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Fire District Annexation Gains Ground

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The final steps for Meeks Bay Fire Protection District’s annexation into North Tahoe FPD are laid out. Plus: The history of Truckee poking fun at itself (it’s Follies season!).

A Teen’s Perspective On The World

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The humanities and knowledge of history are critical keys to achieving world peace, contends Tahoe teen Kaya Siig.

What Era Would You Visit?

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What past era would you like to travel back to and why?

Art Boards

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By Trevor Kekke Trevor Kekke has been a busy guy. Not only did he write this month’s In the Past article sharing his tale of...

Open Air Museum: Donner Summit Hub

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Unless you know the area, it’s hard to know where to go for your Donner Summit adventures. A new open-air museum atop Donner Summit, a trailhead of trailheads, aims to help folks find their way.

Speak With Care

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Language matters. This My Shot reflects on a popular former opinion piece which discussed new residents avoiding being an “invasive species,” and why, historically and looking toward a brighter future, we need to avoid such characterization.

The Chinese Question

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Racism toward Chinese people runs deep in Truckee’s history, which is a direct through-line to today’s ramp-up in anti-Asian sentiment and hate crimes. This My Shot addresses how we have to be vigilant against this continued threat.

Removing ‘Squaw’ from Tahoe’s Washoe Lands

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Episode 73 | September 17, 2020

As the Squaw Valley ski resort moves forward with a name change, businesses and the county prepare to complement the decision. Reporting and broadcasting by Alex Hoeft.

A Blast into the Past

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Episode 66 | August 25, 2020

A peek into some of Truckee’s history from the town’s oldest living native Italian, Eugene Gini. Reporting and broadcasting by Alex Hoeft

A Tale of the River Streets

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Eugene Gini, 89, has lived in Truckee all his life. Owner of the riverside Moonshine office, he shares stories from over the decades including unplowed roads and segregated neighborhoods.