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Do Pollinators Stay in Tahoe/Truckee During the Winter?

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It depends on the pollinator in question. Some stay, some go, but oh, how many there are.

Why the Long Lines at the Truckee Post Office?

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The line at the downtown Truckee post office is out the door regularly. What’s going on? It’s a complex answer.

What Are the Next Steps for the Old Elementary School in...

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You Asked. They Answered. The former Incline Village Elementary School site was sold to the Tahoe Transportation District. So what happens now, and what will the site become? Email: You Asked. They Answered. The former Incline Village Elementary School site has found a permanent home with the Tahoe Transportation District. So what happens now, and what will the site become?

How Will We Ensure That Our Ballots Make It If We...

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You Asked. They Answered. How will the USPS ensure ballots are counted in a vote-by-mail-heavy election?

Why Can’t Tahoe Solve the Trash Issue?

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You Asked. They Answered. Why can’t Tahoe solve the trash issue? What’s being done and what more could be done?

Is 5G Safe? How Do ‘They’ Know?

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You Asked. They Answered. What’s the real story behind the health risks of 5G? Science doesn’t know much, but here’s one researcher who says he’s connecting the dots.

Was Last Year’s Historic Open-Fire Ban in Truckee Effective? What’s the...

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You Asked. They Answered. Truckee Fire Protection District led the way with a historic open-fire ban last year, with encouraging results. Other districts followed suit. Here’s what’s banned.

Will the USPS Be Defunded By Summer’s End?

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You Asked. They Answered. The USPS is hanging by a thread; will it last the summer of solitude?

What Does the ‘Softening’ of the Stay-at-Home Order Mean for Me?

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You Asked. They Answered. So we’re in “stage two” of reopening and life is supposed to gradually return to normal … but what does that actually mean on the day to day? Can I see friends? With restaurants opening back up, can I only go with my family or quarantine group? Placer County’s Dr. Aimee Sisson has the update.

Are All the Second Homeowners in Tahoe/Truckee Following the Stay-at-Home Order...

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You Asked. They Answered. Sanitation Agency data shows wastewater flow is roughly half of what it was this time last year, and without STRs operating this gives us one window into understanding the volume of second homeowners in the area during the pandemic.