From around Truckee/North Lake Tahoe communities

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.

Batten Down!

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.

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

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.

New Keep Tahoe Blue Environment and Education Center; Wildfire Prevention; More

Chamber of Commerce launches lunch and learn series; fire protection district introduces life-saving technology; Sugar Bowl extends ski season.

Landing Locals Gets a New Name; Survey to Determine Regional Priorities; Placer Planning Commissioner...

CHP’s guide to weekend ski traffic; Cortez Masto sponsors act to keep ski fees local; Tahoe Fund receives donations from Vail; 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.

A Hazy 2040 Vision

Truckee’s 2040 General Plan is approaching its final adoption this spring. Town staff and council look forward to implementing it, but local organizations and individuals argue the plan still isn’t ready.

Acts of Grace

Ken and Terry Yagura, having spent four-plus decades in North Tahoe and dedicated countless hours to important volunteer community projects, including Arts for the Schools and the Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, detail the changes in their lives that Japanese internment camps made during World War II.

Granite Flat Campground: A Workforce Housing Alternative

Palisades Tahoe and the USFS are pursuing an innovative workforce housing option, arranging for employees to be able to live in their vans at Granite Flat Campground south of Truckee on California Highway 89. They still have improvements to make, according to this writer.

Tahoe/Truckee Workforce Struggles with Childcare Shortages

Truckee/Tahoe’s childcare crisis impacts local families and the workforce.