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Assessing Storm Damages; Improving the SR 267/28 Intersection; More
Truckee waives fees for assessing storm damages; tackling invasive plant species in Lake Tahoe; Palisades junior athletes competing at top levels; plus more.
Resorting to Poor Conditions for J-1 Workers
The winter J-1 workforce at one local North Tahoe resort is living and working in undignified situations, say current and former employees.
Second Act of Housing Mission Possible
The Mountain Housing Council’s first meeting of 2023 revealed what might be the culmination of its mission, and a new bilateral solution to the region’s housing crisis.
Bridging Communities; Breaking Down Walls
Xochitl Perez grew up in North Lake Tahoe after immigrating to the U.S. from Mexico as a toddler. She now works to bridge the gaps between Mexican and North American cultures locally through acceptance, appreciation, communication, and compassion.
Tahoe/ Truckee pups playing in the snow.
The Tale of the Grosh Brothers: Why History Gets Things Wrong
A group of endurance runners and amateur historians retrace the steps of the Grosh brothers during the Comstock Lode to discover that history doesn’t always get things right.
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.
Knocking on Heaven’s Door?
Kim Bateman, a psychologist and college administrator based in Truckee, explains the role of a death doula, and shares ideas for how some of her clients at the end of their lives found peace before they passed.
Losing and Later Finding a Pet
The Do Tell question of March is: What experience or tips do you have regarding losing and later finding a pet?
Investment adviser John C. Manocchio has suggestions for readers on how to weather the next recession. The tips are not necessarily all what you might expect.