An old idea to create a tram system around Truckee/North Tahoe gains new attention from a community frustrated with vehicular ski traffic. Utah is poised to install its own; we check on the status of the local proposal.
Truckee’s 2040 General Plan is approaching its final adoption this spring. Town staff and council look forward to implementing it, but local organizations and individuals argue the plan still isn’t ready.
“It’s a heart-hurt to view idling vehicles lined up as far as the eye can see,” our editors say collectively in this month’s group editorial. “There is a carrying capacity inherent for any system and clearly we are exceeding ours here.”
Breathing deep after the deluge of storms, we look at how snowplows keep our roads passable. Here’s the way they do it and the hurdles local jurisdictions are facing amid staffing and equipment shortages.
A recent Tahoe Vista bear break-in prompted Moonshine staff to wonder what the proper protocol is for the aftermath. California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nevada Department of Wildlife, and BEAR League give us the answers.
In 2022, ordinances installed hard caps on short-term rentals in Truckee and Eastern Placer County. As the first year approaches its close, jurisdictional staffers reflect and real estate agents react.