A Climate for Change

Sure, I’d rather ski with my friends than call my congressperson, but guess what? You can do both!

The Tai Chi of Shoveling

Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water, (and shovel). After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water, (and shovel). Here’s how you save your back through it all.

Reservations About Later School Start Times

While our students could benefit from more sleep, will 30 minutes really make a difference?

We Need Later Start Times

The current early school start times are having unintended negative effects on our children, physically and psychologically.

Prison Reform

The prison system in this state is broken. It needs to become a true rehabilitative entity — instead of a for-profit industry.

Climate Change and Violence Against Women

The consequences of climate change present an immense risk to our health and safety and will undeniably enhance challenges for survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and child abuse.

Vail Harnesses Wind Power

Vail Resorts has committed to a zero net operating footprint by 2030, and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, the Town of Truckee, and the City of South Lake Tahoe have all committed to 100 percent renewable power. But we can do more; we need to put a price on carbon.

Meet the Candidates Forum 2018

A high school student’s perspective on the importance of compromise

Wrong Project, Wrong Place

The proposed Tahoe City Cross-Country Center is the wrong project in the wrong place.

A Community Ignored

The Alpine Meadows community was not included in the decision-making process of four new Gazex avalanche mitigation exploders, and the community is shocked, appalled, and angry that explosive material untested in residential areas will be used this winter.