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Housing Crisis

Ongoing series about the region's worsening housing issues

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BRIEFS

OPINION

MOUNTAIN LIFE

Frosty Flakes

Every winter, it glazes over windshields and sparkles like diamonds on the branches of trees and shrubs. There are many kinds of frost, but two are most common. Do you know how to tell them apart?

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

How to Build a World Cup Ski Run

At the Stifel Palisades World Cup, spectators will see the best skiers in the world flying down the racecourse. But what goes into building an elite racecourse? Hint: countless manhours and lots of water.

ARTS & CULTURE

Divine Timing: MC Yogi and Amanda Giacomini

Q&A with yogi and musician MC Yogi and his wife, artist Amanda Giacomini, as they prepare to come to Truckee to offer an immersion weekend at Mountain Lotus Yoga.

PARTING SHOT

THINK LOCAL

TINY PORCH CONCERTS

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Is It Too Expensive to Build?

With the rising costs of materials and labor, the price of construction in our area has reached unprecedented levels. The local building industry has not fully felt the impacts yet, but the day could soon come.

On Fire

YOU ASKED. THEY ANSWERED.

SOUL KITCHEN

SPACE IT UP

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