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The Opinion Page is your place to spout off. This section contains letters to the editor, longer My Shot opinion pieces, obituaries, and Mike English’s award-winning Shine On comics. Submit your opinion to editors@moonshineink.com.

Tahoe Serenity; Mountain Sobriety

“My name is Dirk, and I’m an alcoholic.” Find out why these are some of this My Shot author’s favorite words to say out loud, and how living in Truckee has guided him in dealing with addiction and along his journey to recovery.

FaceOff: Prioritize Those Most In Need

In a new community forum in our Opinion section, you will find two differing responses to the housing question: Does the achievable housing definition take attention and possibly funding away from those who most need it?

Not In Our Mutual Backyard; Yellow Jacket Horror Story

Hotel Avery, Not in My Backyard-ism, and yellow jackets; reactions to recent Moonshine articles

Enough Mindless, Unlimited Tourism

“Appetite for Destruction” is the reality many see in Nevada and Placer Counties. We are loving our favorite places to a point of compromised reality that makes the pristine wild places we know and love in threat of being unrecognizable.

The Road Ahead

What does our housing crisis have to do with climate change? TRPA executive director Joanne S. Marchetta’s My Shot walks you through her opinions on the interconnected issues of sustainable transit, housing solutions, and climate change.

What Happened to the Local Food Movement in Tahoe/Truckee?

Easy, cheap convenience has replaced organic, local quality

You Know How When the Kids Wake Up …

Illustrator Mike English’s cartoons comment on life and politics in Tahoe/Truckee.

Nature’s Housing Solutions …

Illustrator Mike English’s cartoons comment on life and politics in Tahoe/Truckee.

Look Who Else is Thinking They Might Want to Move to...

Illustrator Mike English’s cartoons comment on life and politics in Tahoe/Truckee.

Mountain Biker’s Paradise; Cycle Commuter’s Challenge

At 29 I’ve been many things. But never a licensed driver — until now. I am finally poised to get my license as a new resident of a mountain town, but I’m not losing my carless ethos.

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