Editorial: Cheers and Jeers | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Editorial: Cheers and Jeers

The Editorial Board

CHEERS: To the 1,000 community members who have now signed the Speak Your Peace pledge. The campaign, led by the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, highlighted a need in our area for better civil discourse, and promoted things like listening and avoiding gossip. We know not everyone feels this is important, or agrees that it is needed, and that is just fine. The point was to show the volume of people who feel they can improve their own lives by working harder than ever at peaceful, constructive communication on important local issues. Now, the hard part: Keeping the momentum so we really can show success in the long term.

JEERS: To those who steal bear crossing signs for their own home decorations. We understand the appeal of having authentic bear signs, but it does cost our local community to replace them. If you want those signs, we encourage you to make your own, or contact Caltrans to see if they have old signs for purchase.

CHEERS: To getting our young community members involved with the local arts scene. Kids Art Saturdays at North Tahoe Arts invites kids to work with an artist on some kind of art project for a couple hours at North Tahoe Arts. Saturday, from noon to 2 p.m., kids will work with local artist Cornelia Kallerud to decorate cinnamon Christmas ornaments for their tree or to give as gifts. No charge. No reservations. No excuses. Questions? Contact info@northtahoearts.com.


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User