Truckee & North Lake Tahoe Regional Officials Cancel Fourth of July Events

Truckee & North Lake Tahoe Regional Officials Cancel Fourth of July Events

Truckee & Tahoe City, CA….Truckee and North Lake Tahoe regional officials have made the difficult decision to cancel the annual July 3 fireworks at Kings Beach, and the Fourth of July fireworks shows in Donner Lake, Truckee, and Tahoe City. Canceled events include the Fourth of July parade, which encompasses the Firecracker Mile in Historic […]

Fentanyl-Related Deaths More than Double in Washoe County Over Past Year.

Fentanyl-Related Deaths More than Double in Washoe County Over Past Year.

Reno, NV. April 19, 2021. Fentanyl-related deaths have more than doubled in Washoe County over the past year. Five years ago, fentanyl-related deaths were nearly unheard of locally. While the east coast saw a surge of deaths due to fentanyl and its analogs, Washoe County had very few cases locally and regionally. However, fentanyl abuse […]

One Lap Around Lake Tahoe Spring Edition

One Lap Around Lake Tahoe Spring Edition

South Lake Tahoe, CA…On May 20th we took one lap around Lake Tahoe. We started the camera rolling at Stateline continued on up East Shore to Incline Village, Through Kings Beach, over to Tahoe City and down the West Shore. We made a brief stop at Emerald Bay and then back to South Lake Tahoe […]

A Message From Your Regional Tahoe Healthcare Providers During COVID-19 Outbreak

A Message From Your Regional Tahoe Healthcare Providers During COVID-19 Outbreak

Lake Tahow, CA/NV…With the continuing spread of COVID-19 within the U.S., the healthcare providers of the greater Lake Tahoe/El Dorado Region are working closely with each other and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as California and Nevada health authorities, to care for affected individuals. We are also jointly taking steps […]

$40,000 Available for Recycling Projects in Nevada

$40,000 Available for Recycling Projects in Nevada

Carson City, NV…The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection’s (NDEP) Recycling Program has $40,000 in grant funding available for projects to enhance recycling, public awareness of the importance of conserving natural resources, and for the reduction, reuse and recycling of solid waste. NDEP encourages action-oriented projects rather than projects oriented toward research and development. The funding […]

Placer County Is Ready To Help During Storm

Placer County Is Ready To Help During Storm

Tahoe City, CA…The “Pineapple Express” warm winter storm headed our way this weekend is forecast to be one of the largest in years – with flooding, road closures and utility outages expected to be serious and widespread. Stay tuned for emergency updates by signing up for the Placer Alert notification system (www.placer-alert.org), follow the weather […]

Tahoe Boat Inspections Move To Launch Ramps For Fall And Winter

Tahoe Boat Inspections Move To Launch Ramps For Fall And Winter

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV… Starting in October boat inspections will move to select launch ramps and winter hours will begin. Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) inspectors will be stationed at Cave Rock and Lake Forest boat launches from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week, weather and construction permitting. All boats without an […]

Air Quality Advisory Continues Due to American Fire

Air Quality Advisory Continues Due to American Fire

Placer County, CA…The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control District are re-issuing this joint Air Quality Advisory to notify the public of continuing poor air quality conditions due to smoke from the American Fire, 17 miles north-east of Foresthill. These widespread smoky conditions will continue to affect Placer County from […]