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Prescribed fire operations continue in Tahoe Basin

November 7, 2019

If weather and conditions permit, North Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Douglas fire protection districts, along with California State Parks may continue prescribed fire operations during the next several weeks in the Tahoe Basin. Fall and...


Truckee welcomes evacuees during wildfire season

November 7, 2019

Visit Truckee’s move to offer a $100 discount on lodging in the area as a promotional tool ended up catering to wildfire evacuees and those looking for power during the statewide PG&E shutoffs. Last week...


Warren Miller film premier packs the room at Squaw Creek

November 7, 2019

The premier of “Timeless,” Warren Miller Entertainment’s 70th full-length feature film, packed the house at Squaw Creek on Saturday with locals coming together to celebrate the upcoming winter season. “It was really fun to see...


Sun snapshots: Celebrating Halloween at Sierra Sun

November 7, 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...




Market Beat: Portfolio perfection

November 7, 2019

There are many ways to protect a portfolio from downturns. Markets regularly go through cycles of volatility and inevitable downturns. Bull markets go up and bear markets go down. The term hedging goes back to...


Placer County adopts new short-term rental ordinance

November 7, 2019

With more than 3,700 short-term rentals on the books, Placer County has adopted an ordinance to address issues regarding occupancy, noise, parking and garbage collection at properties. Among new limits outlined, the ordinance restricts occupancy...


Good Morning Truckee: Welcome to winter 2019-20

November 7, 2019

The Nov. 12 Good Morning Truckee will focus on the upcoming winter and the ski industry, one of our region’s largest economic drivers. Ron Cohen, president and COO of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows; Greg Dallas,...




Anne Naomi McCormick

November 5, 2019

Anne Naomi McCormick April 13, 1966 ~ November 2, 2019 Anne Naomi McCormick, aged 53, passed away comfortably in her home on Donner Lake, Sunday, November 2nd, 2019, holding hands with her two children. Anne...







Market Beat: Third-quarter earnings as expected

November 4, 2019

Earnings reporting season for the third quarter of this year is just about half way over with and so far, the results have been pretty much in line with the expectations. The market has been...


XC Dynasty: Lakers sweep regional titles

November 3, 2019

North Tahoe athletes continued the school’s cross-country dynasty on Saturday, once again sweeping the Class 2A/1A Northern League boys and girls’ team championships. The Lakers have swept the boys and girls’ team titles at each...