“Through the program, I built seven new, amazing friendships that continue to grow,” said North Tahoe student Iran Pacheco.Courtesy photo High school students from Tahoe and Truckee will have the opportunity to participate in an immersive outdoor and academic program this summer. The Adventure Risk Challenge summer courses introduce 10 […]

Typically, contestants in the Enterprise Challenge business plan competition in Yakima and Kittitas counties would have numerous opportunities to connect in person. The annual competition, co-organized by the Yakima County Development Association and the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce, helps small businesses develop business plans, network and obtain advice from […]

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Early voters continue to come out to cast their ballots in the Georgia Senate runoff. More than 1,400 people voted Monday in Richmond County yesterday, bringing the total of ballots cast to nearly 12,000. The Columbia County Board of Elections says almost 3,000 early voters cast […]

This year has been unique in its collective misery. In case you’ve been living in a cave for much of 2020, we’ve all been living in caves for much of 2020, and that could make writing the annual holiday newsletter a bit challenging. No amazing vacations, no graduations or weddings […]

Focal Point Opticians owner David Salk pauses while cleaning up a set of frames. For the protection of customers, Salk has installed a custom isolation room to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread. Photo: Pete Rosos David Salk does not have extreme confidence that COVID-19 vaccines will reopen the world. […]

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2020 file photo, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, right, speak with quarterback Drew Brees (9) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, in Las Vegas. The NFL has fined the New Orleans Saints $500,000 and […]

article Pat Quinn attends the 2017 Kelly Cares Foundation Irish Eyes Gala at The Pierre Hotel on April 24, 2017 in New York City. YONKERS, New York – A co-founder of the social media ALS ice bucket challenge, which has raised more than $200 million worldwide for Lou Gehrig’s disease […]

Seeking young leaders across the US and Canada to complete Your Big Year’s latest challenge. Nominate someone today! SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) November 13, 2020 The Your Big Year youth empowerment program is challenging teens and young adults to build positive bridges among diverse cultures across the US and Canada with […]

Jacob Glissmeyer, right, of Hoback, Wyo., searches for mountain goats high in the Teton Range in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., in September, 2020. The National Park Service allowed qualified volunteers to help cull the non-native mountain goat population, which is threatening the survival of a dwindling population of bighorn […]