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World champion skier Daron Rahlves schedules face-time with Truckee

TRUCKEE, Calif. – TRUCKEE – Champion skier and local resident Daron Rahlves is often on the road as a competitive skier. However, his hometown of Truckee is always high on his mind. Rahlves will meet and greet with his fan Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunWorld champion skier Daron Rahlves schedules face-time with TruckeeFebruary, 28 2013 3:45 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All... Read more »

First Friday in downtown Truckee helps kick-off SnowFest! with snow-themed fun

TRUCKEE, Calif. – In the spirit of community, the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association will help kick off North Lake Tahoe’s SnowFest! with its monthly “First Friday” event March 1, 5-8 p.m. in downtown Truck Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunFirst Friday in downtown Truckee helps kick-off SnowFest! with snow-themed funFebruary, 28 2013 5:43 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Weather Window | 1960 Winter Olympics: Magic in the Valley

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – More than a century after topographical engineer John C. Fremont reported his “discovery,” the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley represents the moment in history when the rest of the world Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunWeather Window | 1960 Winter Olympics: Magic in the ValleyFebruary, 27 2013 5:24 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Truckee football | Bob Shaffer announces retirement from coaching

After leading the Wolverines to nine state championships in 18 seasons, Truckee High head football coach Bob Shaffer announced his retirement from coaching Tuesday. Stay tuned for more info. Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTruckee football | Bob Shaffer announces retirement from coachingFebruary, 27 2013 8:47 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Giant goldfish in Lake Tahoe spark international interest

LAKE TAHOE – At Lake Tahoe, goldfish are an invasive species. On the Internet, they’re viral.Following a story by television station KCRA last week, hundreds of news outlets from around the world picked up the story abo Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunGiant goldfish in Lake Tahoe spark international interestFebruary, 26 2013 5:32 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Tahoe/Truckee schools to celebrate Read Across America Day

TAHOE/TRUCKEE – Local leaders and educators of all stripes will be donning their Cat-in-the-Hat hats this week and reading to young children to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday in the days surrounding March 2.A Birthday Par Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTahoe/Truckee schools to celebrate Read Across America DayFebruary, 26 2013 10:48 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Alpine ski racing | Mancuso just misses podium in Meribel super combined

MERIBEL, France – Julia Mancuso of Squaw Valley ripped to second in the downhill half of Sunday’s World Cup super combined in Meribel, France, but dropped to fourth overall after hooking up in the soft snow of the slalom p Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunAlpine ski racing | Mancuso just misses podium in Meribel super combinedFebruary, 25 2013 4:52 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com |... Read more »

Vertical Express for Can Do MS to hold on-snow fundraiser

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – This winter marks the 28th annual Vertical Express for Can Do MS at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, a skiing and snowboarding event March 9 and 10. The event raises money for Can Do MS, a national nonprofit and Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunVertical Express for Can Do MS to hold on-snow fundraiserFebruary, 25 2013 5:07 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Galactic, Corey Glover to funk it up Sunday in Crystal Bay

CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. – Fresh of the heels of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, one of the city’s funkiest bands, Galactic, will return to the Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room with a pair of special guests Sunday night.Spanning a care Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunGalactic, Corey Glover to funk it up Sunday in Crystal BayFebruary, 21 2013 5:06 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Official: North Lake Tahoe highway overhaul will likely take ‘several years’

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – Despite construction funding shortfalls, the Kings Beach three-lane project will move forward this summer, albeit with a piecemeal approach that could extend construction across several years, officials sai Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunOfficial: North Lake Tahoe highway overhaul will likely take ‘several years’February, 21 2013 5:09 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »