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Trail from Truckee to Squaw Valley still in the works
Trail from Truckee to Squaw Valley still in the works

June 14, 2019

Trails have long been a priority of Placer County, which is looking to continue construction on the Truckee River Trail from Truckee to Squaw Valley. “The trail is paramount in connecting the communities on the...


UPDATE: I-80 EB lanes near Soda Springs cleared, reopened
UPDATE: I-80 EB lanes near Soda Springs cleared, reopened

June 14, 2019

UPDATE 2 p.m.: The I-80 eastbound number two lane and the Soda Spring offramp will be closed for “emergency guardrail repairs” due to damage from this morning’s overturned big rig, Caltrans said. Closures are expected...


Goodwin resigning from Truckee Town Council
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...


California’s first lager: Boca Beer
California’s first lager: Boca Beer

June 13, 2019

Today, Boca and its reservoir is known for being a small exit on Interstate 80 Hirshdale’s exit, but it once was a vibrant town next to the brand-new Transcontinental Railroad. The town was built at...




June snow survey in the Sierra a rarity
June snow survey in the Sierra a rarity

June 12, 2019

A wet winter bringing large amounts of snow and unseasonably low spring temperatures to the Sierra combined to keep the snowpack lingering, so much so Nevada Irrigation District hydrographers were able to conduct surveys at...


Placer County moves forward on 2-1-1 system

June 14, 2019

With direction from the Board of Supervisors, Placer County will move forward in developing a 2-1-1 information and referral system. 2-1-1 provides free online and telephone support to community members to connect them with resources...



North Tahoe students push for sustainability
North Tahoe students push for sustainability

June 14, 2019

Green Team elementary school students from all across North Lake Tahoe talked to the Truckee Town Council Tuesday night about the importance of sustainability and the efforts their club is taking to combat climate change....


Truckee High alumnus is osteopathic medicine graduate
Truckee High alumnus is osteopathic medicine graduate

June 14, 2019

MacKenzie Joseph Barton, son of Patty Gegenheimer and Ernie Barton, graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, on May 24. Barton graduated from Truckee High School in 2004 and from San...