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Newmont announces first quarter results

April 28, 2017 — Newmont Mining has released its 2017 first quarter financial report. For a full release go to; newmont.com.

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PDL BioPharma reaches settlement

April 28, 2017 — PDL BioPharma, Inc. of Incline Village entered into a settlement agreement with certain subsidiaries of Merck & Co., Inc. to resolve the patent infringement lawsuit between the parties pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey related to Merck's Keytruda humanized […]

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Monarch releases first quarter report

April 28, 2017 — Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc., parent of Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, reported 2017 first quarter consolidated net revenues of $53.4 million increased 7.4% from $49.7 million in the prior year, driven by growth at both Atlantis and Monarch Casino Black Hawk. Casino revenues rose 4.0% […]

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Northern Nevada Human Resources Association presents events

April 27, 2017 — The Northern Nevada Human Resources Association will be holding a breakfast meeting Wednesday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno. Bob Potts, research director for the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development, and Christopher Robison, supervising […]

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Allstate agents presents check for Step2 program

April 27, 2017 — Twenty-one local Allstate agencies will present a check totaling $21,000 in Helping Hands in the Community grants to Step2 on April 25 at 11 a.m. Allstate will present the check at Step2 located on 3700 Safe Harbor Way in Reno. Step2 is a residential and […]

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Commercial real estate transactions for the week of April 24-28

April 27, 2017 — Cooper Roofing & Solar, LLC leased 10,070 square feet of industrial space at 1470 Linda Way in Sparks. Fred Jayet RE/MAX Premier Properties represented the tenant. Kevin Reid with Capurro & Reid Real Estate represented the Landlord. Ramble On, LLC purchased a 10,000-square-foot parcel of […]

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April 27, 2017 — Benefit Resource Group received the Small Business of the Year award at the 2017 Chamber Recognition Awards on Thursday, April 20. Founded in 2003, Benefit Resource Group is a relationship-based consulting organization that helps businesses of all sizes design and implement benefit programs that include […]

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Douglas County Utilities wins award

April 27, 2017 — Nevada Rural Water Association announced that the Cave Rock Water Treatment Plant had won 1st place for the State's Best Tasting Water Award. The service area includes Cave Rock, Lakeside and Skyland systems next to Lake Tahoe. In 2014, Douglas County Utilities had won 1st […]

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Design on Edge honored by Graphic Design USA

April 27, 2017 — Design on Edge was recognized by Graphic Design USA with an American Packaging Award for its packaging design of the Kynd Cannabis Company's edible chocolate bars. The advertising and design company also received the GDUSA American Web Design Award for its work on the Kynd […]

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April 27, 2017 — USDA Rural Development Acting State Director Herb Shedd has announced the agency is accepting tribal applications for the Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG). The Rural Business Development Grants can fund technical assistance, establish revolving loan funds and support rural distance learning programs that provide educational […]

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Eldorado Resorts, Inc., Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., report results of elections

April 27, 2017 — Eldorado Resorts, Inc. and Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. announced preliminary results of the cash/stock elections made by Isle stockholders with respect to the consideration to be received in the previously announced merger between Eldorado and Isle. Holders of 35,667,371 shares of Isle common stock […]

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EDAWN announces investor updates

April 27, 2017 — Meadows Bank and Sierra Pacific Federal Credit Union have upgraded to Gold Level Investors of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN). High Sierra Industries, Lewis Apartment Communities, Michael D. Peyton Insurance, LLC, and My Ride To Work have joined EDAWN as Gold Investors. […]

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IUPAT District Council opens Sparks training center

April 27, 2017 — The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 16, opened its' new training center at 523 Vista Blvd. in Sparks. The facility will serve as the main base of training for local men and women in these trades: drywall finishing, floor covering […]

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Swyfft launches in northern Nevada

April 27, 2017 — Swyfft, an insurance company, has launched in Nevada this month. Founded in 2014, Swyfft's patented Big Data technology uses artificial intelligence that provides analytical insights, which can help customers save money. The company has plans to expand over the coming year. For details, visit website […]

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Chick-fil-A grand opening in May

April 27, 2017 — Northern Nevada's first Chick-fil-A restaurant announced it will have its grand opening on May 25. The new 4,500-square-foot restaurant is located at 6365 S. McCarran Blvd. For details, go online at: http://www.facebook.com/renocfa/.

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Spin Games announces agreement

April 25, 2017 — Spin Games LLC announced today the execution of an RGS – RGS integration and technology license agreement with Gaming Realms PLC. Under the agreement Spin Games and Gaming Realms will complete an RGS – RGS integration; combining the power of both companies' RGS technology stacks. […]

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RSCVA releases April hotel room stats

April 25, 2017 — Taxable room revenues for the month of April were $27,199,536 in Reno-Sparks are above prior year by $5,166,705 (23.5 percent), according to a report released by the Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitor Authority (RSCVA). Cash occupied room nights of 287,960 are above prior year by 23,676 […]

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UNR to host ‘Dream Big’ film for aspiring engineers

April 25, 2017 — The University of Nevada, Reno will host activities and free screenings of the film "Dream Big" on Saturday, May 6 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the third floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union. Showings are scheduled to begin at 1 p.m., 2 […]

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BLM extends mining award deadline

April 25, 2017 — The Bureau of Land Management has extended the deadline for submitting nominations for the 2017 Reclamation and Sustainable Mineral Development Awards to June 12. These non-monetary awards recognize those programs created to foster sustainable development, which encourages environmental health, social responsibility, and economic security. Nominations […]

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NDOT to begin Glendale improvements

April 25, 2017 — The Nevada Department of Transportation will begin a road improvement project on April 24 to reconstruct and improve Glendale Avenue. Approximately two and a half miles of Glendale Avenue and Second Street between Kietzke Lane and east McCarran Boulevard will be completely reconstructed and repaved. […]

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