Helicopter Crash Lands Near Soda Springs

Helicopter Crash Lands Near Soda Springs

Soda Springs, CA…CHP is reporting an aircraft emergency in the Soda Springs area. A PG&E helicopter has gone down. No injures thankfully but the helicopter will need a bit of care. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00065 Type: Aircraft Emergency Location: 0 Kidd Lakes Rd Loc Desc: ROYAL GORGE SKI AREA Lat/Lon: 39.314045 […]

Traffic Update…I-80 Reopens After Brush Fire

Traffic Update…I-80 Reopens After Brush Fire

Truckee, CA…I-80 has slowly come back to life after being closed for the afternoon due to a brush fire. Below is the raw CHP incident log (at least on the public side) sometimes these make interesting reading after the incident winds down as they show a blow, by blow progression of the fire or incident. […]

Forest Service Continues Effort to Eliminate Invasive Plant Populations from the Lake Tahoe Basin

Forest Service Continues Effort to Eliminate Invasive Plant Populations from the Lake Tahoe Basin

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will continue a project to eradicate, control, and contain known infestations of invasive plants in the Lake Tahoe Basin using chemical treatment. Work will take place at approximately 90 infestations sites (18.25 acres) beginning in mid-July and continuing through September 2017. An […]

Sexual Battery Arrest at Message Parlor

Sexual Battery Arrest at Message Parlor

South Lake Tahoe, CA- Thursday July 6th, the South Lake Tahoe Police Department received a report of a sexual battery that had occurred at the Chinese Magic Massage, 3330 Lake Tahoe Blvd Suite #4. The 34 year old female victim reported that during her massage, she was sexually battered. The investigation revealed that there was […]

Tahoe Goes High Tech to Fight Aquatic Invasive Plants

Tahoe Goes High Tech to Fight Aquatic Invasive Plants

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD), in collaboration with Inventive Resources, Inc., announce that for the first time, ultraviolet light will be tested in open waters of Lake Tahoe to kill aquatic invasive plants. This initiative is possible thanks to a grant for project implementation from the California Tahoe Conservancy and […]

Death Ride to Close State Route 4 (SR-4) Closed July 8th from Hermit Valley to SR-89

Death Ride to Close State Route 4 (SR-4) Closed July 8th from Hermit Valley to SR-89

Alpine County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and westbound State Route 4 (SR-4) from Hermit Valley to SR-89 for the Tour of the California Alps bicycle ride. The route will be closed Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 5:00 a.m. until 3 p.m. Motorists should seek alternate routes. # For the […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle Off Roadway Into Ravine Off SR-267

Traffic Update….Vehicle Off Roadway Into Ravine Off SR-267

Truckee, CA…CHP is reporting a vehicle off the roadway and into a ravine near SR-267 & Mt Watson. The party was reported as trapped. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00017 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Sr267 / Mt Watson Rd Loc Desc: JSO BROCKWAY SUMMIT Lat/Lon: 39.261360 -120.071744 Close Detail Information 8:12 AM […]

Events This Weekend To Mark 10 Year Anniversary Of Angora Fire

Events This Weekend To Mark 10 Year Anniversary Of Angora Fire

South Lake Tahoe, CA…There are two events this Saturday, June 24, to mark the 10-year anniversary of the Angora Fire at Lake Tahoe. Angora Fire First Responder Remembrance Ceremony Saturday, June 24, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Lake Valley Fire Protection District Station 7, 2211 Keetak Street, South Lake Tahoe, CA Angora Commemoration Saturday, June […]