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Sledding trash, traffic persists: Broken sleds, illegal parking plague region

Following a recent snowstorm, I needed to drive to Donner Summit. As I made my way down Donner Pass Road in Truckee to access...

The State of Donner Lake: Invasive species, water quality top concerns

Sitting by the shore of Donner Lake this past summer, I watched pieces of trash float toward the edge of the lake and wash...

KB sailboat finally removed

On Nov. 22, a large amphibious barge hauled away the sailboat “Raccoon” that has been embedded along the shore of Lake Tahoe in Kings...

Truckee looks to cut single-use foodware

On Nov. 8, Truckee Town Council adopted a Single-Use Foodware Reduction Ordinance. Starting Jan. 1, food vendors must provide reusable foodware for in-house dining...

Decaying sailboat remains in Lake Tahoe

An abandoned sailboat that has been launguishing along the shores of Lake Tahoe for years is no closer to being removed. I first reported...

SLT bans plastic water bottles

The South Lake Tahoe City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to ban the use of single-use plastic water bottles in late September. There will...

Fallen Leaf clean up reveals ‘dirtiest mile’

Nonprofit Clean Up The Lake has launched an expansive underwater clean up in Fallen Leaf Lake revealing the Tahoe Basin’s “dirtiest mile yet,” according...

Take Tahoe’s Trash Challenge

Keep Tahoe Blue is hosting the month-long Tahoe’s Trash Challenge from Sept. 1 to 30 asking volunteers to help with organized cleanup events or...

Broken & abandoned in Lake Tahoe: Removing wrecked boats complicated issue

Sunset on Lake Tahoe is breathtaking. I slip off my flipflops. My feet sink into the sandy beach in Kings Beach and I walk...

Donner Lake yielding more trash

Clean Up the Lake is back at Donner Lake implementing a monitoring program as part of its five-year cleanup and litter prevention strategy. This...