The Perfect Sit Spot

Thank you to whoever built the snowboard/ski bench at Prosser Lake. It is a wonderful place to enjoy a cup of coffee, a glass of wine, or to just soak in the beauty. You have given many of us a gift.

~ Mary Hetherington, Truckee, letter


In response to June 2022 edition

5-Star Review

Fantastic local journalism! I’ve been an avid reader of Moonshine Ink for years and years. Actual North Tahoe/Truckee locals look to and trust Moonshine Ink. Detractors of Moonshine typically disagree with open-mindedness, points of view that differ from their own.

~ Nick Harris, North Tahoe, Google Maps review

In response to a viewer-submitted video of a black bear caught breaking into a car

Black Bear, Black Bear

Our window smashers and car robbers are hardly this cute in San Francisco.

~ Kimmy Carter, San Francisco, via Instagram

In response to Callie Ross’s My Shot, I am Woman, Hear Me Cry

Female Empowerment

Beautifully written, powerful story. Thank you @moonshineink for sharing this.

~ April Cole, Truckee, via Instagram

In response to a photo posted online about the Butterfield Fire in Truckee on Thursday, July 7

Credit Where it’s Due

Thank you to our first responders and police for keeping us safe!

~ Lindsay LaHonta, Truckee, via Instagram


In our June edition’s You Asked. They Answered, 15 Million Visitors and the Search for Public Beaches, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s response was updated regarding public access around Lake Tahoe’s shores, specifically in regard to where private property lines end in Nevada versus California. The correct information is available online at

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