You Asked. They Answered.

Readers submit questions and we find the right people to answer them. Send your queries to

What’s Up With Our Mail, Downtown Truckee Post Office?

Community forums on and offline have been buzzing about missing and late packages. USPS, what’s up?

Why Is Gas So Much Cheaper at the Truckee River RV...

You Asked. They Answered. Why is gas so cheap on Hirschdale Road compared to other stations in Truckee?

What’s Going On With the Truckee Art Haus & Cinema?

You Asked. They Answered. Is the proposed cinema, planned in the Railyard development downtown going to be built?

How Many Reno/North Lake Tahoe Commuters Pass Through Daily? What Public...

Like salmon swimming upriver, the steady stream of cars between Reno and North Lake Tahoe continues to flow. But are there other options available?

Where is All That TOT Money Spent?

How much tax revenue comes from short-term rentals in Tahoe/Truckee? And where is it spent? You asked, they answered, here.

#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.

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.

Where Can You Legally Buy/Possess/Consume/Grow Recreational Cannabis in Tahoe/Truckee? Just How...

Readers ask burning questions about how things work in the community, and we track down the answers with the powers that be.

Why Have Truckee River Water Levels Been so Low that Rafting...

Why are all the rafting companies still closed and the Truckee River low, when Lake Tahoe is at capacity? You asked, they answered, here.

What’s Happening to the Businesses at the Old Gateway Center; Are...

How was the transition for the businesses in the Old Gateway Center now that Tahoe Forest Health System has purchased the remaining buildings? Why did the hospital choose now to purchase those? Plus, are bear populations increasing? You asked, they answered, here.