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Lakers claim TNT Cup in thriller against Truckee

December 11, 2019

The North Tahoe boys’ basketball team pulled out a thrilling win against Truckee on Tuesday night to capture the second annual TNT Cup. Playing in front of a raucous home crowd, the Lakers held on...



Caltrans: Chain controls in place on I-80

December 13, 2019

UPDATE 9:32 A.M.: Eastbound trucks are being screened at Applegate in Placer County. Westbound trucks are being screened 10 miles east of the Nevada State Line. Drivers must have maximum chains in their possession in...




Truckee Dirt Fondo returns for third year

December 12, 2019

The Truckee Dirt Fondo will return to the area for a third year, bringing a collection of amateur and world-class cyclists to the area’s trails for a day of racing and family fun. VISIT TRUCKEE,...




Caltrans: Chains controls dropped on I-80

September 30, 2019

UPDATE: 9 a.m.: Chain controls have been dropped on I-80, according to Caltrans. Chain controls have been dropped on I-80, but the roads are still wet. Please slow for the weather conditions! When is the...




Update: I-80 open to passenger vehicles only

November 26, 2019

UPDATE 8:40 a.m. Wednesday: I-80 has reopened in both directions to passenger vehicles only, according to Caltrans. R-2 chain controls from Colfax to the Nevada state line. UPDATE: I-80 has reopened in both directions to...



Man survives horrific construction accident

August 27, 2003

Truckee resident Ron Hunt, who has been dubbed “Miracle Man” by friends, survived being impaled through the eye with an 18-inch long, 1 1/2-inch diameter chip auger drill bit. While using a drill above his...




Heavenly Mountain Resort opening California Lodge on Wednesday

December 10, 2019

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Heavenly Mountain Resort will expand operations this week to include California slopes. Heavenly will open the California Lodge base area Wednesday, ahead of its planned schedule, and most everything will...