State Route 89 Opens to One-Way Traffic Control Today Aug. 18! Visit and Shop in Markeeville!!

State Route 89 Opens to One-Way Traffic Control Today Aug. 18!  Visit and Shop in Markeeville!!

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues to make excellent progress to restore full access on State Route 89 north of Markleeville in Alpine County. Caltrans District 10 has completed slurry and native material placement and compaction operations over a 120-foot long, 8-foot diameter culvert. The final structural section will be installed today. Route […]

City of South Lake Tahoe Hires New Airport Manager

City of South Lake Tahoe Hires New Airport Manager

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The City of South Lake Tahoe is pleased to announce the appointment of John Dickinson to the position of Airport Manager, effective August 1. Dickinson will be responsible for overseeing airport operations, administering the airport work plan, managing the fiscal operations of the airport, and providing recommendations for sustainable airport land use. […]

Suspect Arrested for Arson after Structure Fire in South Lake

Suspect Arrested for Arson after Structure Fire in South Lake

South Lake Tahoe, CA…On 8/6/22, at approximately 8:32pm, South Lake Tahoe Dispatch received multiple 911 calls about a structure fire on the 3800 block of Figueora Ln. South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue and South Lake Tahoe Police responded and found a single residence fully engulfed in flames. SLT FR was able to quickly knock down […]

Caltrans Enacts Emergency Plan to Install Culvert and Reopen State Route 89

Caltrans Enacts Emergency Plan to Install Culvert and Reopen State Route 89

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has enacted an emergency order to install temporary drainage facilities on State Route 89 near Markleeville (Alpine County) in an effort to reopen the highway as safely and expeditiously as possible. Route 89 currently remains closed from Turtle Rock Park to Route 4 due to a devastating mud […]

City Manager Appoints Chief of South Lake Tahoe Fire & Rescue

City Manager Appoints Chief of South Lake Tahoe Fire & Rescue

South Lake Tahow, CA…South Lake Tahoe City Manager, Joe Irvin, has appointed Jim Drennan to the position of Fire Chief, effective August 9. Mr. Irvin stated, “Chief Drennan is a collaborative leader who leans into regional initiatives to improve response capabilities throughout the Basin. He not only makes South Lake Tahoe safer, but works to […]

Hwy 4 Over Ebbetts Pass Reopens After Caltrans Clears Mudslides

Hwy 4 Over Ebbetts Pass Reopens After Caltrans Clears Mudslides

Markleeville, CA…State Route 4 Ebbetts Pass was closed last night due to several mudslides caused by heavy thunderstorm activity. Caltrans, District 10 crews worked into the night to clear the mud and debris and were able to reopen around 12:30 a.m. today. Thunderstorms are predicted to continue through the day, so crews will be monitoring […]

Hwy 89 Betweek Turtle Rock Park & Montegomery Street Closed Due to Mud & Debris Flows

Hwy 89 Betweek Turtle Rock Park & Montegomery Street Closed Due to Mud & Debris Flows

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in conjunction with the California Highway Patrol and the Alpine County Sheriff, has closed State Route 89 between Turtle Rock County Park Road and Montgomery Street in Markleeville (Alpine County), due to mud and debris flows from heavy rain that washed out a portion of the roadway on […]

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