Advertise with Us

The Tahoe Mountain News is a very popular, award-winning free monthly newspaper based in South Lake Tahoe covering everything from politics to entertainment with a reputation for investigative, in-depth cover stories and an emphasis on the outdoors and photography.

Many advertisers find the Mountain News the best deal going, with all 8,500 issues snatched up by locals and lucky visitors, too. The paper is distributed at news racks and counter-tops at over 200 locations including restaurants, retail stores and shopping centers. It is also available 24/7 at

It may interest you to know that in a public opinion survey, the Mountain News was ranked first not only among South Shore publications, but first among "groups, businesses and individuals who are active in public life."

Below is an advertising rate card for a one-time insertion of your color advertisement or monthly rate with a one-year contract. These rates include a simple graphic design to create your ad (restrictions apply). Of course, you are welcome to provide your own camera-ready advertisement. We look forward to working with you!

Please contact us to place an ad:
Phone: (530) 542-7033
FAX: (530) 544-3733

Thank you for your interest in advertising with the Tahoe Mountain News.

2016 Rates
Ad Size One-Time Insertion Contract Rate
Full Page $550 $440
Half Page $325 $275
Quarter Page $200 $170
Eighth Page $140 $120
Sixteenth Page $75 $60
Full Page: 10 in. wide x 12 1/4 in. deep
Half Page Horizontal: 10 x 6
Half Page Vertical: 4 3/4 x 12 1/4
Quarter Page: 4 3/4 x 6
Eighth Page Vertical: 3 7/8 x 4 3/4
Eighth Page Horizontal: 5 3/4 x 3 1/8
Sixteenth Page: 3 7/8 x 2 1/4