The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on individuals, businesses and nonprofits, leaving many in critical need of support. Truckee was hit especially hard because our economy depends on visitors and the ski industry, shut down mid-season. So many have stepped up to help out – donating, volunteering, caring for higher risk and senior neighbors, and feeding those in need and on the front lines.
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows spans 6,000 skiable acres across two mountains, with stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year-round with nonstop events and over 50 bars, restaurants and boutiques. Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows boasts a rich history of creating accessibility to the slopes. Watch this video for some fun historical photos about early operations and to see what’s new for the 2019-20 season.
Award-winning Tahoe Forest Health System started in 1949 following the Joseph’s family donation of land. Tahoe Forest Hospital offers 24-hour emergency care, an ambulatory surgery center, intensive care, orthopedics and sports medicine, a medical/surgical unit, women and family center, home health and hospice programs, a health clinic, cancer center, long term care center, children’s center, a health and sports performance center, as well as a variety of community health outreach programs.
Elements at ColdStream is a new housing community coming soon to Truckee. Learn about this development that repurposes a once industrial site and will offer public transportation accessibility and a variety of housing types, including workforce housing.
Hidden among the trees in the majestic Martis Valley, Northstar California welcomes friends and families looking for more than a mountain getaway. Hear from Northstar’s General Manager Dierdra Walsh about the new Michael Mina Bourbon Pub opening in the Village and Epic for Everyone – new customized ski/ride ticket deals.
Since 1958, the Truckee Tahoe Airport District has been providing a high quality, safe facility for pilots, visitors and the community. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountain range at an elevation of 5,900 feet, twelve miles from Lake Tahoe, the Truckee Tahoe Airport promises one of the most scenic flight and visiting experiences in the world. Hear more about some of their many community partnerships in this video.
Sierra Valley Farms is a 65-acre certified organic farm and nursery situated on the middle fork of the Feather River in the majestic Sierra Valley. The farm, located at 5,000 feet elevation in Beckwourth has one of the most unique growing climates in the West. The family farm is owned and operated by Gary Romano, and his dad Louis Romano. Sierra Valley Farms diverse operation includes growing and production of a wide range of cool-season vegetables and some fruits,
Sierra Color Studio Photographer and Truckee local Esteban Peralta has been taking photos since high school but recently decided to make a career out of his passion. Esteban feels the business name Sierra Color Studio appropriate as he lives in the Sierra Mountains and most of his photos are taken here. Esteban started out primarily photographing local landscape venues but has recently grown to incorporate and add more skills to his list of specialties.
On October 30, Nevada County and USDA Rural Development teamed up to host a workshop in Grass Valley to discuss financial program opportunities available to Truckee and North Tahoe residents. The workshop introduced attendees to opportunities like single family housing direct home loans, guaranteed loans, and housing repair loans as well as grants for very-low to moderate income homebuyers and homeowners living in rural communities.
Watch the Truckee-Tahoe Lumber Company Big Life Video to see and hear about their new locations and innovative technologies. Truckee Tahoe Lumber has been family owned and operated business that has been supplying lumber, building materials, doors, and hardware to the Northern Sierra region for over 85 years. They are excited to announce their new location in Truckee, Sparks, and a new state-of-art Hundegger saw.