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Truckee Tahoe community announcements

Community briefsTAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Visit www.sierrasun.com to submit events for the online calendar. Please li Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTruckee Tahoe community announcementsJanuary, 31 2013 4:35 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Special events grant applications for Tahoe area due Feb. 22

TAHOE, Calif. – The North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association is currently accepting applications for the 2012-13 Special Events Grant Program. The deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. with presentations schedule Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunSpecial events grant applications for Tahoe area due Feb. 22January, 31 2013 12:06 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Weather Window | Discover the Sierra’s first ski hotels

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Lake Tahoe is considered the epicenter for Northern California skiing and riding, but our regional ski history got its start in the high country west of Donner Pass. Five years before leaders of the Aubur Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunWeather Window | Discover the Sierra’s first ski hotelsJanuary, 30 2013 4:34 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

‘Not as optimistic as before’ | Sierra snowpack below average after dry January

LAKE TAHOE – Almost every year since 1987, Chief of the California Cooperative Snow Survey Frank Gehrke has recorded a mid-winter lull during which fewer storms hit the Sierra Nevada. And 2013 was no exception.The water conten Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra Sun‘Not as optimistic as before’ | Sierra snowpack below average after dry January January, 30 2013 9:13 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Tom McClintock did right thing with Sandy vote

This is in response to the letter by Mr. Booth in the Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, edition of the Sierra Sun.I’m neither a Republican nor Democrat, but I believe Mr. McClintock was looking out for us and did the right thing. The fac Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunLetter to the Editor: Tom McClintock did right thing with Sandy voteJanuary, 29 2013 6:44 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

My Turn: A true and steadfast champion for Tahoe

LAKE TAHOE – As a (private) pilot I recently demonstrated a stall to a flight instructor as part of my biennial flight review. Let me explain.An airplane needs thrust and lift in order to fly. The thrust is provided by the eng Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunMy Turn: A true and steadfast champion for TahoeJanuary, 29 2013 6:45 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Any Wednesday | Experience a new rhythm to your life

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Deb Kelly, creator of “Rearrange Yourself, A Guide to the New World,” is reaching out for participants in “Any Wednesday,” which is about people coming together to create a great and ful Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunAny Wednesday | Experience a new rhythm to your lifeJanuary, 29 2013 9:26 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Appraisal values Truckee Veterans Hall at $845,000

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The current market value of the iconic Truckee Veterans Hall Building on High Street is $ 845,000, according to an appraisal late last year.In light of potentially selling the building to Tahoe Forest Church, Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunAppraisal values Truckee Veterans Hall at $ 845,000 January, 28 2013 5:28 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Ask the Trainer | Is it excitement or submissive urination?

Dear Carla,Our dog Milo is a 9-month-old Lab/golden mix. He pees whenever he gets excited. If another dog runs up to him, he pees. If a person approaches him, he pees. It doesn’t matter if he knows the person or not. He’s Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunAsk the Trainer | Is it excitement or submissive urination?January, 28 2013 12:03 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Coldstream Canyon presentation slated for Feb. 12

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The community is invited to join the Truckee River Watershed Council for a presentation on the Coldstream Canyon Floodplain Restoration project on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Cedar House Sport Hotel. Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunColdstream Canyon presentation slated for Feb. 12January, 25 2013 5:27 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »