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2011-01-27 07:05:00

TRUCKEE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, The Ritz-Carlton welcomes guests to experience the luxury of its North Lake Tahoe hotel - and discover all this four-season destination has to offer. Located mid-mountain at the Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort, this distinctive mountain retreat boasts sweeping views, impeccable service and convenient access to a vast array of amenities and activities guests can enjoy both seasonally - and...

2008-07-14 06:00:34

By Janet Fullwood, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 14--Kirkwood Mountain Resort is aiming to be the first ski area in the country to meet a significant portion of its electrical need with renewable energy generated on site. The Alpine County resort has signed a letter of intent with Reno-based Synergy Power Corp. to install 20 wind turbines that would be hooked directly into Kirkwood's power system. The spinning blades would provide 6,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity daily -- enough...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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