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Truckee Planning Commission approves proposal to build a Grocery Outlet

February 21, 2018 — A controversial proposal to build a discount grocery store along Donner Pass Road was unanimously approved by the Town of Truckee Planning Commission on Tuesday evening, Feb. 20. The planning commission gave the go-ahead for a Grocery Outlet at Donner Pass Road and Vista Avenue

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Truckee girls fall in opening round of league playoffs

February 21, 2018 — The Truckee girls' basketball team had their season come to an end on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 15, in Elko, Nev., after suffering a 58-43 loss to Spring Creek in the first round of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 3A Northern League playoffs. The Wolverines

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Martha Eitzen Penner

February 21, 2018 — June 11, 1931 ~ Jan. 10, 2018 Martha E. Penner, died January 10, 2018 at Casa Palo Duro in Albuquerque, NM, she was 86. Born June 11, 1931 in Hillsboro Kansas, Martha was the second of three daughters of parents Abraham C. and Laura Campbell

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Tahoe Douglas fire captain promoted to battalion chief

February 21, 2018 — With a recent retirement, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District announced the name of a new battalion chief, and he is no stranger to the district. Capt. Bryce Cranch was promoted to fill the vacancy left by retiring battalion chief Rich Nalder, according to Tahoe Douglas

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Snowstorm delivers for Truckee area ski resorts

February 21, 2018 — A fast-moving storm on Sunday, Feb. 18, dropped a few inches of snow on local ski resorts, and created havoc on local roads as motorists tried to leave the Truckee area on Presidents Day weekend. The westbound side of Interstate 80 was backed up for

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GOP gubernatorial candidates discuss visions for California in Nevada County

February 20, 2018 — Three Republican candidates in the running for California governor have much in common. Travis Allen, John Cox and Douglas Ose — who presented their visions for California’s future Tuesday, Feb. 20, at a forum hosted by the Nevada County Republican Women, Federated — all fear

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Grass Valley burglary suspect quickly arrested

February 20, 2018 — A Nevada City man with multiple arrests in the last few years for burglary, trespassing and possession of stolen property is back in jail on new burglary charges. Grass Valley Police officers had been called out to a residence in the 900 block of West

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Mountain West Notebook: Nevada Wolf Pack’s Drew to have surgery

February 20, 2018 — Lindsey Drew, who ruptured his Achilles in the win over Boise State, is scheduled to undergo surgery Wednesday in Los Angeles. Nevada coach Eric Musselman didn’t rule out the possibility Drew could redshirt next season. “The decision on going forward is his, meaning Lindsey, the

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Tarkanian tells Carson City club his support for Trump still strong

February 20, 2018 — U.S. Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian told the Carson City Republican Women’s Club on Tuesday, Feb. 20, he will continue to strongly back President Donald Trump because he’s doing the things the nation needs. “People may not like some things he says but they like his

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Women’s Olympic big air final rescheduled for Thursday

February 20, 2018 — The women's snowboard big air final has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 21, due to impending bad weather. The event was originally scheduled for Friday, Feb. 22 , at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The event has been moved to Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. local

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Sugar Bowl skiers capture Nordic state championships

February 20, 2018 — Sugar Bowl Academy skiers shined at the California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation (CNISSF) Nordic Championships on Friday, Feb. 16, at Auburn Ski Club. Junior Haydn Halvorsen skied to his third consecutive state championship, outpacing the field of 23 racers to finish the roughly

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Authorities ID victim in plane crash

February 20, 2018 — A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying crashed into a field at about 11:30 a.m. Felice was flying the

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Business leaders: Protect your company assets

February 20, 2018 — Ruby Russell, co-owner of Sparks-based Stayput Beddings, believes she has a trademark and patent upon which is being infringed. This was the chief reason why Russell attended "Intellectual Property: Tips and Strategies for Protecting your Company's Assets," an Industry View event sponsored by the Northern

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Reno’s Lakeridge Point ownership changes hands

February 20, 2018 — Lakeridge Pointe Shopping Center, a 35,000 square-foot neighborhood center located in the Meadowood submarket of Reno, was purchased by an affiliate of Alignment Real Estate from the original developer Lakeridge Pointe Associates. The principals of Alignment are Scott Beggs and Cathy Shanks, who first met

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Rescuers find downed aircraft in Douglas County near Hobo Hot Springs

February 19, 2018 — At least one person is dead as the result of a small plane crash in northern Carson Valley on Monday. At about 12:20 p.m. deputies and firefighters located the wreckage of a twin engine Piper PA-34 Seneca plane in the Hobo Hot Springs area, located

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John Patrick Guernsey

February 19, 2018 — John Patrick Guernsey (72) led a full life. He was born on Feb.11, 1946 in Chico, California to Chester Meredith Guernsey and Elizabeth Ann Guernsey. He spent half his life in Butte County and the other half on the west shore of Lake Tahoe, California

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Tahoe Pro Tip of the Week: Episode 6

February 19, 2018 — We’re launching our Tahoe Pro Tip of the Week video series with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Every week, a pro will share safety tips for snowboarding or skiing. This week, El discusses how to ski smoothly on bumps. View the last Tahoe Pro Tip of

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California tax law woes mean Northern Nevada luxury spending is on the rise

February 19, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The continued growth of the Northern Nevada economy — coupled with changes in California tax law that's seemingly sending residents fleeing the state in droves — has meant more in terms of high-end spending within the Silver State. The main beneficiary is

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Northstar, Squaw receive 5 inches of snow from storm; Boreal gets 8 inches of fresh powder

February 19, 2018 — A mid-winter storm rode that rode the back of hefty winds dropped several inches of snow at local ski resorts on the holiday weekend. Northstar California Resort in Truckee said Monday, Feb. 19, it received 5 inches of fresh powder from the storm in the

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Update: Chain restrictions have been lifted for vehicles on I-80; trucks must carry chains

February 19, 2018 — Chain restrictions have been lifted for vehicles traveling on Interstate 80, the California Department of Transportation said on Monday, Feb. 19. Eastbound and westbound trucks are required to have maximum chains in their possession. EARLIER VERSION: Chains are required on all vehicles except 4-wheel drive

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