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Squaw Winter Olympics hits 60th anniversary

February 18, 2020

Today marks the 60th anniversary of athletes from across 30 nations marching into Squaw Valley’s Blyth Arena for the opening ceremonies of the 1960 Winter Olympics. The games, which ran Feb. 18-28, nearly had a...





Market Beat: Stock market valuations

February 17, 2020

Diversification is one of the best risk management tools that investors have available. Two of the major styles of investing are known as growth and value. Most investors should have some exposure to both. We’re...


Truckee Town Council considers 2020 goals

February 14, 2020

Truckee Town Council is considering its 2020 goals which put a focus on the General Plan 2040 Update, housing and the town’s marketing efforts. In January, town council and staff participated in a two-day facilitated...



Tahoe Truckee Unified Schools administrators honored

February 14, 2020

The Placer County Charter of the Association of California School Administrators recognized two administrators from Tahoe Truckee Unified School District for their outstanding leadership in late January, a news release states. Each year, the association...



Sun Snapshots: Field trip!

February 14, 2020

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...


Lorraine Free

February 13, 2020

Lorraine M Free May 29, 1925 – Jan. 31, 2020 Lorraine M Free was born in Rochester MN on May 29, 1925, to Kenneth and Martha (Schwankee) Crandall. She married her high school sweetheart Lloyd...


Guadalupe Jiménez

February 13, 2020

Guadalupe Delgadillo Jiménez April 31, 1932- February 8, 2020 Guadalupe Delgadillo Jiménez, age 87, of Fair Oaks, California, passed away peacefully on February 8, 2020, surrounded and comforted by family members. Guadalupe is survived by...


Tahoe Forest Health System welcomes new physician

February 13, 2020

Tahoe Forest Health System has announced Julie Ann Torman, MD, has joined their team at Tahoe Forest Gastroenterology. Torman specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal tract. Torman attended medical school...


Martis Fund accepting letters of inquiry for qualifying projects

February 13, 2020

The Martis Fund has invested over $11 million to nonprofit organizations in the Martis Valley region through funding open space conservation, habitat and forest management and restoration, and workforce housing projects between 2006-2019. Funding is...


Free Olympic Heritage Trail Day set for Feb. 22

February 13, 2020

TAHOMA — Sierra State Parks Foundation is hosting a free park day in honor of the 60th anniversary of the 1960 Winter Olympics, which took place in Squaw Valley and the West Shore of Lake...






Early Quality Matters in Nevada County

February 11, 2020

What happens to our children now impacts all of us tomorrow.  Kids grow up, and the care and education they receive in the first five years of life is a big determining factor in what...