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Off the Rail … yard Frontlines

Rick and Nancy Holliday officially step back as heads of the Railyard Project. An exclusive interview visits the history of the development and what next big ideas have captivated their imagination.

OPINION

Schools, Parents, and Racism

Do schools have an obligation to address racism directly? Absolutely, says one family who dealt with school and racism personally, through comments made by their own son.

I’m Not Racist, But …

Growing up a child of mixed ethnicity in rural Utah made Truckee local Darrah Vaughan no stranger to overt racism, but when she moved to the Tahoe/Truckee region she experienced more subtle forms of racism that could hurt even worse, like tokenism.

Preparing to Safely Reopen North Lake Tahoe is Up to All of Us

North Shore can’t leave it only up to the business community to prepare to restart the tourism economy, says Samir Tuma, NLTRA board member. It’s up to full-time residents too.

STAFF OPINION

Certain Uncertainty and Budding Hopes

As her time at Moonshine Ink comes to an end, reporter and office manager Molly Wilcox finds a glimmer of hope in the uncertainty of the times on the brink of her journey to New York for a master’s in journalism.

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A reader commented to us that until recently, he didn’t look to us for breaking news reporting. He was absolutely right: That’s never been...

MOUNTAIN LIFE

Building Bridges Online

Sierra College was the first community college in California to make the leap to online learning on account of the coronavirus and will continue to go all virtual into the fall.

SPORTS

Tee Time

Coronavirus safety measures will mean a different look for the PGA Barracuda Championship when it moves to its new home at Old Greenwood in July.

Back in Action

Change in Terrain

Long Live Saucer Boy

ARTS & CULTURE

Otis McDonald: Inspiring the Rock and, Most Importantly, the Roll

Otis McDonald rafted down the Truckee River to join us on our Tiny Porch. Dedicated to a life full of music, he plays upwards of 10 instruments.

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Troubled Waters at TTSA

State board rules Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency exhibited anti-union behavior. Tensions remain high at the agency.

Our Region’s Medical Capacity for COVID-19

As we wait on news of a vaccine for COVID-19, our local hospital district prepares for the potential impact of the outbreak. TFHS’s Harry Weis answered our burning questions.

Right Person, Right Time, Right Place

On July 27, 1985, Scott Baumgardner was training a new partner aboard the Sheriff’s Patrol Boat on Lake Tahoe. At about 6 p.m., he and Deputy Dave Harris were dispatched to a possible sailboat in trouble off Cedar Flat. Little did they know', something far more urgent was about to crash into the lake from the sky. Read about the daring rescue of two people from an airplane crash in the '80s.

A Tale of Too … Many Special Districts?

The role and funding behind Truckee/North Lake Tahoe’s many little governments


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Tahoe Talks: Fire Season in the Face of COVID-19

June 15, 2020: All this and a wildfire, too? The world spins madly on in addition to viruses, protests, and politics, meaning it's officially wildfire season in Tahoe.

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