President Obama’s New Year Address, Full Speech and Video

President Obama’s New Year Address, Full Speech and Video

Washington, DC…Hello, everybody. As we close the books on one year and begin another, I wanted to take a moment today to wish you a very Happy New Year and talk a little bit about the year that lies ahead. At the start of 2011, we’re still just emerging from a once-in-a-lifetime recession that’s taken […]

An Incline Tahoe New Years Celebration ~By John Hamilton

An Incline Tahoe New Years Celebration ~By John Hamilton

Incline Village, CA…In addition to the crowds in South Lake and Reno other places around the area rang in 2011 in style. Last night we stopped by a filled Hyatt Regency in Incline Village. A festive atmosphere reigned throughout the Casino. The central party spot was the Cutthroat Saloon. It was wall to wall revelers. […]

Going Big in The New Year

Going Big in The New Year

Incline Village, NV….The entire Truckee/Tahoe area is filled to overflowing with wintersports enthusiasts. From Christmas all the way through this weekend the cash registers have been ringing a happy tune. According to industry folks we have spoken with the holidays can amount to as much as 50% of the entire years sales and can easily […]

Top 10 New Years Resolutions

Top 10 New Years Resolutions

10. Move to a new house. People often decide that the new year is the perfect time to relocate. If this is your resolution, start off the year by talking to a real estate agent to get your plan in action. 9. Take a trip. We all have places that we’d love to visit for […]

COUNTY AND FEMA ENCOURAGE CITIZENS TO RESOLVE TO BE READY IN 2011

COUNTY AND FEMA ENCOURAGE CITIZENS TO RESOLVE TO BE READY IN 2011

Incline Village, NV….December 30, 2010. With the new year fast approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Washoe County Emergency Management are encouraging all Americans to make emergency preparedness one of their New Year’s resolutions for the coming year. Resolve to be Ready in 2011 is a nationwide effort to urge individuals, families, businesses […]

Power Restored to All But 200 Nevada Energy Customers

Power Restored to All But 200 Nevada Energy Customers

South Lake Tahoe, CA…According to Nevada Energy spokesman Karl Walquist “As of early this morning, there are still about 200 customers without power on the south shore of Lake Tahoe and a handful out elsewhere around the lake. All three of the circuits that had been knocked out of service yesterday by falling trees and […]

Body of Missing Snowboarder Found in Tree Well

Body of Missing Snowboarder Found in Tree Well

Alpine Meadows, CA…Placer County authorities have just completed a news conference where they delivered the sad news that the body of Shawnte Marie Willis, 25, of Tahoma, was found this morning in a tree well. Search is over for a snowboarder who went out of bounds at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort. Shawnte Marie Willis, 25, […]

California Has Largest Drop in Unemployment Claims Last Week

California Has Largest Drop in Unemployment Claims Last Week

Washington, DC…In the week ending Dec. 25, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 388,000, a decrease of 34,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 422,000. The 4-week moving average was 414,000, a decrease of 12,500 from the previous week’s revised average of 426,500. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was […]