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Faith Factor | Food and shelter offered in Truckee

TRUCKEE, Calif. – In the summer of 2011, Father Mathew Blank, the pastor of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Truckee, determined there was a need in our town to assist the needy and homeless. He decided to ded Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunFaith Factor | Food and shelter offered in TruckeeFebruary, 18 2013 5:06 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

All-League basketball | Lakers’ Alex Tyler voted MVP

North Tahoe junior point guard Alex Tyler did a lot of things well for his Lakers this season, and Mount Rose League coaches took notice.Tyler was named Division III All-Mount Rose League MVP after helping lead the Lakers into the q Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunAll-League basketball | Lakers’ Alex Tyler voted MVPFebruary, 22 2013 7:42 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Radio Heads: Former KLKT DJs recall Incline Village’s first and only radio station

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – “This is Lee Warner, in Warner’s Corner, on KLKT Tahoe FM 100.”And so began a typical day of music, news and fun in the 1980s during the short life of Incline Village’s first and Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunRadio Heads: Former KLKT DJs recall Incline Village’s first and only radio stationFebruary, 22 2013 8:19 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Martis Valley Trail: Northstar board votes for highway alignment

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The debate over which alignment should be used for a large section of the proposed Martis Valley Trail has been settled.The 5.4-mile portion connecting Truckee to Northstar California will follow Highway 267 Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunMartis Valley Trail: Northstar board votes for highway alignmentFebruary, 22 2013 8:21 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Tahoe Expedition Academy to launch high school courses

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – For the 2013-2014 school year, Tahoe Expedition Academy plans to launch a ninth-grade class in 2013-14, and each subsequent year plans to add a grade level with the eventual goal if 9-12 high school courses Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTahoe Expedition Academy to launch high school coursesFebruary, 22 2013 9:31 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

NOAA: Below average Lake Tahoe precipitation likely through May

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – If you’re gambling on the weather, snow looks like the underdog.Much of the western U.S., including the Lake Tahoe Region, is most likely to have below normal precipitation for the next three months, ac Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunNOAA: Below average Lake Tahoe precipitation likely through May February, 22 2013 8:33 am MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All... Read more »

North Tahoe High School Ski Academy offers alternative for winter athletes

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – Before North Tahoe High School’s Ski Academy program was established, top skiers had to choose between a rigorous public education and competing in high-level competitions. Due to strict attendance rul Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunNorth Tahoe High School Ski Academy offers alternative for winter athletesFebruary, 21 2013 5:37 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com... Read more »

Fundraiser dinner Tuesday for Tahoe City house fire victims

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – A Brewmaster’s Dinner will take place Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. at Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company Pub at 475 North Lake Blvd. in Tahoe City. The dinner will serve as a fundraiser for the four Tahoe C Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunFundraiser dinner Tuesday for Tahoe City house fire victims February, 21 2013 12:20 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »

Tahoe SAFE Alliance officials: Employee embezzled $15,000

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – One of Lake Tahoe’s most established nonprofit organizations recently fired a “respected and trusted” employee who officials believe embezzled roughly $ 15,000 over a several-month span in 2012 Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunTahoe SAFE Alliance officials: Employee embezzled $ 15,000February, 20 2013 3:11 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All... Read more »

Snowboarder OK after going missing Tuesday at Squaw Valley

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. – A snowboarder who went missing Tuesday afternoon at Squaw Valley was found later that evening in good condition, officials said.The 44-year-old Bay area man was reported missing by a friend at around 3 Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Sierra SunSnowboarder OK after going missing Tuesday at Squaw Valley February, 20 2013 4:04 pm MST Full Story sierrasun.com | All Categories  Read more »