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Little Town, Big Question

Residents of Verdi worry the small town’s character will be ruined by a development that would add 394 residential units, essentially doubling the population.

Mark “Captain Nordic” Nadell Remembered by Wife and Kids

Mark Nadell always emphasized the effort put forth as more important than the results achieved. He also personally enjoyed many passions: nordic skiing and ski racing, cycling, hiking, and playing basketball, where he was a regular at the pick-up court.

This Land is Your Land, This Land is Whose Land?

Lake Tahoe is split in two, with one half in Nevada and one half in California — but why? It involved an epic trek through the Sierra during the winter of 1843 and a mapping snafu.

TDPUD Considers New Power Sources, Hears Conservation Options

Since the demise of the Truckee Donner Public Utility District's (TDPUD) plan to purchase 50 years of coal-based electricity, the district has responded to...

None of the Above

There is no doubt we need a change, but it will not be wrought by changing the puppet in the White House.

IOV Calls it Quits

After three years of a herculean effort to form the Town of Olympic Valley, Incorporate Olympic Valley called it quits on Dec. 1 and officially withdrew its petition for incorporation. IOV cited insurmountable odds and an unsupportive county and local agency formation commission, not to mention growing financial costs, in its decision to end its mission. 

Election 2014 | Truckee Town Council

We’ve compiled a list of all the offices that are up for election, and who’s running for them, in three counties we cover — Placer, Nevada, and Washoe. Happy voting!

Silicon Mountain

High Tech at High Altitude

Journey from Hard Times

Leticia Aguilar is awarded Soroptimist 2011 Woman of Distinction


The Soulful Saxophone

Appetite for Destruction

Trash Talk