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.

Running Aground

There’s a sense that finally, animal advocates, ranchers, and agencies might be marching in step toward a common goal in wild horse management. Not so, say advocates.

Your Worst Day is Their Day-to-Day

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire … and possibly a whole lot more. Fire programs are looking for ways to address lingering effects of traumatic incidents.

The Long-Term Headache of Regulating Short-Term Rentals

As “short-term rental season” rolls around, and the town of Truckee and Washoe and Placer counties hone-in on their vacation rental ordinances, we check back in with our friends across the mountainous west.

Wrongly Executed Bruin

A depredation (or kill) permit on a Tahoe City bear was carried out by California’s Department of Fish and Wildlife, sparking community outrage and response. Part of their dissent? Looks like the DFW got the wrong bear.

Winter Weather Safety Tips

Be smart about snow with these tips for home preparedness, travel, and what to do when you’re stranded.

The Dos and Don’ts of Cutting Down Your Christmas Tree

DO this and definitely DON’T do that when it comes to finding a Christmas tree out in the forest.

Proposed Riverfront Park in Truckee will Connect Downtown Character with Open...

The Truckee Donner Land Trust is in the early stages of turning currently private acreage into a community park along the Truckee River.

Where is All That TOT Money Spent?

How much tax revenue comes from short-term rentals in Tahoe/Truckee? And where is it spent? You asked, they answered, here.

Business Briefs | November 14 – December 11, 2019

KidZone Loses Placer Funding NORTH LAKE TAHOE Editor's note: Though one of the criteria for future funding initially adopted by the First 5 Placer commission did require agencies be...

Keeping it Close to Home

Think local: Keep your dollars close to home this holiday season.

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