Truckee Optimist Club announces spring/summer events and fundraisers

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Truckee Optimist Club is pleased to announce their upcoming spring and summer community events and fundraisers.
The club’s members completed their first annual Sports Equipment Drive at Truckee Regi

All-League baseball, softball | Steven Baker voted Most Valuable Player

Truckee senior pitcher and shortstop Steven Baker was named MVP in Mount Rose League All-Conference voting while his coach, Mike Ellis, was voted Coach of the Year.
A total of 12 Wolverines made All-Conference in the 2A-3A-mixed leag

Faith Factor | Jewish in the mountains?

TAHOE/TRUCKEE – As the new rabbi in North Lake Tahoe, I have been reveling in climbing a steep learning curve. So much to learn about living in the mountains: snow tires, what to carry in my car in summer and winter, how to walk

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North Tahoe track | Lakers earn multiple state championship berths

The North Tahoe track and field team qualified 10 athletes for state at the Northern 2A Regional Championships in Fallon this past Friday and Saturday.
A couple of sophomores led the way individually, as Noah McDermott recorded a win

Suicide prevention | Spot warning signs and know how to help

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a five part series from the Campaign for Community Wellness for May as Mental Health Awareness Month.

TAHOE/TRUCKEE – If you know someone who has committed suicide or you’ve co

Go green: Make your kitchen environmentally friendly

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Spring is the perfect time to go outdoors, plant a tree, and cherish this planet we call home. It is also a great day to reevaluate your daily tasks and make environmentally friendly changes in the kitche

North Tahoe golf | Lakers advance to state with 3rd-place regional finish

The North Tahoe golf team will compete in the 2A State Championship tournament in Needles (Calif.) on Monday and Tuesday after qualifying with a third-place finish at regionals.
The Lakers posted a team score of 485 in the regional t

North Tahoe man killed in truck collision remembered as loving, caring father

CARNELIAN BAY, Calif. – Thomas Francis Heron was described by family this week as a loving and caring father and husband who always put family first and possessed an extraordinary faith for God and Christianity.
“My dad a