Letter to the Editor: Kings Beach will not be the same
Things are changing here in Kings Beach. The construction is moving along, which is great. The state has taken over the recreation area — unsure of how this will be.
There was a letter in the paper recently from the head of CA State Parks after taking over the Kings Beach Rec Area. He stated of how they are trying to accommodate the locals, yet implement their rules. He has since stepped down.
We miss the North Tahoe PUD taking care of the beach and park and providing needs for our community. It has been asked several times to state parks about supplying doggy bags at the dog area of Coon Street.
Finally, I was told that we will not have any bags as there is “no money” for them. They also said they cannot afford the workers to clean up all the poop that is in the dog area.
Interesting, as they have 2-3 workers collecting money for parking, and I feel only one is needed during the week, maybe two on Saturdays.
This past Saturday, the “Lot Full” sign was out early afternoon so maybe someone could have been doing something else more useful?
I was also told by a ranger that this year there will still be Friday night Music on the Beach, the 3rd of July fireworks, the paddleboard events, and the Craft Fairs; however, no promises for next year. That would be very disappointing if our local events did not take place in Kings Beach.
So, please enjoy all of our events this year and save your plastic Safeway bags to carry along with your doggy (until we don’t have those bags anymore either).
Let’s make this a great summer in our awesome Kings Beach town.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
I was inspired by the local students who track the science of climate change and yet do not give up hope. I loved their optimism that if we can alter our behavior, we can halt…