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Report: Firehouse redevelopment ‘not financially viable’

July 18, 2019

Redevelopment of the Tahoe City Firehouse properties would turn the site into a valuable community asset, according to proponents of the project. However, a report shows the commercial building and arts center proposed are not...

Wildland fire drill planned for Saturday in Tahoe Donner
Wildland fire drill planned for Saturday in Tahoe Donner

June 28, 2019

Truckee Fire Protection District, along with fire partners from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, US Forest Service, Northstar Fire Department, Squaw Valley Fire Department, North Tahoe Fire Protection District and other fire...

Chief’s Corner: Wildland fire outlook

June 21, 2019

As we start to see and feel the change in weather, it is time to prepare for wildfire season. A great ski season in the Sierra left us with the snowpack at 200% of average...

Nevada County supervisors close door on PG&E suit

May 21, 2019

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors on Monday spent just under 30 minutes behind closed doors discussing two court cases linked to the Pacific Gas & Electric Company. The special called meeting, announced late last...

Cal Fire determines power lines started Camp Fire
Cal Fire determines power lines started Camp Fire

May 15, 2019

The Camp Fire in Butte County, started the morning of Nov. 8, 2018, and burned a total of 153,336 acres, destroying 18,804 structures and resulting in 85 civilian fatalities and several firefighter injuries, according to...

Prescribed fire operations may continue near Tahoe City

May 7, 2019

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – Weather and conditions permitting, California State Parks may continue prescribed fire operations over the next few weeks at Burton Creek State Park near Tahoe City, according to a press release from the...

Officials warn that fire season is on its way

April 26, 2019

Despite the heavy snowfall this winter, officials warn that Truckee is still in danger of a severe wildfire this summer. “It’s hard to imagine that we’ll have a wildfire problem this summer,” said Truckee Fire...

Wildfires likely to get worse with climate change

March 30, 2019

In the last few years the California has fallen victim to some of the worst wildfires in history. According to environmental science and climate policy experts Dana Nucitelli and Jerry Hinkle, climate change is likely...

Widespread prescribed fire operations to continue at Lake Tahoe

November 30, 2018

Weather permitting, California State Parks, California Tahoe Conservancy, North Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Douglas fire protection districts and the U.S. Forest Service may continue prescribed fire operations over the next several weeks in multiple locations...