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A Song of Water and Fire, Part One

Lives, homes … and water. Local watersheds are another thing to worry about during a catastrophic wildfire (and the effects can be long-lasting).

Kings Beach Roundabout Art Installed Following Years of Planning and Community...

Crowning jewels for Kings Beach come in the form of brand new art installations along Highway 28.

Placer Board Mostly in Agreement to Shift Funding to Truckee Fire;...

Placer County Board of Supervisors receive information, provide comment on the current void of tax money from Martis Valley residents to the Truckee Fire Protection District.

Groundbreaking for Artist Lofts is Imminent

Artist Lofts is the first step in building up the Truckee Railyard project, with excavation and foundation work scheduled to begin in August.

California District 4 Rep. Tom McClintock Responds to Trump’s Tweets

Republicans and Democrats alike have been making headlines by reacting to Trump's tweets apparently singling out four female freshman House congresswomen of color (or for not reacting); local District 4 Rep. Tom McClintock's speech on the issue falls mostly in support of the president's remarks.

Tahoe City Firehouse Destiny Still Under Discussion, Though Feasibility Study Adds...

Two proposals plan different uses for the old Tahoe City firehouse. An upcoming informational meeting (second of two) will share feasibility of each.

Imagine All the People…

A Truckee vigil bemoans the plight of detained immigrants and advocates share information with local residents in preparation for Sunday’s nationally announced ICE raids.

Truckee Chamber Seeks to be the Rising Tide to Lift All...

The Truckee Chamber of Commerce released a comprehensive set of socioeconomic indicators for the area, which show that in 2018, 35.4% of locals (defined as year-round residents) live and work locally, 18.6% of locals live in Truckee and work virtually, and 24.8% live in Truckee and work out of town.

Think Local | July 11 – August 7, 2019

Think Local is about fostering a community-oriented business culture in Tahoe/Truckee that strives for a close-to-home exchange between employees, businesses, and consumers. The Truckee...

Mutually Beneficial

A company, especially in a small economy in a mountain town, is only as successful as the satisfaction levels of its employees allows. In a partnership with the Truckee Chamber of Commerce, Moonshine Ink investigates how three booming local businesses use perks and employee benefits to improve the work/life balance of their staff and ultimately become more profitable.