Think Local

Our quarterly Think Local section fosters a thriving community we all love. We recognize that this can only happen when the triple bottom line of economic, environmental, and social capital is nourished and vital. Articles take a positive view, with a glass half full approach, and chronicles elements in our region that feature the localism mindset, showing the benefits and contrasting the situation with ones when any of our capital leaks from the community.

Think Local | July 11 – August 7, 2019

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Think Local is about fostering a community-oriented business culture in Tahoe/Truckee that strives for a close-to-home exchange between employees, businesses, and consumers. The Truckee Chamber of Commerce released a comprehensive set of socioeconomic indicators...

Community Corkboard | September 10 – October 7, 2020

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In an effort to spread the word rather than the virus, we offer the Community Corkboard, a classifieds-style and inexpensive ad for businesses to share the services they currently offer (take-out, hours, specials), and for...

Community Corkboard | August 13 – September 9, 2020

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In an effort to spread the word rather than the virus, we offer the Community Corkboard, a classifieds-style and inexpensive ad for businesses to share the services they currently offer (take-out, hours, specials), and for...

Truckee Chamber Seeks to be the Rising Tide to Lift All Boats

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The Truckee Chamber of Commerce released a comprehensive set of socioeconomic indicators for the area, which show that in 2018, 35.4% of locals (defined as year-round residents) live and work locally, 18.6% of locals live in Truckee and work virtually, and 24.8% live in Truckee and work out of town.

Think Local: What Does it Mean to be a Tahoe/Truckee Local?

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We asked community members. Here are their answers.

Think Local | October 10 – November 13, 2019

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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.

Our Community Survives Together

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Small businesses are the heart and soul of our community, and now it’s more important than ever to support them.

Community Corkboard | May 14 – June 10, 2020

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