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Truckee approves short-term operating plan

Truckee is budgeting for the short term amid the outbreak of COVID-19, approving an operating plan for July through September. At its virtual meeting Tuesday, the Truckee Town Council moved forward with the three-month plan...




Tahoe Biltmore ‘riot’ leads to five arrests

Several hundred people rioted at the Tahoe Biltmore Saturday night, in a fight that took officers from four different agencies to break up. Washoe County Sheriff’s Sgt. Bill Devine said about 500 people were involved...


Thousands missing IRS stimulus check

TRUCKEE The U.S. Postal Service returned more than 279,000 economic stimulus checks and 104,000 regular refund checks to the Internal Revenue Service due to mailing address errors. Deadline to update address in order to receive...




Nevada County man charged in double homicide

A 60-year-old Nevada County man was arrested early Thursday on two counts of murder and remained that day in custody without bond, reports state. Dennis Lee Wallace is charged in connection with the deaths of...


Nevada County public health officer to retire

Dr. Ken Cutler, Nevada County’s public health officer since 2013, is retiring, effective in July, a news release states. Cutler, who’d been planning a spring retirement for six months, agreed to remain with the county...


Nevada County has 41 COVID-19 cases

UPDATE on May 6, 2020 Nevada County has 41 cases of COVID-19, with 12 in western county and 29 in eastern county. It has zero active cases, 40 recoveries and one death. UPDATE on April...