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Tony Commendatore sworn into council

September 11, 2019

Tony Commendatore, Truckee’s newest council member, was sworn in at Tuesday’s council meeting. Commendatore, a managing partner at Aegis Insurance Markets in Truckee, was appointed to fill the vacant seat left by former Vice Mayor...



Tony Commendatore appointed to Truckee Town Council

August 27, 2019

Tony Commendatore, a managing partner at Aegis Insurance Markets in Truckee, was appointed to fill the vacant Truckee Town Council seat on Tuesday night, with a three to one vote.   “I want to leave my...


Election results for state Assembly District 1 race

August 27, 2019

UPDATE at 8:48 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 Democrat Elizabeth Betancourt and Republican Megan Dahle are headed to a November runoff for the state Assembly District 1 seat. With 100% of precincts reporting, Betancourt has 27,786...







Goodwin resigning from Truckee Town Council

June 12, 2019

Truckee Town Council Member Morgan Goodwin announced he will be resigning from the council in August with plans to move to Los Angeles in the fall. Goodwin was just re-elected in November and currently serves...


Tahoe Truckee Airport board adopts new campaign policy

June 7, 2019

A new policy has been adopted by the Tahoe Truckee Airport Board of Directors that tackles disclosure of donations and perceived conflicts of interest. The policy requires board members to publicly disclose a donation of...





California vote-shaming mailer under investigation

May 30, 2019

SACRAMENTO — The California secretary of state’s office is looking into a mysterious vote-shaming mailer that showed up days before a special election in Northern California, the Associated Press is reporting. KCRA-TV says the mailer...