bike racks around the lake

Bike racks were installed at the Incline Village Library.
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The Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition has completed the third phase of its efforts to create secure bike parking within the basin.

The coalition, with the help of a grant from Tahoe Fund and matching contributions from local businesses, purchased and installed 100 bike racks in high-priority spots near town centers and also added a bike repair station this summer, offering parking for 200 bikes.

In total, the coalition and Tahoe Fund have teamed to provide access to 450 bike racks at outdoor recreation locations, area businesses and community hotspots all around the lake since 2018, offering secure parking for up to 900 bikes.

“The bike coalition has consistently heard from members and supporters that the lack of bike racks is a barrier to getting people to make more trips by bike,” said Chris Mertens, Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition board member.

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LaFontaine Automotive Group acquires Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Walled Lake

LaFontaine Automotive Group has acquired Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Walled Lake.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bob Shuman, CEO and 2013 North American International Auto Show chairman, and the remaining family stake is cashed out of the company his grandfather founded in 1955.

Shuman’s 64 employees will remain with the dealership under LaFontaine, which is now called LaFontaine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Walled Lake, according to a Thursday news release.

However, LaFontaine is moving John Rossi, general sales manager of LaFontaine’s Fenton dealership, to lead the newly acquired Walled Lake store. Joe Zeigler, general manager under Shuman, will remain in some leadership capacity at the dealership, LaFontaine said in an email.

“We look to take that strong, customer-focused foundation and enhance it through our personalized service and ‘Family Deal’ experience we’ve been known for over the last 40 years of business,” Ryan LaFontaine, COO of

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Car submerged in Utah lake as owner takes pictures



This photo provided by Wasatch County Search and Rescue shows a car after it accidently rolled into a reservoir at Deer Creek State Park, Utah, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, while the driver and owner of the vehicle got out of his car to take photos. The oerson in the water is unidentified. The owner of the car, who remained unidentified, was on a boat ramp at the state park to take pictures of his car when it began rolling toward the water. No one was inside the vehicle when it submerged. It was safely removed. (Wasatch County Search and Rescue via AP)


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This photo provided by Wasatch County Search and Rescue shows a car after it accidently rolled into a reservoir at Deer Creek State Park, Utah, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, while the driver and owner of the vehicle got out of his car to take photos. The oerson in the water is unidentified. The owner of the car, who remained unidentified, was on a boat ramp at the state park to take pictures of his car when it began rolling toward the water. No one was inside the vehicle when it submerged. It was safely removed. (Wasatch County Search and Rescue via AP)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A car accidently rolled into a Utah reservoir Sunday while the owner of the vehicle got out of his car to take photos, authorities said.

Wasatch County Search and Rescue was asked at 11:05 p.m. to help recover

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