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Details scarce on fatal bear shooting at Lake Tahoe beach

HOMEWOOD, Calif. – On Monday morning, Placer County Sheriff’s deputies found the body of a bear that was shot and killed on a beach in Homewood, according to a Channel 4 News report and BEAR League Executive Director Ann Bryant. Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunDetails scarce on fatal bear shooting at Lake Tahoe beach July, 31 2012 5:08 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Grasshopper Soup: Good dogs bite good people

TAHOE/TRUCKEE – This world couldn’t be more interesting if extraterrestrials landed on Lake Tahoe. If aliens landed arguing about how they got lost when they were trying to avoid earth altogether, they would fit right in Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunGrasshopper Soup: Good dogs bite good peopleJuly, 31 2012 8:46 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Public comment period opens for Tahoe/Truckee biomass project

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Public comment is under way on the draft environmental impact report for a proposed two-megawatt wood-to-energy biomass facility.According to the Placer County Planning Department, the facility would ut Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunPublic comment period opens for Tahoe/Truckee biomass projectJuly, 30 2012 5:11 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

2012 Lake Tahoe Summit to feature CA, NV governors

STATELINE, Nev. – The 2012 Lake Tahoe Summit will feature the governors of Nevada and California, among other regional politicians, officials announced Monday.The 16th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit, hosted by Sen. Dean Heller, R-Ne Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra Sun2012 Lake Tahoe Summit to feature CA, NV governorsJuly, 30 2012 12:15 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Truckee Police logs, July 2-9

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Below are select incidents from the Truckee Police Department’s press log for July 2-9, along with previously unreported incidents. July 1* A vehicle was reported stolen from a driveway on Broc Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTruckee Police logs, July 2-9July, 27 2012 9:15 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

North Shore crime logs, June 28-July 13

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – Below are select incidents from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office press log for June 28-July 13. June 28* Sometime overnight on the 3600 Block of North Lake Boulevard in Tahoe City a report Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunNorth Shore crime logs, June 28-July 13July, 27 2012 9:16 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Truckee Thursdays: Compromise reached in wake of dog ban outcry

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Have dog, will travel … especially to Truckee Thursdays.For the past five years, that’s been the philosophy of residents looking to have fun while supporting local businesses at one of the most popula Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTruckee Thursdays: Compromise reached in wake of dog ban outcryJuly, 27 2012 9:18 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Truckee Tahoe community announcements

Send us your newsContent 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 SunTruckee Tahoe community announcementsJuly, 27 2012 10:16 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Funk it up tonight | Music on the Beach, free concert series in Kings Beach continues

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – The first Music on the Beach free concert in Kings Beach took place on Friday, July 6 with the Blues Monsters and was a huge success. The Blues Monsters pulled out all the stops with favorite songs and new Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunFunk it up tonight | Music on the Beach, free concert series in Kings Beach continuesJuly, 27 2012 10:36 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Mountain lion concerns businesses after killing deer at Lake Tahoe

ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. – A mountain lion killed a deer close to the Zephyr Cove Lodge and campgrounds Wednesday, but officials say there is nothing to worry about.Chris Healy, public information officer of the Nevada Department of Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunMountain lion concerns businesses after killing deer at Lake TahoeJuly, 27 2012 4:11 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »