“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 […]

This week, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced updates to county risk levels under the state’s public health framework to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19. The framework uses four different risk levels for counties based on COVID-19 spread — extreme risk, high risk, moderate risk and lower risk — […]

TipRanks 3 ‘Strong Buy’ Stocks with Over 7% Dividend Yield It’s been up, up, and away for the markets since the end of September. Both the NASDAQ and S&P 500 are trading within 3% of their recent record high levels, after counting for daily fluctuations. It’s a clear sign of […]

Details on the ‘Test to Release’ scheme are lacking – with fewer than seven days until it begins – OLI SCARFF Christmas travel plans could face disruption as details of the Government’s ‘Test to Release’ programme still have not been revealed – with less than a week to go before its launch. […]

Americans should have access to a free website that tracks all of their retirement benefits, including Social Security, employer-sponsored savings plans, and individual retirement accounts, according to a new paper from the Brookings Institution. In a separate paper, the nonprofit public-policy organization says that “tontines” should be explored as potential […]

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own household. Those who are flying witnessed a distinctly 2020 […]

Boris Johnson has revealed his Covid winter plan, including a strengthened three-tier system of local restrictions for England that comes into force on December 3. The plans mean there will be a “uniform set of measures” applicable in any tier across the country, rather than negotiations with each local authority. Mr […]

As it has done with its Premier League football, Amazon has tried to make the coverage as familiar as possible: we sports fans fear change, and the reassuring sight of Logan and Douglas, as well as a similar format and feel, made this not discernibly different from BBC or ITV. […]

Germany could be removed from the UK’s quarantine-free green list this week following a sharp rise in Covid-19 infections.  The country reported 5,986 new positive tests on Wednesday, well down on the 13,161 seen on Tuesday, but its seven-day infection rate has now reached 99.5 per 100,000 – up from […]

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on economies around the world and has upended many industries, including airlines, travel, and restaurants. In-store retail shopping has suffered as well, as social distancing became the norm months ago and people spent more time at home.  But the economic effects of the pandemic also caused […]

Cases are on the rise in Cyprus   British holidaymakers planning to visit Cyprus this half term could be in for disappointment, as the country risks losing its travel corridor in the Government’s weekly update tomorrow. In recent weeks, Covid-19 case numbers have spiked in the Mediterranean island nation. Yesterday, […]