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Space It Up!

Space It Up! highlights a different topic each month related to home improvement for both owners and/or renters in relation to mountain living. This can include home improvement projects, lawn/garden care, storage, home aesthetics, etc.

Snow Problem

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When the flakes start flying, hardworking road crews are out 24/7 trying to keep some semblance of normal, but sometimes the sheer volume of snow that falls in a short span makes it difficult to keep up.

Blackout!

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Are you prepared for prolonged power outages this summer? The Truckee Donner Public Utility District warns that customers could be in for outages lasting one to a few days this summer.

Tip of the Iceberg

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What are some easy ways to combat climate change in our daily lives? Here are four small bits of information and useful tips to help you make a huge difference.

Moonshiners’ Tips for Working from Home

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Working from home has become our new normal. Find out how we Moonshiners get the job done from our home offices.

Falling into Winter

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Work these home care tips into your to-do list as you relish the warm summer days, and you’ll experience a seamless, unhurried transition into fall.

Yard Duty

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Make the most of your time at home — get a jump on defensible space by ridding your yard of pine needles and other potentially hazardous debris.

Germinating Success

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Eric Larusson from the Villager Nursery in Truckee shares his tried-and-true tips for starting seeds indoors so you can get a jump on our region’s notably short growing season.

Slow an’ Easy

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The keys to safely driving in snow country? Slow down and be prepared.

Springtime Home Maintenance

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Doors, roofs, decks, critter damage: We all know spring is the time for important repairs in case next winter is … well, winter. Contractor Steven Torres takes you on a cheeky ride for the important prep you must do to avoid house calamity before next year’s season.

Hot Stuff

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Local fire officials help clear confusion when it comes to firing up the grill during burn restrictions.