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Placer planners OK use permit for Tahoe biomass plant

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Placer County Planning Commission last week approved a conditional use permit and certified the environmental impact report for a proposed biomass facility on Cabin Creek Road near the Placer/Nevada County Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunPlacer planners OK use permit for Tahoe biomass plantDecember, 27 2012 5:33 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Jessica Marie Tohlen and Timothy Sheldon wed

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Tim and Cindy Tohlen of Truckee are proud to announce their daughter Jessica Marie Tohlen, a Truckee High School and Sacramento State graduate, married Timothy Sheldon, of Walnut Creek, Calif., son of Linda and Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunJessica Marie Tohlen and Timothy Sheldon wedDecember, 27 2012 1:01 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Black and White Superball: 18 bands to ring in new year, North Lake Tahoe style

CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. – The sixth annual Black and White Superball will take place at the Cal Neva Resort in Crystal Bay on New Year’s Eve.Featuring styles ranging from heavy bass to funky grooves, 18 musical acts are set to perfo Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunBlack and White Superball: 18 bands to ring in new year, North Lake Tahoe style December, 26 2012 1:19 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Jackie Greene has 3 New Year’s Weekend Tahoe shows before joining the Black Crowes

CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. – If it’s New Year’s, Jackie Greene must be at the Crystal Bay Casino.This New Year’s Eve marks the third consecutive holiday run of shows for Jackie and friends in the Crown Room. On Saturday, Greene, his ba Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunJackie Greene has 3 New Year’s Weekend Tahoe shows before joining the Black CrowesDecember, 26 2012 1:20 pm... Read more »

My Turn: TRPA’s dog and pony show

LAKE TAHOE – I was surprised last week to see no letters or columns in the Sierra Sun from local activists about the Regional Plan Update meeting and approval, so I’ll weigh in. A few weeks ago you published my column outl Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunMy Turn: TRPA’s dog and pony showDecember, 25 2012 4:52 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

‘Fighting the good fight’

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – As the ball soars through the air, North Lake Tahoe native Frankie Tenorio III outstretches his arm to intercept, following its arch, but it sails past and is caught by a member of the opposing team who is Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra Sun‘Fighting the good fight’December, 25 2012 4:56 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Local man, 49, found dead after avalanche at Donner Ski Ranch

NORDEN, Calif. – Search teams at Donner Ski Ranch on Monday recovered the body of a local man who died after apparently being swept away in an avalanche, sheriff’s officials said.A man called the Nevada County Sheriff’s Depart Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunLocal man, 49, found dead after avalanche at Donner Ski RanchDecember, 25 2012 10:07 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com |... Read more »

SnowCare for Troops seeks volunteers

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Frequent moves and unexpected deployments are just a few of the stresses impacting the families of the nearly 1.5 million active duty men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces. Along with the stress Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunSnowCare for Troops seeks volunteersDecember, 24 2012 1:55 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Ski patroller buried in Monday avalanche at Alpine Meadows

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. – A ski patroller at Alpine Meadows ski resort near Lake Tahoe was air-lifted to a Reno hospital Monday morning after he was buried in an avalanche, a resort official said.According to a statement from A Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunSki patroller buried in Monday avalanche at Alpine Meadows December, 24 2012 3:47 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Report: Man, 71, killed in skiing accident Friday at Squaw Valley

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. – A 71-year-old skier died Friday after hitting a tree at Squaw Valley, according to the Sacramento Bee.According to an article by the newspaper, Squaw officials reported the man died at about 11 a.m. on Copyright 2012 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunReport: Man, 71, killed in skiing accident Friday at Squaw ValleyDecember, 21 2012 5:42 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »