News

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.

Solving the Science of Fire Mitigation

Are forest management agencies drinking “fuels reduction Kool-Aid”?

Business Briefs | September 12 – October 9, 2019

Swift Communications sells four Nevada papers; Sierra Green Business Network announced as part of the California Green Business Network; Tony Commendatore appointed to the Truckee Town Council; more.

News Briefs | September 12 – October 9, 2019

Foothills and mountain towns hit hardest by fire insurance nonrenewals according to a new survey; Hantavirus confirmed in Washoe County; Power outages are imminent in NV Energy-served Truckee residences due to high wildfire risk; more.

A Pioneer on Two Wheels

By BILL OUDEGEEST | Moonshine Ink Thomas Stevens had never ridden a bicycle when in 1884 he decided it would be a good idea to...

The Battle for the Green Bubble

As the “last green forest left in the Sierra Nevada,” the Tahoe region unfolds a plan to curb tree mortality to reduce catastrophic wildfire risks.

Kings Beach’s Future Complexion Under Discussion; Community Battling Mixed-use Definition

Proposed redevelopment has Kings Beach residents up in arms, claiming it goes against spirit of community plan

Truckee Artist Lofts Celebrates Going Vertical

Foundations on the horizon for Truckee Artist Lofts workforce housing, theater, grocery store.

Governors, Others Speak On Climate and Wildfire at Tahoe Summit

Gov. Gavin Newsom and others celebrate current action and call for further work to address climate change and wildfire in the Tahoe region.

Tahoe Is On Fire

The massive “what-if” of wildfire looming over Lake Tahoe is shared in this watercolor infographic by our resident artiste, Haley Deiro.

Business Briefs | August 8 – September 11, 2019

Vail Resorts (owner of Heavenly, Northstar, and Kirkwood) acquires 17 ski areas across the country; Reno-Tahoe International Airport’s new runway under construction; Tahoe Fund and Tahoe Water Suppliers Association incentivize businesses to use Lake Tahoe tap water; more.

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