Summertime sacrifices may include giving up power at times this year.
Observations on Lawmakers from a Concerned/Enraged Student
My Shot author explains why Truckee High School students protested ease of access to guns in the wake of the Uvalde school mass shooting.
I Will Not Sit Idly By
Author Melissa Siig says the choices the U.S. is making on guns and reproductive rights are going in a dangerous direction. She asks readers to join her in protest.
Clarifying Nevada County’s Plans for Hirschdale
Nevada County’s community development agency director provides context for the reasoning behind jurisdictional decisions taking place around recreation access in the Hirschdale community.
I am Woman, Hear Me Cry
Sixteen-year-old Callie Ross shares her experience of what it’s like to be a young woman in a scary situation.
Alterra, Are You Listening?
A Palisades Tahoe employee criticizes the Alterra Mountain Co. for not raising employee wages like other major resorts have done this year.
Fish and Wildlife Property Provides Idyllic Solution for Public Access, Recreational Use of Truckee...
Larry Andresen proposes a publicly accessible California Department of Fish and Wildlife parcel as an alternative to recreation on private properties in the Hirschdale area — an option he says will be cheaper than Nevada County’s proposed stairway project.
Though Challenges Persist, We’re Making Lasting Progress on Workforce Housing
Placer County Supervisor Cindy Gustafson points to the positive gains made in workforce housing despite the crisis Tahoe continues to wade through. Enews email excerpt: Amid a housing crisis that still hasn’t recovered from 2008, Placer County Supervisor Cindy Gustafson argues that there is work being done to address Tahoe’s shortage of homes for the local workforce.
So… California is Asking Us Farmers Not to Grow Food to Save Water
Sierra Valley farmer Gary Romano says California should limit water use for recreation, parks, golf courses, and landscapes before restricting farms.
Is Lake Tahoe a National Treasure or a County Treasure?
Should Lake Tahoe be managed as a national treasure or a source of treasure for Washoe County? My Shot writer Ann Nichols weighs in.