Word on the Street
Keeping it reused in this month’s Think Local, we check in with people’s best-thrifted finds.
Three for the Price of One: Fighting Fast Fashion, Buying Locally, and Helping the...
Local secondhand shops provide residents and visitors ways to breathe additional life into clothing, housewares, and furniture, while also combatting a major environmental threat.
Resilience Fund Gave Businesses ‘Breathing Room’
New local loan program saves the day for small businesses during Covid, and now looks to the future.
Big Love for Big Blue
Since 2013, Tahoe Basics wares have been a hit with locals and tourists alike. The Agate Bay-based company has a focus on community, giving to local nonprofits and pitching in wherever they can.
Word on the Streets and Lift Seats
These North Tahoe/Truckee residents are thinking local… with their wallets.
Boosting Business in the Pandemic
Luckily, local businesses in Tahoe/Truckee have staunch advocates to keep them alive. These recent campaigns have helped mitigate the pandemic’s impacts.
The Hypocrisy of Convenience
It can’t stay hot in an Amazon box.
Local Latino Businesses Maintain Longevity
Latinx-owned businesses face additional challenges, whether it be stigma from their own community or trying to attract a wider audience. La Bamba, Atomic Printing, and La Tienda Latina have met these issues head-on.
AquÍ en Tahoe, Hablamos dos Idiomas
Who are we, Tahoe/Truckee? Thinking local starts with people, and demographic data shows an overwhelmingly White-identifying population followed by significant Latinx-identifying populations.
Face-to-Face Time not FaceTime
A Sisyphean struggle with Anthem Dental and incredible service from a local mechanic: The contrasting experiences highlight how crucial it is to keep it local.