Douglas County Sheriffs Office Seeking Public’s Help

Douglas County Sheriffs Office Seeking Public’s Help

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for Destruction of Property at Heritage Park, in Gardnerville. The park, located off Gilman Av and Courthouse Alley, was damaged sometime between Friday evening, December 31st, 2010 and Monday morning, January 3rd, 2011. The damage was committed by an unknown […]

National Unemployment Drops to 9.4%. Economy adds 103,000 Jobs in December

National Unemployment Drops to 9.4%.  Economy adds 103,000 Jobs in December

Washington, DC…The unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage point to 9.4 percent in December, and nonfarm payroll employment increased by 103,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment rose in leisure and hospitality and in health care but was little changed in other major industries. ______________________________________________________________________ | | | Revision of Seasonally Adjusted […]

Internet Gains on Television as Public’s Main News Source More Young People Cite Internet than TV

Internet Gains on Television as Public’s Main News Source More Young People Cite Internet than TV

Washington, DC…The internet is slowly closing in on television as Americans’ main source of national and international news. Currently, 41% say they get most of their news about national and international news from the internet, which is little changed over the past two years but up 17 points since 2007. Television remains the most widely […]

Show Us Your Snowpeople!

Show Us Your Snowpeople!

Lake Tahoe Area…If you have been out and about in the Tahoe area over the holidays you no doubt notices happy and carefree Snowmen, Snowwomen and even Snowkids out and about. One we saw in Carnelian Bay even had million dollar views. If you have one you would like to share just email us at […]

‘Software Engineer’ Rated Nation’s Best Job, ‘Roustabout’ Ranks at the Bottom of New Jobs Report

‘Software Engineer’ Rated Nation’s Best Job, ‘Roustabout’ Ranks at the Bottom of New Jobs Report

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — With a boost from the development of apps for iPods, tablets, smart phones and other devices, the profession Software Engineer has jumped to the top of the new 2011 Jobs Rated Report released today by CareerCast.com. The worst rated job is Roustabout, a dirty, dangerous and often stressful […]

Economic Development Board Seeking Nominations

Economic Development Board Seeking Nominations

The Placer County Economic Development Board is seeking nominations for awards it presents each year to recognize outstanding contributions to the county’s economic success. The awards honor private-sector and public-sector contributions to local economic development. They will be handed out at the board’s 20th annual Economic Development Summit Breakfast to be held Thursday, March 31, […]

Douglas County Accepting New Search & Rescue Team Members

Douglas County Accepting New Search & Rescue Team Members

Minden, Nevada…The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team (DCSAR) is currently accepting member applications. DCSAR consists of approximately thirty members who volunteer their time and efforts responding to public emergencies 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In the past twelve months, DCSAR has responded to numerous public service emergencies, including searching […]

Arrest Made from a May 2009 Death Investigation

Arrest Made from a May 2009 Death Investigation

Sun Valley, NV….Detectives with the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office have completed the investigation of a suspicious death which occurred in the early morning hours of May 16, 2009 in Sun Valley. On May 16, 2009 at approximately 2:05 a.m., Deputies responded to a home in the 8000 block of Chimney Drive on a report of […]