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  • A collection of online reader comments we have received this month iin response to some fiery articles.

  • Did you know that Nevada County has the lowest percentage of fully immunized kindergartners of any county in the state? Today there are few visible reminders of the suffering and premature deaths caused by diseases that are now easily preventable with vaccines.

  • Isn’t tourism, whatever prefix you attach, always a form of economic and social imperialism? Softer in some ways than the mining and timbering of the extractive age, but still massively impactful on the planet?

  • A concert goer reflects on recent increased police presence at local reggae shows.

  • Sara says goodbye...for now

  • Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense...

  • My Shot
    Truckee High School students write about Woodleaf, an annual week-long outdoor program for sixth graders at Alder Creek Middle School where kids learn about nature while having the times of their lives.

  • Moonshine Ink is celebrating 5 Years in Truckee and we need your support. We are a business for the benefit of the community and without the support of the community, we will not be able to continue publishing Moonshine Ink.

  • The Moonshine Ink Reader Survey is now finished. Thank you to everyone who participated.

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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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August 9, 2018