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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...




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...


Truckee adopts Public Art Master Plan

July 12, 2019

More public art is in Truckee’s future with the town council’s adoption of a Public Art Master Plan. The plan includes policies that define what public art is, potential art locations and how it will...



Study links warmer waters to fish die-offs
Study links warmer waters to fish die-offs

July 12, 2019

Climate change may be a contributing factor in freshwater fish die-offs, according to a recent study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. Researchers from the University of California, Davis, and Reed College in Portland,...


Truckee activists fight for climate policies

July 12, 2019

With the effects of climate change a growing concern among local environmental groups, Truckee activists have begun using their voice to influence local, state and national climate policies. “We know that some global warming has...


SUMMER SLACKIN’
SUMMER SLACKIN’

July 12, 2019

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




Truckee council eyes TOT increase for affordable housing

July 12, 2019

In an attempt to find a secure funding source for affordable housing projects, Truckee is looking at an increase in Transient Occupancy Taxes, which would require approval from Truckee voters. In May this year True...




Housing project in downtown Truckee gains traction
Housing project in downtown Truckee gains traction

July 11, 2019

Workforce housing may be coming to downtown Truckee, as developers have submitted an official application to the town. The project, at 10002 Jibboom Street, has mainly been used for public parking in the past. “We...