Parents are raising questions about Douglas County schools consolidation

The discovery of elevated levels of radon at Zephyr Cove Elementary School has rekindled an issue some parents thought had been settled Elevated levels of radon at Zephyr are perhaps the most significant. At Wednesday's community meeting,...[Read More]

Date Published: 10/09/2007

Tahoe school gets clean bill of health

Radon at Zephyr Cove Elementary School is back down to acceptable levels, and the school will open for the fall semester August...[Read More]

Date Published: 08/20/2008

School works to plug radon leak: Officials wait to hear if concrete sealant is working at Zephyr Cove Elementary

Parents of Zephyr Cove Elementary School students will have to wait a week to find out if initial measures to reduce the levels of a radioactive gas at the school have been effective. Radon is a naturally occurring gas released from the Lake Tahoe...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/06/2007

Radon found in four Douglas schools

Elevated radon levels have been found in three Carson Valley schools and a Lake Tahoo school. Carson Valley Middle School, Gardnerville Elementary, Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, and Whittell High School had levels above the EPA's recommended action level...[Read More]

Date Published: 04/17/2009

Treatment to reduce radon levels at school fails

Initial treatments to reduce levels of potentially dangerous radon gas at Zephyr Cove Elementary School have been ineffective, new test results show. The realization has sent Douglas County School District officials scrambling for solutions and left...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/18/2007