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Urs Schuler: McClintock approves of discriminatory bill?

May 31, 2019

McClintock approves of discriminatory bill? Tom McClintock appears to be in favor of LGBTQ discrimination. Upon passing of the “Equality Act to Ban Anti-LGBT Discrimination” (HR5) Pridesource reports: Leading the charge in stoking fears over...



Bob Sweigert: Principles to live by for positive change

May 24, 2019

Bipartisanship, trust, cooperation, compromise and respect are some of the first principles to live by if we want any kind of positive change, no matter which group or historical era we belong to. These are...




Jeff Middlebrook: Guide to trail running still out there

May 20, 2019

Seeing the article in the recent Sierra Sun about the trail running season starting I am reminded of the trail running book I authored that was published and widely distributed by the long-ago defunct Wilderness...



Sophia Killian: Teens need proper amount of sleep

May 20, 2019

Many people, including me, think that school starts way too early for numerous reasons. One reason schools should start later is kids do not perform as well in school with little amount of sleep. The...




Deirdre Henderson: Act’s carbon reduction significant

May 4, 2019

We appreciate the Sierra Sun’s coverage of the endorsement of the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 763) by the Truckee Town Council (“Truckee Town Council endorses federal climate legislation,” April 27, 2019)....


Katie Holley: Yard sale seeks to keep history alive

May 4, 2019

You can help to Keep History Alive at the Truckee-Donner Historical Society by coming to the annual yard sale, Saturday, May 4, at 10115 Donner Trail Road (at Meadow Park, behind Plumas Bank). All proceeds...


John Merryfield: End the Truckee Rodeo

May 4, 2019

Cowboy boots, rugged individualism, brave cowboys and cowgirls; the Truckee Rodeo is coming to town again this summer. Rodeos are promoted as rough-and-tough exercises of skill and courage in a cavalier spirit of the Wild...





Feedback – April 6, 2019

April 6, 2019

The following comments were posted at SierraSun.com or the Sierra Sun’s Facebook page: On “On Your Market – For the love of mountains, outdoors”: Jason Johnston — As locals we need to regulate the usage...



Chris Arth: School start times and the board

March 1, 2019

School start times and the board In a recent editorial I outlined summary views supporting delayed school start times per various academic societies such as the Academy of Pediatrics, the CDC, Sleep societies and national...