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Researchers take aim at microplastics in Lake Tahoe

August 11, 2019

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — On a recent day at Lake Tahoe, paddle boarders glide along cobalt blue waters, sunbathers lay out their chairs for the day, and Katie Senft is leaning over, staring intently at...


Martis Creek Wildlife restoration temporarily halted

August 9, 2019

TRUCKEE — The 70-acre restoration project on the Martis Creek Wildlife area has been halted after the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, which owns the land, asked the Truckee River Watershed Council to be more...



Nevada City lecture set on wireless radiation

August 6, 2019

A free lecture will be available to the public on “Wireless Radiation, Keeping Safer in a Wireless World” from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today at the Veteran’s Memorial Building, 415 North Pine St., Nevada City....



Beale AFB drains lake to help fish migration

August 4, 2019

The U.S. Air Force, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are collaborating on a project at Beale Air Force Base to benefit endangered fish passage by removing a dam on base. The dam...


Grass Valley OKs contract for Peabody Creek project

August 1, 2019

The main phase of a creek restoration project got a green light recently when the Grass Valley City Council approved a nearly $400,000 contract to reconnect Peabody Creek to its natural floodplain. Initial work on...








Alan Stahler: More than a neighbor

July 10, 2019

Sunrise on the moon is a slow-motion event. Tonight, after dark, the line between the daytime and night on the moon will be obvious. But even with a telescope, it would take hours to notice...


Martis Creek restoration project in progress

July 5, 2019

Restoration on the Martis Creek Wildlife area began this week with the Truckee River Watershed Council along with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers repairing 70 acres of meadow and two miles of streams. “Part...