The Truckee/Lake Tahoe region is everything it’s cracked up to be when viewed through a wide-angle lens: a pristine mountain sanctuary, the granite muse of Muir and Twain. But, what’s that I see hiding in a crack in the boulders, floating in a Truckee River eddy, and stuffed under a manzanita branch? A moldy cigarette butt. A crumpled Coors can. Some toilet paper — used.
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