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  • Commercial rents reflect a changing community character and require a shift for local businesses.

  • Robert Frohlich

    For better or worse, change is inevitable. Even if it occurs five centuries after Christopher Columbus sailed a course that no man had sailed before.

  • The troops are returning to camp. From a slight crest, early morning sun clocking their backs, they come into focus and make a long glide on white-colored skis, single file, towards the next gentle rise in a high alpine glade called Summit Meadows. But these skiers aren’t average winter enthusiasts. They’re soldiers of the United States Marine Corps undergoing a winter mountain leadership course.

  • Photo by Keith Brauneis

    When storms whip the Sierra Nevada they can throw a strong wind down from the mountain peaks through Shirley Canyon into Squaw Valley. Old timers call this western wind the 'Shirley Zephyr.' On April 15, 1978, the Shirley Zephyr was more than a stiff breeze. Its gale-force winds aided in causing one of the ski industry’s most historic lift accidents.

  • Leticia Aguilar is awarded Soroptimist 2011 Woman of Distinction

  • Grant Barta

    Well-known Truckee mountain bike trails on public lands were taken down by the Forest Service this past summer. The bootleg trails were some of the few freeriding options in the area, but according to the Forest Service they are often not well built or well located. A look at why these trails are being built by riders, why they are being taken down by the Forest Service, and what can be done about the situation.

  • June 3 Election: Jennifer Montgomery, Candidate, Placer County Supervisor, 5th District

  • Lis Korb/Moonshine Ink

    Publisher’s Note

  • People are nervous about Truckee’s electricity. The Truckee Donner Public Utility District (TDPUD) is nervous because as of 2009, the district isn’t sure from where the bulk of its power will be coming. Many ratepayers and several out-of-area voices are nervous because the district is considering alleviating the unknown by signing a 50-year contract for coal-fired power from a Utah company.

  • Lucila Hussek/Moonshine Ink

    Conference brings youth and leaders together to find solutions to community issues


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