NEWS

Trash Talk

Confronting Tahoe’s under-the-radar and out-of-control litter problem

ARTS & CULTURE

The Soulful Saxophone

Here at Moonshine Ink, we love music. Karl Denson, a local favorite who has played with The Stones, recently shared with us his philosophy on saxophone tones and life. And how “freaking amazing” it is to play with Mick and the gang.

SPORTS

Keep Calm and Paddle On

As an avid kayaker, Chloe Tippett has savored more action and adventure than most people, navigating world-class whitewater such as the Grand Canyon by herself. Even more remarkable, she’s a mere 13 years old.

MOUNTAIN LIFE

The Road to Akaro

Living along the riverbanks of the Ecuadorian Amazon are indigenous Waorani communities. The Waorani way of life is changing as the world around them evolves.

OPINION

Appetite for Destruction

To solve overflowing trash cans, backed up traffic, and employee shortages, we must retool our philosophy to “less is more.”

Proposals for Housing Regulations; We Would Be Trapped

Housing Crisis, Tahoe Summit, daring rescue, and wildfire fears; reactions to recent Moonshine articles

What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

Hindsight is 20/20 for the Tahoe/Truckeeites we asked about advice for their past selves

TINY PORCH

PUBLISHER'S NOTE

Appetite for Destruction

To solve overflowing trash cans, backed up traffic, and employee shortages, we must retool our philosophy to “less is more.”

Fly Your Flag Proudly

My parents’ marriage was almost illegal. But the U.S. high court changed the laws on interracial marriages and public sentiment followed. It’s one example of how our imperfect country continually strives to be more perfect. Support this forward-thinking momentum by wearing the stars and stripes with honor.

When C-Scums Wish Upon a Star

I got my wish. Yet this is no fairy tale ending, this was hard work.

EDITOR'S NOTE

Divided, We Fall

Sadly, tragedy brings out the best in people and we truly saw the best of America in the 9/11 aftermath. It was a reminder that we’re all in this life together. We all are Americans.

A Common Goal, Not a Common Enemy

On this 18th anniversary of the national tragedy of 9/11, let’s take the opportunity to reflect on how to unify around a common dream, not a common enemy.

Feeling the Burn

We all play a role in keeping the threat of wildfire from falling out of sight, out of mind. Moonshine launches its On Fire series.

PARTING SHOT

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MOST POPULAR

A Year in Real Estate 2018

Here’s what happened in the real estate world last year.

A Tale of Too … Many Special Districts?

The role and funding behind Truckee/North Lake Tahoe’s many little governments

Age Discrimination Afflicts the Standard Hiring Process in Tahoe/Truckee

Truckee’s median age is 38.6, which is 2.2 years over the California-wide median of 36.4, and we have residents of all ages contributing to volunteer efforts, participating in local recreational sports and activities, and stoking the economy through consumption. So why do mature applicants feel they are experiencing age discrimination in the local job market? Read Truckee resident Mindi Brenner’s take on this issue.

Right Person, Right Time, Right Place

On July 27, 1985, Scott Baumgardner was training a new partner aboard the Sheriff’s Patrol Boat on Lake Tahoe. At about 6 p.m., he and Deputy Dave Harris were dispatched to a possible sailboat in trouble off Cedar Flat. Little did they know', something far more urgent was about to crash into the lake from the sky. Read about the daring rescue of two people from an airplane crash in the '80s.

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DIGITAL EDITION

PARTING SHOT

Science on the Summit

A scientist on Donner Summit is set on revolutionizing science education. Unlike the classroom days of memorizing things like the Krebs cycle, the goal, Megan Seifert says, is to drive the kids toward asking questions they won’t know the answers to. Why she chose this path and how she got there.

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HOUSING CRISIS