Nevada County Local News

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Conservancy Grants $250K to Tackle Invasive Plants in Lake Tahoe


The California Tahoe Conservancy Board approved a $250,000 grant to Tahoe Resource Conservation District for aquatic invasive plant surveillance and rapid response.

Ganong Closes Out World Cup Career


Lake Tahoe alpine legend Travis Ganong has raced down a World Cup course for the final time. The Truckee-born skier traveled to Andorra for the final event of his 17-year career.

Active Weather Returns to Tahoe This Weekend


The short period of dry and cool weather wraps up Friday at Lake Tahoe with possibly another big snow dump on the way.

Is the Western Drought Finally Ending?


Many people are looking at the snow and water levels and asking that question. The answer depends on where you are in the West and how you define ā€œdrought.ā€ A researcher at the Desert Research Instituteā€™s Western Regional Climate Center explains.

Truckee Council Approves Fireworks Show


After much discussion and public comment, the Truckee Town Council voted to grant a special use permit for Fourth of July fireworks at Donner Lake.

Save Mart in Truckee Closed Due to Snow Load


The Truckee Fire Protection District deemed the Truckee Save Mart as hazardous after responding to a call about the building.

Fire Safe Council to Host Fundraiser


Fire Safe Council of Nevada County invites all residents to enjoy a day of fun on June 3 to benefit the work of Firewise communities in Nevada County.

Court Upholds Prop. 22 in Big Win for Lyft and Uber


An appeals court has ruled in favor of companies that want to classify some workers as independent contractors, saying that Proposition 22 is mostly constitutional.

Storm Warning Through March 15 for Tahoe Region


The stormy weather will continue as another atmospheric river is poised to pound Truckee-Tahoe, bringing renewed flooding, snow load and avalanche issues.

Help With Storm Damage Repairs


Residents and business owners with storm damage repairs in unincorporated Nevada County will receive priority permitting and have local fees waived for repair permits.

Keep Tahoe Blue Shares Project Results


The nonprofit environmental group released the results of two projects: one that uses a beach-cleaning robot to remove trash hidden in the sand, and another designed to measure the 2021 Caldor Fireā€™s impacts on the Tahoe ecosystem.

Truckeeā€™s Strecker Skis to State Title


Truckee freshman Sierra Strecker raced to a California ā€“ Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation Nordic state championship, topping the regionā€™s best skiers across 6.6 kilometers.

Lake Tahoe Flips for the First Time Since 2018-19


What does flipping mean? It means Lake Tahoeā€™s waters fully mixed vertically from top to bottom. While this is an annual event in shallower lakes, with Tahoeā€™s 1,640-foot depth, itā€™s a less common occurrence.

NID March Survey Measures ā€˜Robustā€™ Snowpack


Recent rounds of heavy snow continue to bolster the snowpack on Nevada Irrigation Districtā€™s snow courses that provide water to customers.

North Tahoe Resort Announces New Name


Resort at Sq**w Creek, in Olympic Valley, has a new name and logo: Everline Resort & Spa.

Jim Mathias Joins Fire Safe Council of Nevada County


A retired chief of operations with Cal Fire, Jim Mathias has joined the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County. The locally run nonprofit is an organization dedicated to providing fire safety projects and education.

Nevada County USPS Asks Customers for Help


Snow accumulation in Nevada County is creating a challenge for USPS letter carriers. Residents maintaining a clear path to the mailbox will help postal carriers maintain consistent delivery service.

Snow, Rain, Flooding All Possible With Atmospheric River Event


Snowfall will wind down and a warm atmospheric river packing heavy moisture will hit the Lake Tahoe Basin on March 9.

Grant Funding Available for Artists in Nevada, Placer Counties


The state of California is making an unprecedented investment in the arts. The ā€œCalifornia Creative Corpsā€ program will award $60 million statewide to implement media, outreach, and engagement campaigns.

Agencies Collaborate on Conservation Efforts


State andĀ federal agenciesĀ are joining forces to address the decline of monarch butterflies and other pollinator species.

Upcoming Civic Events

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City of Grass Valley
Grass Valley City Council Meeting
Tuesday March 28 2023   7:00 PM

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Town of Truckee
Truckee Town Council Meeting
Tuesday March 28 2023   5:00 PM