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Truckee women sweep podium at XTERRA Lake Tahoe triathlon

August 22, 2019

The area’s second XTERRA off-road triathlon race of the season was held last Saturday in Incline Village, bringing more than 150 athletes to Village Green for a variety of competitions. The XTERRA Lake Tahoe Triathlon,...




Law Review: Mars Bars made by child/slave labor?

August 22, 2019

Robert Hodsdon purchased chocolate products made by the Mars company. Of course, we know the Mars company makes Mars Bars, Milky Ways, M&M’s, Skittles, Snickers and Twix. My personal favorite is Snickers. My daughter Kelsey’s...



Tahoe Food Hub hosting annual farm to table dinner

August 22, 2019

Tahoe Food Hub will be hosting the first of its three farm to table dinners later this month to support the nonprofit in growing a local food network. Each dinner will feature seasonal meals designed...


Don Rogers: The meaning of life?

August 22, 2019

To understand, you don’t have to climb a mountain and ask a loin-clothed wise man in the snow and wind. Don’t need to take a class, go to church, crack a book, follow these five...


Market Beat: Second-quarter earnings update

August 22, 2019

Earnings reporting for the second quarter of this year is just about over with. To date over 90% of S&P 500 companies have reported their earnings and the results have been a little better than...




HISTORY: Truckee’s ice industry kept the West cool

August 22, 2019

One hundred years ago, winters were much colder in Truckee with temperatures often 30 to 40 degrees below zero. In those days, the Truckee Basin was known for producing some of the finest and best...



Sun Snapshots: Remembering Tom Rickman

August 22, 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...