The top five online: Tahoe-Truckee’s most-read stories, April 27 to May 3 |

The top five online: Tahoe-Truckee’s most-read stories, April 27 to May 3

Bill Devine is seen here at a previous IVGID board meeting.
Kevin MacMillan / North Lake Tahoe Bonanza |


“The top five online” is a weekly report of the top five stories the previous week at, in terms of overall page views and reader interest as shared through social media.

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TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Below is a recap of the top stories from April 27 to May 3 at

1. Opinion: Squaw development may profoundly impact Tahoe-Truckee

This opinion column from Tom Mooers, executive director of Sierra Watch, raised concerns about how the proposed gondola at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows, and the Village at Squaw’s potential expansion may have negative consequences for the region’s environment.

Originally published: Thursday, April 30

Page Views: 1,434

2. Man threatens to jump from eighth-story ledge

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. He was safely taken into protective custody.

Originally published: Friday, April 24

Page Views: 1,260

3. Lake Tahoe casinos to show Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao

This web-only story included a short preview of Saturday night’s welterweight fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, as well as which area casinos would show the fight, including the Crystal Bay Club.

Originally published: Wednesday, April 29

Page Views: 1,164

4. IVGID Trustee Devine: Smith, Callicrate have ‘developed a disturbing pattern’

This web-only story detailed growing issues among trustees on the Incline Village General Improvement District Board, in the wake of comments from the board’s chair and vice-chair about the job performance of General Manager Steve Pinkerton.

Originally published: Wednesday, April 29

Page Views: 1,102

5. Jim Porter: Many registered sex offenders live at Truckee-Tahoe

Jim Porter’s opinion column talked about Megan’s Law, and the Sex Offender Tracking Program at the California Department of Justice, which maintains the registered sex offender database, which notifies the public about sex offender registrants and assists local law enforcement agencies.

Originally published: Thursday, April 30

Page Views: 1,044

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