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  • Truckee Olympian relives race for hometown

    By Kathryn Reed TRUCKEE – It wasn’t competing in the Olympics that stressed out Travis Ganong, it was the anxiety of being named to the U.S. team. “It was stressful the whole season last year during World Cup leading up to the Olympics,” the Truckee native told a crowd of supporters. “Once I made the team, I […]

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  • Film explores food sustainability in the Sierra

    By Kathryn Reed TRUCKEE – Food is one of the basic needs to survive. Usually it is something people living the Lake Tahoe-Truckee region import. But what if it didn’t have to be trucked in? Mayumi Elegado, publisher of Truckee’s Moonshine Ink, and Stacy Caldwell with Tahoe Truckee Community foundation started exploring that concept earlier […]

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  • Meeting to discuss Placerville courthouse

    There will be a meeting Nov. 6 at 6pm regarding the draft environmental impact report for the proposed Placerville courthouse. California’s Judicial Council will present the information about the proposed courthouse that would be built adjacent to the county jail on Forni Road. The comment period closes 5 pm Dec. 1. More info may be found online. […]

  • Free firewood near Wrights Lake

    The Wrights Lake Recreation Area on the Eldorado National Forest will be open to free public firewood gathering on Oct. 25-26 and Nov. 1-2 from 9am-4pm. Woodcutters will be issued a free permit on site. The area was severely damaged last winter when more than 200 trees fell during extremely high winds. The storm caused […]

  • Truckee Olympian relives race for hometown

    By Kathryn Reed TRUCKEE – It wasn’t competing in the Olympics that stressed out Travis Ganong, it was the anxiety of being named to the U.S. team. “It was stressful the whole season last year during World Cup leading up to the Olympics,” the Truckee native told a crowd of supporters. “Once I made the team, I […]

  • Letter: No doubt Pierini is best for DCSO

    To the community, With the race for Douglas County sheriff nearing an end I would like to offer the following observations: First, I have repeatedly heard that Dave Brady wants to cut the volunteer programs, calling them “non-essential.” I am one of the 200-plus volunteers currently serving the sheriff’s office; I am a citizen patrol […]

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