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Willard’s Sport Shop grand re-opening

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – Willard’s Sport Shop is hosting a grand re-opening party Saturday, June 2 in Tahoe City. Formerly known as Squaw Valley Sports Shop this family run business is entering its 34th year with a new name. T Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunWillard’s Sport Shop grand re-openingMay, 31 2012 3:39 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Obituary | Robert Oswald Todd, Jr.

TRUCKEE, Calif. – U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Robert Oswald Todd, Jr., passed away May 18, 2012 after a lengthy illness.Born Dec. 16, 1947 to Robert Oswald Todd, Sr. and Alma Price in Hinesville, Ga., Todd graduated from George Mas Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunObituary | Robert Oswald Todd, Jr.May, 30 2012 5:30 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Longtime Tahoe couple killed in crash remembered for family ties, joy for life

TAHOE VISTA, Calif. – Jesi and Frank Steward built their lives around love. Whether Frank was pouring his heart into one of his signature wood carvings or Jessica was spending time with her grandchildren, the couple had enough l Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunLongtime Tahoe couple killed in crash remembered for family ties, joy for lifeMay, 29 2012 6:05 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Vote for Jennifer Montgomery for Placer supe seat

I urge the voters of Placer County to re-elect Jennifer Montgomery as our 5th District Supervisor. I have worked with her on the Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council for the past 4 years. She has represented our community’s i Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunLetter to the Editor: Vote for Jennifer Montgomery for Placer supe seatMay, 29 2012 11:03 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All... Read more »

1964 Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills to speak at Boys and Girls Club

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – On Saturday June 9, the Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe will host its annual Kids First fundraising breakfast. This year, the Club is honored to have 1964 gold medalist Billy Mills as a keynote spea Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra Sun1964 Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills to speak at Boys and Girls ClubMay, 28 2012 3:05 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

My Turn | Regional Plan Update: I vote for no project

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – Recently the TRPA released its proposed plan(s) for development in the Tahoe Basin over the next 20 years. It is a 780-page document that very few people will read and is obviously not designed to provide a Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunMy Turn | Regional Plan Update: I vote for no project May, 28 2012 11:48 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Art Obsessions | Artists ‘live’ in Downtown Truckee

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Acclaimed artists Geraldine Arata and Donna Covey will demonstrate their talent at Art Obsessions Gallery & Wine Bar Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, 2-6 p.m. Donna Covey will share her approach to creating Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunArt Obsessions | Artists ‘live’ in Downtown TruckeeMay, 26 2012 10:31 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

HOOAH! | Giving back to the 10th

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Hats off to Lauren Hickey and Elsa Corrigan, who recognize the courageous spirit of the 10th Mountain Division and cooked up a way to give back to those soldiers through the Wounded Warrior Project fund. Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunHOOAH! | Giving back to the 10thMay, 26 2012 9:50 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Doggone good deed

TAHOE, Calif. – It was a long and winding road for Girley, a military service dog who was rescued in the wee hours of the morning on California State Route 4.“My friend was coming back from a dog show at 4 a.m.,” s Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunDoggone good deedMay, 26 2012 10:39 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Authorities: Tahoe Vista couple killed after being struck by suspected drunken driver

TAHOE VISTA, Calif. – A local couple was killed this week in southwest Colorado after the motorcycle they were riding was struck by a car driven by a suspected drunken driver, authorities said.According to Colorado State Patro Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunAuthorities: Tahoe Vista couple killed after being struck by suspected drunken driverMay, 25 2012 4:32 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »