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Red Flag Warning

The Truckee Fire Protection District has been working for nearly a decade to receive its share of Martis Valley ad valorem property taxes. Now they might finally have a shot.

Welcome to ‘Donnerwood’

Truckee was a vital filming site for early silent films and the first of the “talkies” in the early 1900s, posing as places like Siberia or Alaska. Charlie Chaplin and other major film stars of the era took advantage of the Sierra Nevada snowfall and Truckee amenities, even using locals as extras and filming in remote areas such as Donner Pass.

News Briefs | June 13 – July 10, 2019

SELS Students Create Climate Change Mural TRUCKEE Sierra Expeditionary Learning School sixth-graders designed and helped build a climate change mural for their school campus. A...

Blood, Sweat, and Beers

Alibi Ale Works’ owners are committed to their business and community

Business Briefs | June 13 – July 10, 2019

Tahoe Dave’s opens their first summer Beach House, Mountain Munchkins preschool is in need of space, The Lounge co-working space opens in downtown Truckee, and much more.

‘Missing Middle’ Housing Project Envisions Live-Work-Play From Jibboom Street

Residences at Jibboom is another Truckee housing project in the works. What makes this one so special? It’s geared towards the ‘Missing Middle’.

People of Truckee Hold ‘Stop the Bans’ Protest

After eight states create laws to ban abortion, over 400 cities nationwide take to the streets to get their voices heard. Truckee’s Protest Thursday allowed community members to voice dissent to these policies.

Flight Path Problems

Tahoe Truckee Airport is researching new technology that could mean safer flights and happier residents. Those residents aren’t sure they believe it.

What’s Happening at the Dollar Creek Development in Tahoe City; How...

A developer returns with an eye toward achievable housing; the Nahas property clarifies its income range; and fishing regulations change across the region and state.

Small Homes, Big Obstacles

Whatever you call them — ADUs, in-law units, granny flats, what-have-you — they are a solution that appears tailormade for our region, yet it can be incredibly difficult to permit and build these small-scale housing units.