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  1. Tahoe Truckee Earth Day 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    Kids and kids-at-heart will delight in a full day of activities promoting environmental awareness this Saturday at The Village at Squaw Valley. Tahoe Truckee Earth Day is a wonderful time to get the family outside to learn, play and enjoy live music and interactive activities.

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  2. Tahoe Home Sales Down in First Quarter of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    Home sales were down around Lake Tahoe the first quarter of the year, with overall sales volume dipping seven percent. The drop was mainly affected by a 13 percent decrease in the sale of homes priced under $1 million and was influenced by the severe winter the Lake Tahoe area experienced.

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  3. Obituary: Robert D. Shaffer, March 1, 1953 - " April 1, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    Former Truckee football coach Bob Shaffer, seen here during the 2012 state title game, was inducted into the NIAA Hall of Fame in March 2014. Robert D. Shaffer passed away on Sat., April 1 due to injuries suffered in a head-on collision on Highway 89 south of Sierraville, Calif.

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  4. Community: Excellence in Education golfing for the schools cards on sale April 21, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    Golfers, your season is almost here and your opportunity to save money on green fees is coming up when the Excellence in Education Foundation golfing for schools cards go on sale Friday, April 21, 2017. The $325 transferable cards are an excellent value and are valid for 18-holes of play at seven of North Tahoe and Truckee's premiere golf courses including Coyote Moon, Northstar, Old Greenwood, Resort at Squaw Creek, Tahoe City, Tahoe Donner and Gray's Crossing.

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  5. Tahoe-Truckee news briefs: Meeting this week on 2,000-acre forest thinning projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    The Truckee Ranger District on the Tahoe National Forest is proposing a fuels reduction and forest restoration project along and surrounding both sides of the Sawtooth Road . The area of the proposed "Big Jack East Fuels Reduction and Forest Restoration Project" is located east of Highway 89 South, west of Martis Valley, and south of the town of Truckee.

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  6. $180,000 raised at Truckee-Tahoe humane society event at The RitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    The Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe's ninth annual Black Tie & Tails event on Feb. 18 was a tremendous success, with 330 guests and 100 dogs attending the sold-out event. The Humane Society, which works tirelessly on the front lines to assist homeless pets in the region, raised $180,000.

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  7. Nevada railroad museum suffers $500,000 in flood damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    All eyes may have been on the Carson and Truckee rivers during January's flooding, but some of the worst damage was far from the rivers as a torrent of water roared through the Nevada State Railroad Museum. Museum Director Dan Thielen and State museums division Administrator Peter Barton said the problem wasn't simply the amount of water.

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  8. Tahoe-Truckee real estate: Market continued growth in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    While the number of lakefront homes sold in this region went down in 2016 versus 2015, media price of those sold greatly increased. To download the detailed report, as well as past quarterly reports, visit http://bit.ly/2jmIK9d and click on what you want.

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  9. Truckee Police Logs: Elderly woman scammed out of $4,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    The press log is published online by the TPD; in cases where no location is reported, it's due to none being provided by the department, per the logs online. People arrested are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.

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  10. More than $175,000 raised for family of fallen Squaw ski patrollerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    Squaw Valley ski resort reopened Wednesday, a day after a ski patrol member was killed in an accident involving explosives used to artificially trigger an avalanche. Squaw Valley Ski Holdings CEO Andy Wirth said the resort reopened to honor 42-year-old Joe Zuiches - ski patrol team members at the resort, after being consulted, said their veteran colleague would have wanted it that way.

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  11. First Tahoe-Truckee baby of 2017 hails from Kings BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    Tahoe Forest Hospital is pleased to announce that the first baby of the new year was born Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at 1:39 p.m. The baby was delivered by Dr. Steve Thompson. The baby boy, named Nathan Matteo Toledo, weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces at birth, and measured 19 inches.

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  12. Flooding at Tahoe-Truckee could be like 2005, not as bad as 1997Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    As the region braces for a weekend storm that is forecasted to bring up to 12 inches of rain on top of snow, local weather officials are reminded of the disastrous winter floods of 1997 and 2005. The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a flood watch from Saturday night through Monday morning for the region.

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  13. Truckee Police: Flood event this weekend could be like we saw in 2005Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Sierra Sun

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Truckee area and a significant storm system is anticipated to last until Monday, January 9th. Moderate winds with 6-8 inches of precipitation are being forecasted at lake level with fluctuating rain levels possibly intensifying on Sunday.

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  14. San Diego man held in Truckee rape case on $100,000 bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Sierra Sun

    A San Diego man accused of raping a woman in Truckee remained in jail Thursday under $100,000 in bond, authorities said. Douglas Scott Thomas, 25, is charged with rape, reports state.

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  15. Truckee-based Squeeze In opens Vegas restaurant; 50 branches eyed by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Sierra Sun

    Squeeze in owners, from left, Gary and Misty Young and Shila and Chad Morris, at the opening of a franchise location in Las Vegas. The Youngs are Shila Morris' parents.

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  16. Details unclear after apparent crime at Truckee Bank of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Sierra Sun

    A 19-year-old Reno man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of felony charges of robbery and criminal conspiracy regarding an apparent incident earlier that day at the Truckee Bank of America branch. Nevada County Sheriff's Office records show that Grant Mark Schaeffer, 19, of Reno - whose profession is listed as a bank teller - was booked into Nevada County Jail at 11:56 p.m. Saturday.

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  17. Tahoe skiing: Downhill resorts offer up new features for the 2016-17 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Sierra Sun

    This article is adapted from the winter 2016-17 edition of Tahoe Magazine, a joint publication of the Sierra Sun, North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, Tahoe Daily Tribune and Lake Tahoe Action. The magazine, which features loads of features and advertisements about all that the Tahoe winter has to offer, is on newsstands now across Lake Tahoe, Truckee and Reno.

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  18. 2016 Give Back Tahoe Giving Guide - read the digital edition hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Sierra Sun

    The Give Back Tahoe Giving Guide starts on November 29th, or " #GivingTuesday" - the international day of giving, and runs through December 31st to elevate the missions and impact of 61 participating nonprofits who serve our region.

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  19. Election 2016: Final results still trickling in; Measure A approval rate increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Sierra Sun

    While many voters were glued to their televisions or phones on the night of Nov. 8, anxiously waiting for the results of the presidential race, a handful of local candidates who ran unopposed quietly made their way into public office. Those candidates were elected to boards such as the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District, the Truckee-Donner Recreation and Park District, Truckee Town Council, the Alpine Springs County Water District, the Donner Summit Public Utility District and the Truckee Sanitary District.

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  20. Tahoe Magazine: Winter 2016-17 - read the digital edition hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Sierra Sun

    The newest edition of Tahoe Magazine hit newsstands around Lake Tahoe, Truckee and Reno today, Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, 2016.

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