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Area skiers impress in Far West season finales
Area skiers impress in Far West season finales

April 7, 2019

Local youth skiers wrapped up the Far West alpine season earlier in the week with competitions at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Northstar California Resort and Sugar Bowl. The annual Far West Tech Finals were contested...





‘A quick and successful rescue’
‘A quick and successful rescue’

April 5, 2019

The Town of Truckee Police Department and the Truckee Fire Protection District rescued a 7-year-old girl, who had fallen between the side of a house and several feet of snow. “(The family was) on vacation;...


Truckee to move more focus to housing update

April 5, 2019

The lack of affordable housing in Truckee continues to be a large focus with the town council, which is moving forward to dedicate more resources to the Housing Element in the General Plan update. “This...









West End Coffee and Tap plans scrapped in Truckee
West End Coffee and Tap plans scrapped in Truckee

April 1, 2019

Despite the Truckee Planning Commission’s approval of the West End Coffee and Tap project at Donner Lake, the proposed owners have scrapped the project. When the project was approved in January, Mollie Hagar, who proposed...



New bear cubs arrive at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care
New bear cubs arrive at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care

March 29, 2019

Two new bear cubs — both between 4-6 weeks old — landed at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care in March, after being found on a road near Yreka. It marked the first time the organization had...


WinterWonderGrass returns to Tahoe
WinterWonderGrass returns to Tahoe

March 29, 2019

Bluegrass, skiing/snowboarding and beer come together once again at the WinterWonderGrass Festival. The three-day event brings more than 4,000 people to Squaw Valley for a weekend of music and more from March 29-31. Founder Scotty...


Mandatory smart meters draw complaints for Truckee Donner PUD

March 29, 2019

Truckee residents are taking issue with the installation of Advanced Metering Infrastructure electric meters, also referred to as “smart meters,” at their homes, and the inability to opt-out of the new program. The Truckee Donner...


Truckee police actively investigating robbery at 7-Eleven
Truckee police actively investigating robbery at 7-Eleven

March 28, 2019

The Truckee Police Department is actively investigating a Thursday morning robbery at the 7-Eleven in the Donner Center at 11400 Donner Pass Road. The department issued an advisory through Nixle.com at 10:44 a.m., asking for...