Dislocation Disorientation

The Ink’s digital content editor has moved five times in the two years she’s lived in the Tahoe/Truckee area. She counts herself among the lucky in this housing crisis that just won’t let up.

Staying Conscious in the State of Oblivion

Put down your phone and soak in all that nature has to offer — just keep the phone handy in case disaster strikes and you need to know what to do.

In the Beginning …

Natural disasters are life-altering and land-altering — and in the case of the Tahoe Basin, the reason behind its existence. Reporter Alex Hoeft shares the bright side of such geographic events.

Hello from the Other Side

While complaints about tourists are par for the course in an area that’s built on tourism, it’s scary to imagine what Tahoe/Truckee would be like should the flow of visitors run dry.

Year of the Zoom

Video conferencing provided accessibility beyond our wildest dreams in 2020.

Free Speech ≠ Uninhibited Reach

A slip of the tongue and a de-platformed president inspired a spiral of thoughts in the Ink’s digital content editor about the role and control of social media in society.

Counting Our 2020 Blessings

2020 was a heck of a year … it wasn’t all bad. Counting blessings from the year that kept giving.

Election Reflection on Hope in a Hazy Future

Reflection on hope in a year of turmoil. An election with a turnout like never before illustrates how engagement, and acknowledgement of power are on the rise.

How I Combine Church and State

Religious stereotypes often point to political conservatism, but I (a born-and-raised Christian) fundamentally disagree.

Hello, Neighbor!

It’s time to clear the air and stop perpetuating the “us” versus “them” mentality, but keep in mind that respect is a two-way street.