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This Week on Community TV

Truckee Talks on foreign perspectives

Three teens from Norway, Germany and Uzbekistan share their thoughts about Truckee and life in the United States this week on TTCTV’s Channel 6.

Katya Sorokim recently moved to Truckee from Uzbekistan and is a guest on this week’s “Sierra People.” She is a student at Tahoe-Truckee High School. Betsy Van Blarigan and Dusty Heaton, TTHS journalist students, join Katya on the show. This episode, produced by Natasha Talanova and hosted by Dusty Heaton, begins a one-week run tonight, March 22.

“Sierra People” is broadcast on Truckee-Tahoe Community TV’s Channel 6, on the USA Media cable system, nightly at 8:30 p.m.

Oey Ulvaer, from Norway and Christian Wolf from Germany are foreign exchange students at Truckee High School and are guests on “Truckee Talks.” Beverly Johnson, president of the Truckee Chapter of the American Field Services Program, joins the students and host Maia Schneider on the program.

This episode, produced and directed by Paul Rose, also begins a one-week run tonight, March 22.

“Truckee Talks” is broadcast on Truckee-Tahoe Community TV’s Channel 6, on the USA Media cable system, at 10 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 6 p.m. Monday to Wednesday.

‘Kaleidoscope’ looks at martial arts this week

Dr. Tim Schroeder, local chiropractor and third degree black belt, will appear on “Kaleidoscope” on Channel 6, to discuss the merits of the martial art of Tang Soo Do.

The segment will air beginning March 22 and run through March 28. “Kaleidoscope” can be see at 9 p.m. each night and at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Members of the public are encouraged to submit suggestions for future shows. Ideas can be submitted via E-mail to

Fire safety on ‘Sierra Spirits’

In an attempt to inform the public and prevent injury to children, Squaw Valley Fire Chief Pete Bansen, Meeks Bay Fire Chief John Pang and Kristi Schaffner of the Luke Schaffner Memorial Foundation will appear on “Sierra Spirits” beginning March 22.

Schaffner, who suffered the tragic loss of a child from a traffic collision, is championing the effort to educate the public regarding proper safety restraints. The segment will air at 8 p.m. nightly and at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday through March 28.

Premiere of ‘Backcounty’ on local TV

“Backcountry TV,” a new show about the wilderness and self-propelled methods of travel, debuts tonight on TTCTV’s Channel 6.

The new show is guest hosted by Maia Schneider and produced by Gary McNally.

Craig Dostie, publisher and editor of Couloir Magazine, is the guest tonight. Craig has been publishing the magazine for more than a decade and lives in Truckee.

The first episode of “Backcountry TV” airs Thursday to Sunday this week at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. on the USA Media cable system.

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