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Tahoe woman finds Nevada Day Treasure Hunt medallion (1)

October 24, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Wendy Gallo — with the help of her friend’s chocolate Lab, Eli — solved the annual Nevada Day Treasure Hunt by finding the hidden medallion on …

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Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘no’ on Prop 46 (2)

October 24, 2014 — 

I enjoy reading Jim Porter’s column in the Sierra Sun, and agree with most of his election recommendations, but I disagree with his recommendations on Proposition 46. He has taken …

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Letter to the Editor: Thoughts on the hospital election (3)

October 24, 2014 — 

My thanks to Jim Porter for his election advice. He is always thoughtful and well informed, so I am a little disappointed that he is ethically precluded from commenting on …

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Letter to the Editor: Vote Wilkins for TCPUD board (4)

October 24, 2014 — 

I have known Dan Wilkins for many years and think he has done a great job for us as a Director at TCPUD. Dan is thoughtful and approaches the job …

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Letter to the Editor: Canyon Springs project and Glenshire Drive (5)

October 24, 2014 — 

The Canyon Springs Project, currently in the Revised Draft Environmental Impact Review process, proposes to construct approximately 185 single family homes east of Glenshire. Over the past several years, there …

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Letter to the Editor: Support Measures E and U (6)

October 24, 2014 — 

Our schools are vital to the economic health of our community, so we hope you will support Measure E and Measure U. Supporting these measures is a highly worthwhile investment …

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Letter to the Editor: Support Herrick for Truckee Fire board (7)

October 24, 2014 — 

Gerald Herrick should be re-elected for another term as a director on the Truckee Fire District board because he has been an effective member during his first term and has …

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Letter to the Editor: Vote Zipkin for hospital board (8)

October 24, 2014 — 

I’ve known Chuck Zipkin for over 10 years and believe he has the intelligence, experience and honesty needed for the Tahoe Forest Hospital Board. Chuck is an independent thinker and …

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Tahoe-Truckee school administrator wins 2014 Best Boss contest (9)

October 24, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Several Truckee-Tahoe locals were honored last week in the inaugural Best Boss of Truckee/North Tahoe contest sponsored by The Office BOSS. “The nominations we received were well …

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Incorporate Olympic Valley alters financial structure to 3 bank accounts (10)

October 23, 2014 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Incorporate Olympic Valley has made several changes to its financial structure in response to a violation claim filed with the Fair Political Practices Commission earlier this …

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Concerns grow over proposed North Tahoe development (11)

October 23, 2014 — 

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — Some residents and conservation groups are concerned a proposal to rezone a large swath of Sierra land could set a dangerous precedent that leads to future …

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Free Will Astrology | What’s in your stars this week? (12)

October 23, 2014 — 

Week of October 23 ARIES (March 21-April 19): The driest place on the planet is the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. It gets about a half-inch of rain per year. …

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Guest Column: Setting the record straight on our motivations (13)

October 23, 2014 — 

After enduring more than six weeks of false innuendos and now outright misrepresentations of fact asserted in this newspaper by my opponent, Dr. Ned Hughes, I feel that I must …

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Register now for holiday arts, crafts sale (14)

October 23, 2014 — 

Sierra College Tahoe-Truckee is calling all artists and craftspeople interested in exhibiting their wares for sale at the Fourth Annual Sierra Handmade Holiday Arts and Crafts Sale. The event will …

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Letter to the Editor: Vote for Coolidge for NTPUD board (15)

October 23, 2014 — 

I would like to thank the local agencies and our local newspapers for hosting an informative Candidate’s Forum on October 14 in Tahoe City. Thank you for giving voters an …

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Letter to the Editor: Why no chance for write-in candidates? (16)

October 23, 2014 — 

While looking at my Absentee Ballot that arrived last Friday, I found that the Truckee Tahoe Airport District and the Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District candidates were not on the …

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Jim Porter: My recommendations for Election Day on Nov. 4 (17)

October 23, 2014 — 

Believe it or not I receive lots of e-mails and calls asking for my election recommendation column. So for better or worse, here goes. My opinion. STATEWIDE/CONGRESS Governor. Jerry Brown. …

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51st North Tahoe ski swap one of ‘best in the West’ (18)

October 23, 2014 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Fifty-one years ago, a few families looking for a fundraising idea for their children’s preschool organized a small event to exchange used ski gear. Little did …

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Guest Column: Tahoe Forest an exemplary model for health care (19)

October 23, 2014 — 

After nine years on the Board of Directors of Tahoe Forest Hospital, I will be stepping down next month. I want to take this opportunity to reflect on my time …

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Letter to the Editor: Vote Chuck Zipkin for hospital board (20)

October 23, 2014 — 

The current campaign for the Tahoe Forest Hospital board has generated a great deal of heat and some light on what makes a hospital great. One of the things that …

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