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Wolverines cage Panthers at Aces Stadium
Wolverines cage Panthers at Aces Stadium

April 17, 2019

RENO — The Truckee baseball team wrapped up a three-game sweep of North Valleys on Tuesday night, topping the Panthers under the lights at Greater Nevada Field in Reno. The Wolverines, who had dropped games...


Winter stars rip at inaugural Red Bull Raid (VIDEO)
Winter stars rip at inaugural Red Bull Raid (VIDEO)

April 16, 2019

Several of the area’s top winter athletes gathered at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows to compete in the inaugural Red Bull Raid. The competition went down under warm, sunny conditions Saturday at Squaw’s Silverado area, as...



Market Beat: Investing in foreign countries
Market Beat: Investing in foreign countries

April 15, 2019

Diversification is one of the best risk management tools that investors have at their disposal. Remember, “don’t put all your eggs into one basket.” If you drop the basket, the eggs could break. One way...






Nordic icon retires from Auburn Ski Club
Nordic icon retires from Auburn Ski Club

April 13, 2019

As temperatures fail to climb above freezing and wind whips snow around the shooting range and course at Auburn Ski Club, a group of youngsters look at their coach, eyes and expressions indicating they don’t...




Inaugural Red Bull Raid comes to Squaw Valley
Inaugural Red Bull Raid comes to Squaw Valley

April 13, 2019

Winter athletes around the Truckee-Tahoe area have earned a reputation of having a bottomless appetite for pushing the limits of what’s possible on the mountain. When Red Bull brought up the idea of bringing a...



Placer County releases report on base-to-base gondola

April 12, 2019

Placer County and the U.S. Forest Service have released its final Environmental Impact Report for Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows base-to-base gondola that would connect the two resorts. During a public hearing last spring Alpine Meadows...


Pine Nuts: A cure for the gout

April 12, 2019

A friend, gripped by a sudden and severe spasm of the gout this morning in our local coffee shop, entreated me through clenched teeth, “I know what caused this, I just know it.” “What?” I...


Kevin Kiley: Why I was sent to the Capitol’s ‘Dog House’

April 12, 2019

On June 14, 2018, the Speaker of the California Assembly, Anthony Rendon, congratulated the Legislature on its work to make California into a “Utopia.” This choice of words raised eyebrows given our state’s sky-high taxes,...