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Gina Will Settles In as Auditor-Controller

Jan. 25, 2023, 4 p.m.

Nevada County Auditor-Controller Gina Will, the chief accounting officer of Nevada County, is busy watching over the budget for the county, special districts and schools after being sworn in earlier this month.

Monopoly Lake Tahoe Edition Revealed

Jan. 25, 2023, 4 p.m.

The Lake Tahoe edition of Monopoly—a modified version of the game originally inspired by Atlantic City’s Boardwalk—was revealed at Edgewood Resort.

Truckee Council Approves License Plate Pilot Program

Jan. 25, 2023, 4 p.m.

Truckee Town Council approved a one-year pilot program for automated license plate readers to be placed throughout town.

Nevada County Supervisors Asked to Deny Mine Reopening

Jan. 24, 2023, 4 p.m.

Public comments on topics ranging from homelessness to the possible reopening of the Idaho-Maryland Mine were front and center at the Jan. 24 Nevada County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Nevada County Board of Supervisors Approves Ranch House Project

Jan. 24, 2023, 4 p.m.

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously move forward with the Ranch House Project on Highway 49. The project would demolish a single-family dwelling to provide housing to those who are at a high risk of homelessness.

Telehealth Makes Substance Use Treatment More Accessible

Jan. 24, 2023, 4 p.m.

For individuals in North Lake Tahoe with a substance use disorder, from drugs to alcohol, timely access to treatment is crucial to recovery.

Truckee-Tahoe Humane Society Expands ‘Pet Pantry’

Jan. 24, 2023, 4 p.m.

The group is expanding its “Pet Pantry” program, which helps owners keep their pets despite financial hardships or other barriers.

Alterra Acquires Snow Valley Resort

Jan. 23, 2023, 4 p.m.

Alterra Mountain Company has closed on the purchase of Snow Valley Mountain Resort, adding another Southern California destination to its portfolio.

High Fives Foundation Adds 11 Board Members

Jan. 23, 2023, 4 p.m.

High Fives Foundation, the adaptive sports and injury prevention nonprofit, has appointed 11 new members to its board of directors, including a new board president, Susan Stone.

Visit California Hires Global Consulting Firm

Jan. 23, 2023, 4 p.m.

JLL will prepare a dozen regional strategic plans to help the state marketing organization promote smart, sustainable tourism over the next decade.

State of the Snowplows

Jan. 22, 2023, 4 p.m.

Moonshine Ink looks at how snowplows keep roads passable, and the hurdles local jurisdictions are facing amid staffing and equipment shortages.

World Cup Stop at Palisades Tahoe Gets Official Name, Music Lineup

Jan. 20, 2023, 4 p.m.

The top alpine athletes in the world are set to descend on Palisades Tahoe next month for the first World Cup event hosted by the resort since 2017.

Study: Unprecedented Levels of High-Severity Fire in Sierra Nevada

Jan. 19, 2023, 4 p.m.

High-severity wildfire is increasing in Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascade forests, according to a study from UC Davis. Those rates have especially shot up over the past decade.

Friends of Olympic Valley Concerned With Revised Palisades Tahoe Plan

Jan. 19, 2023, 4 p.m.

Palisades Tahoe’s draft revised EIR for the Village at Palisades Tahoe raises concerns over its size and scale.

Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe Takes Step Toward Recognition

Jan. 18, 2023, 4 p.m.

During November’s Native American Heritage Month, the Grass Valley City Council adopted Resolution Number 2022-81 codifying support for the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe’s petition for federal recognition.

Four Entities File Suit Against PG&E for Mosquito Fire Damages

Jan. 18, 2023, 4 p.m.

The lawsuit, filed in San Francisco Superior Court, includes as co-plaintiffs Placer County, El Dorado Water Agency, Georgetown Divide Public Utilities District, and Georgetown Divide Fire Protection District.

Grass Valley Postmaster Nicole Schoppe: No Stranger to the Job

Jan. 18, 2023, 4 p.m.

Carrying packages to a customer’s car is not outside of the duties of Grass Valley postmaster Nicole Schoppe, who started her new role last May after spending six years as a local postal worker.

Truckee Planners Approve Amended Waldorf School Application

Jan. 18, 2023, 4 p.m.

It was nearly midnight before the Truckee Planning Commission concluded an hours-long session with staff and the Friends of Tahoe Truckee Waldorf.

Placer County’s Low-Barrier Shelter Helps Unhoused, Avoids Lawsuit

Jan. 17, 2023, 4 p.m.

Placer County is establishing a mobile temporary shelter in the Auburn area near the Placer County Government Center.

Palisades Village Development Is Back

Jan. 17, 2023, 4 p.m.

Palisades Tahoe lost the court battle over its Village project last year. Nevertheless, the ski resort has resubmitted with only minor changes.

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