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Readers Reflect

Readers Reflect houses bite-sized letters to the editor. They come to us in many shapes and sizes, and it is up to the opinion editor to vet submissions, slim them to size, and edit them for style and clarity when appropriate. Email editors@moonshineink.com to share your reflection, or comment on one of our Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter posts.

COVID is still here; vigil response

Moonshine made me a local; COVID won’t slow down; more.

The Community Responds to COVID Efforts; Save the Ink

Readers Reflect: No more STRs; coyote love; more.

Second homes; parks and first responder appreciation

Second home is where the heart is (response to Tahoe Talks); personal connection and response to Rosie the Riveter and the WASP; more.

Longtime Gas Price-Fixing; Not so Distant


In support of rate increases for underground lines; gas station price-fixing; separation of snowmobilers and skiers

Hardship for Parents; This Makes Me So Happy

In response to opinion piece, We Need Later Start Times Hardship for Parents I do not think elementary school working parents should take on the burden...

Opposing the Tahoe City Cross-Country Lodge; Props on Shedding Proper Info


Opposition to the planned cross-country ski lodge in Tahoe City continues; props on props; and back in the grocery aisle

Wallace Apologizes; Stephens Does, Too


Airport district directors apologize to Jim Wilkinson, for personal attacks that followed campaign finance questions.

Teresa O’Dette is Uniquely Qualified to Serve on Airport Board


JOHN T. WARD: Teresa O’Dette hasn’t just talked about making positives changes to the Truckee/Tahoe community, but she has worked to bring about those changes. Help her to continue this work as a director of the Truckee Tahoe Airport Board.

Gondola Would Create Amazing Skiing; Yes and No


Squaw Alpine Gondola and Dog Parks … readers say yes and no with gusto.

A Case of Mischaracterized Identity of Data and Sources; Evidence Lacking...

The community continues to weigh in on Tom McClintock’s and John Henry Beyer’s My Shot pieces and other local topics regarding climate change.


Environmental Endorsements

The Day the Music Died

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