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Truckee Fireworks are All About Tradition

The GM of Truckee parks and rec explains why it was decided to stick with fireworks for the Fourth of July celebrations at Donner Lake.

Uniquely First

Longtime Truckee resident Marianne Porter reflects poetically on the milestones a life in Truckee can deliver.

Workforce Housing Solutions Grow; Earthquake Authority Speaks Out; Broadband EIR; More

Agency introduces plan for growing housing solutions; Placer is first county to receive prohousing designation; more.

Steve Randall’s 37 Years at TDRPD Made all the Difference

In his December My Shot, writer Pete Kristian lauds Steve Randall for his 37 years as general manager of the Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District. Randall will retire this winter.

Las Posadas: Pilgrimage, Prayer, and Piñatas

After a 1,095-day hiatus, the Las Posadas pilgrimage to Henness Flats, Tahoe Pines, Donner Lake, and Truckee returns, thanks to Sierra Community House and the event’s valiant promoters, Paty Sigala and Ceci Sanchez.

Final Judgment Over Olympic Valley Development; Ballot Measure Proposing an Increased...

2022 Ready, Set, Go! handbook; leadership program graduates 24 more leaders; Nevada County awards outdoor visitor safety fund grants; more.

Donner Lake Fire Gets Rapid Response

The quick Donner Lake structure fire containment occurred because local emergency departments are maintaining staff and equipment while also helping on big wildfires.

Going The Distance

His life’s passion is swimming, and at 73, Craig Meacham is showing no signs of slowing down. Last year, he swam Donner Lake on 100 days.

Truckee Dogs Have Wagging Tails

Sled dogs and canine truck companions are a part of Truckee’s history, writes Truckee-Donner Historical Society member Judy DePuy in her My Shot, and to keep the legacy of free dogs alive the town must abide by rules and etiquette.

News Briefs | November 12 – December 9, 2020

STR and noise ordinance adopted; overdose deaths on the rise; Hotel Avery application denied extension; more.