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Episode 67 | August 27, 2020Think, shop, eat, sleep, breathe local. Moonshine and KTKE have long advocated for support and bolstering of the local economy. This episode, broadcast by editor Becca Loux and with reporting by her about the power of a local dollar and an essay by Truckee resident Jan Holan on the future of the region’s economy, focuses on Moonshine’s Think Local campaign, a quarterly look at all things local.
Could the Tahoe/Truckee region move away from a tourism-centric economy? What would the alternatives be? Area residents speak out.
Higher-risk places including short-term rentals are given the green light.
Lodging remains the one critical piece to get Tahoe to its “new normal” as a getaway destination.
Lake Tahoe was targeted for a national park in the 1910s, but with the wealth of the Roaring Twenties, rampant development moved in and gave rise to three private estates that now function as attractions in of themselves.
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