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The Opinion Page is your place to spout off. This section contains letters to the editor, longer My Shot opinion pieces, obituaries, and Mike English’s award-winning Shine On comics. Submit your opinion to editors@moonshineink.com.

Pennies for the Win; We’re Our Own Enemy

Readers Reflect: Success of Tahoe City's Penny Bear sculpture; PG&E and fossil fuels aren't to blame, it's us

Our Members Keep Darkness at Bay

Our call to save and support this newspaper moved many of you to take quick action and make contributions.

Proud to Be a NIMBY

What is a NIMBY, and why is Ruth Cross proud to be one? Read her My Shot about the importance of focusing on local character, charm, and history and thinking very hard before developing in Truckee.

Our Local Food Movement Lives On

Tahoe Food Hub’s Susie Sutphin reacts to the October My Shot that declares Tahoe’s local food movement dead, and explains the movement that allowed her organization to flourish.

A Horse Mom’s Perspective

In a passionate My Shot, a horse mom defends the future of the McIver Arena, where her daughter grew up riding and loving horses.

The Solution Is You … And Me … And We

Enough with platitudes, talking points, and deferring to the next generation, says TRPA’s Joanne Marchetta. Our considerable problems require a tectonic shift in mindset. Here’s a rallying cry fit for 2020.

Do You Think Short-Term Rentals are Impacting the Communities? Why or...

Short-term rentals are a hot topic right now. Here’s what locals are saying.

If You Could “Fly South for the Winter,” Where Would You...

Time to follow the geese and head south where it’s warm. These Tahoe folks share their ideal spots.

From Road Rage to Streets of Sage

Driving is a lot of things — frustrating, unsafe, annoying … Here are some ideas to make it better, with some life advice melted in.

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