This Land Was Made for You and Me — Let’s Keep...

One of the reasons the Truckee/Tahoe area is so beautiful is that it is clean. Seldom do you see roadside litter, and it’s even more rare to see plastic bags floating along streets like tumbleweeds blowing in the wind. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, the duty to keep this majestic region pristine is ours just the same. On June 1, we can all do our part, with a number of community clean-up days set to take place.

The Age of Activism

Too many pivotal movements are being left in the rearview mirror of the news cycle before they gain enough momentum to make a difference, let’s stay the course.

While Standing in Line …

Every human receives knowledge differently. At the end of the day, it doesn’t come down to how much a person learned. It comes down to exposure to a learning environment, which teaches you many things.

I’m Done Arguing; Let’s Talk

A plea for the return of discussion, and a suggestion that we fix the sinking boat and stop filibustering different suggestions on how and whether to patch it.

To Learn More About Us, We Must First Learn About the...

We cannot understand ourselves, or our place in the world, without first broadening our scope of it. By not taking time to learn about the world in which we live, we become stagnant. It all starts here.

Opportunity for All

While we cannot propose a solution to change the world in a day, we as a newspaper and as community members can do three things: share knowledge, form an educated decision in our own minds about what is right and wrong, and help others to receive the same opportunities that we have.

‘Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick’

When nearly every development project in the region grinds to a halt in a trip to court, are we losing the art of compromise? Lessons learned from a 100-year-old foreign policy philosophy.

Humans and Community: Not One Without the Other

In times of challenge, we can either evolve or falter. But with support of the community, we can continue to grow as individuals.

Why Fish Love Fly Fishermen

Learn why fish love fishermen, and how to use perspective to knock the crust off stale ideas.

We Respond to Squaw’s Allegations

We disagree with Andy Wirth’s assessment of our credibility, motives, and legitimacy of a story we published. Here's why.