Letter to the Editor: Here is how I avoid ski collisions

Dear Mr. Sweigert:
I’m an intermediate skier and cyclist and agree, in theory, with practically everything you said in your column on Feb. 27, “Know the code for your safety.”
The practice of calling out your inten

Truckee baseball | Wolverines get feet wet in Reno tourney

The defending Division I-A state champion Truckee baseball team was swept out of the annual Mike Bearman Memorial Tournament in Reno to open the season this past weekend.

While the first four games were against larger Division I t

Truckee Library to host Poetry Slam

TRUCKEE, Calif. – As part of the Nevada County Reads and Writes program’s 2013 book selection, the young adult novel “Marcelo in the Real World” by Francisco X. Stork, the Truckee Library will host its first-ev

North Tahoe baseball | Lakers outscore opponents 29-3 in Yerington Tournament

The North Tahoe baseball team opened its season on a high note as it swept through the Yerington Tournament in convincing fashion this past weekend.

The Lakers routed all three opponents they faced, beating Lee Vining 11-0, Virgini

Obituary: Carolyn Gail Henrikson

Carolyn Gail Henrikson passed away at home suddenly on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. She was 79.
She is survived by her children; Erik, Aleta, Kjell; and Gregg, her grandchildren; Kjell, Paul, Dustin, Ashley, Jeffrey, Brent, Carolyn, and Ev

Obituary: Richard Charles Miller

Passed away peacefully on Feb. 15, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He led an outstanding life as son, father, brother, uncle, and friend. He is survived by daughter Maya Silene Cutler, brother Randy Miller, niece Jill Miller, ne

Jim Porter: Boy Scouts lease of city parks challenged?

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The City of San Diego leases popular Camp Balboa and the Youth Aquatic Center to the Boy Scouts. Camp Balboa offers an urban camping opportunity in the heart of San Diego and the Youth Aquatic Center on Fiesta

Market Beat: Trends in fitness and health

TRUCKEE, Calif. – One thing investors try to do is determine future trends to see what companies will be in a position to capitalize on them.
Demographically, one thing for sure is that people are living longer and living heal

SnowFest! continues with Kings Beach Parade, SnowFest! Queen raffle

KINGS BEACH, Cali. – The annual Kings Beach SnowFest! Parade is scheduled to take place today, Saturday, March 9, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Highway 28 in Kings Beach between Secline and Chipmunk Streets. The parade will feature

Toccata to present Bach’s ‘The Passion According to St. Matthew’

TAHOE/TRUCKEE – Toccata will continue its Winter MusicFest with the 8th annual presentation of J.S. Bach’s masterpiece, The Passion According to St. Matthew. The first concert of the series will take place on Saturday, M