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Need to Evacuate? Know Where to Go

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What to know when you need to go: We rounded up evacuation information from area jurisdictions in case of emergency.

Underneath It All: 50 Damaged Structures and Counting Post-Snow

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As a result of record snowfall this year, how many reports of structure damage have been relayed to Truckee/North Tahoe jurisdictions? And, as everything melts, are more tales on the way?

From Village to City: Incline and Crystal Bay Seek Incorporation

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Many Incline Village and Crystal Bay residents are eager to form their own municipality. A local nonprofit organization is looking to make it happen.

Subway in the Sky

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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.

Berms About Town

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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.

After the Bear Break-In

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A recent Tahoe Vista bear break-in prompted Moonshine staff to wonder what the proper protocol is for the aftermath. California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nevada Department of Wildlife, and BEAR League give us the answers.

Ski Resorts, Where Do Your Employees Live?

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Sugar Bowl, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, Palisades Tahoe, and (bonus content) Homewood share where their employees are living this winter season.

Rising Homelessness and the Effects of Roe v. Wade Overturn

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Is homelessness in our region increasing? Have local conversations about contraception changed since this summer’s Supreme Court overturn of Roe versus Wade?

Flames, Trains, and a Truckee Intersection

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Accountability for recent wildfires, a 2018 Amtrak passenger found unconscious in Truckee, and the problem intersection of Jibboom Street and Keiser Avenue.

Abandoned Ship in Kings Beach, Restoration Work in Truckee

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Have you seen the beached boat off Kings Beach? Here’s when you can expect it to be removed. Also, what’s the deal with all the construction work by the Truckee Railyard?