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Climate-Ready Truckee Workshop set for Wednesday

July 20, 2019

The Town of Truckee has begun to prepare the community for climate change, with a workshop scheduled for Wednesday. According to a news release, Truckee’s summers are getting hotter and winter storms are more extreme....


Friends of the Truckee Library to host used book sale

July 20, 2019

An annual “Giant Used Book Sale,” serving as a fundraiser for the Friends of the Truckee Library, will be hosted at the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District’ on Aug. 3. Along with low prices, attendees...


Kings Beach roundabout art ribbon cutting set for Monday

July 19, 2019

Placer County and Tahoe Public Art will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for Kings Beach’s new roundabout artwork Monday, July 22. These highly-anticipated projects follow years of planning and community involvement. They are funded by...



Permanent pickleball court served into play at Kilner Park
Permanent pickleball court served into play at Kilner Park

July 19, 2019

Tahoe Public Utility District hosted a July 11 grand opening and ribbon-cutting at the new Kilner Park pickleball courts, with over 30 pickleball players of all ages and abilities — including three past national champions,...



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...


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...


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...


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...




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...


SUMMER SLACKIN’
SUMMER SLACKIN’

July 12, 2019

Kyle Nicely is steady as he goes while slacklining near Rainbow Bridge above Donner Lake.