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Publisher's Note

Musings from the top, by publisher Mayumi Peacock

Appetite for Destruction

To solve overflowing trash cans, backed up traffic, and employee shortages, we must retool our philosophy to “less is more.”

Unicorns Fart: Sharing the Nitty-Gritty


Applauding those who are willing to talk with bare honesty.

Would a Buck-Fifty of Words Get You to a 9 a.m....


Just 130 words motivated this guy to take time out of his day to attend a public agency board meeting. And he wasn’t the only one.

What Ya Talking About, Willis?

In the movie “Return of the Pink Panther,” Inspector Clouseau walks into a hotel. He sees a small dog hanging out in the lobby...

Something New, Something Old


Thoughts from the top.

There Will Never Again Be Another Manita Nery


The river is raging. While it’s darn beautiful and much needed, I am reminded of a profound loss I experienced 15 years ago due to a freak accident.

Summertime Somber and Festival Season


Living with the unswerving threat of fiire gives Tahoeneans a mixed mission.

Wanna See My Moonshine?


Send a photo for our 10th birthday

A Bend in the Inevitable


Tahoe's East Shore and Royal Gorge are lessons in human empowerment