Beads of sweat emerge on my forehead as I maneuver around a 2,200-degree forge, careful not to step between glowing steel and hardened blacksmiths working in perfect unison. Torches hiss and sparks fly as piercing clanks of metal reverberate between walls lined with racks of hammers and tongs. The busy scene is reminiscent of something… Read more »

Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe

Mark Tanner Construction was more than happy to donate to the Tennies and Tails fundraiser that was held over the Labor Day Weekend in 2012.  In addition to our donation, our very own Rob Kylberg donated his artistic skills in creating the event logo Proceeds from the inaugural Fun Run/Walk will be put toward the… Read more »

Tennies and Tails Humane Society Fundraiser

Animal enthusiasts and their dogs of all shapes and sizes are encouraged to take part in the inaugural Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe’s (HSTT) Tennies & Tails event happening on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 9 a.m. at the Truckee River Regional Park. Participants and their dogs will park (for free) and register at the Regional Park… Read more »

The Oldest Bell in Truckee

Mark Tanner Construction’s team generously donated time in preserving a piece of Truckee’s history in moving the church bell from the Assumption Catholic Church. We contacted the Church requesting information on the history of the bell and Katie was pleased to submit the following: History of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church The first… Read more »

Mark Tanner Construction Gives Back

Throughout the year Mark Tanner Construction gives donations to various non profit community organizations.  A few of Mark’s favorites are the Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation, Truckee Donner Historical Society and Arts for the Schools. The Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation is devoted to the public good, TTCF provides base funding for nonprofit organizations to help them… Read more »

CATT, the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe

CATT, the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe, was formed in June of 1998 with two priorities — address the impacts of local agencies on the building trade and improve the overall professionalism within the industry. The corporation was chartered as a regional non-profit trade association and tax exempt organization. Governing Bylaws established a 15-member Board… Read more »

The Donner Cross: A testament to the intrepid Donner Party

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Many people drive by a large white cross everyday without even noticing it. Other people see it, but don’t know why it’s there. Located off Donner Pass Road between Truckee Elementary and the Citizens Bank Plaza, the 16-foot cross is a site to see. Truckee citizens erected the first cross in 1887… Read more »

Truckee Day

Truckee Day is a town-wide street clean up and civic-pride day, now in its seventh successful year! This year 7+ tons of trash was collected! Tanner Construction was a sponsor of the event. Read the letter of thanks from the city for Tanner involvement. Read the Letter of Thanks