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Meet Your Merchant: 40-year culinary tradition continues at Tahoe’s Pfeifer House

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – Finding the balance between honoring a tradition, yet keeping up with the new, is a challenge the Pfeifer House, a European dining house in Tahoe City, is learning in its 41st year.
The menu still offers tr

More blizzards equals less snow – Lake Tahoe’s future climate equation?

TAHOE/TRUCKEE – Massive blizzards may become the norm for Tahoe, but don’t get your powder boards out just yet – that doesn’t necessarily mean more snow.
A new report from the Environment America Research & Po

Tahoe City Transit Center wins design award

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – The recently opened Tahoe City Transit Center, an intermodal hub for visitor and resident public transit on the West and North Shores of Lake Tahoe, was named the Overall Winner of the 2012 Western Red Cedar

Truckee Donner Land Trust earns national recognition

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Truckee Donner Land Trust has achieved accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.
“This effort will pay off in the future as we hav

Cobblestone Relay event a downtown Tahoe City success

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – The Tahoe City Winter Sports Park hosted the Cobblestone Relays on Saturday, Feb. 24, after an 11-year break. Seventy-plus racers sprinted around the Tahoe City Winter Sports Park trails and skied through th

All-League basketball | Sydnie English voted Most Valuable Player

Truckee senior Sydnie English was voted MVP of the Mount Rose League’s Division I-A, while several of her Truckee teammates and North Tahoe players were also honored with All-League selections.
The All-League awards were voted on by

Free guided snowshoe hike with Tahoe Institute for Natural Science

TAHOE, Calif. – Tahoe Mountain Sports and Tahoe Institute for Natural Science will sponsor a free guided snowshoe hike on Saturday, March 2, at Tahoe Meadows. Take your snowshoes, poles and warm winter boots. Snowshoe rentals wi

Squaw Valley athletes claim wins in Freeride World Tour event

KIRKWOOD, Calif. – Hero conditions would have been nice, but they weren’t mandatory.
The only things mandatory Wednesday were massive airs and knees of rubber to ride out the boilerplate landings.
That’s what sepa

Tahoe Truckee community announcements

Community briefs
TAHOE/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

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