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North Tahoe’s Scott repeats as Northern golf champion
North Tahoe’s Scott repeats as Northern golf champion

May 7, 2019

North Tahoe senior Murphy Scott defended last year’s Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association 2A Northern Boys Golf Championship on Monday, firing a 3-over-par 75 at the 5,947-yard Sunridge Golf and Recreations course in Carson City to...


Track athletes close out regular season
Track athletes close out regular season

May 3, 2019

The Truckee track and field team outdueled seven other schools from around Tahoe and Reno on Friday to take team wins on the boys and girls’ side at the Tahoe-Truckee Lake Meet. Conditions were ideal...


Bill Oudegeest: The meaning of the Transcontinental Railroad
Bill Oudegeest: The meaning of the Transcontinental Railroad

May 3, 2019

We take the transcontinental railroad for granted; it doesn’t overtly affect our daily lives. The transcontinental railroad, though, is responsible for the North Tahoe-Truckee-Donner Summit area today. Without the transcontinental railroad this area would be...



Truckee-Tahoe locals win Lake Spirit Awards

May 3, 2019

Each year the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency recognizes individuals for their commitment to protecting and enhancing Lake Tahoe’s unique natural environment. Five people from around the lake were selected this year as recipients of the...


News Briefs: Vail Resorts names VP/GM of Northstar California
News Briefs: Vail Resorts names VP/GM of Northstar California

May 3, 2019

Vail Resorts has announced the appointment of Deirdra Walsh, formerly senior director of mountain dining at Park City Mountain in Utah, to vice president and general manager of Northstar California Resort, effective April 25. The...


‘You just have to go’: Cushing Crossing set for Saturday
‘You just have to go’: Cushing Crossing set for Saturday

May 2, 2019

For nearly three decades local skiers have gathered at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for the annual pond skimming competition. The 29th annual Cushing Crossing contest is scheduled for this Saturday at Squaw Valley, bringing 60...


Big Blue Adventure gears up for busy 2019 season
Big Blue Adventure gears up for busy 2019 season

May 1, 2019

As the snow from this past season continues to melt, the Truckee-Tahoe area’s running trails are again being exposed, signaling the start of racing season in the region. From family-oriented fun runs to the grueling...


Truckee Town Council endorses federal climate legislation

April 27, 2019

Following Earth Day celebrations over the weekend Truckee Town Council members have agreed to stand behind the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, the first piece of bipartisan climate legislation introduced to Congress in 10...




Truckee qualifies 21 gymnasts to regional championships
Truckee qualifies 21 gymnasts to regional championships

April 27, 2019

As USA college gymnasts are making news for their outstanding routines at recent meets, budding gymnasts in Truckee are striving for the best. Truckee’ team of 58 gymnasts competed in more than a dozen competitions...



Annual Bob Shaffer Track Classic set for Saturday
Annual Bob Shaffer Track Classic set for Saturday

April 23, 2019

Despite a massive winter season, the Truckee track and field team will get a chance to compete in front of its home crowd. The Wolverines will host the annual Bob Shaffer Track Classic this Saturday...