Caltrans is improving I80 near the Soda Springs exit. This $65 million dollar project started in May 2007 and will take three years to complete. Improvements include: Replacing bridges at Castle Peak Widening the outside westbound lane near the Boreal Ski Area Exit and the eastbound shoulder New steep reinforced Portalnd Cement Concrete and Asphalt [...]
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A beautiful panorama from Devil’s Peak courtesy of the Stanford Exploration Project (SEP) sent in by one of our readers.
Jennifer Montgomery, one of the Cleanup Day organizers writes: Up here on Donner Summit we just completed our annual Summit Clean up Day. It was a rousing success as usual thanks to an amazing sense of community spirit. We cleaned up trash along the roads from Cisco Grove to the bottom of Old 40 at [...]
Royal Gorge has released information about the water supply and demand requirements for their proposed development. The documents include a brief cover letter sent to the SLCWD along with two reports, one on water supply and another on water demand prepared for Royal Gorge by the CDM consulting agency. These documents detail how much water [...]
Terry Watt, the Royal Gorge project consultant for Sierra Watch and the Sierra Club, will be presenting a seminar on Sunday, May 20th at 10am at Clair Tappaan Lodge. This seminar is open to the public and will cover: 1. What’s at stake: Biological and Water resources, Transportation2. Decision Making Process: CEQA, Regulatory Agencies, USFS3. [...]
The minutes of the May DSAA Working Meeting are now available. The board allocated $500 to cover expenses for the Summit Cleanup party at DSL, heard a report from Nancy Latimer about the SaveDonnerSummit.org activities at Earth Day, settled on two tentative dates for the annual membership meeting, and approved the concept of a series [...]
We need your help to keep the Summit clean! The annual all-volunteer Summit Cleanup will be on Saturday, May 19th. Meet at the General Store at 10am to pick up route assignments and help pick up all the trash that has melted out of the snow this year! Join us afterwards at the Summit Lodge [...]
Jennifer Montgomery has been collecting a list of names of Serene Lakes residents that are interested in purchasing DSL service. The list will be turned over to ATT and the cable company to help motivate them to provide broadband service to the Summit. After only a short time, the list has over 170 names! If [...]