The October 8th Good Morning Truckee will hear from Joanne Marchetta, Executive Director, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA), the bi-state Compact agency whose mission is to cooperatively lead the work to preserve, restore, and enhance the natural and human environment of the Lake Tahoe Region. This fall, TRPA will mark 50 years since the Bi-State compact was signed into law, creating TRPA. For five decades they have worked to protect Lake Tahoe.
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Do you and the family ride mountain bikes or want to introduce your children to mountain biking? If so, Truckee is one of the best places to learn and ride at the Truckee Bike Park! Voted one of the best places to ride in California by Best Things CA, the Truckee Bike Park has been giving families, kids, and adults a fun,
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The Good Morning Truckee event on February 12, 2019, featured speakers who presented on topics about Climate Change Science and Air Traffic Control Technology.
Storm frequency or intensity? How much is caused by human-induced global warming? How do you mitigate the effects of climate change and adapt to a new baseline climate? Derek Larson has been a professor at Sierra College since 2000 – his newest course is called “Energy,
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Good Morning Truckee kicked off the New Year with presentations from the Town of Truckee and Nevada County as to what’s on their radar for 2019.
View Presentations from Truckee Mayor David Tirman who presented a “State of the Town” update on a variety of key topics. Denyelle Nishimori, Town of Truckee Community Development Director, provided information on the General Plan Update and what the community can expect in terms of how to get involved.
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We all know there are two seasons up here…. winter and construction season and we are definitely in the latter right now. From the infrastructure / road work taking place downtown in conjunction with the Railyard, the Envision DPR project, Coburn’s Crossing, the CHP project, construction out by the airport, to the SR 89/Fanny Bridge Community Revitalization Project in Tahoe City, plus linking our paved trail system to neighboring communities such as Squaw,
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Do you and the family ride mountain bikes or want to introduce your children to mountain biking? If so, Truckee is one of the best places to learn and ride at the Truckee Bike Park! Recently voted top-3 places to ride in California by Best Things CA, the Truckee Bike Park has been giving families, kids, and adults a fun,
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The Truckee area has a variety of dog-friendly, town-maintained trails for winter recreation opportunities like hiking, running, and biking.
Plowed trails in Truckee include the Truckee River Legacy Trail (5 miles one-way), the Trout Creek Trail (1.5 miles one-way), the Brockway Road Trail (1 mile one-way), and Martis Dam Road (1.5 miles one-way). In nearby Squaw Valley, the Squaw Valley Public Services District provides snow removal on 2.3 miles of paved trails.
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Backcountry skiing and snowboarding is an amazing way to experience the out of doors in a totally new winter environment. Travelling on busy summer trails now quiet and covered with a blanket of fresh Sierra snow can transform a mundane path into a winter wonderland of tall drifts and smooth angles. Having a good time in the mountainous winter backcountry inevitably includes having the knowledge to keep you and your group safe.
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Avalanche danger is the biggest threat to safety when entering the backcountry, but thankfully taking an avalanche class is the easiest way to learn about mitigating risk to pursue your backcountry missions. There are truly dozens of reasons why you should take an avy class, but we’ll boil it down to five important ones!
1. Know Before You Go
Knowledge is key in the world of backcountry skiing.
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