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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.

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.

The Reason for Our Season

Deep Powder, Deep Water, Deep People

Wildfire Areas and Homeowner’s Insurance – A Call to Action

After billions in wildfire-related losses, insurance carriers have had enough, and the result is a massive contraction for insurance availability. But you can still make a difference.

Anti-Global Warming Hysterics; Thanks to Squaw Valley

More climate change feedback; thanks to Squaw Alpine for supporting HR 763, the climate change legislation

Can Truckee Become a Walkable Town?

Walking through historic downtown Truckee, bypassing shops, hotels, and restaurants, one would think Truckee is already pedestrian-friendly. The truth is that currently, Truckee is a commuter town.

This Land Was Made for You and Me — Let’s Keep...

One of the reasons the Truckee/Tahoe area is so beautiful is that it is clean. Seldom do you see roadside litter, and it’s even more rare to see plastic bags floating along streets like tumbleweeds blowing in the wind. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, the duty to keep this majestic region pristine is ours just the same. On June 1, we can all do our part, with a number of community clean-up days set to take place.

Truckee/Tahoe … Drinking Towns with a Fishing Problem

Where to find info on all the proposed fishing regulation changes? On-line! Get it? We crack ourselves up.

As Sure as Spring, a Surprise in Every Melting Berm …

Hey, there's something stuck to your shoe ...

Opinion Pages Should be a Sounding Board, Not a Pulpit; Spoken...

In response to opinion piece, The Sky is Not Falling Opinion Pages Should be a Sounding Board, Not a Pulpit Moonshine Ink has been a great...

Obituary: Andy Hill — A True Seeker

Andy Hill was instrumental in the development of a large spiritual community at For Goodness Sake, the local nondenominational resource center where he was executive director for 12 years. He was a true seeker and loved to share his knowledge with all those who he came in contact with.

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