Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District

Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District

The Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District has 12 schools including five elementary schools, two middle schools, four high schools including the Coldstream Alternative school and a public charter K-8 school in Truckee. TTUSD’s motto is “Pathways to Possibilities and Success” The district serves a population of approximately 3,800 students and covers 420 square miles. The school […]

Youth Backcountry Camp Summer Programs

Youth Backcountry Camp Summer Programs

I recently went to a small presentation given by the two founders of the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science, known as TINS. This is a member supported non-profit that spreads knowledge about the natural history, conservation, and ecosystem of the Tahoe region. Eventually, their goal is to build a world class nature center and educational […]

Truckee Real Estate: Tahoe Donner

Truckee Real Estate: Tahoe Donner

Location and amenities are the qualities that have made Tahoe Donner® the single most popular area in the Tahoe basin. Located at the west end of Truckee, Tahoe Donner® offers the closest access and the broadest selection of amenities of any development in the Truckee area. The 6000+ acre community is made up of over […]

Truckee Real Estate: Prosser Lakeview Estates

Truckee Real Estate: Prosser Lakeview Estates

The Prosser Lakeview Estates community, convenient to downtown Truckee, has a nice blend of single-family homes that are both primary and secondary properties. Some parcels enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Martis Valley, Northstar and the Carson Range, while the majority of sites are nestled in the trees providing a wooded ambiance. Many of the wooded […]

Truckee Real Estate: Donner Lake

Truckee Real Estate: Donner Lake

Donner Lake is 11 miles northwest of the well-known Lake Tahoe. It was named after the historical Donner Party that was trapped by Donner Lake during the severe winter of 1846. A number of creeks and streams flow into the lake, with outflow moving on to the Truckee River. The lake was created by glaciers […]

Volunteers at the Annual Truckee River Day

Volunteers at the Annual Truckee River Day

I have spent 27 happy years living in Truckee and enjoying the beauty and recreational benefits of the Lake Tahoe Basin. I moved here for the small town culture and the cross country skiing. I continue to appreciate those qualities and so many more! It wasn’t until a little over five years ago that I […]