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Big beats

Photo by Ryan Salm/Sierra SunThird-grader Marcos Fox and fourth-grader Angel Correa play a drum duet during the third annual Truckee Youth Music Recital on Wednesday night. The Truckee Youth Music Program, under the direction of Truckee High student Karen Maass, is a program that provides free musical instruction for Truckee Elementary students. The program, which was started by Truckee High graduate Laurel Barchas, is taught by volunteer Truckee High band students.

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Don Rogers: Big news hits close to home


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