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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.

Murky Waters

Future blowout? An increase in “fecal incidents” means an increase in frustration at Truckee’s community pool.

Ready. Set. Go!

Fire season is upon us — how prepared are you?

Singular Stories, Combined Legacy

Four vital Tahoe/Truckee social services nonprofits are joining together July 1 under an as-yet-unnamed umbrella organization. Though nonprofit mergers are growing more common, a four-group consolidation of financially healthy organizations certainly doesn’t happen every day. Read on to discover how these powerhouses joined forces.

One Group to Aid Them All

Four vital Tahoe/Truckee social services nonprofits are joining together July 1 under an as-yet-unnamed umbrella organization. Though nonprofit mergers are growing more common, a four-group consolidation of financially healthy organizations certainly doesn’t happen every day. Read on to discover how these powerhouses joined forces.

Why is the Hospice Thrift Store Retail Area Smaller; What’s the...

Why did the Truckee Hospice Thrift Store significantly reduce its retail floor? The Truckee Hospice Thrift Store located on West River Street is a recycling and storage...

Red Flag Warning

The Truckee Fire Protection District has been working for nearly a decade to receive its share of Martis Valley ad valorem property taxes. Now they might finally have a shot.

Welcome to ‘Donnerwood’

Truckee was a vital filming site for early silent films and the first of the “talkies” in the early 1900s, posing as places like Siberia or Alaska. Charlie Chaplin and other major film stars of the era took advantage of the Sierra Nevada snowfall and Truckee amenities, even using locals as extras and filming in remote areas such as Donner Pass.

News Briefs | June 13 – July 10, 2019

SELS Students Create Climate Change Mural TRUCKEE Sierra Expeditionary Learning School sixth-graders designed and helped build a climate change mural for their school campus. A...

Blood, Sweat, and Beers

Alibi Ale Works’ owners are committed to their business and community

Business Briefs | June 13 – July 10, 2019

Tahoe Dave’s opens their first summer Beach House, Mountain Munchkins preschool is in need of space, The Lounge co-working space opens in downtown Truckee, and much more.

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