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Women’s march set for Saturday in Truckee

January 17, 2020

The Truckee Women’s March 2020 is being held at 10 a.m. Saturday, coinciding with hundreds of local marches across the United States, included Washington, DC. The march is open to all people to celebrate the...


Tahoe National Forest to hold meetings on natural fire

January 16, 2020

The Tahoe National Forest will be hosting several public information meetings this month to discuss a proposed amendment to the Tahoe National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan. Presentations and discussions at the public meeting...





Current highway conditions: Jan. 9, 2020

January 9, 2020

UPDATE 1108 A.M.: Caltrans says I-80 eastbound chain controls have been dropped. Chains are required on I-80 westbound from the Donner Lake Interchange to Eagle Lakes. I-80 EB chain controls have been dropped. WB R2...


Current highway conditions: Jan. 8, 2020

January 8, 2020

UPDATE 10:58 A.M.: All controls on Interstate 80 have been dropped. There are no restrictions on State Route 20 for Nevada County at this time. UPDATE 10:10 A.M.: Interstate 80 eastbound traffic: Chains are required...



Pine Nuts: The fine art of keeping bar

January 5, 2020

I ask you, how many of us lucky ducks have fallen back on the fine art of keeping bar when our life’s calling falls a little short? I’m confident I do not stand alone in...




Mountain Housing Council releases study on ADUs

January 3, 2020

In order to increase construction of accessory dwelling units, or ADUs, to fill the housing gap, the Mountain Housing Council has released a study to highlight the challenges of building these units in the Tahoe...


Don Rogers: ‘Eden,” a critic’s choice

January 3, 2020

From my first read, I thought “Engineering Eden” belonged on the shelf with the classics. No, I’m not the harshest critic, but I think I’m clear eyed. I did fire my best friend in another...


Truckee-North Tahoe community partners recognized with awards

January 3, 2020

The Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee recently recognized Candice Harris, Monina Vazquez, Paul Bancroft, Anibal Cordoba-Sosa, Teresa Crimmens, and Deidre Ledford for their outstanding service to the Truckee-North Tahoe community. According to a news release,...