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Forest Service fire chief bans residential burning at Tahoe

LAKE TAHOE – The forest fire chief for the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is suspending residential burning, also known as “dooryard” burning, effective through the remainder of fire season, off Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunForest Service fire chief bans residential burning at TahoeJuly, 18 2012 2:04 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Weather Window | Harry Johanson: Legendary Tahoe lawman

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – It was a sad day for the small community of Tahoe City in the spring of 1932. Citizens dressed in black were in the process of burying the town’s first constable, the revered pioneer Robert Montgomery Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunWeather Window | Harry Johanson: Legendary Tahoe lawmanJuly, 18 2012 6:03 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Tony Hawk, Birdhouse team to perform at Woodward Tahoe

The Sierra Sun caught up for an email Q-and-A with legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk, who is slated to perform with his Birdhouse Skateboards team at Woodward Tahoe on Wednesday.Woodward Tahoe – an action sports training center Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTony Hawk, Birdhouse team to perform at Woodward TahoeJuly, 18 2012 8:33 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Truckee players, NFL greats enjoy Gene Upshaw Memorial Golf Classic

Sterling Sharpe’s booming voice carried across the driving range at The Golf Club at Gray’s Crossing as he wrapped his arm around the shoulder of junior Truckee football player Blake Crosby.Crosby, in stitches laughing along with a Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTruckee players, NFL greats enjoy Gene Upshaw Memorial Golf ClassicJuly, 17 2012 5:58 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Squaw Valley announces 2012 Trail Running Series

OLYMPIC VALLEY – This summer, in conjunction Big Blue Adventure and the Auburn Ski Club, Squaw Valley announces a new trail running series ranging from easy, light races to more substantial trail runs. Home to the start of Weste Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunSquaw Valley announces 2012 Trail Running SeriesJuly, 17 2012 12:32 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Tuck plays Tahoe

TAHOE, Calif. – A veteran of many New York City well-known clubs, singer-songwriter Tuck Wilson now lives at Tahoe. It was the folk movement of the ’60s that lured Tuck into learning to play guitar, and the folk-rock of th Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTuck plays TahoeJuly, 16 2012 4:39 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Ask the Trainer | Tired dogs are calm dogs

Dear Carla,We have a 1-year-old chocolate Lab named Mocha who is driving us crazy! We love him, but he just can’t seem to sit still. He is constantly in motion both inside the house and out. His favorite activity inside is stea Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunAsk the Trainer | Tired dogs are calm dogsJuly, 16 2012 4:11 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Obama appoints Nevada’s Tim Carlson to TRPA

LAKE TAHOE – U.S. President Barack Obama has appointed Tim Carlson to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s 15-member Governing Board, according to a statement last week from the planning agency.The presidential appointee Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunObama appoints Nevada’s Tim Carlson to TRPA July, 15 2012 10:15 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Truckee man, 53, dies after apparent bicycle accident near Donner Lake

TRUCKEE, Calif. – A 53-year-old local man died Friday after an apparent bicycling accident on Old Highway 40 near Donner Lake, according to the Truckee Police Department.Police found the man – identified Sunday afternoon Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTruckee man, 53, dies after apparent bicycle accident near Donner LakeJuly, 15 2012 6:42 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Piping Rock Equestrian Center offers scenic and sunset trail riding

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Truckee’s largest horseback riding facility, Piping Rock Equestrian Center, offers guided trail rides customized to guests’ riding skills and interests. Located off Interstate 80, the center is uniquely positio Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunPiping Rock Equestrian Center offers scenic and sunset trail ridingJuly, 14 2012 3:49 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »