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Taking a look back at the Top 10 sports stories of 2012

Like every year in the Truckee-North Lake Tahoe area, 2012 was packed with notable athletic achievements, from high school state championships to impressive endurance running and skiing feats.While they can’t all be mentioned here, Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTaking a look back at the Top 10 sports stories of 2012December, 31 2012 5:32 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Dragonfly with festive prix-fixe dinner

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Start the New Year off right with a delicious four course, prix-fixe meal at Dragonfly Restaurant and Sushi Bar. Whether you are starting off a night of club hopping or tucking in early to make first chair, rin Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunCelebrate New Year’s Eve at Dragonfly with festive prix-fixe dinnerDecember, 31 2012 6:42 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Funk band, DJs featured at first Last Chair Music Festival

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. – Squaw Valley’s inaugural Last Chair Music Festival features the funk band Lettuce and nationally known DJs.Slated the first two weekends of January, the festival will bring live music on Friday and Sat Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunFunk band, DJs featured at first Last Chair Music Festival December, 27 2012 5:31 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

TCPUD awarded $344,263 for Truckee River project

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – The Tahoe City Public Utility District was recently awarded $ 344,263 from the California Natural Resource Agency for the Truckee River Restoration and Access Project, an official said last week.The project Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTCPUD awarded $ 344,263 for Truckee River project December, 27 2012 5:32 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Surviving the Tahoe backcountry: Steps to take to come out of an avalanche alive

TAHOE/TRUCKEE – You’re suffocating in the dark and you can’t move. The snow that had seemed so fluffy moments before as you carved wide S turns down the slope is cemented in your nose, your eyes and your mouth. Your Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunSurviving the Tahoe backcountry: Steps to take to come out of an avalanche aliveDecember, 28 2012 9:55 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Last call for Holiday Pet Photo Contest

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Sierra Sun’s Holiday Pet Photo Contest has been a smashing success, with festive animal photos galore. Submit your silliest, most sumptuous, simply sensational holiday pet photo to the Sierra Su Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunLast call for Holiday Pet Photo ContestDecember, 28 2012 4:16 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Shortsale, Deed in Lieu, Foreclosure in Lake Tahoe

  Foreclosure can seem intimidating but rest assured there are options. The sooner that you address the matter the more options you will have. The first step that occurs when there are problems with lack of payments to your creditor is a default. Another words, the borrower is not current with their payments on their mortgage to the bank. Therefore, the property goes into default. There is usually time to make arrangements with the lender until it goes into foreclosure. There are a couple of... Read more »

You’re invited to Little Truckee River working group meeting

SIERRAVILLE – The Sierra County Fire Safe and Watershed Council invites you to attend the annual Little Truckee River Working Group Meeting on Wednesday Jan. 9, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the U.S. Forest Service Sierraville Ranger Stat Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunYou’re invited to Little Truckee River working group meetingDecember, 28 2012 4:30 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Vans to kick off nationwide ‘Custom Culture’ contest

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – TAHOE/TRUCKEE – Vans is sounding the call for hundreds of high schools across the country to take part in the fourth edition of Vans Custom Culture, a nationwide art contest. Beginning Jan. 2, 2013, Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunVans to kick off nationwide ‘Custom Culture’ contestDecember, 28 2012 5:31 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Developer, critical analysis begins over environmental report on major proposed Sierra development

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Canyon Springs project that proposes to develop a portion of the eastern Truckee landscape has the potential to generate significant environmental impacts in a number of areas, consultants and planners have Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunDeveloper, critical analysis begins over environmental report on major proposed Sierra developmentDecember, 28 2012 9:59 am MST Full... Read more »