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Leaders visit Livermore and Monterey seeking innovative models for Lake Tahoe

TAHOE, Calif. – A 17-member team of Tahoe leaders from across the business spectrum hit the road to learn from other California communities how to implement innovative solutions to overcome economic and environmental decline. Pa Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunLeaders visit Livermore and Monterey seeking innovative models for Lake TahoeJune, 21 2012 4:02 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Talented field slated to compete in 39th Western States Endurance Run

Just like last year and the year before that, the 39th annual Western States Endurance Run this weekend is stacked with a talented field of ultrarunners from across the globe – as well as one notable local contender.“Yea Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTalented field slated to compete in 39th Western States Endurance RunJune, 21 2012 5:11 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Jim Porter: Antibiotic use in livestock feed unsafe?

TRUCKEE, Calif. – In a new court ruling sure to shake up the livestock industry, a federal court directed the Food and Drug Administration to address the human health risks of antibiotic use in animal feed. The FDA has already a Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunJim Porter: Antibiotic use in livestock feed unsafe?June, 21 2012 10:06 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Bicycle Rodeo | Git yourself in the saddle, families

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – The Placer County Sheriff’s Office and the North Tahoe Family Resource Center in conjunction with many other local businesses and organizations will be hosting a “Bicycle Rodeo” at Kings Beach E Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunBicycle Rodeo | Git yourself in the saddle, familiesJune, 20 2012 5:54 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Two robins test positive for West Nile virus in South Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – West Nile virus has been detected in two birds found in the South Lake Tahoe area.According to a release from the El Dorado County Environmental Management and Health Services Departments, the virus Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTwo robins test positive for West Nile virus in South Lake Tahoe June, 20 2012 1:55 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Graduation 2012: It’s the ‘end of the world as we know it’

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – The 2012 commencement exercise at North Tahoe High School Friday afternoon was a ceremony filled with joyous exclamations (Uno! Dos! Tres! – OOMPH!), bittersweet send-offs, and ample dashes of humor & Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunGraduation 2012: It’s the ‘end of the world as we know it’ June, 19 2012 6:40 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

$8.52 million bond measure OK’d for November ballot

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The stage has been set for the Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District to rid itself of its $ 7 million problem.Since December 2009, when construction costs of the Truckee Community Recreation Center came in Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra Sun$ 8.52 million bond measure OK’d for November ballotJune, 19 2012 5:46 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Don’t park at the post office for Truckee Thursdays

Like any other business, the U.S. Postal Service has to serve the needs of its customers. And in Truckee, one of the biggest needs is to have parking available, round the clock, for customers to access their mail.Over the last few y Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunLetter to the Editor: Don’t park at the post office for Truckee Thursdays June, 19 2012 8:17 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Amateur radio operators to practice emergency communication skills

TRUCKEE, Calif. – On Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24, amateur radio operators from Auburn, Truckee and surrounding areas will construct and operate a working amateur radio field station at the Logger Campground at Stampede R Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunAmateur radio operators to practice emergency communication skillsJune, 18 2012 7:07 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Northstar to host golf tournament for Truckee skatepark fundraising effort

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Northstar Golf Course will host a golf tournament on Sunday, June 24 at noon to benefit a fundraising effort to illuminate and expand the existing Truckee skatepark. Last year, several Truckee skate Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunNorthstar to host golf tournament for Truckee skatepark fundraising effortJune, 18 2012 11:41 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All... Read more »