Think Local

Comprising Local Lifts, statistics, local specialized ad space, and a business news featurette, mini-interview, or series of local opinion essays, Think Local celebrates all things local in Tahoe/Truckee. It highlights the importance and impact of being a localist in a wholistic sense including thinking about services, restaurants, medical care, nonprofits, businesses, and media.

Big Love for Big Blue

0
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.

Ten Markers of a True Tahoe/Truckee-ite

0
What does it really mean to be a Tahoe/Truckee local? For Kenzie Morris, it doesn’t have to do with longevity or slope bragging rights, dog ownership or love of snow; check these 10 boxes to fit her definition of a “true local” of the region.

Hope for Humanity: A Show of Solidarity in a War-Torn Region

0
Bud Haley felt an unexplained pull to the war-ravaged nation of Ukraine to somehow offer help. He found himself in Poland, and what he witnessed along the way left a lasting imprint on his soul.

Community Corkboard | May 14 – June 10, 2020

0
Messages of gratitude and hope from and to our community during the time of COVID-19.

From the Ground Up

0
What does it mean to “be a local” to you? Here, community members ponder that question; we delve into the dollars raised to support residents with large medical bills; take you on a local journey through transit, dentistry, and food; and provide a locals-only showcase ad space.

New Kind of Library

0
The proposed new library is much more than just a place to check out books. It would be a full-on community center.

Boosting Business in the Pandemic

0
Luckily, local businesses in Tahoe/Truckee have staunch advocates to keep them alive. These recent campaigns have helped mitigate the pandemic’s impacts.

Local Lifts: Truckee Love in the Time of Corona

0
There’s a silver lining for struggling businesses, including a shift to online-centered sales and what the limits on nonessential businesses actually are.

The Hypocrisy of Convenience

0
It can’t stay hot in an Amazon box.

Get to Know Your Government by E-Post

0
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.