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  •   Jim Taylor, 52, owner of Jet Lites died in a skiing accident on the slopes of Squaw Valley February 25, 2008 while trying to avoid a snowboarder on a popular run. He received massive internal injuries after hitting a tree, despite wearing a helmet and being an expert skier.

  • Letter regarding pedestrian safety, or lack there of, in the town of Truckee

  • Readers write in: Our area and its tunnel vision, a father's thanks, Homewood development is a bad idea and one more letter about the Buckhorn Grill

  • Soda Springs resident questions the Royal Gorge development plan

  • Our first official Reader Survey is complete and we got a hefty handful of responses to sift through. Here are a few of the comments that were written in on the surveys.

  • 'Powder skiing is better than sex, basically because you can do it all day.'

  • Umbra identifies energy-efficient ways to warm water.

  • We counted each response and learned that we have some great readers. We rewarded a few in a random selection with some great prizes from our advertisers.

  • Joanne Drummond of The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is hoping to get the word out early this year about the fire danger in Nevada County because it is already dryer than normal. One such way is to clear your property of hazardous brush.


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