March 17, 2018 — Chains are required on all vehicles, except 4-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all 4 wheels, from Kingvale in Placer County to the Donner Lake Interchange on Interstate 80, the California Department of Transportation said at 5:42 p.m. on Saturday, March 17. EARLIER VERSION:
March 16, 2018 — Truckee police arrested a Vallejo man for outstanding warrants and numerous charges related to counterfeit currency and imitation firearms found in his car, according to a statement released by Truckee Police. On March14, the officers conducted a traffic stop on eastbound Interstate-80 near Overland Trail
March 16, 2018 — Highway 89 has been reopened between Truckee and Squaw Valley, the California Department of Transportation said at 10:55 a.m.on Friday, March 16. 89 between Truckee and Squaw is back OPEN. https://t.co/06q3bNZJLA — Caltrans District 3 (@CaltransDist3) March 16, 2018 EARLIER VERSION: Highway 89 has been
March 16, 2018 — UPDATE 5 p.m. UPDATE 1 p.m. SR-88 over Carson pass has re-opened with chain controls. I-80 remains closed at this hour. — CHP-Truckee (@CHP_Truckee) March 16, 2018 Traffic Update: SR-89 has reopened. I-80 SR-20 Old 40 SR-88 All remain closed at this time due to
March 16, 2018 — Truckee's scheduled baseball and softball games for Friday, March 16, against Dayton have been canceled due to weather conditions. The Wolverines were also scheduled to take on Dayton in a home doubleheader the following day, but those contests have been canceled as well. The games
March 15, 2018 — A big, overnight snowstorm created a lot of work for Marty Boline on March 2 at Squaw Valley. But after he spent a good chunk of the morning clearing a road on the upper mountain with a Sno-Cat, it was time to take a break.
March 15, 2018 — A proposed 760-unit housing development near Brockway Summit suffered a setback after a judge took issue with emergency evacuation procedures for wildfires. Placer County Superior Court Judge Michael W. Jones ruled earlier this month, in a lawsuit filed by petitioners Sierra Watch, League to Save
March 15, 2018 — For more than 35 years the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon has brought top athletes from around the world to attempt the 1.5-mile swim from Alcatraz Island to Marina Green Park in San Francisco. This year local athletes and those making the trip to the area
March 15, 2018 — I happen to be, by hobby, a graphologist. There is much to be learned from the science of reading and analyzing signatures. Let's look at some samples… The father of our proud country, George Washington, could not tell a lie, and his signature attests to
March 15, 2018 — Locally our ski resorts have had a pretty tough winter. Snowfall has been well below average after last year's record winter. Hopefully we'll get another "miracle March" to help out with the spring season. I can recall a few times over the 40 plus years
March 15, 2018 — Every editor and publisher should write a weekly column. Not because of some astounding intellect, insight or writing talent. No, such greatness eludes nearly all of us, across our titles and our roles. I only say so as a way to reach out past the
March 15, 2018 — Police dogs are trained to "bite and hold." What happens if they bite and hold the wrong person – like an innocent person sleeping on a couch? Ask Sara Lowry who now has three stitches on her lip and is lucky to have a face.
March 15, 2018 — When Forest Charter sophomore Caleb Bonneville looks down from atop a giant slalom course his mind is already racing. "Go fast, don't fall, don't make any mistakes," Bonneville tells himself before tearing down the racecourse. It's only Bonneville's second season racing gates, but the sophomore,
March 15, 2018 — A series of storms that have dropped tons of fresh powder at local ski resorts this month, have some people referring to the weather pattern as the "Miracle March." The storms came in with a bang last week, and have continued to deliver for resorts
March 15, 2018 — Runners-up in last year's boys and girls state swimming meet returned to the pool last week for the season's first competition. Truckee Head Coach Jody Burrill said her team was "a dominant force" at the season opener in Carson City on March 10, and it's
March 15, 2018 — Truckee students participated in the National School Walkout yesterday morning to honor the people killed in a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, joining schools across the country, including western Nevada County.
March 15, 2018 — With fresh snow on the ground Truckee-Tahoe skiers came out to compete last weekend, and found success both at the local and national level. Auburn Ski Club Biathlons Truckee's Steffen Cuneo came away with a pair of first-place finishes at Auburn Ski Club last weekend,
March 15, 2018 — It's been some time since the Truckee baseball and softball teams have put together a winning season, but a new year brings renewed hope and expectations for two programs that haven't finished above .500 since 2012. With their home fields still covered in snow and
March 15, 2018 — Local residents can look forward to another grocery store option after a decision by the Town of Truckee Council cleared the way for a Raley's project to proceed. The council unanimously approved a resolution on Tuesday evening, March 13, which denied an appeal of the
March 14, 2018 — A massive reduction in the proposed 2019 federal budget for Amtrak National Network funding has spurred the Town of Truckee to lobby for continued rail service in the region. The Town Council unanimously approved a proposal to submit letters in support of continued federal funding