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NEWS

Dead Man Walking

COVID-19 nearly killed Truckee’s Mark Redpath. He sat down with Moonshine Ink to tell us why it’s not “just a cold” and about his continuing struggle with the devastating effects of this disease.

OPINION

Protect Open Space in Mountain Towns

A joint letter advocating for open spaces in three prominent California mountain towns

Nevada County Not Protecting Truckee

This My Shot argues that Nevada County isn’t protecting its residents in Truckee effectively when the town represents 16.5% of the county population but 56.5% of the new cases.

Resiliency and a Pivotal Moment in History

Taking inspiration from thinkers, psychologists, and conscientious objectors, here is a My Shot that puts the current racial unrest in our country in the context of the long arc of history.

STAFF OPINION

Why Do We Have CoronAmnesia?

Lackadaisical attitude toward coronavirus threat defies common decency.

Firestorms Don’t Heal Societal Divides

Last Friday, Truckee Police Chief Robert Leftwich retired. He was basically run out of office last month. To us, our community missed the mark.

Certain Uncertainty and Budding Hopes

As her time at Moonshine Ink comes to an end, reporter and office manager Molly Wilcox finds a glimmer of hope in the uncertainty of the times on the brink of her journey to New York for a master’s in journalism.

MOUNTAIN LIFE

Leaders of the Land

The Sierra Corps Forestry Fellowship Program aims to increase workforce capacity to implement forest health and natural resource management projects throughout the Sierra.

SPORTS

Hitting The Limit

Proposed changes to fishing regulations a win for some, but could they come at a loss to the stretch of river from Tahoe City to Truckee?

ARTS & CULTURE

Virtual Vibes Live from Kings Beach

With large gatherings still banned, the North Tahoe Business Association has decided to bring Music on the Beach to the people with Virtual Vibes 2020, livestreamed from Kings Beach.

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Troubled Waters at TTSA

State board rules Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency exhibited anti-union behavior. Tensions remain high at the agency.

Our Region’s Medical Capacity for COVID-19

As we wait on news of a vaccine for COVID-19, our local hospital district prepares for the potential impact of the outbreak. TFHS’s Harry Weis answered our burning questions.

Nevada County Not Protecting Truckee

This My Shot argues that Nevada County isn’t protecting its residents in Truckee effectively when the town represents 16.5% of the county population but 56.5% of the new cases.

Age Discrimination Afflicts the Standard Hiring Process in Tahoe/Truckee

Truckee’s median age is 38.6, which is 2.2 years over the California-wide median of 36.4, and we have residents of all ages contributing to volunteer efforts, participating in local recreational sports and activities, and stoking the economy through consumption. So why do mature applicants feel they are experiencing age discrimination in the local job market? Read Truckee resident Mindi Brenner’s take on this issue.


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Tahoe Talks: Fire Season in the Face of COVID-19

June 15, 2020: All this and a wildfire, too? The world spins madly on in addition to viruses, protests, and politics, meaning it's officially wildfire season in Tahoe.

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