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  • Report: 150 ski areas on verge of closing

    By Ski Area Management DENVER — There’s stoke, and then there is the opposite of stoke. When Bill Jensen, former CEO of Intrawest, told a crowd of nearly 400 ski industry executives that from his view, 150 ski areas were in “the sunset of their existence” and an additional 150 ski areas could also be out […]

  • El Dorado County fighting for funding source

    El Dorado County Board of Supervisors are urging Congress to reauthorize and fund the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000. SRS expired Sept. 30, 2013, resulting in a loss of funding in 2014 and future years to support programs in schools and counties across the United States. California’s forested counties and the schools […]

  • Workers take a stand against sitting

    By Doni Bloomfield, Bloomberg Tim Tyrrell’s bosses wouldn’t pay for a standing desk, so he took matters into his own hands. The software engineer in Austin, Texas, used parts from Ikea for a makeshift desk to prop up his keyboard and monitor, letting him avoid the excessive sitting he had heard was bad for him. […]

  • Stateline casinos end ’14 on up note

    While gaming revenue declined throughout Nevada in 2014, local casinos ended the year on an up note. The statewide and December numbers were released Jan. 30 by the Gaming Control Board. Statewide the casinos took in just more than $11 billion in 2014, a 1.1 percent decline from 2013. The numbers had been increasing the […]

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