Prescribed Fire Operations At Lake Tahoe May Continue Into Next Week

Prescribed Fire Operations At Lake Tahoe May Continue Into Next Week

South Lake Tahoe, CA…If conditions are favorable next week, the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, California State Parks and the U.S. Forest Service may continue prescribed fire operations on April 10, 2017. Operations may take place near Tahoe City, Glenbrook, Round Hill, Lower Kingsbury Grade, South Lake Tahoe, and Meyers. Weather permitting, operations may continue […]

Forest Service Seeks Input On Proposed Improvements At Heavenly

Forest Service Seeks Input On Proposed Improvements At Heavenly

South Lake Tahoe,CA…The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is seeking comments on proposed improvements to existing skiing and snowboarding terrain at Heavenly Mountain Resort. Improvements would include widening ski trails and removing trail obstacles. Comments are most helpful if received by April 28, 2017. Ski trail widening to reduce bottlenecks and improve […]

Tahoe Chamber’s 2017 Business EXPO Welcomes Over 1,300 Attendees

Tahoe Chamber’s 2017 Business EXPO Welcomes Over 1,300 Attendees

South Lake Tahoe,CA/NV…The GO Local: Business EXPO returned to the South Shore with huge success thanks to attendees, vendors, volunteers, and sponsors! Over 1,300 locals and visitors gathered inside the Harvey’s convention center, Friday, March 31, as Tahoe Chamber Member businesses showcased their latest programs, products, and services. The night was highlighted with live entertainment […]

Agencies Continue Prescribed Fire Operations At Lake Tahoe

Agencies Continue Prescribed Fire Operations At Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Weather and conditions permitting, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, California State Parks and the U.S. Forest Service may continue prescribed fire operations beginning April 3, 2017. Operations may take place near Tahoe City, Glenbrook, Round Hill, Kingsbury Grade, and Meyers. Operations may continue over the next several weeks, as conditions allow. To […]

Snowpack’s Water Content Remains Far Above Average

Snowpack’s Water Content Remains Far Above Average

Sacramento, CA…– With every monthly measurement of the California snowpack this winter, the state’s rebound from the previous five years of drought becomes more evident. Today’s electronic readings from 95 sites in the Sierra Nevada show an average statewide snow water equivalent (SWE) of 45.8 inches, or 164 percent of the historical average for March […]

Senator Gaines Reacts To Tax-Spiking Transportation Proposal

Senator Gaines Reacts To Tax-Spiking Transportation Proposal

Sacramento, CA…Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado), Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing, today reacted to Governor Brown and Legislative Democrats’ announcement of a $5.2 billion road-funding package that imposes permanent new gas taxes and user fees on motorists: “Is anyone shocked that the proposed solutions to a very real transportation infrastructure […]

V&T Railroad Adds New Family, Group Packages To 2017 Season

V&T Railroad Adds New Family, Group Packages To 2017 Season

Carson City, NV…The Virginia & Truckee Railroad 2017 season debuts discounted family and group packages for authentic period steam train rides that transport passengers through the silver boom towns of the Wild West. The V&T pulls into the station every weekend starting Memorial Day weekend, May 27-28, through Oct. 15. Tickets for the 16-mile historic […]

Nevada & Placer Counties Resource Advisory Committee Requests Project Proposals

Nevada & Placer Counties Resource Advisory Committee Requests Project Proposals

Nevada City, CA…The Nevada and Placer Counties Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) is requesting proposals for natural resource improvement projects in Nevada and Placer counties that benefit National Forest System lands. With the two-year reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act, approximately $240,000 is expected to be available this year for RAC-recommended projects. […]

Law Enforcement Seeks Information In South Lake Tahoe Robbery

Law Enforcement Seeks Information In South Lake Tahoe Robbery

South Lake Tahoe, CA…On March 29th, 2017 at approximately 5:45 PM, Officers responded to a report of a male tied up and possibly stabbed inside his residence in the 3600 block of Spruce Ave. When Officers arrived on scene, they located a 43-year-old male South Lake Tahoe resident, bound and gagged inside his apartment. There […]

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