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Spoke ‘n’ Word | If you want gain, don’t overtrain

As training athletes, it’s easy to train too hard, for too many days per week, or even months in a row. The result? Overtraining.We sometimes fail to realize that with unnecessary or junk workouts, overtraining can compete with valu Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunSpoke ‘n’ Word | If you want gain, don’t overtrainMay, 25 2012 9:40 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All... Read more »

Schaffer’s Mill to break ground on new clubhouse village

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Schaffer’s Mill Golf & Lake Club will break ground on a 7.4-acre Clubhouse Village with an all-day celebration and evening groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, May 26. The Clubhouse Village will be loca Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunSchaffer’s Mill to break ground on new clubhouse village May, 23 2012 8:59 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Reliving a Donner Lake rescue

With National Safe Boating Week wrapping up this weekend, the timing seemed appropriate to dust off an old first-person rescue story that fits right in with the theme. The year was 2007. The setting, Donner Lake, early May.My budd Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunReliving a Donner Lake rescueMay, 24 2012 5:14 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Kick off summer with North Lake Tahoe’s Opening Day at the Lake

TAHOE, Calif. – Summer officially kicks off in North Lake Tahoe Memorial Day Weekend with the 6th Annual Opening Day at the Lake.This four-day special event is Friday, May 25 to Monday, May 28, and is comprised of celebrations Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunKick off summer with North Lake Tahoe’s Opening Day at the LakeMay, 23 2012 8:01 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Active Adults | New Tahoe City program, Sierra Senior Services favorites announced

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Tahoe City Parks and Recreation is in the beginning stages of launching a program for active and mature adults. The department received a generous grant donation from the Tahoe Truckee Community Found Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunActive Adults | New Tahoe City program, Sierra Senior Services favorites announcedMay, 23 2012 8:41 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Traditional Roots Nutrition health talk Wednesday

TRUCKEE – On Wednesday, May 23; 6-6:30 p.m. Traditional Roots Nutrition will address how Gut and Physiology Syndrome (GAPS) not only addresses brain dysfunction, but physical problems as well. Look at digestive disorders Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTraditional Roots Nutrition health talk WednesdayMay, 23 2012 10:37 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

North Tahoe track | Noah McDermott wins dual state titles to lead Lakers

Noah McDermott had no intention of placing second at the 2A State Track and Field Championships this past Friday and Saturday.The North Tahoe sophomore capped a stellar track season with dual state titles at the state meet held at D Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunNorth Tahoe track | Noah McDermott wins dual state titles to lead LakersMay, 22 2012 6:45 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Tahoe Truckee community announcements

Are you the news?Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Visit www.sierrasun.com to submit events online. Please limit descriptions to 50 words. E-mail submissi Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTahoe Truckee community announcementsMay, 22 2012 2:44 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Truckee Fire District chipping program announced

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Protecting your home and property from the ravages of a wildfire requires constant attention. All dead trees, brush, and limbs need to be removed from your property. Dense tree and shrub stands need to be thinn Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTruckee Fire District chipping program announcedMay, 21 2012 5:18 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

California Naturalist program to be offered at Sagehen

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – California Naturalist is a new certification program developed by the University of California Cooperative Extension to foster a committed corps of volunteer naturalists and citizen scientists trained and Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunCalifornia Naturalist program to be offered at SagehenMay, 21 2012 6:50 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »