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Truckee welcomes evacuees during wildfire season

November 7, 2019

Visit Truckee’s move to offer a $100 discount on lodging in the area as a promotional tool ended up catering to wildfire evacuees and those looking for power during the statewide PG&E shutoffs. Last week...


Warren Miller film premier packs the room at Squaw Creek

November 7, 2019

The premier of “Timeless,” Warren Miller Entertainment’s 70th full-length feature film, packed the house at Squaw Creek on Saturday with locals coming together to celebrate the upcoming winter season. “It was really fun to see...




Placer County adopts new short-term rental ordinance

November 7, 2019

With more than 3,700 short-term rentals on the books, Placer County has adopted an ordinance to address issues regarding occupancy, noise, parking and garbage collection at properties. Among new limits outlined, the ordinance restricts occupancy...







New Tahoe City bridge now open

November 1, 2019

Two new roundabouts and bridge over the Truckee River in Tahoe City are now open, allowing drivers to bypass the Y-intersection to stay on Highway 89. One roundabout has been constructed on the north side...




Pine Nuts: A few healing lessons

October 27, 2019

Spent the last six weeks out on the Mississippi & Ohio, saving sinners while spreading the Gospel according to Twain. That’s what I like to think, anyways. They saved me is probably closer to the...


Tom Ballister honored with key to Truckee

October 27, 2019

Tom Ballister, the person responsible for bringing Truckee public meetings to residents at home, was pulled from the control box during Tuesday’s Town Council meeting to be honored as a valued volunteer for the town....


Free transit could come to North Lake Tahoe

October 25, 2019

Free bus rides across North Lake Tahoe could become a reality starting in January. Placer County plans to temporarily eliminate fares on Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit routes during a two-year pilot program while working...



Truckee eyes short term rental ordinance

October 25, 2019

Truckee has announced it will be looking into a new short-term rental ordinance. On Tuesday the Truckee Town Council awarded a $50,000 contract with Host Compliance to gather data about the short-term rental market in...