Truckee

Scary start for Cook

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of a three-part series that will introduce readers to Stacey Cook, a U.S. Olympic downhill skier and native of Truckee, and her parents Dean and ...

Placer County can't help its fellow Americans

The unfortunate crisis in Haiti has made me think of all of the efforts Americans have made to help those less fortunate that us. Temporary shelters, (mostly tents), clean water an ...

Stimulus dollars hammer poor

Tahoe conservancies getting $175 million of stimulus money to buy land and restore habitat sounds wonderful, but try to understand where that money comes from. This is not “tax ...

Turnovers doom Colfax In 34-7 Loss

TRUCKEE – Colfax High’s football team started its non-league game with Truckee very inauspiciously Saturday afternoon. The Falcons lost a fumble at their own 10-yard line th ...

Hometown football pro shares his skills

Ted Popson’s looking for a few interested kids to attend camp, have some fun and learn something about playing football. Popson is hoping to pass on some of his intimate knowledg ...

From ‘pupcakes’ to bison bones: Scraps feeds pets well

Sisters Arnette McClure, Janice Hundemer and Audrey Moore love their animals. McClure has two West Highland white terriers and a cat. Hundemer breeds English Labrador retrievers. ...

Man surrenders after holding family hostage

A parolee took his family hostage and was involved in a “lengthy stand off” with law enforcement in Truckee Wednesday night before surrendering. Andrew Jason Rosas was booked ...

Propane leak closes Sierra ski area

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — A Sierra ski area has been shut down and evacuated after a leak was discovered in a 6,000-gallon propane tank. A Truckee Fire Protection District offic ...

Big plays are back for Colfax

COLFAX — Big plays — something missing from the Colfax High football team’s repertoire in a season opening loss in Idaho last week — stepped to the forefront for the Falcon ...

Truckee taxes, regulations driving out middle class

Truckee Realtor, heal thyself. Greed is good, as long as it is kept out of local government. The dirty little secret here in Truckee is that the current level of taxes and regula ...