AP—Skiers and snowboarders are packing the slopes in the Sierra Nevada to take advantage of what resort operators are calling the best early-season skiing conditions in decades. Resorts are reporting mid-winter conditions and some of the country’s deepest base depths after a string of storms dumped up to 10 feet of snow over the week [...]
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Quoted from the Sierra Sun. OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — The second major Lake Tahoe ski resort changeover in less than a month is nearing completion, as Squaw Valley USA announced early Tuesday that KSL Capital Partners has acquired the resort. According to a Squaw press release, KSL has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially [...]
Moonshine Ink has published Sierra Watch Executive Director Tom Mooers’ opinion piece on the DSPUD expansion project. According to the piece, Sierra Watch is working to ensure that plant expansions enhance water quality in the Yuba River (where DSPUD discharges treated effluent), but do not include capacity that could subsidize new subdivisions. DSPUD is hosting a Wastewater [...]
Sean and Blair Esson of Serene Lakes have been selected to compete in the Deaf Olympics in Slovakia in 2011. They are raising funds for their travel and equipment expenses. Read Sean’s message below for more information. “Alright everyone, I have great news… I made it on the USA Deaf Snowboarding team for the 2011 [...]
25 new homesites have been approved at Sugar Bowl’s Village. Sugar Bowl will begin releasing the sites this year. http://www.villageatsugarbowl.com/sugar/index.html
Nevada County unemployment over 12%? Recent report discusses the effects of falling housing prices, decreased construction activity and a reduced labor force in Nevada County. Read the Report (courtesy of Nevada County Economic Resource Council)
A link that includes job training opportunities, large Nevada County employers and tech employers in the “Silicon Valley of the Sierras”. Nevada County employment.
The Board met on November 2 at the DSPUD offices in Soda Springs. Nevada County Supervisor Ted Owens and Director of Transportation Steve Castleberry were in attendance to provide a general update about Nevada County and to continue a discussion about Scenic By-Way designation and various signage on Donner Pass Road. The Board also welcome [...]
The Housing and Economic Development division of the Nevada County Community Development Agency offfers a variety of financial assistance for businesses and residents. Business loans for working capital, machinery, building improvements and more with a goal of creating and retaining jobs Loans of up to $100,000 for first-time homebuyers Rental deposits for qualifying renters Housing [...]
Cal Trans offers updated roadwork schedules on its website: www.dot.ca.gov Sierra roadwork schedule for Nov. 7 – 13.