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Truckee Microtransit; Kings Beach Parking; Beach-Cleaning Robot; Museums; More
It’s been a news-filled week! In this week’s round-up, we feature several original reporting briefs by Moonshine’s reporters, Alex Hoeft and Kyra Mattson. We also cover two local museums, a new mountain biking trail, microtransit, whether or not Kings Beach will see a new parking lot, and more. Read this week's news briefs on our website.
Tahoe’s Starry Night
What are the limits for artificial lighting around the Tahoe Basin? The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and Placer and Washoe counties chime in on regulations, and why light pollution could decline.
Progress Report: Defunct Community Enhancement Program Requirements Falling Short
In her My Shot essay, Kings Beach resident Ellie Waller argues that the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is not enforcing its own requirements.
TTSA GM Resigns; Where to Get Covid Vaccines for Children; English...
Covid-19 vaccines are available for children under 6; Cal Fire is struggling to meet expectations; the CodeRED emergency alert system is as popular as ever; more.
Fire Restrictions; Condos Proposed in Olympic Valley; Increased Rental Incentives for...
Granite View Condominiums is going through the environmental process; Landing Locals upping rental incentive max from $10,000 to $18,000 for local homeowners; construction season in Incline Village; more.
25K Pounds of Trash Beneath Tahoe; Housing Stability Self-Help Desk; Classical...
A year-long effort to collect trash from beneath Lake Tahoe’s waters has concluded (but more cleanups are to begin); Incline Village’s STR ordinance has been amended; three high schoolers receive premier Girl Scout recognition; more.
Bustle About the Ballot Box
With heightened concerns over fraudulent voting perpetuated by far-right news outlets and social media across the U.S., the counties covered by Moonshine Ink are preparing for the 2022 Primary Election.
There’s No Place Like Home
With home prices soaring in Tahoe/Truckee, local agencies have developed programs to help low- and middle-income families buy homes, but even that might not be enough to make home ownership a reality.
Get to Know Your Government by E-Post
Become a bona fide Tahoe/Truckee citizen by staying in the know about your government. Rachel Arst McCullough breaks down getting signed up for the right email newsletters and taking community action.
Possibility of Limiting Campfires in State Parks; Forest Management Handbook; Incline...
A number of wildfire preparedness-related briefs; Spooner improvement project moves forward; a new makerspace at Incline Elementary School; shifting of leadership at Tahoe Food Hub; and more.