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Planning Commission to hear about Boca Quarry project

August 20, 2019

The Nevada County Planning Commission will hear discussion on the Boca Quarry expansion project at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Truckee Town Hall, 10183 Truckee Airport Road. Commissioners are expected to vote Thursday on the project....






Explaining the explosion of butterflies at Lake Tahoe

August 16, 2019

Have you noticed the swarms of butterflies fluttering around Tahoe? You are not alone, as locals and tourists alike have been questioning the massive butterfly explosion (especially as they keep running into the windshield of...


Flumes of Truckee: Using the power of the Sierra

August 16, 2019

Driving down Interstate 80 from Truckee to Reno I’ve often wondered about the wooden boxes that hug the road and Truckee River. Some look abandoned while others look like they are still being used. What...





Planning agency reviews short-term rental policy

August 16, 2019

Individuals representing neighborhood and environmental groups, the real estate community, and others from across the Tahoe Basin gathered at the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency in Stateline last Wednesday to voice their concerns regarding short-term rental...


Tahoe City’s Fanny Bridge construction delayed

August 16, 2019

TAHOE CITY — The construction of two new roundabouts and a new bridge over the Truckee River in Tahoe City will be completed this fall, but the rebuild of Fanny Bridge will be delayed until...



Dick Hammer

August 15, 2019

Dick A. Hammer October 21, 1924 ~ August 1, 2019 Dick A. Hammer passed away peacefully at the Veterans Center in Claremore, Oklahoma on Thursday, August 1st, 2019. He was 94. He was born October...



Tahoe City Lodge set to break ground Aug. 21

August 15, 2019

TAHOE CITY —Demolition of the Henrikson building in Tahoe City will begin Aug. 21 with a community-centric groundbreaking ceremony from 6-8 p.m. to mark the start of construction of Tahoe City Lodge. According to a...


Bike sharing program coming to North Shore of Lake Tahoe

August 15, 2019

A new bike-sharing program is headed to North Lake Tahoe with the Placer County Board of Supervisors approving an agreement with Zagster for a three-year pilot program in the region. The program will expand Zagster’s...


Town of Truckee adopts Housing Element

August 15, 2019

The Truckee Town Council has adopted its Housing Element, two days shy of the state’s deadline. The state-mandated Regional Housing Needs Allocation program requires the town to identify the total number of housing units that...


Market Beat: Who doesn’t like tax-free income?

August 15, 2019

Municipal bonds provide investors with tax-free income and historically are the safest type of bond behind only those issued by the United States government. Basically, there are two types of municipal bonds, general obligation bonds...