Representing the people of the historic Donner Summit community for the preservation of the area’s rugged mountain character and natural resources by providing active coordination for community development issues.
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In order to qualify for grant funding through the state, Sierra Senior Services is forming an advisory council comprised of community members. The commitment is minimal: a one-hour meeting, two times a year. The chair of the advisory council is Board member Bob Hartsfield. Bob, SSS Executive Director Sarah Deardorff, and Board President Susan Duffey-Smith [...]
A shallow magnitude 4.8 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening nine miles from Whitehawk, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:37 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 8.1 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from Valley Ranch, 11 miles from Clio, 35 miles from Reno, NV and [...]
This week the eastbound Soda Springs/Noren exit from I-80 was closed as part of an ongoing construction project. More on the status of I-80 projects at http://www.getacross80.com/travel_info_map.php. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is conducting several construction projects on Interstate 80 between Colfax, California and the Nevada State line. Actual project timelines may vary, but [...]
Photographs Wanted: DSAA is looking to purchase a portfolio of 50-100 Donner Summit photos to use on its website, in marketing materials and to create DSAA products. Interested parties should email info@DonnerSummitAreaAssociation.org with bids and examples.
Boreal Job Fair October 22, 2011 ~ 10 am – 2pm @ Boreal Mountain Resort Take the opportunity to meet with Boreal managers in person. Interview for one or several winter positions available for the 2011/2012 ski season. The job fair will take place in the Boreal cafeteria from 10 am – 2pm on October [...]
DSMAC MEETING Thursday, October 20th 6:00 p.m. Sugar Bowl’s Judah Lodge Agenda includes discussion of Serene Lakes snow removal, propane safety, and public transportation.
DSAA’s monthly meeting will feature an update from Nevada County Supervisor, Ted Owens. We will also hear reports from groups working on projects like a community center, propane safety, sewer expansion, and more. The public is always welcome. Check out the agenda (Agenda 10 04 11), or submit your agenda items to info@DonnerSummitAreaAssociation.org. DSAA PUBLIC [...]
the following appeared this week in the Sierra Sun as part of an ongoing series profiling Tahoe Truckee schools. TRUCKEE, Calif. — Donner Trail Elementary is a bustling small school that focuses on students and their growth as people and learners. We presently have 69 students in kindergarten through 5th grade with three classroom teachers [...]