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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...



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...



Sun Snapshots: Passport art winners
Sun Snapshots: Passport art winners

May 20, 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...


Truckee Home and Building Show set for May 25-26

May 20, 2019

For 27 years, the Truckee Home and Building Show has been bringing together everything one needs to build, remodel, redecorate, and landscape mountain homes. The show returns this year from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....


Market Beat: On those trade war fears
Market Beat: On those trade war fears

May 20, 2019

The stock market has been volatile lately due to the lack of a trade agreement with China. The world’s two largest economies have not come to a meaningful agreement over trade and both have imposed...


Truckee boys swim to state title, girls claim second
Truckee boys swim to state title, girls claim second

May 19, 2019

The Truckee boys’ swim team is again the fastest squad in the state. The Wolverines swam to a second consecutive state championship on Saturday at the Carson Aquatic Facility, besting Southern League rivals Boulder City....


Pine Nuts: Too close to call

May 19, 2019

There I was, strolling jaunty-jolly across Tahoe Boulevard, without a care in the world, and with a song in my heart, when a young lady decided to mow me down. Perhaps she never saw me,...





North Tahoe golfers finish fourth at state
North Tahoe golfers finish fourth at state

May 18, 2019

The North Tahoe golf team made the long trip to the Nevada-Utah border earlier in the week to compete in Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association 2A-1A State Boys Golf Championship. Calm conditions and warm weather greeted...



Lady Lakers win league title; boys finish second

May 18, 2019

The North Tahoe girls’ track and field team raced past six other squads last weekend in Fallon to capture the Class 2A Northern League championship. The Lakers boys’ team nearly made it a clean sweep...


Three-peat performance
Three-peat performance

May 18, 2019

The Truckee boys and girls’ swimming team swept the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Swimming & Diving Championships last weekend in Carson City, marking the third consecutive year the program has captured both team titles. The...



Bessie Minor Swift Foundation supports area programs

May 17, 2019

The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation, formed by the owners and founder of Swift Communications, awards grants to programs that promote literacy, reading and writing skills as well as programs that focus on languages, sciences and...