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Caltrans urges drivers to watch out for wildlife

September 17, 2019

SACRAMENTO—This time of year, the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions typically peak as animals start migrating to winter habitat, mating season begins for deer and elk, and bears spend more time foraging before hibernation. To help...



Divers to attempt unprecedented Lake Tahoe clean-up

September 16, 2019

Two Lake Tahoe residents are taking steps to address the lake’s long-time trash problem by swimming the 72 miles around Tahoe. Tahoe Dive Center owner Matt Meunier and Clean Up the Lake founder Colin West...






North Tahoe, Truckee girls battle to 2-2 tie

September 15, 2019

For the first time this decade, the matchup between the Truckee and North Tahoe girls’ soccer teams didn’t end in a Wolverines’ victory. The Lady Lakers battled back from a 2-1 deficit at Truckee on...




Town of Truckee receives Silver Beacon Award

September 13, 2019

The Town of Truckee has been awarded a 2019 Silver Beacon Award by the Institute for Local Government for efforts made toward sustainability. The annual Beacon Awards recognize the measurable achievements of towns and cities...




Truckee improving online mapping system

September 13, 2019

New additions have been added to Truckee’s Geographic Information System, an online mapping system, that gives users more insight into ongoing construction projects around town and emergency preparedness. The map allows users to view all...


Fiery crash between big rig, Prius results in fatality

September 13, 2019

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A fiery two-car crash resulted in one fatality, a fire, a closed highway for several hours and thousands of gallons of fuel left unaccounted for. A tanker truck carrying 8,400 gallons...


Sun Snapshots: Happy birthday Barbara Green!

September 13, 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...


Amy Michelle Holland

September 12, 2019

Amy Michelle Holland Amy lived her short 43 years to the fullest. She was a marathon runner, mountain biker, Freeskiing competitor, Spartan racer, world traveler and all-around adventure seeker. Amy faced her Glioblastoma diagnosis with...