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Opinion

  • Our first official Reader Survey is complete and we got a hefty handful of responses to sift through. Here are a few of the comments that were written in on the surveys.

  • 'Powder skiing is better than sex, basically because you can do it all day.'

  • Umbra identifies energy-efficient ways to warm water.

  • 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...

  • Dear Editor
    The Town of Truckee needs to start encouraging more of us to ride bikes by widening the roads for safe bike paths.

  • My Shot
    Emily Wexler writes in about college readiness and choosing the right path to college.

  • From the Still
    Moonshine Ink translator Cecilia Filipello adds her two cents about the conversation between Julie and Mayumi in last month's edition of Moonshine Ink regarding bilingualism.

  • My Shot
    Meera Beser discusses how the development and growth trend in the area reflects Joni Mitchell's song 'Big Yellow Taxi.'

  • Many publications seem to run feature articles and news stories featuring their advertisers. I would love to know your publication's policy on the separation of editorial and advertising?

  • We received a lot of letters and heard from a lot of people about the conversation between Mayumi and Julie regarding Moonshine Ink's bilingual printing in last month's edition. The responses we got were full of bewilderment and amazement that some people in our community feel as Julie do.

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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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February 14, 2019