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Sierra Snapshots: Tahoe dogs and snow-filled scenes (photo slideshow)

February 26, 2017 — TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Each week, the Sierra Sun publishes a handful of Sierra Snapshots images based on reader submissions of their photography of beautiful Tahoe-Truckee scenes. Have a photo to share? Email a high resolution version (200 DPI or higher and at least 5 inches […]

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Lake Tahoe recipe: Take a Thai chicken twist on pizza

February 26, 2017 — Typically, I am a very traditional red sauce and mozzarella pizza eater. But recently a friend introduced me to her version of Thai chicken pizza. I loved every bite and had to go home a re-create it immediately. I just love the red curry béchamel. […]

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Tahoe in the movies: In Oscar fashion, learn about films featured here

February 25, 2017 — LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The 89th Academy Awards are upon us at long last — on Sunday, Feb. 25, the hottest celebrities in showbiz will flood into Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre for the biggest night in Hollywood. From sci-fi to dramas about broken families, this […]

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Creatures released into ‘Lake Tahoe’ go on killing spree in 2015 movie

February 25, 2017 — Murky water filled with overgrown plants and debris better represents a southern swamp than it does Lake Tahoe, but that's what you get when you film a B-list horror movie about our region in Mississippi. Jerry Dugan's 2015 film "Shark Lake" focuses on an exotic […]

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Wine Ink: Emmolo wines from (and for) the next generation

February 25, 2017 — In much of the "Old World," that would be Europe, wine families have legacies and traditions that span both centuries and generations. Not so much here in America. So it was interesting to have a conversation with Jenny Wagner, the winemaker of Emmolo (pronounced em-oh-low) […]

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Tahoe Top 5: Truckee’s Marty’s Café offers breakfast recipes to recreate at home

February 23, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Sierra Sun's five-course restaurant tour around North Lake Tahoe culminates with the fifth and final mouthwatering recipe — breakfast from Marty. A go-to for heavenly breakfast and lunch every single time is Marty's Café, located in downtown Truckee. After marking your […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Sunset snowshoe tour, Subaru Winterfest at Boreal and more!

February 23, 2017 — TAHOE-TRUCKEE — Below are the Sierra Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at cwalker@sierrasun.com. 1. Alpenglow Mountain […]

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Tahoe music: Jeff Austin, Travelin’ McCourys bringing Grateful Ball to North Shore

February 23, 2017 — CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. — Last weekend, Grateful Dead tribute Dark Star Orchestra rocked Lake Tahoe's South Shore, and now North Shore fans get the chance to hear songs from one of the greatest classic rock bands ever — thanks to Jeff Austin and The Travelin' […]

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Explore Tahoe: Shake up party plans, drink some wine and try your hand at painting

February 23, 2017 — Girls' night, date night, kids' night — you name the occasion, and two North Tahoe-Truckee businesses are happy to help you celebrate. They're bringing a local flavor to the growing national trend of businesses focused on "paint and wine" — pairing the concept of creating […]

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Tahoe Pine Nuts: Revelations of a dog whisperer

February 22, 2017 — One thing I'd really like to see someday is the Westminster Dog Show. I'm a dog whisperer you know. I talk to dogs all the time and they communicate to me with their eyes. Just yesterday I stopped to pet a weenie dog in the […]

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Applications sought for Black Rock Desert artist-in-residence program

February 20, 2017 — Before 70,000 people descend on the Black Rock Desert to take part in Burning Man this summer, two artists will have the opportunity to enjoy the vast landscape in relative solitude. The Bureau of Land Management Winnemucca District and Friends of Black Rock High Rock […]

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Wine Ink: Prosecco puts spark in sparkling wines

February 20, 2017 — One of the wine world's success stories in 2016 was the boom in Prosecco. The Northern Italian bubbles rose to reach all time records on the back of a 2015 harvest, which produced in excess of 400 million bottles. The United Kingdom has proven to […]

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Truckee Healthy Now: Eggplant Parmesan rounds rich in flavor, fun

February 20, 2017 — This recipe is a contribution from one of our Fitness Center "snowbirds" — members who fly out of town at the first sight of snow. They can do that at The Community Recreation Center. They can just get a one or two or three month […]

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Sierra Snapshots: Ice and nice on Tahoe, Donner Lake (photo slideshow)

February 20, 2017 — TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Each week, the Sierra Sun publishes a handful of Sierra Snapshots images based on reader submissions of their photography of beautiful Tahoe-Truckee scenes. Have a photo to share? Email a high resolution version (200 DPI or higher and at least 5 inches […]

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Tahoe Pine Nuts: Washington’s cherry tree belonged to a neighbor

February 17, 2017 — There are moments in history that are lost or go unnoticed because they were not recorded, and so they have to be carefully pieced together from personal experience. At risk of damaging my reputation for modesty, I happen to be a respected history detective, and […]

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ALO, Chris Robinson Brotherhood highlight epic music weekend at North Tahoe

February 16, 2017 — CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. — Prior to ALO's South Shore concert series performance this coming summer, when they will collaborate with Jack Johnson, the rock ensemble will take the stage at North Lake Tahoe on Friday, Feb. 17. "ALO is more than a band. It's a […]

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Your Tahoe Weekend: Big music in Crystal Bay, Kid-O-Rama at Squaw Valley and much more!

February 16, 2017 — TAHOE-TRUCKEE — Below are the Sierra Sun's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Have an event you want considered for a future Your Tahoe Weekend calendar? Email Reporter Cassandra Walker at cwalker@sierrasun.com. 1. Zuri Coffee […]

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Tahoe Top Five: Christy Hill’s Coq Au Vin recipe a flavorful favorite

February 13, 2017 — This week's recipe in the Sierra Sun's five-course tour around North Tahoe-Truckee's favorite eateries hails from Christy Hill, an intimate restaurant in Tahoe City with views as stunning as its dishes are delicious. If you aren't able take in those views firsthand, they've offered an […]

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Sierra Snapshots: Snowfall aplenty across Tahoe-Truckee (photo slideshow)

February 13, 2017 — TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Each week, the Sierra Sun publishes a handful of Sierra Snapshots images based on reader submissions of their photography of beautiful Tahoe-Truckee scenes. Have a photo to share? Email a high resolution version (200 DPI or higher and at least 5 inches […]

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Juicing for medicinal purposes at Tahoe-Truckee: ‘It tastes more alive’

February 11, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — Tahoe-Truckee puts health first, and being conscientious of what you put in your body is the first step toward making smart diet choices. If you're looking to amp up your body's daily nutritional gain, juicing is a popular route to take, and […]

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