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The Opinion Page is your place to spout off. This section contains letters to the editor, longer My Shot opinion pieces, obituaries, and Mike English’s award-winning Shine On comics. Submit your opinion to editors@moonshineink.com.

The Hypocrisy of Convenience

It can’t stay hot in an Amazon box.

Under Night’s Guise …

The second home-owning pariahs make their way north.

The Elegance of the Coronavirus

The novel virus has divided us, struck deep where it hurts most. But I posit that it also paradoxically has the power to strengthen us.

Hypocrisy of Workforce Housing

One local developer’s take on the hypocrisy of incentive and fee structures for workforce housing.

A Tip from the Grand Master of Good Times

The Alibi Truckee general manager gives you all his reasons why shopping local is particularly important as the pandemic heats back up.

Social Pisstancing

Pandemic pups learning how to distance.

The California Tourism Advertising Industrial Complex

Does the NLTRA focus too much on outreach and not enough on the small business community? In his My Shot, one local business owner argues that’s the case.

Points for Free Press; the Election’s Focusing Illusion

In response to November issue, Shine Ons, and national politics.

What hopes do you have for your community and the country...

2020 is closing out and we went macro: What hopes do Tahoe/Truckee community members have for the new year? It’s a loaded question after this past one.

Contact Tracing

When tourism goes viral.


Withering on the Vine

Killing It

Setting the Record Straight

When Demand Exceeds Supply