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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...


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...



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...




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...



Truckee nurse faces felony accusation over Botox injections

August 14, 2019

A Truckee nurse faces accusations that she gave Botox and other injections to patients without them first receiving consultation from a doctor, a Nevada County prosecutor said. Christine Ruffner Geis, 56, is charged with a...


Johann Josef Standteiner

July 25, 2019

Johann “Hans” Joseph Standteiner, born March 13, 1930 passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on May 29, 2019. Hans was born in the mountains of Bad Gastein, Austria. In 1959, he was...


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...


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...


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...


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...






Roadwork on I-80 begins today in Truckee

August 13, 2019

Road improvements on Interstate 80 from the Troy Undercrossing to Donner Pass Road in Truckee will begin Wednesday causing intermittent shoulder and lane closures. The project will repair 14 miles of damaged roadways addressing rutting...