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Kennedy v. McClintock
Episode 72 | September 16, 2020In a rare debate appearance, current District 4 Rep. Tom McClintock (R) went head to head with Democrat challenger Brynne Kennedy on the issues we care about in Tahoe/Truckee: wildfire, COVID-19, and housing. Broadcasting by Mayumi Elegado, with the candidates’ answers read by Becca Loux as Kennedy and Wade Snider as McClintock.
July 28, 2020 Moonshine Minutes
How the PPP shakes out locallyBusinesses big and small have sought help during the coronavirus pandemic through the Paycheck Protection Program. Moonshine Ink shares the list of local businesses that received funding in this latest update. Reporting and broadcasting by Alex Hoeft
Do you think the region could move away from a tourism-centric...
Could the Tahoe/Truckee region move away from a tourism-centric economy? What would the alternatives be? Area residents speak out.
Can Tahoe’s economy exist, even thrive, without relying so heavily on tourism? It’s possible, says Lift Workspace operator Jan Holan. We could become a tech economy if we focused-in on housing, transit, and nature.
June 4, 2020 Moonshine Minutes
The coronavirus crisis is still here … but so is rent. With a dip in jobs around tahoe, rental assistance has seen a huge upswing, and tensions between landlords and tenants are high. Story by Becca Loux, broadcast by Alex Hoeft.
Do Not Visit Tahoe/Truckee
For an economy based on snow tourism, COVID-19 impacts are devastating; local officials ask visitors to stay away, yet STRs are still open for business; and there’s an influx into the backcountry.
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