The top five online: Tahoe-Truckee’s most-read stories, Aug. 3-9 | SierraSun.com

The top five online: Tahoe-Truckee’s most-read stories, Aug. 3-9

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This simulation of the Envision DPR proposal represents extensive streetscaping, including on both the sidewalk and center median of Donner Pass Road, as seen here in front of the Truckee Donner PUD building.
Courtesy Town of Truckee |

Below is a recap of the top stories from Aug. 3-9 at http://www.sierrasun.com.

1. Town of Truckee shares criticism of Squaw village development

The town of Truckee recently authored one of roughly 352 comment letters on the draft environmental impact report for the multi-acre development proposal for the Village at Squaw Valley.

In it, the town raises transportation and circulation, workforce housing, and long-term water supply concerns regarding the proposed development that aims to create a year-round destination resort.

Originally published: Monday, Aug. 3

2. North Tahoe crime logs: Man on LSD bites friends; woman with meth says FBI gave it to her

The most recent set of incidents from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office press log for the North Tahoe area included the following entry for July 5:

“A woman was arrested for allegedly being under the influence and in possession of a controlled substance around 11 p.m. on the 8500 block of Brook Avenue in Kings Beach.

While under arrest, the woman reportedly admitted to deputies to being an undercover FBI agent and that she was supplied methamphetamine as part of her job, according to deputies. Deputies report the woman could not supply evidence to substantiate her claim.”

Originally published: Thursday, Aug. 6

3. Roundabouts, bike lanes envisioned for major Truckee road project

This story provided an initial look into the Envision DPR project, which proposes a number of improvements on Truckee’s Donner Pass Road between the McIver roundabout and Cold Stream Road.

Initial ideas include roundabouts, bike paths and upgraded sidewalks, including one idea to replace the left-turn lane with landscaping.

Originally published: Thursday, Aug. 6

4. Developer proposes 550-unit campground at North Tahoe ridgeline

An application from Mountainside Partners (formerly East West Partners) outlining up to 550 campsites and various amenities on a 104-acre parcel near Brockway Summit has been submitted Friday to Placer County and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.

The project so far, in its very early stages, is receiving mixed reviews from the community.

Originally published: Tuesday, Aug. 4

5. Truckee Police searching for man, 30, accused of domestic abuse, kidnapping

This web-only story detailed Truckee Police Department’s search for Corbin Nunnally, 30, following a report last Thursday at the Gateway Shopping Center related to a woman in distress and possibly in need of help.

As police arrived, Nunnally reportedly fled into a nearby subdivision, leaving the female victim behind. Nunnally eventually was arrested Saturday.

Originally published: Friday, Aug. 7