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Truckee police arrest stranded group on weapons charges

May 25, 2018 — A group of adults stranded at a Truckee gas station were arrested by police on firearms possession charges yesterday, according to a Truckee Police Department press release. At around 2 a.m. Thursday, Truckee police officers made contact with a vehicle parked in the parking lot of

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Maribeth Kehoe

May 25, 2018 — December 17, 1948 – April 23rd, 2018 Our beloved Maribeth passed away on April 23, 2018, at Tahoe Forest Hospital,surrounded by family. Maribeth was successfully fighting cancer, but an infection claimed her to the shock of all. Everyone who knew MB witnessed her courageous and

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‘Little Big’ weekend in Truckee

May 25, 2018 — Memorial Day weekend will signify the start of the competitive summer calendar in the Truckee-Tahoe area with a number of events scheduled to take place around the region. The waters of Lake Tahoe will be churning on Saturday, May 26, as the Tahoe Cup Paddle

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‘2 Out Nightmare’

May 25, 2018 — Dreams of hoisting a state title turned to reality for Truckee's baseball team at last weekend's Class 3A state championship tournament. Teams that ran up against the Wolverines this season never woke up from a "2 Out Nightmare." "That's been us all year. They have

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Big Blue Adventure opens season with ambitious lineup in Truckee-Tahoe

May 25, 2018 — When it comes to putting on competitive events around the Truckee-Tahoe region, no one has quite done it like Big Blue Adventure. From trail racing and open swims on the lake, to off-road triathlons and mountain bike races, the race organizers have outlined an ambitious

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Don Rogers: Mailing it in

May 25, 2018 — Have you voted yet? Me, neither. I'm pretty sure now about my choices. Should just fill out the ballot and move on, I know. One more task done, a citizen's fundamental duty fulfilled. This mailing thing, though. I dunno. Am I the only one who

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West Shore Association hosting summer kickoff

May 24, 2018 — Summer is officially here prompting the opening of Lake Tahoe's West Shore this Memorial Day weekend from Fanny Bridge in Tahoe City to Emerald Bay. In Tahoe City, West Shore Association will be hosting its 12th annual Opening Day at the Lake event with restaurant

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12 Wolverines sign national letters of intent

May 24, 2018 — Several athletes from Truckee High School signed national letters of intent today, May 24, during a ceremony in the school's gym. The Wolverines will send 12 student athletes to compete at schools across the country next fall, ranging from Division I down to the community

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Shirley Riggs

May 24, 2018 — May 14, 1942 ~ May 20, 2018 Shirley Riggs, of Arbuckle, CA, passed away on May 20, 2018. She was born May 14, 1942, in Admire, Kansas to Lewis Jones and Geraldine Osborne. After graduating in 1960 from Chico High, she met the love of

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Speculation remains around Portland student found unconscious on train tracks

May 24, 2018 — After visiting his father in Denver, 22-year-old Aaron Salazar was taking Amtrak back to Portland State University, where he studies economics as a junior. On May 15, at 9:01 a.m., as his train approached Truckee for a stop, Salazar texted his grandmother saying he met

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North Lake Tahoe baseball squad lands six on all-league list

May 24, 2018 — The North Tahoe baseball team reached the state tournament for the first time in several seasons, and while things didn't go according to plan, with a pair of losses knocking the Lakers out of the tournament, the team still had an outstanding 2018 campaign. The

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North Lake Tahoe gold team takes third at state

May 24, 2018 — After capturing the Class 2A Northern League championship, North Tahoe's golf team traveled to Boulder City to compete in this year's Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association State Boys Golf Championship. The Lakers had a strong two days of play on the par-72, 6,134-yard Boulder City Golf

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Lady Wolverines set school records at state meet

May 24, 2018 — The Truckee track and field team made the trip to Carson City on Friday, May 18, to compete in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association State Track & Field Championships. The Lady Wolverines battled their way to a second-place finish over two days of competition, capturing

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Tahoe-Truckee Civil Air Patrol honors Cadet Daniel Holbrook

May 24, 2018 — The Civil Air Patrol Tahoe-Truckee Composite Squadron recently promoted three of its members. Cadet Daniel Holbrook received the Brigadier General Billy Mitchell Leadership Award in late April. Along with the award, Holbrook earned a promotion to Cadet/2nd Lieutenant. To earn the award, cadets must pass

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Study: Bears hibernating less with warmer winters, access to human food (video)

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Seat belt enforcement to increase over holiday weekend

May 24, 2018 — The California Highway Patrol will conduct a maximum enforcement period over Memorial Day weekend, according to a release. Seat belt usage is the focus, which will run from 6 p.m. Friday, to midnight Monday. Officers will educate motorists and enforce traffic safety laws throughout the

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Attorney seeks new trial in Nevada County Sheriff’s Office discrimination suit

May 24, 2018 — The attorney for two former employees of the Nevada County Sheriff's Office, undaunted by a jury verdict that found no evidence of wrongdoing, has filed a motion for a new trial. In April, after a weeks-long trial in Nevada County Superior Court, the jury found

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Ione Jean Virus

May 23, 2018 — March 31, 1928 – May 15, 2018 Ione Virus passed away Tuesday May 15, 2018 at the age of 90. Born March 31, 1928 in Madera, CA. Ione grew up in Santa Ana, CA, but spent several summers, as a little girl camping with her

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Decision on the proposed Grocery Outlet waits as Truckee seeks to minimize impacts on neighborhoods

May 23, 2018 — The battle over a Grocery Outlet store planned for Donner Pass Road and Vista Avenue will go another round after the Truckee Town Council directed staff to gather more information on traffic and other impacts in the surrounding neighborhoods. The town council met Tuesday to

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Tahoe Truckee Unified School District receives national recognition for sustainability efforts

May 23, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Education announced that Tahoe Truckee Unified School District (TTUSD) is a 2018 Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardee. TTUSD is one of only six school districts in the United States, and the only school district in California to receive this prestigious

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