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Airport Noise, Runways, and Community

In this January My Shot, Rick Stephens agrees airport noise is a problem for nearby homeowners, and says lavatory spending is not outrageous.

Design and Community Thrive at Olympic Valley’s ‘Potato Chip’ Chapel

In this month’s In The Past, Michael Kennedy explains why the historic Olympic Valley Chapel sports its peculiar “potato chip” design.

Downward Ho!

Home prices have been falling since the pandemic highs, but the uncertain outlook for this year’s economy is leaving home sellers wondering what to expect for 2023. Real estate agent Jackie Ginley weighs in.

STR Caps: Are They Working?

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.

Coyotes Need a Better PR Presence

If coyotes had as many media stories about them as bears do, would they be famous, too?

Mid-Winter Mocha? … Shaun Off-White?

Is there such a car color as slush?

Working Remotely Doesn’t Jibe with Dining Out

At restaurants, remote work doesn’t succeed

Tahoe Basin Area Plan Amendments = Developers’ Dreams Come True

In December’s My Shot, Tahoe City’s Ron Grassi, a retired attorney, asserts the amended Tahoe Basin Area Plan makes too many concessions to developers.

Traffic Jams, Tahoe-style

Not how’s the skiing, but how’s the traffic?

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.