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Jeff Middlebrook: Allow me to enlighten and educate

December 6, 2019

The current atmospheric CO2 level passed 400 ppm in the past couple of years, and the hand-wringing hysterics are proclaiming doom-and-gloom for planet Earth. Well, allow me to enlighten and educate the mostly ignorant masses....






Vicki Kahn: Thanks for supporting Penny Bear

November 15, 2019

A big thank you to Jonny Roscher and Za’s Lakeside Restaurant in Tahoe City for hosting and donating all the food and a percentage of the bar revenue to our first annual “Pizza For Pennies”...


Kim Dabol: Thank you for supporting the Horsemen

November 15, 2019

On behalf of the Truckee Donner Horsemen and the Truckee Donner Junior Horseman, we would like to express our sincere and deep gratitude to the Rotary Club of Truckee and the Truckee Optimist for their...


Urs Schuler: Does Tom McClintock have a conscience?

November 15, 2019

House Bill H. Joint Res. 77: Should Congress oppose the U.S. withdrawal from northeast Syria and call on Turkey to stop attacking the Syrian Kurds? The House passed Oct. 16. Roll call: Vote 354 Yea...



Jeff Middlebrook: Scientific Integrity Act? Really?

October 11, 2019

Scientific Integrity Act? Really? Though I understand Lisa Hofan’s concern that science is being politicized, I suspect there’s a degree of disingenuousness to her outrage because the mere fact of expecting government hacks to determine...



Brian Leary: Let’s stay positive Truckee-Tahoe

October 3, 2019

As I traveled down Donner Pass Road last Friday, I was disturbed to see signs from Truckee students that read, “You will die from old age, we will die from climate change.” Who is putting...




Jeff Middlebrook: Climate has always changed, never static

September 13, 2019

When it started to look like the current global warming trend was stalling and that some predictions for the next 15-20 years forecast a reversal towards global cooling, the anthropogenic global warming hysterics co-opted the...




Michael L. Conn: Facing some reality

July 21, 2019

There are many things one could learn from the many religions prevalent on Earth. Buddhism has some well-developed beliefs that closely parallel the scientific method. That is, they have proven over time the practical realities...


Silke Pflueger: Sean Frame for Congress

July 21, 2019

The 2020 election is casting its shadow early this year. No one can hide from the race for the presidential nomination; it’s everywhere. But there is more at stake in California’s 4th Congressional District than...