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Flu shots available in Truckee

Flu season is here and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone over the age of 6 months get a flu shot each year. Tahoe Forest Health System is now offering flu shots...


Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows targets Nov. 25 opener

As fall approaches, local ski resorts are making plans for the upcoming winter season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows on Monday issued an update regarding the 2020-21 season, which is slated to...




Nevada County COVID-19 cases rise to 503

UPDATE on Sept. 18, 2020 Nevada County has surpassed 500 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with Thursday afternoon’s update announcing a total of 503, 31 of which are active cases. Five people have died, 467 are considered...




Obi Kaufmann to host virtual walk of burned forest

As historic wildfires continue to burn across much of California, Oakland writer and naturalist Obi Kaufmann is hoping to shed light on fire ecology and fire history by hosting a virtual walk through a burned...


Red Flag Warning called today

The National Weather Service cited dry weather and gusty winds in declaring a red flag warning from noon to 10 p.m. today for the greater Lake Tahoe area. A Lake Wind Advisory is also in...


Wildfire smoke blankets Truckee

Staff reportsWith a shift in the wind, smoke from wildfires in El Dorado and Amador counties covered Truckee Friday afternoon.Truckee is on the northern fringe of the smoke plume, said Brian Brong, a meteorologist with...



Placer County ends its local health emergency

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nevada County increased by less than 1% since last Thursday, Sept. 3, standing at 476 cases as of noon Thursday. Of those, 397 have recovered and 74...