The top five online: Tahoe-Truckee’s most-read stories, April 20-26
“The top five online” is a weekly report of the top five stories the previous week at http://www.tahoedailytribune.com, in terms of overall page views and reader interest as shared through social media.
Below is a recap of the top stories from April 20-26 at http://www.tahoedailytribune.com.
Police and numerous emergency personnel responded to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Stateline just after 2 p.m. Friday, April 24, for a report of a man who was threatening to jump from the eighth-floor ledge. At 4:55 p.m., he was safely taken into protective custody.
Originally published: Friday, April 24
Page Views: 2,265
Amid varying opinions of the recent announcement that a gondola will be proposed to connect Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley, Squaw native and U.S. Olympic gold medalist Julia Mancuso penned a letter to the editor that lauded the resorts’ CEO, Andy Wirth: “Andy is a super authentic, friendly, and talented person. I know him personally, and simply put, he is a good guy.”
Originally published: Tuesday, April 21
Page Views: 2,143
Anthony William Schafer, 13, of Sun Valley, Nev., was hit by a train at about 5:15 p.m. Sunday, April 19, on a double-track bridge near Farad Road, located roughly halfway between Truckee and Reno. Schafer was killed in the incident, which remains under investigation.
Originally published: Monday, April 20
Page Views: 2,111
The logs for the Truckee Police Department included the following entry for April 13: “Information was received of bulk marijuana being delivered to the Truckee area. Surveillance was conducted, two involved vehicles were located. A search of involved vehicle revealed approximately 86 pounds of processed marijuana. Three suspects were arrested for narcotics violations and conspiracy.”
Originally published: Thursday, April 23
Page Views: 1,727
For the second week in a row, this heartwarming story of Tahoe photographer and well-known Squaw Valley local Jason Abraham’s scary ski accident, which damaged his spinal cord and broke sections of vertebrae, was among our top-read stories.
Originally published: Friday, April 17
Page Views: 1,462
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