News

Moonshine Ink brings you Tahoe news straight from the source. Our team of hardworking journalists uncovers North Tahoe and Truckee news stories with in-depth reporting and our authentic “for the community, by the community” spirit.

In our News section you’ll find the facts on everything from politics to the environment to local business. We’re your Tahoe newspaper, delivering stories you can trust.

Squaw’s Future, in Briefs

The battle between Squaw Valley and Sierra Watch rages on as the court case heads to a state-level appeals court. Legal briefs that went back and forth display the range of perspectives on the future of the valley.

Business Briefs | January 9 – February 12, 2020

New Mexican restaurant at Squaw Valley; Vail Resort layoffs; money raised for mothers and babies; more

Breaking the Piggy Bank

The University of Cambridge recently put out a study that shows that kids begin to form their money habits as early as age 7. How do we start talking to our young children about money?

Think Local | January 9 – February 12, 2020

What does it mean to be a “local” of Tahoe/Truckee to you? Community members ponder that question; we delve into the new possibilities for North Tahoe transit and the dangers of Amazon.

To Snow or Not to Snow, that is the Question

Shredding the gnar sure is fun … as long as you can get there. Winter conditions cause multiple California agencies and ski resorts to put safety first.

How Many Reno/North Lake Tahoe Commuters Pass Through Daily? What Public...

Like salmon swimming upriver, the steady stream of cars between Reno and North Lake Tahoe continues to flow. But are there other options available?

Vertical Construction for ColdStream Development Expected Next Spring

Another day, another development. Updates on Elements at ColdStream, including a number of affordable housing options.

Business Briefs | December 12, 2019 – January 8, 2020

Winery Tasting Room set to close; Afterglow podcast returns for third season; record shoppers flock to take advantage of Small Business Saturday; more.

Horsing Around Downtown

The most common pack animal that can be seen in downtown Truckee these days is an automobile, but in 1907, before these noisy beasts took over, helpful horses used to “break the plaza,” aka compact the snow to enable people to travel on skis and sleds.

Going for the Gold

What are resorts doing to address the housing needs of their year-round and seasonal employees? What more could be done?

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