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UPDATE: Deceased victim in Alpine Meadows avalanche ID’d

January 17, 2020

UPDATE 2:21 P.M.: Sgt. Mike Powers live from Alpine Meadows on today’s avalanche. UPDATE 1:54 P.M.: Sgt. Mike Powers has identified the deceased as Cole Comstock, 34, of Blairsden. UPDATE 1:20 P.M.: Squaw Valley Alpine...





Women’s march set for Saturday in Truckee

January 17, 2020

The Truckee Women’s March 2020 is being held at 10 a.m. Saturday, coinciding with hundreds of local marches across the United States, included Washington, DC. The march is open to all people to celebrate the...


Current highway conditions: Friday, Jan. 17

January 17, 2020

Interstate 80 For eastbound traffic, chains are required on all vehicles except 4-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 2.1 miles east of Baxter in Placer County to the Nevada State Line....



Bank joins forces with Protect Our Winters

January 17, 2020

Bank of the West, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, has announced it is the first bank to join Protect Our Winters, a leading climate advocacy group for the winter sports community. As a Summit Level...



Don Rogers: The heart beats, but who’s there?

January 17, 2020

And so one morning, my father woke up dead. His roommate of 30 years found him not breathing. Of course she called 911. The paramedics found his heart not beating. But his body, at least,...






Current highway conditions: Jan. 16, 2020

January 16, 2020

UPDATE 1:02 P.M.: Interstate 80 Chains are required on all vehicles except 4-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tire on all four tires from Colfax in Placer County to the Nevada State Line. State Route 89 Chains...


Tahoe National Forest to hold meetings on natural fire

January 16, 2020

The Tahoe National Forest will be hosting several public information meetings this month to discuss a proposed amendment to the Tahoe National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan. Presentations and discussions at the public meeting...



Placer County unveils its newly redesigned county flag

January 16, 2020

A newly redesigned county flag was officially unveiled Tuesday at the Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting. The redesign incorporates the popular branding and design elements of Placer County’s logo and color palette, which were...