The repair cost nearly $33,000, and the estimated price for replacing the aging transformer altogether could run as high as $1.5 million. The electric department’s other transformer is also a decade past its expected lifespan.
The petition drive that would have put the question of whether to form a special hospital district in Sierra County on the November ballot came up 119 signatures short.
A guide to the market’s 2021 season and its vendors of the freshest locally grown produce and fruits, free-range eggs, delectible baked goods, beautiful flowers and unique handmade crafts.
The Institute for Nonprofit News published its 2021 report this week on the health of nonprofit civic news organizations. Here are its key findings about the state of this emerging field of journalism to which the Sierra County Sun proudly belongs.
In my high school’s Newspaper Club, I learned that journalism is different from the creative writing I enjoyed. That realization didn’t intimate me, but rather stirred my curiosity and drive to master fact-based reporting.
Please, let us come together to prevent one more desecration. Please let us create, instead, a preserve for wildlife with access for people to the Rio Grande that will stand into the future to preserve the precious, irreplaceable quality of life that we are able to enjoy here.
The Truth or Consequences city commission has approved a new taser policy, received a briefing on the selection process for the new police chief and discussed behind closed doors possible litigation involving two police officers.