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Nevada County transportation plan available for review, comment

March 20, 2019 — As part of the regional transportation planning process, the Nevada County Transportation Commission, in coordination with the County of Nevada, City of Grass Valley, City of Nevada City, and Town of Truckee, contracted with the consulting firm Fehr & Peers to prepare an Active Transportation

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District 1 state Senate candidates file campaign disclosures

March 20, 2019 — Republican Rex Hime raised the most money in the last reporting period before the District 1 state Senate race, according to campaign disclosures. Hime raised $155,979 between Feb. 10 and March 9 — the last reporting period in advance of the March 26 special election

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Truckee Donner Land Trust awarded more than $750,000 for forest health work

March 20, 2019 — As wildfires become a greater and greater concern with each passing year, the Truckee Donner Land Trust has been awarded $783,760 in funding for critical forestry work on its properties, a news release states.. Two grants — one totaling $364,510 for forestry work at Royal

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Vintage ice cream cart stolen in Nevada City dumped at Rood Center

March 20, 2019 — The mysterious theft of her vintage ice cream cart from downtown Nevada City had Cheri Snook angry and amused, in equal measures. But now that it has been located, in a county maintenance yard, she is mostly relieved. The circa-1970 cart couldn't have been easy

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Wolverines sweep Dust Devils, improve to 6-0

March 20, 2019 — With a field buried under multiple feet of snow, the Truckee baseball team's practices to start the season have been held inside the school's gym — or by arriving early to opponent's diamonds for a precious few reps before taking the field for a game.

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Truckee-based FiftyFifty to open 9,000 sq. ft. brewery in Reno Public Market in 2020

March 19, 2019 — Truckee-based FiftyFifty Brewing Co. plans to open its first-ever Nevada location at the Reno Public Market next year. According to a press release, FiftyFifty's planned 9,000-square-foot brewery will be the anchor tenant in the 25,000-square-foot food hall at Reno Public Market (formerly known as Shoppers

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Wildfires, climate change talk comes to Truckee Thursday

March 19, 2019 — "Wildfires and climate change: What we know and solutions for a sustainable future" is the subject of a free public presentation at Truckee Town Hall on Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m., a news release states. Dana Nucitelli, an environmental scientist and climate journalist, and

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Storms return to Truckee-Tahoe this week

March 19, 2019 — Stormy weather will return to the Truckee-Tahoe area this week, bringing a mix of rain and snow to lower elevations around the region. Locations above 7,000 feet are forecast to receive up to 8 inches of snow by noon tomorrow. "Active weather pattern returns Tuesday

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Marguerite Daly

March 18, 2019 — October 22, 1946 – February 26, 2019 Marguerite "Margie" McNamara Daly passed away February 26, 2019 after suffering from a long-term illness. She was 72. Margie was born in San Francisco, CA to Francis McNamara and Marie (Connolly) McNamara on October 22, 1946. She was

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Danieson Crowder

March 18, 2019 — On Monday 03/11/2019 Danieson Crowder Of Vallejo, Ca., An avid Snowboarder & Over a decade season Ticket Holder went to North Star California Resort for a day trip Alone, He was found dead by the Search & Rescue Wednesday 03/14/2019. ‘He will have a Graveside

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Market Beat: Market and limit orders

March 18, 2019 — If you wish to buy or sell a stock or an exchange traded fund, there are several different types of orders that can be used to help achieve your goals. Whether you place your orders through a broker or are an online do-it-yourselfer, it helps

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Cartoon by Killbuck

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Pine Nuts: Sweet memories of Mexico

March 17, 2019 — Spending last week in Cabo San Lucas saved me from Seasonal Attitude Disorder as I returned home tanned, rested and ready to run for office. A sunny disposition is money in your pocket, it cuts down on your doctor bills and keeps you from sourin'.

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Funding still lacking for future Tahoe transit

March 17, 2019 — A growing number of residents and visitors in the Tahoe Basin continues to be a driving factor for transit projects in the region geared to get fewer vehicles on the road. "While we can all handle a lot of people, we can't handle a lot

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Open season (even longer): Lake Tahoe resorts extend operations following record February snowfall

March 16, 2019 — After record snowfall in February, area resorts report skiers and riders can once again go deep into the calendar with an extended season. With more than 50 feet of snow so far this season, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced lifts will spin at Squaw Valley

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Law Review: Residential lease notices can be tricky

March 16, 2019 — Landlords, listen up because many of you are making mistakes in your residential lease notices, which is understandable given the complexity of California laws — forever adding new notice requirements for residential landlords. 30 Versus 60-Day Notice For about a million years, residential landlords and

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Future of Gray’s Crossing development up in limbo

March 16, 2019 — The future of the Gray's Crossing development site is still unclear with the Truckee Town Council allowing the original development agreement to expire, which council members say will afford more community engagement in plans for the site. "With this option we have the opportunity to

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Sun Snapshots: Oh my!

March 15, 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 print and online editions. Send photos (and/or videos) to photos@sierrasun.com,

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Wolverines swimmers race past Vikings

March 15, 2019 — Wolverines swimmers race past Vikings The Truckee swim team hit the water last weekend in South Tahoe for the first meet of the season. The boys' team swamped the Vikings, winning every race, while the Lady Wolverines swam to first places in all but four

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