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Disappearing Acts at the Amphitheater and Truckee Schools Get Extensive Upgrades


What happened to the big music shows at the Truckee Amphitheater? What’s with the construction dust at the Truckee schools?

Tahoe City’s Pungent Odor and Prosser’s Exposed Banks


Why in the world did Tahoe City smell like a toilet? Why did Prosser Reservoir look eerily empty this spring? And why are DMV registration fees going up?

Bins Not Bags?


Why can’t we use reusable bins for recycling pick-up rather than plastic blue bags?

Do You Have to Berm Me In?


We’re introducing a new platform for our readers to ask burning questions about how things work in the community, and then we track down the answers with the powers that be.

First question: Could the county/town get plows that don't berm us in?