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Nevada County coronavirus cases increase along with state

Many California counties have taken a step backward on the road to coronavirus recovery. Following statewide reopening efforts last month, now more than 40% of California counties comprising over 70% of the state’s population have...


Sierra County shooting suspect, victim ID’d

The man shot and killed Friday in a remote area of Sierra County has been identified as a Danville physician by family members, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The shooter also has been identified by...




TAHOE TALK: Tahoe Rim Trail rescue and more

This week’s Tahoe Talk podcast includes the following topics: Global: C19 Totals: 11.5m cases, 537k deaths – USA at 3m cases, 9 states hit record numbers, positivity rate = 7.6% compared to 4.5% on June...




Nevada County has 159 COVID-19 cases

UPDATE on July 7, 2020 Coronavirus cases in Nevada County climbed to 151 on Tuesday, a rise of six from the previous day. Fifty-six of the cases are in western county, and 95 are in...



North Lake Tahoe Fire to switch dispatch centers

This week the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District has left the Washoe County Dispatch center and is working with the Grass Valley Emergency Command Center for all fire and medical calls. The change is...


Red flag warning in effect for Truckee-Tahoe area

The National Weather Service office in Reno has determined that fuel moistures and atmospheric conditions warrant a Red Flag Warning for Truckee and the Lake Tahoe Basin. The warning went into effect at 2 p.m....


New COVID-19 testing site in Truckee

FROM A PRESS RELEASE: The free COVID-19 testing site has moved from Kings Beach to Truckee and is now located at 10990 Donner Pass Road.  We hope that this new site location will increase accessibility for more residents...


Sierra roadwork schedule through July 11

Note: Most traffic-interfering work will be restricted from 6 a.m. July 2 until 8 p.m. Monday, July 6 due to the July Fourth holiday. LONG-TERM PROJECTS State Route 49 (Placer County) from the I-80/SR 49 interchange...



Author releases 4th edition Tahoe Rim Trail guidebook

“Tahoe Rim Trail, 4th Edition” was released Tuesday, July 7. The book highlights the stunning 165-mile trail that circles Lake Tahoe. The book is made with hikers, mountain bikers, equestrians, anglers who want to learn...


Plane crash kills 4 in South Tahoe

Federal investigators arrived Saturday at South Lake Tahoe, where four people died Friday afternoon when a small plane crashed into a back yard just south of the community’s airport. The names of the victims are...


LOOK UP IN THE SKY: Truckee Tahoe Air Show plans 4th of July 2020 Honor Flyover

Editor's note: There is no event at the Truckee Tahoe Airport. Planes are not on display, in adherence to COVID-19 guidelines against large gatherings. A planned “parade in the sky” of military aircraft will feature the D-Day Squadro, which plans to fly six DC-3 (C-47s) historic warbirds over Truckee Tahoe communities as a special gift supported by the Truckee Airport District.