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State of the Lake, with Geoff Schladow, set for Aug. 1

June 14, 2019

Dr. Geoff Schladow, director of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, will discuss the most important factors that affected the health of Lake Tahoe last year, at the annual State of the Lake on...


40th annual fireworks, party at Kings Beach July 3
40th annual fireworks, party at Kings Beach July 3

June 14, 2019

Kings Beach gets the Independence Day celebration off to an early start, July 3, at the 40th annual July 3rd Fireworks & Beach Party from 7-10 p.m. at the Kings Beach State Recreation Area. The...


Tahoe Keys: Aquatic Weeds Public Workshops

June 14, 2019

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency along with the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board and key stakeholders are holding a series of public meetings to discuss proposed test methods and environmental analysis for controlling weeds...


Placer County moves forward on 2-1-1 system

June 14, 2019

With direction from the Board of Supervisors, Placer County will move forward in developing a 2-1-1 information and referral system. 2-1-1 provides free online and telephone support to community members to connect them with resources...


Big Jack East Project Public Information Meeting

June 14, 2019

The Tahoe National Forest will host a public information meeting to discuss implementation of the Big Jack East project. The meeting will occur on Tuesday, June 18, from 5- 6:30 p.m. at the Truckee Ranger...



Tahoe Donner announces summer schedule

June 14, 2019

A complete guide to public events and family-friendly activities taking place at Tahoe Donner amenities is now available. Highlights include the ninth annual Summer Concert on the Green, Waterpalooza, Wild West Fest, Edi-Bōl dinner series,...


Truckee High alumnus is osteopathic medicine graduate
Truckee High alumnus is osteopathic medicine graduate

June 14, 2019

MacKenzie Joseph Barton, son of Patty Gegenheimer and Ernie Barton, graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, on May 24. Barton graduated from Truckee High School in 2004 and from San...


Sun Snapshots: First Farmer’s Market of the season
Sun Snapshots: First Farmer’s Market of the season

June 14, 2019

SUBMIT A PHOTO Have you captured the faces, places and events of our community? Need help finding a lost pet? Then submit your photos to the Sierra Sun’s “Sun Snapshots” to be published in our...



Mental Health and Mindfulness Resource Fair set for June 11

June 11, 2019

The Truckee Library will hold its first mental wellness and mindfulness resource fair, Mind Your Mental Health, 2-5 p.m. Tuesday. This event, suitable for all ages, offers the opportunity to connect with local organizations that...



Dickson Realty announces new office at Northstar

June 11, 2019

Dickson Realty has joined with Sheridan Brokers to announce its new office in Northstar. “Adding this office and the Sheridan Brokers team to our own will give us new opportunities to serve our clients, and...


Skiing for Schools program raises $82K for local education

June 11, 2019

The Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation expressed thanks to participating ski resorts and community for their support of the Skiing for Schools Program this winter. This winter’s program raised $82,000 to benefit local students....




Sun Snapshots: Happy Birthday Blue!
Sun Snapshots: Happy Birthday Blue!

June 7, 2019

SUBMIT A PHOTO Have you captured the faces, places and events of our community? Need help finding a lost pet? Then submit your photos to the Sierra Sun’s “Sun Snapshots” to be published in our...


Truckee recognizes National Gun Violence Awareness Day

June 7, 2019

Truckee Mayor David Tirman has declared, the first Friday in June — this Friday — as National Gun Violence Awareness Day and encouraged all citizens “to support their local community’s efforts to prevent the tragic...