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#TrashTag, You’re It

We asked; now we want you to answer. Last issue we launched our local #TrashTag campaign, to have all of us help solve the litter issue in Tahoe/Truckee. Some local planet heroes have been hard at work to keep our wildlands wild; find out how you can help.

Boca Dam Project ‘Going Well,’ Preparing for Winter Hiatus

Hibernation of bears … and construction crews. Boca Dam construction wrapping up for season.

Restoration Construction in Martis Creek Basin Nearly Complete

Farewell to construction equipment off Highway 267, the Martis Wildlife Area restoration project is nearly finished

Facebook Cops

The Truckee PD is on its way to becoming our region’s next social media maven, and the department has solid justifications for the kind of victim or criminal-identifying posts they put out, though not everyone agrees with their strategy.

Where Do Our Police and Fire Staff Live? What’s Up With...

You asked, so Truckee Police Chief and Fire District officials are here to give you the run-down on how much of their respective departments live locally, why that number has been shrinking, and how they feel commuting professionals affects their workplace culture.

News Briefs | October 10 – November 13, 2019

Pauite cutthroat trout reintroduced to their natural habitat; Hardy Bullock announces run for supervisor; Bike Coalition, Tahoe Fund add more bike racks; more.

Spooked-Out Storytellers

The restless spirits of Truckee/Tahoe are known to make their presence felt. For folks that have seen something, it isn’t just a bunch of hocus pocus.

Fighting Fire with Innovation

Tahoe Basin groups encourage new methods of addressing wildfire

How Do You ADU?

Did you know that the Town of Truckee led statewide efforts, now passed into law, to free up homeowners and developers’ restrictions on ADUs?

Mushrooms and Lichen and Cannabis, Oh My!

Mushrooms and Lichen and Cannabis, Oh My! How to keep your dog safe from nature’s dangers.