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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows targets Nov. 25 opener

As fall approaches, local ski resorts are making plans for the upcoming winter season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows on Monday issued an update regarding the 2020-21 season, which is slated to...





Flu shots available in Truckee

Flu season is here and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone over the age of 6 months get a flu shot each year. Tahoe Forest Health System is now offering flu shots...



Nevada County COVID-19 cases rise to 503

UPDATE on Sept. 18, 2020 Nevada County has surpassed 500 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with Thursday afternoon’s update announcing a total of 503, 31 of which are active cases. Five people have died, 467 are considered...




TRPA seeks input on newly released transportation plan

STATELINE, Nev. — The Lake Tahoe Regional Transportation Plan is available for public review and input. The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency announced late this past week that the plan can be viewed at http://www.trpa.org/rtp and...


Wildfire smoke blankets Truckee

Staff reportsWith a shift in the wind, smoke from wildfires in El Dorado and Amador counties covered Truckee Friday afternoon.Truckee is on the northern fringe of the smoke plume, said Brian Brong, a meteorologist with...



Roadwork schedule through September 19

LONG-TERM PROJECTS State Route 49 (Placer County) from the I-80/SR 49 interchange to Dry Creek Road: Construction began June 17, 2019 on a $42.4 million project in Auburn. The project will rehabilitate existing pavement and drainage,...


HISTORY: 150 years of Truckee railroading

Truckee has been a railroad town ever since Theodore Judah’s Donner Pass Route was chosen for the first Transcontinental Railroad in 1862. The new Museum of Truckee History, prior to COVID-19 scheduled to open this...


Placer County ends its local health emergency

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nevada County increased by less than 1% since last Thursday, Sept. 3, standing at 476 cases as of noon Thursday. Of those, 397 have recovered and 74...