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Banish the Blues … It Takes Just a Little Work

A My Shot author shares ideas for improving your mood in the Truckee/Tahoe area.

Clearing for Good

What’s going on with the burn piles and forest clearing happening near Dollar Creek Trail and Rocky Ridge? The California Tahoe Conservancy and California State Parks project managers held a tour to explain.

Has Covid-19 Affected Crimes in Tahoe?

Tahoe/Truckee crime statistics for 2019 to 2021 show some similarities to national trends during the pandemic, but locally, violent crimes decreased, while burglaries, vandalism, and thefts were up.

Will Sustainable Recreation Save Tahoe/Truckee?

Local groups have solutions for litter, congestion, erosion, and other crowding impacts, but will they be enough?

See the Great Basin Through 20th Century Painters’ Eyes

Nine early watercolorists render the lakes, mountains, and deserts of the Great Basin and Lake Tahoe in the Nevada Museum of Art’s 90th anniversary show, The Latimer School: Lorenzo Latimer and the Latimer Art Club, through March 27, 2022.


Residents worry the earthquake jolts that rattled the region this spring signify that a bigger quake, and possibly a tsunami, could happen soon. Moonshine Ink talks to geologists for the rundown.

Placer Brings Frustrations with Tourism Impacts to the Forefront

Frustrations with overtourism came to a head in 2020 with Covid-19-inspired travels to the Tahoe Basin. Now, after a series of community conversations, Placer County is proposing a slew of tourism-mitigating solutions.

Is Tahoe Actually More Crowded Than Summers Past?

While scuttlebutt says crowds have swelled this pandemic summer, the data tracking how many people are here points to a slight decrease overall.