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Tackling Invasive Species is a Truckee/Tahoe Priority

While the most visible ecological threats like litter and wildfire deserve our attention, the League to Save Lake Tahoe’s CEO wants you to understand that invasive species are a true threat to the lake’s health and clarity, right now.

Don’t Blame the Visitor for Structural Problems

One North Shore resident feels there’s been a sense of blaming visitors on community issues like the housing shortage and trash since the onslaught of Covid-19. His My Shot provides his perspective on structural problems he sees as the real root cause.

News Briefs | March 11 – April 8, 2021

EPA raises sunken vessel from Tahoe; Washoe County moves forward with STR ordinance; Placer County embarks further on redistricting process; more.

Helping the Heroes

Parker Fontecchio needed an outlet after endurance competitions like the Spartan Race were canceled … so what started as a joke between friends turned into an endeavor to walk around Lake Tahoe almost entirely carrying 22 pounds to raise money for veterans.

Tahoe, Meet Pacaso

Pacaso helps make second homeownership a reality by connecting potential buyers — and it started right here at Tahoe.

A Fine Line

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency has had to strike a fine balance between conservationists and private landowners throughout its five decades working to preserve the integrity of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Plane and Clear

Common talk says the airport is flush with cash and people have been taking notice. Here’s a look behind the curtain at the district’s community benefit funding, a part of which is undergoing an overhaul in 2021.

Big Love for Big Blue

Since 2013, Tahoe Basics wares have been a hit with locals and tourists alike. The Agate Bay-based company has a focus on community, giving to local nonprofits and pitching in wherever they can.

News Briefs | January 14 – February 10, 2021

Forest service acquires two of last large parcels of undeveloped land in the region; NLTRA secures TBID green light; Reno offers free virtual mental health services with Nevada ranked in the bottom ten states for mental health issues; more.

The Cables Leaking Lead in Lake Tahoe

A 7-mile cable that winds up the West Shore in Lake Tahoe is leaking lead, according to a lawsuit to be filed later this month. The cable is one of four abandoned lines that some locals would like to see removed.