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Middle class 20% poorer than in 1984
  • Middle class 20% poorer than in 1984

    By Matt O’Brien, Washington Post Nostalgia is just about the only thing the middle class can still afford. That’s because median wealth is about 20 percent lower today, in inflation-adjusted dollars, than it was in 1984. Yes, that’s three lost decades. Now, as you might expect, the middle class has been hit particularly hard by […]

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  • Tahoe Keys Marina violating state permit

    By Kathryn Reed One week after Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board found 12 violations at Tahoe Keys Marina the infractions have not been corrected. “That is significant,” Eric Taxer, water resource control engineer, told Lake Tahoe News of the ongoing problems. Failing to maintain a pump so boaters can get rid of their sewage […]

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  • Nevadans saddled with large amount of debt

    By Jeanne Sahadi, CNN Money NEW YORK — Americans have a debt problem. An estimated 1 in 3 adults with a credit history — or 77 million people — are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put “in collections.” That’s a key finding from an Urban Institute […]

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  • Middle class 20% poorer than in 1984

    By Matt O’Brien, Washington Post Nostalgia is just about the only thing the middle class can still afford. That’s because median wealth is about 20 percent lower today, in inflation-adjusted dollars, than it was in 1984. Yes, that’s three lost decades. Now, as you might expect, the middle class has been hit particularly hard by […]

  • Kahle hosting youth soccer camps

    Douglas County Parks & Recreation along with Steve Maltase and former Whittell varsity soccer players will be conducting a youth soccer camp at Kahle Community Park. The camp for boys and girls runs Aug. 4-7 for ages 4-14. Lil Kicks (4-6 years) plays soccer from 10 am-1pm, while kids ages 7 and older play from […]

  • Military photo exhibit in Minden

    Douglas County is hosting the Western Nevada College “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” arts and humanities exhibition as part of a special Nevada Sesquicentennial tour sponsored by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services. The free exhibit will be on display at the Minden Inn from Aug. 25-Sept. 12. Viewing hours will be Monday through […]

  • Doctors prescribing the outdoors for health remedies

     By Laura Smith, Slate In January, a 13-year-old patient named Kelssi came to Dr. Robert Zarr’s office at Unity Health Care, a community health center in Washington, D.C. Kelssi had struggled with her weight for as long as Zarr had known her and was now obese. But during this visit, she looked at Zarr and […]

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