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‘Skiing for Schools’ discounted lift tickets available

December 13, 2019

Skiers and snowboarders can pre-purchase reduced rate lift tickets valid at many North Lake Tahoe ski resorts through the Excellence in Education Skiing for Schools program. Tickets are on sale now. Ticket holders can enjoy...


Caltrans: Chain controls in place on I-80

December 13, 2019

UPDATE 9:32 A.M.: Eastbound trucks are being screened at Applegate in Placer County. Westbound trucks are being screened 10 miles east of the Nevada State Line. Drivers must have maximum chains in their possession in...





State legislation paving way for secondary units

December 13, 2019

The Truckee Town Council voted Tuesday to update its development code to comply with several new state laws related to secondary residential units. “The state Legislature has made a big push to get more housing...


David Polivy appointed as Truckee mayor

December 13, 2019

Dave Polivy has been appointed as Truckee’s new mayor, with Council member Anna Klovstad appointed to serve as vice mayor. Both Polivy and Klovstad are currently serving their first terms on the Town Council. Polivy...


Truckee looks at plowing all trails during winter season

December 13, 2019

To maintain quality trails around Truckee, the town is considering offering maintenance, including snow removal, on privately owned trails for a fee from the property owner. Participation from property owners would be voluntary. “I think...




Mark McLaughlin featured speaker at Tahoe League for Charity

December 13, 2019

Mark McLaughlin, nationally published author, historian and a most entertaining speaker who had us enthralled and in stitches every moment of his presentation, was guest speaker for the Tahoe League for Charity in November. McLaughlin...


Don Rogers: Dems rash to impeach

December 13, 2019

Whataboutism and its near twin — What if? — can be instructive. What if this were a Democratic president? What if the party majorities all lined up? What if the Senate majority were Democrats and...




Pine Nuts: Surfing the perfect wave in Tokyo

December 13, 2019

In this long life of mine, nothing looms larger in my memory than riding the perfect wave, well, almost nothing. I could have been a Nick Beck if I hadn’t fallen off my board. I...




Sun Snapshots: Squaw Valley

December 13, 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...