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Local skier launches business amid pandemic

While the outbreak of COVID-19 forced many businesses to shutter storefronts, a pair of alpine skiers found opportunity during the pandemic, creating a new product designed to relieve the back pain they’ve encountered during their…


COVID-19 spread slows across Nevada and Placer counties

Nevada and Placer counties are six weeks into the purple tier. Both regions’ seven-day positivity rate dropped significantly since the pandemic’s third peak in December, but the case rate per 100,000 people keep the counties in the most restrictive tier.





Grand jury report calls elections office well prepared

Participants in the 2020 presidential election endured changing Covid-19 restrictions, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, delayed mail delivery and possible voter intimidation, but the Nevada County Grand Jury determined the local voting process was indeed lawful.


Edgewood Tahoe to host US Open qualifier

STATELINE, Nev. — The United States Golf Association recently announced that Edgewood Tahoe Resort will host one of 109 local qualifying tournaments for the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines.