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Plumas County News

Letter to the Editor: It isn’t new and it isn’t America

To that nice little lady in Graeagle. What you have described as your new America is not America. It may be new, as you define it, but it is not America. So, since you have decided to live out there in your reality instead of in here in the American reality you are bound to be disappointed.
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Plumas County News

PUSD reports new cases of COVID

Plumas Unified School District reported four new cases of COVID today, May 16: three associated with the C. Roy Carmichael Elementary School campus in Portola and one at the Quincy Elementary School Alder Street campus. This is the most number of cases reported in weeks by the school district.
Plumas County News

Portola High School celebrates Prom 2022

Portola High School students were able to come together for Prom 2022 on the evening of Saturday, May 7 at Grizzly Creek Ranch with the theme of “An Enchanted Evening.” Visual Arts and Yearbook instructor Elisabeth Henson gives a huge thank you to the amazing volunteers of the PHS Booster Club for all their hard work and putting on such a beautiful event for the students.
FOX Reno

Prescribed burn near Dog Valley puts up smoke across Reno

If you see smoke in the Dog Valley area on Tuesday, don't fret. The Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest fuels team will be underburning 277 acres in the Dog Valley area along Forest Service Road 002 just west of Summit One and Henness Pass Road. Smoke is expected to be visible...
Lassen County News

Highway 395 crash kills Washington man

Approximately 11:10 a.m. Sunday, May 15, Susanville CHP Dispatch received multiple calls of a reckless driver, traveling east from Susanville in a 1996 Toyota Camry. The driver continued onto Highway 395 heading southbound. CHP units were enroute but were unable to intercept the driver prior to the collision. The driver,...

TMCC marks 50th Anniversary

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -As students walk across the stage at commencement exercises at Truckee Meadows Community College* on Friday the school itself will be marking an *important milestone, its 50th Anniversary. Fifty years ago TMCC was a tiny school housed in a building in what had been Stead Air Force...
Tahoe Daily Tribune

New trail looks to connect ‘Lost’ Sierra

The Truckee and Lake Tahoe areas are linked to the history of the greater Sierra Nevada by hundreds of old trails and paths used by early miners, loggers and mail carriers. That history will be made more available in the future as the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship inches closer to its ambitious plan of connecting 15 northern Sierra towns via a multi-use trail system.

Memorial’s Made in Tahoe at Palisades features local bands

We’ve really got it Made in Tahoe. The event featuring Tahoe bands and locally made products will be held twice this year. Made in Tahoe in The Village at Palisades Tahoe will be Memorial Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May 28-29, and in the fall, Oct. 28-29. Times are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sierra Sun

Travel delays expected on I-80 in Truckee for construction project

TRUCKEE – Caltrans is alerting Interstate 80 motorists to expect travel delays when driving through Truckee for roadway construction activities beginning next week. East- and westbound I-80 motorists should expect alternating lane closures Tuesday, May 17 through Thursday, May 19 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. so crews can mark concrete slabs that will be replaced due to cracking and install temporary concrete barriers known as k-rail along the shoulder line in preparation for median work. Alternating lane closures are anticipated between the I-80/State Routes 89/267 interchange and the Donner Pass Road Overcrossing (Exit 184).
Tahoe Daily Tribune

Pet of the Week: Puppy adoption event on Tuesday

Let the countdown to the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe’s Spring Giving Tuesday Celebration begin. If you’re a fan of puppies, the English countryside, gingham, and tents, you’ll savor the sweet theme of HSTT’s Spring Giving Tuesday – puppies named for the sweet treats featured on The Great British Baking Show.