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  • On Sunday, Oct. 15, more than 550 volunteers worked on projects throughout the watershed including meadow restoration and wetland protection. Our community restored areas in Martis Valley, on the Legacy Trail along the Truckee River, on the Truckee River at the Glenshire Bridge, at Lake of the Woods, in the Merrill Davies watershed, and in Gray Creek.

  • My Shot
    Community member, Kevin Bazar, responds to the recent the Forest Service's demolition of the Jackass Ridge trail and how it affects mountain biking community.

  • My Shot
    Community member, David Polivy, responds to the letter to the editor about paving paradise (Nov/Dec 2006) claiming nobody from out of the area is trying to pave anything. It is actually people from within the area who are interested in creating more vibrant downtown experiences, etc...

  • Two reasons to use canvas grocery bags.

  • Moonshine Ink Writer's Contest. And win a truck!

  • 13 April – 10 May 2012

  • Moonshine Ink has developed quite an array of columnists that do a good job covering the bases for any questions you might have concerning our area.

  • Dear Moonshine Ink:
    CARE: What it is

    There seems to be a concerted attempted by individuals in our local aviation community to misrepresent the Community Airport Restoration Effort (CARE) and its goals...

    Why we need Barbara Green
    Many years ago when we were living in Portland, the battle cry was, "Don't Californicate Oregon!"
    You couldn't find it in the dictionary, but you knew exactly what it meant. In Truckee, we need...

  • There’s nothing more heartbreaking than trying to have a baby when it’s not happening as quickly or easily as you expected. According to the National Infertility Association, infertility affects 10 percent of the population today. For me, infertility was truly a life crisis.

  • Of the cast of colorful characters that have manned Martis Peak Lookout's "Hotel de Chipmunk," circus tumbler and cigar roller Frank "Waddles" Maher was king.

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The Opinion Page is your place to spout off. This section contains letters to the editor and longer My Shot pieces. Also, the Spout features two bimonthly perspectives — In the Past, delving into Tahoe Truckee history, and In the Moment, an artistic musing of a moment today.

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November 9, 2017