Time To Ramp Up Invasive Species Control Projects At Lake Tahoe ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Time To Ramp Up Invasive Species Control Projects At Lake Tahoe ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Stateline, NV…Over the last two decades, the Lake Tahoe Region has become a national leader in fighting the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) that threaten to harm its world-renowned environment and the $5 billion recreation-based economy it supports. The Lake Tahoe Region is working with other partners throughout the American West to […]

Traffic Flowing In Cave Rock Area Once Again

Traffic Flowing In Cave Rock Area Once Again

Stateline, NV…The Nevada Department of Transportation has reopened U.S. 50 north of Cave Rock at Lake Tahoe to one lane of traffic in each direction following monolithic-size boulders which fell onto the roadway. Throughout last week, boulders larger than passenger vehicles fell from a roadside slope onto eastbound travel lanes. No vehicles were involved in […]

TRPA Accepting Lake Spirit Award Nominations

TRPA Accepting Lake Spirit Award Nominations

Stateline, NV…From installing erosion control measures to minimizing car trips, everyone can help Lake Tahoe. Awards recognizing people exhibiting a special dedication to conserving the lake are now open for nominations. The 2017 Lake Spirit Awards will honor those committed to a spirit of cooperation and protecting Lake Tahoe. “It takes real people making real […]

TRPA Approves Tahoe Basin Area Plan ~ Lodge Project

TRPA Approves Tahoe Basin Area Plan ~ Lodge Project

Stateline,NV…The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board on Wednesday unanimously approved Placer County’s Tahoe Basin Area Plan and the Tahoe City Lodge Project. “This is the fourth area plan approved at Lake Tahoe and an important milestone for implementing the 2012 Regional Plan,” said Joanne S. Marchetta, executive director of TRPA. “With this plan, […]

Nevada Department Transportation Reopens Kingsbury Grade After Repairs

Nevada Department Transportation Reopens Kingsbury Grade After Repairs

Carson City, NV…The Nevada Department of Transportation has reopened Kingsbury Grade (State Route 207) following repairs to flood-related erosion. In December, a sinkhole formed where a drainage pipe crosses underneath the road at mile marker 4.3, approximately 10 miles up the road on the Carson Valley side. The road was temporarily repaired and reopened before […]

List of Current Road Closures From Nevada Department Transportation

List of Current Road Closures From Nevada Department Transportation

Incline Village, NV…Below is the list of road closures and other road conditions from the Nevada Department of Transportation. Let’s be careful out there… E. Greg St Road Closed There is an incident (Road Closed) on E. Greg St in both directions from McCarran Blvd to I-80 exit 21 in Sparks Nevada. Potential flooding. East […]

Sierra Avalanche Warning In Effect For Greater Lake Tahoe Area

Sierra Avalanche Warning In Effect For Greater Lake Tahoe Area

Truckee, CA…Natural and human triggered avalanches are certain today due to the significant amount of rain on snow expected below 9300 ft. and heavy wet snow loading above 9000 ft. Large, deep, destructive wet slab, deep slab, and wind slab avalanches will occur today as well as loose wet avalanches. Avalanches could run farther than […]

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