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EP Engineered Clays Corp. acquires assets

July 20, 2017 — EP Engineered Clays Corp., an affiliate of EP Minerals, LLC, a worldwide leader in engineered products derived from industrial minerals, has acquired bleaching clay and mineral adsorbents assets from BASF Corporation. The transaction includes a Jackson, Miss., production site, a clay mine in Aberdeen, Miss., […]

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Frontier Airlines begins Reno/Denver service in November

July 20, 2017 — Frontier Airlines will begin service between Reno and Denver on Nov. 21. The new service will run three times a week between Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Denver on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday on an Airbus 320 with 180 seats. The flight will depart Reno at […]

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Nevada Builders Alliance northern members

July 12, 2017 — New members of the Nevada Builders Alliance are: Reno: Symbio Development, LLC, and Nevada State Bank. Sparks: Butchman Services. Carson City: DEK Electric Inc., and Eagle West Development.

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Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center gets ready to open doors

July 12, 2017 — Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center opens for business Saturday, Aug. 5. A soft opening begins next week during which current pass holders and select community members are invited to explore the new facility in its final weeks of development. The grand opening is open […]

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Conformance Technologies partners with Pivotal Payments

July 12, 2017 — Conformance Technologies, a Reno-based provider of operating systems, education systems and expertise used in managing business compliance requirements, announced that Pivotal Payments, a provider of technology-driven global payment processing solutions, has selected a suite of the company's solutions to enhance business effectiveness and protection of […]

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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe introduces Lake Club, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

July 12, 2017 — The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, located at Northstar California Resort, announces the completion and official opening of its new luxury guest amenity, Lake Club, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Designed by Principal Architect Clare Walton of Walton Architecture + Engineering (Walton AE) with interior architecture and design by […]

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Tahoe Trail Bar earns Whole Foods entrepreneur grant

July 12, 2017 — Tahoe Trail Bar, a vegan snack bar, was awarded a Whole Foods Local Producer Grant. Whole Foods Market's 45 stores in northern California and Reno will donate five percent of its sales on Wednesday, July 26, to fund entrepreneurship grants for a select group of […]

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University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine receives top ranking

July 12, 2017 — The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine ranked 13th in the United States top 20 most affordable medical schools, according to a study released by USA Today. The study put together by Student Loan Hero, assessed three factors when determining the list: annual tuition […]

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AMERCO adds special dividend offering to shareholders

July 12, 2017 — AMERCO, the parent of U-Haul International, Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Repwest Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company and headquartered in Reno, has declared a special cash dividend on its common Stock of $1 per share. The dividend will be payable August 3 to […]

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AAA releases latest gas price report

July 12, 2017 — The average gas price in Reno for June was $3.02 a gallon, a 6 cent decrease from the previous month, according a new report by AAA. The average price in Sparks was $2.98 a gallon while Carson saw the lowest price at $2.56 a gallon. […]

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City National Bank announces literacy program milestones

July 12, 2017 — City National Bank announced that it has reached a significant milestone in the history of its Reading is The way up Literacy Program. Since the inception of the literacy program in 2002, City National has donated more than 500,000 new books to school libraries and […]

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Itronics reports sales of its GOLD’n GRO fertilizer

July 12, 2017 — Itronics Inc., a diversified producer of GOLD'n GRO zinc fertilizers and silver products and a green technology development company based in Reno, reported its second quarter 2017 GOLD'n GRO zinc fertilizer sales totaled $791,981 compared to $586,511 in the prior year, an increase of 35 […]

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Communities In Schools (CIS) of Northeastern Nevada receive local donations

July 12, 2017 — Communities In Schools (CIS) of Northeastern Nevada recently received large donations in support of their teen counseling program from Newmont Mining Corporation, as well as Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital (NNRH). Both community partners opted to support the counseling program with donations of $10,000 each. The […]

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BLM seeks solicitations for fuel treatment projects

July 12, 2017 — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeks companies and contractors interested in performing fuel treatment projects in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. The projects will help reduce wildfire hazards, the potential for catastrophic fires, and threats to public and firefighter safety. The solicitations will remain […]

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Dermody Properties breaks ground at LogistiCenter at Midway

July 12, 2017 — Dermody Properties, a Reno-based national real estate investment, development and management company specializing in acquisitions and development of industrial real estate across the U.S., recently broke ground on LogistiCenter at Midway located at 270 Midway Road in Bethel Township, Pa. At completion, the building will […]

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Kate Thomas begins tenure as Washoe assistant county manager

July 10, 2017 — Kate Thomas has been named assistant county manager for Washoe County. Thomas replaces Kevin Schiller, who is leaving the position to take the same role in Clark County. Thomas previously served as assistant city manager for The City of Reno. She also served as deputy […]

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Community Associations Institute Nevada Chapter honorees

July 10, 2017 — Community Associations Institute Nevada Chapter held its Annual Gala at The Smith Center on June 17. Northern Nevada recipients were: Ambassador of the Year: Dawn Osterode. 2016 Northern Nevada Outstanding Small Scale Association of the Year: Claridge Point Homeowners Association. 2016 Northern Nevada Portfolio Manager […]

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Dickson Realty agents named to REAL Trends America’s top list

July 10, 2017 — Dickson Realty real estate agents named to REAL Trends America's Best Real Estate Agents and sponsored by Zillow Group were: Individuals by Sides: David Hughes, 67.5 sides; Beau Keenan, 55.5 sides; Joseph Wieczorek, 55 sides; and Lori Welsh, 52 sides. Individuals by Volume: David Hughes, […]

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TMCC’s Lokken chairs Instructional Technology Council

July 10, 2017 — Fred Lokken, a political science professor at Truckee Meadows Community College, was elected in June to chair the Instructional Technology Council, a national affiliated council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). He will serve as chair-elect for one year, chairman for a two-year […]

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Stifel’s McAfee completes Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation

July 10, 2017 — Joanne McAfee, associate vice president/investments in the Reno Private Client Group office of Stifel has earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies. McAfee, who specializes in investment strategy and retirement planning, began her career in 1996 and joined Stifel […]

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