Colorado Man Identified As Deceased In Hostage Drama Last Week

Colorado Man Identified As Deceased In Hostage Drama Last Week

Tahoe City, CA…The man who took a female hostage at gunpoint and was eventually shot and killed by Placer County Sheriff’s deputies early Friday morning has been identified as Jose Gonzales Lera, 27, from Lakewood, Colorado. After Lera refused to pull over for erratic driving at around 3 a.m. Friday, his car was stopped by […]

Locals…Ganong, Mancuso, Bennett, Engel, Jitloff On Alpine World Championships Team

Locals…Ganong, Mancuso, Bennett, Engel, Jitloff On Alpine World Championships Team

Park City, UT…2015 World Championship medalists Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) and Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA) will headline a group of 23 athletes—14 men and 9 women—to compete at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland from February 6-19. With the recent return of Vonn to competition, […]

Detectives Investigating Death Of Michael Borchardt, 49 From Homewood

Detectives Investigating Death Of Michael Borchardt, 49 From Homewood

Homewood, CA…Placer County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of a Homewood man who was found outside his home yesterday, covered in snow. At around 11 a.m., deputies were called to the PDQ Market in Tahoma, which is on Lake Tahoe’s west shore, for the report of an abandoned vehicle. The vehicle was covered in […]

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Ski Patroller Dies During Avalanche Control

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Ski Patroller Dies During Avalanche Control

Squaw Valley, CA…January 24, 2017 – 9:00 AM – A fatal incident occurred at Squaw Valley involving a ski patroller at 8:35 AM this morning during avalanche control activities. He was an employee of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. The victim’s name has not yet been released pending the notification of friends and family. An investigation […]

Traffic Update….Collision On 89 Near Squaw

Traffic Update….Collision On 89 Near Squaw

Olympic Valley, CA…CHP is reporting a collision on Hwy 89 near Squaw Valley Road. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00039 Type: Trfc Collision-Minor Inj Location: SR89 / Squaw Valley Rd Loc Desc: BRIDGE 6 Lat/Lon: 39.204761 -120.199463 Close Detail Information 11:28 AM 10 [31] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1181-Trfc […]

Liberty Says The Lights Are Coming Back On In Lake Tahoe Area

Liberty Says The Lights Are Coming Back On In Lake Tahoe Area

Tahoe Visto, CA….Update Jan. 11th at 2 p.m. Power has been restored to a majority of customers in the Northstar, Squaw, Olympic Valley, Alpine Meadows, Glenshire, Martis Camp and Truckee areas. We anticipate customers in Kings Beach, Tahoe City and Portola/Loyalton will also be restored today. There are still challenges to restoring power from Emerald […]

Liberty Says 20,000 Still Without Power, Crews Working Hard, Website Back Up After Outage

Liberty Says 20,000 Still Without Power, Crews Working Hard, Website Back Up After Outage

North & South Tahoe Areas, CA…Update Jan. 11th at 8:30am. Please be advised the Liberty Utilities North and South Lake Tahoe Walk In Centers and Customer Service Phone Lines will be closed today due to the server weather conditions. We currently have approximately 20,000 customers without power. All Liberty Utilities and NV Energy crews have […]

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