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  • Letter regarding pedestrian safety, or lack there of, in the town of Truckee

  • Readers write in: Our area and its tunnel vision, a father's thanks, Homewood development is a bad idea and one more letter about the Buckhorn Grill

  • My Shot
    Locals and visitors alike mutually love Lake Tahoe. But many of us strongly disagree with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Shorezone Plan, touted as the best plan to save her. We feel the Shorezone Plan is an environmental mistake and puts the cart before the horse.

  • My Shot
    Today I realized that every time I set out for a walk in my neighborhood (no sidewalks), my personal safety is a risk. Clearly we are all at risk when we walk in our neighborhoods. I am making a big deal about this because many motorists in our neighborhoods don’ t have the good sense to slow down on the icy roads.

  • Our first official Reader Survey is complete and we got a hefty handful of responses to sift through. Here are a few of the comments that were written in on the surveys.

  • 'Powder skiing is better than sex, basically because you can do it all day.'

  • Umbra identifies energy-efficient ways to warm water.

  • We counted each response and learned that we have some great readers. We rewarded a few in a random selection with some great prizes from our advertisers.

  • Joanne Drummond of The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is hoping to get the word out early this year about the fire danger in Nevada County because it is already dryer than normal. One such way is to clear your property of hazardous brush.

  • Save Donner Summit, Patagonia Recycles and a list of dates in May's letters to the editor.


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The Opinion Page is your place to spout off. This section contains letters to the editor and longer My Shot pieces. Also, the Spout features two bimonthly perspectives — In the Past, delving into Tahoe Truckee history, and In the Moment, an artistic musing of a moment today.

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October 11, 2018