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Summer lunches in the park with Truckee Library

July 5, 2019

The Truckee Library and Meadow Park are feeding kids minds and bodies this summer by offering a free, healthy lunch to all children ages 18 and under, courtesy of the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District...

Soroptimist Club grants $7,000 to Truckee High School graduates

July 5, 2019

This month, Soroptimist International of Truckee Donner awarded $7,000 in scholarships to Truckee High and Sierra High graduates. On June 4, Soroptimist President-Elect Pati Johnson and Soroptimist Joan Kreamer attended the Evening of Excellence at...

Local students awarded $220,000 worth of scholarships
Local students awarded $220,000 worth of scholarships

June 29, 2019

Eight graduating students from Truckee and North Tahoe high schools got a financial boost from their local community this year with $220,000 in scholarships awarded from the Martis Camp Community Foundation. “We’ve been almost doubling...

Trail from Truckee to Squaw Valley still in the works
Trail from Truckee to Squaw Valley still in the works

June 14, 2019

Trails have long been a priority of Placer County, which is looking to continue construction on the Truckee River Trail from Truckee to Squaw Valley. “The trail is paramount in connecting the communities on the...

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