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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.

Not In Our Mutual Backyard; Yellow Jacket Horror Story

Hotel Avery, Not in My Backyard-ism, and yellow jackets; reactions to recent Moonshine articles

Hospital Discharge; Airport Board Support; Data Shortcomings

Airport board recommendations; response to tourism numbers; 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.

Proposals for Housing Regulations; We Would Be Trapped

Housing Crisis, Tahoe Summit, daring rescue, and wildfire fears; reactions to recent Moonshine articles

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

Defending the Electoral College; Microplastics

In response to last month’s financial column; a stellar issue; the case for the electoral college; microplastics.

Anti-Global Warming Hysterics; Thanks to Squaw Valley

More climate change feedback; thanks to Squaw Alpine for supporting HR 763, the climate change legislation

ELECTION 2018 | Candidate Endorsements Nov. 5


We’ve had a bevy of campaign endorsements letters to the editor submitted this month, which we take as a great sign that our community is getting involved. Here is the latest batch of letters, and we’ll be continuing to publish them throughout the month so keep ‘em coming Truckee/Tahoe!

‘Dementia Discharge’ — Where’s the Compassion?

Following our recent article Dementia Discharge, editor Juliana Demarest wants to reassure readers that while there is seemingly a lack of compassion at the top administrative level, it abounds among the extended care employees.

Start Acting Like a Family; Thanks to Woo

Start Acting Like a Family In late June, 300 of us gathered together in Truckee to protest for immigration reform, to “Keep Families Together.” Things...


Killing It

Setting the Record Straight

When Demand Exceeds Supply

Dodging the Draft