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Permanent pickleball court served into play at Kilner Park
Permanent pickleball court served into play at Kilner Park

July 19, 2019

Tahoe Public Utility District hosted a July 11 grand opening and ribbon-cutting at the new Kilner Park pickleball courts, with over 30 pickleball players of all ages and abilities — including three past national champions,...


Forest Service seeks feedback on Highway 28 improvements
Forest Service seeks feedback on Highway 28 improvements

July 19, 2019

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit announced it is currently seeking comments in regard to a joint environmental assessment for proposed improvements to the Nevada State Route 28 corridor on Lake Tahoe’s...


The Village at Gray’s Crossing still under review
The Village at Gray’s Crossing still under review

July 19, 2019

A refined development plan for the Village at Gray’s Crossing — a project that dates back more than 15 years — is still up in the air, with the Truckee Planning Commission voting to review...


Don Rogers: Careers that couldn’t be
Don Rogers: Careers that couldn’t be

July 19, 2019

I know, I just know, I’m going to grow into the next Merlin Olson, the Hall of Fame-bound defensive tackle for our Los Angeles Rams. Why else would a skinny little fifth grader be such...



Tailgating pastime picks up steam in Truckee
Tailgating pastime picks up steam in Truckee

July 18, 2019

A sport made popular during tailgating events and at summer backyard barbecues is gaining a foothold in the Truckee-Tahoe area. Weekly cornhole games have popped up in region with matches taking place at Truckee Tahoe...


Truckee cyclist Julie Young defends Tahoe Trail 100 crown

July 18, 2019

For the second straight year, no cyclist in the women’s field of racers could catch Truckee’s Julie Young during 100 kilometers at the annual Tahoe Trail MTB. Young, 53, outpaced the women’s division by 11...


Bay Area man drowns at Lake Tahoe

July 18, 2019

A man who drowned in Lake Tahoe on July 16 has been identified as a San Mateo County correctional officer. Bystanders pulled Officer Andreia Jeffrey Arqueza, 34, from the water at about 4 p.m. Tuesday...


Guy Charles Kelley III
Guy Charles Kelley III

July 18, 2019

“Guy Charles Kelley III was born on January 25, 1956 to his parents Guy Kelley Jr. and Marilyn “Mimi” Nicolaus Kelley in Sacramento, CA. His love of the mountains and adventure led him to Truckee. From childhood, Guy enjoyed a...



Report: Firehouse redevelopment ‘not financially viable’

July 18, 2019

Redevelopment of the Tahoe City Firehouse properties would turn the site into a valuable community asset, according to proponents of the project. However, a report shows the commercial building and arts center proposed are not...



Truckee’s Kristin Bohm wins inaugural Big Chief 50K
Truckee’s Kristin Bohm wins inaugural Big Chief 50K

July 17, 2019

The inaugural Big Chief 50K Trail Run was held last weekend on the trails and fire roads around Northstar California Resort. The race, which was organized by Big Blue Adventure, featured the Truckee area’s new...




Navy SAR rescues Donner Summit rock climber
Navy SAR rescues Donner Summit rock climber

July 15, 2019

NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON — The Longhorn Helicopter Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station Fallon conducted a night rescue at Black Wall near Donner Summit on Thursday, extracting and airlifting an injured...


Market Beat: Second verse same as the first?
Market Beat: Second verse same as the first?

July 15, 2019

Earnings reporting season for the second quarter will get started soon. Alcoa Aluminum will report their results on July 17. Traditionally, Alcoa’s report is considered to be the start of the earnings season even though...


Tahoe Donner Giving Fund’s dinner July 18

July 15, 2019

The Giving Fund’s 5th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction is set for July 18. This year’s theme is All Aboard the Giving Fund Train, a tie in with the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Continental...


North Tahoe PUD celebrates Parks Make Life Better month

July 15, 2019

Join the North Tahoe Public Utility District and recreation providers across California in celebrating our Parks hosts free Movies in the Park in July. The NTPUD will also offer free entry to the North Tahoe...


Slow Food Lake Tahoe launches composting initiative

July 15, 2019

Slow Food Lake Tahoe has partnered with Keep Truckee Green for a pilot program to collect community compost for the summer of 2019. Compost will be collected in 3 initial drop-off locations: Truckee Community Farmers...