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Squaw Winter Olympics hits 60th anniversary

February 18, 2020

Today marks the 60th anniversary of athletes from across 30 nations marching into Squaw Valley’s Blyth Arena for the opening ceremonies of the 1960 Winter Olympics. The games, which ran Feb. 18-28, nearly had a...

Man arrested after marijuana oil lab fire

February 11, 2020

Placer County authorities say they arrested a man after a shed fire led them to a butane honey oil lab in Tahoe Vista. David Michener faces charges of manufacturing a controlled substance and possession of...

Truckee man found dead

July 17, 2008

Jesus Lopez Gayton, a dedicated Truckee family man and talented musician, was found dead in Coldstream Valley Tuesday after being reported missing nearly two weeks ago. Two men riding all-terrain vehicles in a rugged area...

Man with knife apprehended in possible Truckee stabbing

August 17, 2018

UPDATE: 4:40p.m., Friday: Officers arrested 20-year-old Jonathan Rodriguez after he had reportedly stabbed one victim in the neck and threatened another. The victim suffered minor injuries. Police received a call at 1:08 p.m. of a man...

Truckee man arrested in Tahoe City stabbing incident

August 17, 2005

TAHOE CITY ” Investigators have arrested Timothy George Brooks, 25 of Truckee, on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing incident in Tahoe City Wednesday morning that has left another Truckee man in critical condition....

Soria death ends murder trial

December 19, 2001

MINDEN, NEV. – A man on trial for the rape and murder of a 9-year-old Lake Tahoe girl was found dead in his Douglas County jail cell early Sunday morning. Thomas Robert Soria Sr., who...