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No one hurt in fire at Tahoe City’s Henrikson building

January 18, 2017 — TAHOE CITY, Calif. — A Wednesday afternoon fire at 255 N. Lake Blvd., known as the Henrikson building, caused temporary traffic delays on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, but no one was hurt in the incident. North Tahoe Fire Protection District spokesperson Beth Kenna […]

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Incline Village news briefs: Nevada jobless rate is lowest in nine years

January 18, 2017 — Nevada’s unemployment rate ended 2016 at 5.1 percent, the lowest in nine years. The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Tuesday in a year-to-year comparison, the jobless rate was down 1.2 percent in December, compared with the same month in 2015. The numbers […]

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Tahoe Chief’s Corner: Recent storms remind us of emergency prep importance

January 18, 2017 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — With all the winter weather we’ve been experiencing over the last week, and more on the way, it’s a good time to review Emergency Preparedness and the importance of being prepared ahead of time for emergency situations. The three key steps […]

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Incline Village crime logs: Several warrant arrests in past week

January 18, 2017 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Below are select incidents from the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office press log for Incline Village/Crystal Bay for Jan. 3-17. The Bonanza publishes crime logs each week, as they are provided by WCSO. People arrested are considered innocent until proven guilty in […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters eyes Tahoe-Truckee growth for 2017

January 18, 2017 — This January, our country celebrates the 15th annual National Mentoring Month. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County and North Lake Tahoe’s aim for the new year is to expand quality mentoring programs to connect our community’s young people with caring adults. According to Big […]

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Traffic deaths on Nevada roads increased by one in 2016

January 18, 2017 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The number of people who died on Nevada roads in 2016 increased by just one — 327 versus 326 — from the previous year, according to a recent report from the Nevada Department of Transportation. While that is significantly lower than […]

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Tahoe Market Pulse: Stocks that may be 2017’s best performers

January 18, 2017 — Which stocks will outperform the market this year? Here’s a hint: Citibank created a model of 250 large global stocks in which they bought the prior year’s ten worst performers and shorted the ten best. Last year the model was up 30 percent. The S&P […]

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Lake Tahoe weather: First storm wave begins Wednesday; are you prepared?

January 18, 2017 — Update 6:23 p.m. Wednesday: Placer County issued a statement Wednesday evening announcing that if the region experiences extended power outages again, they can expect to find emergency warming shelter and cellphone charging facilities at both the North Tahoe Public Utility District office and the Tahoe […]

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Stephen Michael Rademacher

January 18, 2017 — Dec 24, 1954 – Jan 6, 2017 After a long battle with cancer, Stephen, better known as “Raddy” to those who knew him best, passed away at his home in Truckee, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 62. Steve moved to Truckee, […]

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Fast work allows Kingsbury Grade to reopen Wednesday (updated)

January 18, 2017 — UPDATE: 5:45 p.m. WEDNESDAY: On Wednesday, Douglas County residents learned Kingsbury Grade had reopened because the signs at the top of Daggett Summit had disappeared. Work on the main link between Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe was completed, the state announced via Twitter at 4:50 […]

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Across the Universe: With Trump in charge, what’s next for media? (opinion)

January 18, 2017 — I’m prone to enjoying a good television series as much as anyone, and recently I’ve found myself immersed in The West Wing, the NBC series from 1999-2006 that starred Martin Sheen as a loquacious and emotional POTUS. I’m not yet through Season One, but it’s […]

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Principal’s Corner: North Tahoe High – academic rigor for everyone

January 18, 2017 — North Tahoe High School is an award-winning high school with course offerings competitive with some of the largest high schools in the state. Our unique combination of extensive educational opportunities, academic challenge, and a supportive environment, is a big part of what makes North Tahoe […]

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Tahoe-Truckee news briefs: Truckee hires community development director

January 17, 2017 — The town of Truckee last week announced Jeff Loux will lead the community development department starting Feb. 6. According to a news release from the town, Loux’s resume includes 30 years of management and leadership experience within the fields of planning, environmental and land-use policy. […]

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Tahoe blizzard reveals opportunities for improvement in communication

January 17, 2017 — TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Last week’s storm did more than just replenish ski resorts’ snow supply — it also left thousands of residents without power, rendered roads inaccessible, forced some to shelter in place until avalanche risk decreased, and halted the delivery of supplies and […]

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11th annual Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo set for Saturday

January 17, 2017 — TAHOE CITY, Calif. — The Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo Event, North America’s largest venue for all things alpine touring, telemark and splitboard, returns this weekend. Alpenglow Sports has once again partnered with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for the 11th annual Backcountry Demo event on Saturday, […]

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Lake Tahoe weather: What to know about storm updates on social media

January 17, 2017 — TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — It may have taken some people a bit longer than others to wake up and realize social media has changed everything, but after the recent election I think it’s safe to say no one can doubt the power of Facebook. Despite my […]

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Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Black Lives Matter presentation postponed

January 17, 2017 — Does winter snow shoveling hurt your back? Do winter activities leave you aching? Learn how to combat back pain in the winter at the free “Keeping Your Back Injury-Free This Winter” community healthy talk this Thursday, Jan. 19, from 5:30-7 p.m. Physical therapists Mark Tedsen […]

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Tahoe residents take to social media amid blizzard

January 17, 2017 — Lake Tahoe-area visitors and locals were stuck indoors for most of last week, but that didn’t stop them from getting the word out about the crazy conditions that impacted people all over the region. The rain poured for the first few days, but it wasn’t […]

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Opinion: Truckee’s public works department deserves recognition

January 17, 2017 — It’s been a few years since our region has received a significant snowfall as we did last week. What started as some minor flooding on Sunday, Jan. 8, quickly turned into a major snow event this week. While this storm was by no means a […]

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Opinion: Thanks for Tahoe utility crews’ tireless work during storms

January 17, 2017 — I wanted to thank the Sierra Sun for its excellent reporting and updates online at SierraSun.com during the recent storms. I found that you had the best, most up-to-date and accurate news of events in the area. I’d also like to thank the Liberty Utilities […]

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