Echo Lake, CA


Highway 50 Back Open, I-80 Still Closed In Sierra Ahead Of July 4 Weekend

KYBURZ (CBS13) – Drivers heading up to Lake Tahoe dealt with significant traffic incidents on both Interstate 80 and Highway 50 Friday. Scene of the fire. (Credit: CHP Placerville) On Highway 50, a big rig caught fire a little after 11:30 a.m. just east of Kyburz. Exactly what led up to the big rig catching fire is unclear, but the flames spread to the vegetation along the shoulder. Highway 50 was shut down for a time in both directions but has since fully reopened. On I-80, Caltrans says a vehicle fire near Colfax has shut down all westbound lanes. One eastbound lane was also closed down so emergency vehicles could stage. Traffic is currently being diverted off Rollins Lake Road. Authorities say drivers heading up both freeways should expect delays.
FOX Reno

Carson City police looking for missing 18-year-old with arrest warrant

CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Deputies in Carson City seek the public's help in finding an 18-year-old who has an active arrest warrant. The Carson City Sheriff's Office say Isaiah Able is a missing and wanted person after committing a probation violation. Able is six...

Woman killed in rollover crash on I-580 at Bellevue Road

CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — A woman was killed in a rollover crash on I-580 at Bellevue Road early Friday morning. Nevada State Police, Highway Patrol Division troopers received a call about the crash around 1:45 a.m. on July 1. A white Honda Civic was...

Carson City man missing for a week, police ask for help

CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Anthony Warne was last seen on Friday, June 24 in Carson City. Now, police are hoping the public can help as they search for him. He is described as a white male adult who is five feet, eleven inches tall and about 190 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes.
Sierra Sun

Drone shows canceled in Tahoe City, Kings Beach due to weather

TAHOE CITY, CALIF. — Unfavorable weather has forced postponement of the holiday weekend drone light shows at Kings Beach and Tahoe City, officials announced Friday. The National Weather Service is forecasting wind gusts at flight levels to be significantly higher than allowable limits for the drones to safely fly over Lake Tahoe, said a press release.

First openly gay Miss Nevada crowned

STATELINE, Nev. (KOLO ) - The first openly gay Miss Nevada was crowned Friday, July 1, 2022 at Bally’s Lake Tahoe in Stateline, Nevada. Her name is Heather Renner and she calls Reno home. Shortly after her win KOLO 8 Evening Anchor Noah Bond asked her to share a...

Big rig fires cause Sierra travel delays on I-80, Highway 50 on Friday

KYBURZ, Calif. — Two big rig fires on major routes in the Sierra caused delays on Friday afternoon, as many headed to Tahoe for the Fourth of July weekend. A portion of westbound Interstate 80 near Colfax is closed after a big rig caught fire, Caltrans said. Westbound traffic...
Mountain Democrat

Volunteers keepin’ it Firewise in Pollock Pines

The Pollock Pines-Camino Fire Safe Council and Community Economic Development Association of Pollock Pines organized a community volunteer day June 25. Twenty-two volunteers removed vegetation around a building at Forebay Community Park. Volunteers raked, pruned, limbed up trees and removed dead branches to fill a 20-yard dumpster. Providing their professional expertise was a crew from A-K Tree Service.
L.A. Weekly

Rider Injured in Motorcycle Accident on East Nye [Carson City, NV]

CARSON CITY, NV (July 1, 2022) – An unidentified rider sustained injuries following a motorcycle accident on East Nye, Sunday morning. The collision happened around 11:00 a.m., in the area of East Nye and East College Parkway. At this time, the events leading up to the incident remain unclear....