• Grants keep injured athletes mobile

    Grants keep injured athletes mobile

    Truckee’s High Fives Foundation is awarding empower grants to two people who have suffered spinal cord injuries to help them have more active lives. Taylor Fiddyment, 22, was injured in 2011 in an ATV accident that left her paralyzed. She has worked with the High Fives Foundation, receiving prior grants that have brought her skiing, […]

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  • Watercraft inspections becoming more limited

    Watercraft inspections becoming more limited

    Starting in October boat inspections will move to select launch ramps and winter hours will begin. Tahoe Resource Conservation District inspectors will be stationed at Cave Rock and Lake Forest boat launches from 6am-4pm seven days a week, weather and construction permitting. All boats without an intact Tahoe inspection seal are required to get an […]

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  • Feedback sought on signage for Rubicon trail

    Feedback sought on signage for Rubicon trail

    Off-highway vehicle enthusiasts and interested members of the public may give input regarding  sign content for the McKinney Rubicon kiosk at a meeting Sept. 22. It will be from 1-4pm at the U.S. Forest Service office in South Lake Tahoe, 35 College Drive.   For more information about the meeting, contact Mike Gabor 530.543.2642 or [email protected]

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  • Hwy. 28 construction to impact drivers

    Hwy. 28 construction to impact drivers

    Crews will be on working around the clock on Sept. 21 and Sept. 26-Oct. 7 on the bike path-stormwater project on Highway 28 in Incline Village. Motorists should anticipate delays of up to 30 minutes with one-lane flagger controlled closures near Hidden Beach, one mile south of Incline Village. Work will include relocation of a […]

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  • Squaw anticipates mid-November opening

    Squaw anticipates mid-November opening

    While Boreal usually is the first Tahoe area ski resort to open, Squaw Valley is on a quest to be close behind. Following the region’s first snow fall this week, the resort has bumped up opening day from Nov. 23 to the week of Nov. 11, weather and conditions permitting. Following the earliest opening in more […]

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  • Star Guide: Uranus, a naked eye planet

    Star Guide: Uranus, a naked eye planet

    By Tony Berendsen In the beginning there were five planets. Our ancestors watched them for millennia knowing they differed from the stationary stars in the heavens; they wandered. They were given names and mythologies to share from generation to generation and ruled the night sky as gods. Then a man with a telescope discovered another […]

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  • Nev. State Parks has firewood for sale

    Nev. State Parks has firewood for sale

    Permits for the Nevada Division of State Park’s annual wood sale will be available beginning Sept. 17 at 8am at the Sand Harbor main office. Permits are $65 per cord, with a limit of one cord per address/family and available on a first-come, first-served basis. The wood is a mixture of pine and fir, some […]

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  • Volunteers needed for Truckee River Day

    Volunteers needed for Truckee River Day

    Truckee River at The 21st annual Truckee River Day is Oct. 16. Volunteers have the choice of a half or full day to work on restoration projects, with different levels of difficulty. There will be 10-12 projects including restoration at Dry Creek in Russel Valley, seeding and mulching at Elizabethtown in Martis Valley, Aspen protection along Alder […]

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  • Virginia City hosting zombie run

    Virginia City hosting zombie run

    Redrun will once again take over Virginia City by transforming the historic ghost town into the aftermath of Armageddon. The Oct. 8 event has been named one of the best zombie events in the nation by Yahoo and one of the top quirky races in Nevada by Travel Nevada. Runners must fight off zombies who are […]

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  • American River Basin focus of federal study

    American River Basin focus of federal study

    In an effort to better understand the imbalances between water supply and demand, the Bureau of Reclamation is launching a study in the American River Basin. This comprehensive water study will help inform water management in the Central Valley Project. The basin encompasses 2,140 square miles from its headwaters near Lake Tahoe to Sacramento where […]

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