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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...



Planning Commission to hear about Boca Quarry project

August 20, 2019

The Nevada County Planning Commission will hear discussion on the Boca Quarry expansion project at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Truckee Town Hall, 10183 Truckee Airport Road. Commissioners are expected to vote Thursday on the project....




Wreck leads to DUI arrest near Tahoe City

August 16, 2019

A driver was taken into custody last week and charged with driving under the influence following a Squaw Valley Road wreck, the California Highway Patrol said. The driver has been identified as 29-year-old Douglas Hewitt,...


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...


Sierra College offers new information technology classes

August 22, 2019

To provide students and those currently employed with the skills they need to both start and progress in Information Technology careers, Sierra College now offers four career pathways under the new Information Technology program (formerly...


Roy Keast

August 21, 2019

APRIL 25, 1931 – JULY 28, 2019 Joyful, adventurous lover of nature and life, Roy Keast passed away after a brief illness on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Carson Tahoe Hospital in Carson City, Nevada....



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 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...


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...