Communications Archives 2015

Members of the Press or Media, if you are seeking urgent assistance or information, please call the City Manager, Nancy Kerry 530-307-3237, or the Public Information Officer, Tracy Franklin at 530-542-6093 or 530-318-9782.

The City frequently issues Press Releases and Guest Columns, which are posted on this page. Don't miss any news by signing up to be notified when the City issues a Press Release or come back to this page to check for updates. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook to stay informed.

Press Releases 2015


2015 Year in Review (PDF), December 31
Now Accepting Applications for STAT (PDF), December 30
Ice Smart Safety (PDF), December 28
SLT Fire and Rescue Expands EMS Staffing (PDF), December 28
National Winter Trails Day (PDF), December 23
SnowGlobe Schedule and Shuttle Information (PDF), December 22
Commemorative Book Honors City's First 50 Years (PDF), December 21
SLTFDs Expanded EMS Staffing Reduces Response Time (PDF), December 1
National Winter Trails Day (PDF), December 17
South Tahoe Action Team Winter 2016 Session (PDF), December 15
Drone Requirements (PDF), December 14
Monthly Report to the Community from Police Chief Uhler (PDF), December 10
City Councilmember Assignments and Calendar (PDF), December 7
Drive By Suspect Arrested (PDF), December 5
DUI Patrol (PDF), December 4
Arrests for Theft from Porch (PDF), December 3
Commemorative Book Honors City's First 50 Years (PDF), December 2
Possible Illegal Dentistry Activities (PDF), December 2
Holiday Fire Engine Schedule (PDF), December 1
Recreation Complex Planning Workshop (PDF), December 1


Light up South Lake Tahoe (PDF), November 27
Snow Removal Tips During Winter Conditions (PDF), November 24
Snow Removal Ordinance (PDF), November 23
AARP Work Program (PDF), November 19
City Incorporation Celebration on November 30th (PDF), November 18
Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested (PDF), November 17
Loyal Order of Moose Caring for Children (PDF), November 13
Prescribed Burns in LT (PDF), November 13
Light up SLT (PDF), November 5
STAT Graduates (PDF), November 3
Halloween Crime (PDF), November 3
SLTPD Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention (PDF), November 3
Turkey Trot (PDF), November 2


Suspect in Attempted Kidnapping Sought (PDF), October 28
Halloween Safety Tips (PDF), October 28
Prescribed Fire Operations (PDF), October 23
Tahoe Agencies Awarded $9 Million for Bike and Pedestrian Projects (PDF), October 23
Parks, Trails and Recreation Master Plan Documents Available for Review (PDF), October 21
Hounsell Memorial Service (PDF), October 21
Official Hounsell Children's Fund (PDF), October 19
Loss of South Lake Tahoe Police Officer Mark Hounsell (PDF), October 18
One Injured in Drive-by Shooting (PDF), October 16
Ban on Plastic Single-Use Carry-Out Bags (PDF), October 15
Take the Regan Beach Survey (PDF), October 13
SLTPD to Host LEAD Seminar, October 13
Police Seek Information on Suspicious Person (PDF), October 11
Plane Crashes Shortly After Takeoff (PDF), October 11
Sign Up to Receive Emergency notifications, October 6
October Calendar of Events (PDF)
October Newsletter (PDF)


Firefest (PDF), September 22
K9 Trials (PDF), September 22
Auto Theft Suspect Arrested (PDF), September 17
New Technology to Combat Theft (PDF), September 16
2015 LT Basin Fire Season Update (PDF), September 10
Bike Tahoe (PDF), September 10
SLT FD Hosts Blood Drive (PDF), September 9
Join the City for a Parade and Party at the Park on September
19th (PDF), September 4
Monthly Update from the Chief of Police (PDF), September 4
September Calendar (PDF), September 4


City Celebrates 50th Anniversary with a Community Photo (PDF), August 24
City Celebrates 50th Anniversary with a History Hunt (PDF), August 21
Missing Paddle Boarder Found Alive (PDF), August 18
Lisa Maloff Donates to SLTPCA (PDF), August 18
Drowning at El Dorado Beach (PDF), August 14 Missing Persons, August 13
Judge Issues Order to Runnels to Remove Vehicles (PDF), August 7
August Community Calendar (PDF), August 1

JULY 2015

Regan Beach Community Outreach Meeting (PDF), July 22
TRPA Approves Tahoe Valley Area Plan (PDF), July 22
US Marine Helicopter Training Postponed (PDF), July 21
RFP for Socio-Economic Impact Study of VHR (PDF), July 17
Coffee with a Cop (PDF), July 14
Fireside Chat with Roberta Mason and Tom Davis (PDF), July 10
Sand Bags Available (PDF), July 6
Open House at Services Center (PDF), July 6
Monthly Newsletter (PDF), July 1
Community Calendar (PDF), July 1

JUNE 2015

DUI Checkpoints for 4th of July (PDF), June 29
Phase 2 of Airport Master Plan Released (PDF), June 29
USMC to Conduct Training at Lake Tahoe Airport (PDF), June 25
Sierra Tract Erosion Control Construction Kickoff Mtg (PDF), June 25
July 2015 Community Calendar (PDF), June 22nd
Standoff at Tahoe Keys Marina (PDF), June 21st
UPDATE: 4:15 pm, Officer Involved Shooting (PDF), June 16
UPDATE: Officer Involved Shooting (PDF), June 16
Recreation Dept. Offers STAR Youth & Teen Camps (PDF), June 15
Officer Involved Shooting (PDF), June 15
Beach Clean Up (PDF), June 12
Regan Beach Community Meeting (PDF), June 9
Monthly Report from Police Chief (PDF), June 5
June Newsletter (PDF), June 2nd

MAY 2015

City Launches eComment (PDF), May 29
SLT Fire Department hosts Open House in Honor of EMS week, May 18 (PDF)
ABC Training Scheduled for May 28th (PDF), May 18
Lockdowns on May 13, 2015 (PDF)
Fireside Chat (PDF), May 5
May Wellness Challenge (PDF), May 1
May Community Calendar (PDF), May 1st

APRIL 2015

ABC Leads Training (PDF), April 30
SpeakUp SLT Website Launches (PDF), April 27
Parking Impacts due to AMGEN Tour (PDF), April 29
44 Days Remain to Bid on City Public Art Project (PDF), April 29
City Seeks Proposals for Public Art Project (PDF), April 13
Fatal DUI Traffic Collision Arrest (PDF), April 9th
Fix-Up 50 (PDF), April 1st
April is Distracted River Month (PDF), April 1st
Bike Theft Awareness (PDF), April 1st

MARCH 2015

Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Training (PDF), March 30th
Community Meetings and Events in April (PDF), March 24th
Bijou Bike Park Meeting (PDF), March 23rd
Fix Up 50 Initiative (PDF), March 17th
Tahoe Valley Area Plan Initial Study Released (PDF), March 16th
Vacation Home Rental Meeting Scheduled (PDF), March 16th
Arrests Made in Tahoe Keys Liquor Robbery (PDF), March 4th
South Tahoe Action Team (PDF), March 3rd
ID Theft Suspects (PDF), March 3rd


Spring 2015 Citizens Academy, February 27th Crime Rates in 2014 are Down (PDF), February  27th
Take the Wellness Challenge (PDF), February  27th
Three Suspects Unidentified in Felony Battery (PDF), February  27, 2015
March Calendar of Events (PDF), February  24, 2015
Tobacco Sales to Minors Increase in EDC (PDF), February  24, 2015
Airport Master Plan Update (PDF), February  24, 2015
Contractors Meeting Code Update (PDF), February  19th
Sand Bags Available (PDF), February  6, 2015
Wygant Resigns (PDF), February  4, 2015
February Calendar of Events (PDF), February  2nd
Police Chief Brian Uhlers Monthly Letter to the Community (PDF), February  2, 2015


City Employee Taken into Custody (PDF), January 30, 2015
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (PDF), January 27, 2015
City Wins Case in Federal Court (PDF), January 26, 2105
Notice of Solicitation for Advisory Planning Commission (PDF), January 26, 2015
Request for Proposals for Medical Services (PDF), January 26, 2015
Two Arrested for Weapons and Drugs (PDF), January 23, 2015
City's 50th Anniversary Planning Committee Mtgs (PDF), January 20, 2015
2014/15 Annual Budget (PDF), January 20, 2015
City Council Appoints Commissioners (PDF), January 20, 2015
Parvo Alert (PDF), January 13, 2015
Tahoe Talks Brown Bag Lunch Series (PDF), January 12, 2015
City Launches New Pilot Program for Class 1 Bike Paths (PDF), January 12, 2015
Lead Safe Tahoe Program Wraps Up (PDF), January 6, 2015
Request for Proposals for Lakeview Commons Signature Summer Event (PDF), January 6, 2015
January 2015 Calendar of Events (PDF), January 5, 2015
Emergency Preparedness: Create a Disaster Plan (PDF), January 5, 2015

South Lake Tahoe Named Top 10 in Best Commuter Cities in California

Best Commuter Cities in California Badge