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Surviving the Storm; Lake Tahoe Flips; Moving Forward With 2040; More

Local agencies outline how to prepare for winter weather emergencies. Plus, the Truckee 2040 General Plan moves toward adoption; Ikon Pass credits ski days lost to Covid; Lake Tahoe’s water fully mixes; and much more.

Subway in the Sky

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.

Traffic’s Imperfect Storm

Truckee-based photographer Court Leve witnessed ski traffic congestion from a crows-eye view recently when he captured video and photos of the long lines with his drone. Then he attended meetings to find solutions. Here are his thoughts in this month’s My Shot.

Short-Term Renters Driving You Crazy? Here is What You Can Do

That loud STR driving you batty? Here’s what the rules are and whom you can call to fix the problem.

Teachers Union, School District Settle; Overpayment of Incline Property Taxes Recognized;...

Also: a Tahoe Basin-wide perspective to trail planning and building, an area plan public workshop, a new memorial scholarship fund, springtime delivery for salmon, and a whole lot more.

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.

Berms About Town

What’s the origin of all those snow berms lining roads? Do snowplow drivers ever purposely form berms in front of “problem” residences? February’s You Asked. They Answered. takes a look.

Readers Reflect | February 2023

Readers argue that development is overrunning Placer County, and taxpayers most effected have little say.

The Country Club Comes to Homewood

Forget ski passes. Homewood will move to lifetime family memberships catered to resort residences in two years. How many will be available to the public and how much they will cost is still unknown.

Local Skier Killed in Avalanche; Placer County Receive High Number of...

South Tahoe skier killed in avalanche; public comment on Palisades EIR, workforce housing at Tahoe Donner; free defensible space clearing; more.