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Truckee’s Kristin Bohm wins inaugural Big Chief 50K
Truckee’s Kristin Bohm wins inaugural Big Chief 50K

July 17, 2019

The inaugural Big Chief 50K Trail Run was held last weekend on the trails and fire roads around Northstar California Resort. The race, which was organized by Big Blue Adventure, featured the Truckee area’s new...



Navy SAR rescues Donner Summit rock climber
Navy SAR rescues Donner Summit rock climber

July 15, 2019

NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON — The Longhorn Helicopter Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station Fallon conducted a night rescue at Black Wall near Donner Summit on Thursday, extracting and airlifting an injured...


Market Beat: Second verse same as the first?
Market Beat: Second verse same as the first?

July 15, 2019

Earnings reporting season for the second quarter will get started soon. Alcoa Aluminum will report their results on July 17. Traditionally, Alcoa’s report is considered to be the start of the earnings season even though...


Tahoe Donner Giving Fund’s dinner July 18

July 15, 2019

The Giving Fund’s 5th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction is set for July 18. This year’s theme is All Aboard the Giving Fund Train, a tie in with the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Continental...


North Tahoe PUD celebrates Parks Make Life Better month

July 15, 2019

Join the North Tahoe Public Utility District and recreation providers across California in celebrating our Parks hosts free Movies in the Park in July. The NTPUD will also offer free entry to the North Tahoe...


Slow Food Lake Tahoe launches composting initiative

July 15, 2019

Slow Food Lake Tahoe has partnered with Keep Truckee Green for a pilot program to collect community compost for the summer of 2019. Compost will be collected in 3 initial drop-off locations: Truckee Community Farmers...


Sierra roadwork schedule: July 15-20, 2019

July 15, 2019

LONG-TERM PROJECTS State Routes 28/89 (El Dorado and Placer County): Work continues on a $4.8 million project to remove dead and dying trees from State Routes 28 and 89 in various locations of El Dorado and...


Romo repeats at American Century Championship
Romo repeats at American Century Championship

July 14, 2019

STATELINE, Nev. — Tony Romo entered the final round of the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament with a commanding nine-point lead. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and defending tournament champion didn’t let up as...




Simone Grandmain: Mi concina, su concina
Simone Grandmain: Mi concina, su concina

July 13, 2019

When I first met Lisa Tenorio, owner of North Tahoe Catering (northtahoecatering.com), she was assembling a platter of gourmet sandwiches while a co-worker was preparing what appeared to be a platter of vegetables, ready for...



Pine Nuts: The art of whistling

July 13, 2019

While waiting in line for a lift ticket this past winter I passed the time by whistling, “Born to Lose.” I don’t know why I was whistling that particular Ray Charles song, though I’m sure...



Sierra Sun’s picks for can’t miss events
Sierra Sun’s picks for can’t miss events

July 12, 2019

Sierra Sun’s picks for can’t miss events: Jelly Bread plays Kings Beach Friday Start your weekend off by listening and dancing to free live music on the beautiful North Shore of Lake Tahoe at Kings...


Sun Snapshots: Celebrating a great school year
Sun Snapshots: Celebrating a great school year

July 12, 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...