Moonshine Ink brings you Tahoe news straight from the source. Our team of hardworking journalists uncovers North Tahoe and Truckee news stories with in-depth reporting and our authentic “for the community, by the community” spirit.

In our News section you’ll find the facts on everything from politics to the environment to local business. We’re your Tahoe newspaper, delivering stories you can trust.

What the Honk?

We reached out to community members across the region who’ve got insight on and interest in transportation to share their thoughts on what needs to be done, and/or what they are already doing to help.

Down Payments: A Daunting Obstacle

Despite the widely held misperception that a 20 percent down payment is necessary to purchase a home, there are alternatives for potential buyers.

The Squaw Valley Stables

Looking back to a more peaceful time.

Goodbye Blue Bags

Welcome to town, reusable bins! Truckee phases out disposable bagged methods for recyclables, yard trimmings, and food waste.

Moonshine Ink’s Year in Review 2018

We look back at the hottest topics of the year 2018 and give a preview of what you can expect from our community-minded, independent coverage of Truckee/Tahoe in 2019.

Gunshots on the Truckee; Leapfrogging on Brockway Road

Gunshots on the Truckee River may come from legal hunting in state wildlife area; and new Brockway Road medians add a pedestrian leapfrog experience.

The Sorceress of the North Shore

A biplane in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Virginia, brings memories of one incident that in 1991 astounded many people in the North Lake Tahoe community.

Railyard’s Balloon Track Set to Pop

The time has come to submit your comments on two large scale developments slated for the Truckee Railyard Balloon Track.

The Tahoe Colony That Never Was

Frank Lloyd Wright had a vision in the 1920s for a Tahoe Summer Colony in Emerald Bay that never came to fruition.

Booming Reno Housing Market Driven by Jobs

Almost 50 new developments are currently underway in Reno/Sparks, with a cluster of new growth in the Southeast.