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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.

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.

Do You Believe in Ghosts? Why or Why Not?

Something goes BUMP! in the dead of night, and it ain’t Casper.

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

They’re H-E-E-R-E!

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

A Spotter’s Guide to Local Native Species

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

We Deserve to Conserve

Vivian Euzent and her household have taken extra measures to reduce the water usage in their home, yet each month their water bill has remained consistent or even gone up.

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.

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