Brooke Laine to fill South Lake Tahoe City Council vacancy
Former South Lake Tahoe City Councilwoman Brooke Laine will take over the City Council seat vacated by Claire Fortier in December.
On Tuesday, the City Council appointed Laine to serve the remainder of Fortier's term, which lasts through December 2014.
Laine was born and raised at the South Shore and works as a customer service manager at Bank of the West.
She previously served on the council from 1998 to 2002. City Councilman Hal Cole credited her with helping make the South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena a reality. She was chosen over eight other applicants for the position, including former City Council members Kathay Lovell, Bill Crawford and Bruce Grego, as well as recent council candidate Austin Sass.
The City Council ...