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Dan Quinn wins fifth American Century Championship

STATELINE, Nev. – Dan Quinn birdied three of his first seven holes Sunday to pull ahead and then stretched his lead on the back nine to earn a six-point victory over former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien in the American Century Cha Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunDan Quinn wins fifth American Century ChampionshipJuly, 23 2012 9:30 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

TRPA My Turn: Biking and walking bring more than clean air to Lake Tahoe

LAKE TAHOE – Lake Tahoe is biking its way to a healthy, more environmentally sustainable future. In the first two weeks of June, more than 400 people around the Tahoe Basin logged 13,800 miles and 3,800 bike trips just getting t Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTRPA My Turn: Biking and walking bring more than clean air to Lake Tahoe July, 22 2012 12:22 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All... Read more »

More improvements planned for Lake Tahoe paddlers

LAKE TAHOE – A surge in demand for piloting Lake Tahoe by paddle has gotten the attention of area agencies, and kayakers, canoers and stand-up paddleboarders can expect more improvements in the years to come.“This use is Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunMore improvements planned for Lake Tahoe paddlers July, 22 2012 12:24 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Carol Sesko to host open art studio

TRUCKEE – Truckee-based artist Carole Sesko is opening her downtown studio to the public on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 20-22, 11-5 p.m. View Carole’s latest collection of vibrant contemporary paintings and functional art Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunCarol Sesko to host open art studioJuly, 19 2012 4:16 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Youths heating up in Truckee Tahoe Junior Golf

The second tournament of the Truckee Tahoe Junior Golf Tour’s (TTJGT) five-event series was held July 10 at the Coyote Moon Golf Course. A total of 45 junior golfers competed in their respective age groups. The highlight of th Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunYouths heating up in Truckee Tahoe Junior GolfJuly, 20 2012 11:47 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Endurance Endeavors | Strong support network invaluable to this athlete

As perseverance continues to be the dominating theme of my racing season while the challenges keep streaming in, I’ve begun to think about what it is that keeps me going. Where does it come from, this deep desire, unfazed by any Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunEndurance Endeavors | Strong support network invaluable to this athleteJuly, 20 2012 11:51 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All... Read more »

Guest column | Support for the Little Truckee River Fish Habitat Improvement Project

I can see a large wild trout sipping small mayflies off the surface of the gin-clear water just ahead of where I am standing. The Town of Truckee is no more than 8 miles away as the crow flies, but I wouldn’t know it. I am compl Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunGuest column | Support for the Little Truckee River Fish Habitat Improvement ProjectJuly, 20 2012 11:57 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Tony Hawk and crew entertain at Woodward Tahoe

Do not underestimate the skill, resolve or toughness of a professional skateboarder.Those who watched skating legend Tony Hawk and his Birdhouse team riders perform at Woodward Tahoe on Wednesday know that well.As part of their Bi Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTony Hawk and crew entertain at Woodward TahoeJuly, 20 2012 9:49 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, 19 2012 4:41 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Column: Remembering Larry Sage – a great friend and person

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Friday the 13th of July I went cycling with a good friend. We were doing the “bread and butter” Truckee ride over Donner Summit to Cisco and back. Fantastic day, and both made comments to the effect Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunColumn: Remembering Larry Sage – a great friend and personJuly, 19 2012 2:55 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »