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Bessie Minor Swift Foundation supports area programs

May 17, 2019

The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation, formed by the owners and founder of Swift Communications, awards grants to programs that promote literacy, reading and writing skills as well as programs that focus on languages, sciences and...



New sports museum still in the works at Squaw Valley
New sports museum still in the works at Squaw Valley

May 5, 2019

The Squaw Valley Ski Museum Foundation is moving forward with plans for a new sports museum in Squaw Valley with a revised contract with the county. In October of 2017, Placer County approved a contract...




National Library Week celebrated at Truckee Library

April 1, 2019

The Truckee Library is gearing up to participate in National Library Week, with lots of activities for Truckee residents to enjoy. National Library Week runs April 7-13. The week is observed by the American Library...


March 20, 2019






More than $110K raised for KidZone during Discovery Luncheon
More than $110K raised for KidZone during Discovery Luncheon

December 3, 2018

Hundreds of community members came together to show their support of the region’s underserved children by attending an event hosted by Truckee’s nonprofit children’s museum earlier this month. More than 200 community members attended the...





Principal’s Corner: River Day a rich experience for all
Principal’s Corner: River Day a rich experience for all

November 12, 2018

Fall on the Yuba River is extraordinary. Donner Trail Elementary is steeped in environmental education and nestled next to the Yuba River, and we take full advantage of the opportunity to study the river, its...


Season of discovery at KidZone Museum
Season of discovery at KidZone Museum

November 1, 2018

For KidZone Museum, the year 2018 has brought seasons of change. The face and future of KidZone continues to evolve. This summer, the museum launched an Aviation Camp for the first time in its nearly...



Lake Tahoe School names Robert Graves as new Head of School
Lake Tahoe School names Robert Graves as new Head of School

September 27, 2018

Accomplished independent school leader and current Lake Tahoe School Interim Head, Robert E. Graves was named permanent Head of School by the school Board of Trustees on Thursday, Sept. 20. “The Board’s unanimous decision was...


Principal’s Corner:
Principal’s Corner:

September 26, 2018

The 2018-2019 school year is off and running at North Tahoe School. We have a very caring and welcoming school community and all share a continued belief in the importance of building strong relationships with...