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Speak With Care

Language matters. This My Shot reflects on a popular former opinion piece which discussed new residents avoiding being an “invasive species,” and why, historically and looking toward a brighter future, we need to avoid such characterization.

How Not to Be an Invasive Species

One long-time “local” pushes back on what that means, and discusses how stewardship is the route to avoid becoming an invasive species in Tahoe/Truckee … and even how to blossom into a Sierra wildflower.

The Employee Experience During the Pandemic

Is it fear of the coronavirus or appeal of financial assistance that’s causing hiring difficulties in Truckee/North Tahoe? Stories of employee successes and failures abide, and employers carry on throughout it all.