Moonshine Ink is North Lake Tahoe/Truckee’s independent newspaper, on streets since 2002. We produce a monthly print publication with 24,000 readers along with thousands more a month on this website, which is home to digital editions of every print issue, regular regional Covid-19 updates, and exclusive online reporting and multimedia content. Our readers keep us smart, critical, and transparent.

Be on the lookout, too, for Moonshine Ink Tahoe Talks, community conversations hosted over video conference on vital topics, and Tiny Porch concerts (currently on pause due to pandemic precautions).

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Become a Moonshine Member to support us, and register on our site to add comments to articles and add to our TAP Calendar of events. In addition to providing the community with quality in-depth reporting and information, we offer local businesses and organizations an effective and affordable marketing outlet. Email for advertising inquiries.

Committed to keeping Tahoe smart, we cover everything from breaking news to inspiring stories and distribute our paper for FREE on the second Thursday of every month in over 200 locations. Over the years, we have been honored to be recognized with numerous editorial and advertising awards from the National Newspaper Association (let us brag to you about our 2019 and 2020 victories), as well as many local awards, including the following:

Meet our team below, and subscribe to E-News for your weekly need-to-know content.


Meet Our Staff

Mayumi Peacock


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Tiffany Connolly

Digital Content Editor

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Juliana Demarest

Associate Editor

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Jared Alden


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Alex Hoeft

News Reporter

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Sarah Miller

Graphic Designer

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