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News Briefs | Week of Feb. 24

February 27, 2017 — City National Bank City National Bank has earned 16 awards for commercial and small business banking from Greenwich Associates, a global financial services research and consulting firm. This includes 14 Excellence Awards and two Best Brand Awards. The Excellence Awards recognizes overall client satisfaction, the […]

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SBA federal disaster loans still available for another month

February 22, 2017 — Tanya N. Garfield, director of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Disaster Field Operations Center West, Tuesday, Feb. 21, reminded Nevada small nonfarm businesses in Carson City, Lyon, Storey and Washoe counties of the March 21, 2017, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan […]

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Krug convicted by Nevada State Contractors Board

February 22, 2017 — On Jan. 17, 2017, formerly licensed contractor Kurt Krug, who operated out of Mound House under the business name Great Basin Deck and Shade was sentenced to 36 months of probation and ordered to pay $25,000 in restitution to his victims. The Board's investigation showed […]

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News Briefs | Week of Feb. 17

February 20, 2017 — Caesars Entertainment Corp. Caesars Entertainment Corp., parent company of Harrah's Reno, Harrah's Lake Tahoe and Harvey's Lake Tahoe, reported fourth quarter and full-year 2016 results. The report says net revenues increased 2.8 percent to $3.9 billion driven by strength in Las Vegas due to favorable […]

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Douglas County holds strategic planning session

February 17, 2017 — The Douglas County Board of County Commissioners engaged in a strategic planning session on February 6, 2017 at the Carson Valley Inn. The discussion included members of the public, staff, elected officials and facilitators from OnStrategy of Reno. The group spent the day discussing possible […]

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Insurance broker pleads guilty to fraud

February 17, 2017 — Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that Carlton Conner, 56, of Reno, pleaded guilty to embezzlement, a category "B" felony, for misappropriating insurance funds. The fraudulent acts were committed between July 2013 and November 2016. Conner, the owner of an insurance brokerage business called […]

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Barrick reports 2016 full-year and fourth results

February 16, 2017 — Barrick Gold Corp. reported its 2016 and fourth quarter financial reports. A few higlights: Net earnings attributable to equity holders of Barrick of $655 million ($0.56 per share), and adjusted net earnings of $818 million ($0.70 per share). Full year gold production was 5.52 million […]

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NBA D-League to be renamed starting next season

February 14, 2017 — NEW YORK- Beginning with the 2017-18 season, the NBA Development League (NBA D-League) will be renamed the NBA Gatorade League (NBA G-League) as part of a multiyear expanded partnership announced today by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Gatorade. This marks the first time a […]

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NAIOP presents Developers Forum on Feb. 28

February 14, 2017 — The NAIOP Northern Nevada Chapter will host its' Developers Forum, Tuesday, Feb. 28 beginning at 7 a.m. at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Cost is $40 for NAIOP members, $50 for non-members and $60 at the door. To register or for details, go online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-developers-forum-tickets-31756499545. […]

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Atlantis earns top honors

February 13, 2017 — Atlantis Casino Resort Spa has been recognized as Reno's top hotel by U.S. News & World Report in its annual Best Hotel Rankings program. Additionally, Atlantis' Concierge Tower has earned the award program's second highest mark, just behind the Atlantis property as a whole. According […]

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AMERCO release fourth quarter financial report, special cash dividend

February 13, 2017 — AMERCO, parent company of U-Haul International, Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Repwest Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company, reported net earnings for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016, of $65.2 million, or $3.33 per share, compared with net earnings of $81.8 million, or […]

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Mining insight seminar

February 8, 2017 — S&P Global Market Intelligence will hold a virtual mining insight seminar Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST. The seminar will cover the mining industry, mining methods and more. This online seminar will be available live or on demand for all registrants. […]

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NAE medical and recreational marijuana seminar

February 8, 2017 — Nevada Association of Employers will hold a training seminar that will provide employers with information on workplace policy and practice regarding medical and recreational marijuana. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Red Lion Hotel […]

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Nevada sportsbooks report a win of nearly $11 million on Super Bowl bets

February 8, 2017 — The New England Patriots 34-28 overtime Super Bowl win over the Atlanta Falcons won Nevada sports books $10.9 million on Sunday. Sports fans bet a record $138.48 million on the Super Bowl, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. "Unaudited figures show a sports book […]

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WalletHub weighs in on possible trade war with Mexico

February 7, 2017 — Nevada ranks 39th in U.S. states that would be most affected by possible trade war with Mexico. With President Donald Trump's plans for financing the soon-to-be-constructed border wall with Mexico sparking concerns about a possible trade battle between our two nations, the personal-finance website WalletHub […]

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Reno-based Kirkman acquires Rose Laboratories

February 7, 2017 — Kirkman, a 67-year-old nutritional supplement manufacturer based in Reno, has acquired Rose Laboratories, Inc., formerly located in Bend, Ore. Rose Laboratories offers nutraceutical products, especially formulated for healthcare practitioners. Kirkman plans to retain Rose Laboratories' branded product line, which will be produced at Kirkman's state-of-the-art […]

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News Briefs | Week of Feb. 3

February 6, 2017 — Meadows Bank Meadows Bank, headquartered in Las Vegas with locations in Reno, announced its total assets grew by 24 percent from the prior year end to $656.5 million at Dec. 31, 2016. In 2016, the bank's loan portfolio also grew by 24 percent or $109 […]

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Fallon’s Young Entrepreneurs Collective hosts class series

February 3, 2017 — Denis Isbister, a Fallon native and founder and host of Wild Fish Wild Places, a World Fishing Network series that documents international fishing adventures, will teach Lessons Learned from Starting a Business, the first of a free, three-class series by the Young Entrepreneurs Collective (YEC), […]

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RTIA’s Timber Ridge Restaurant nominated for USA Today honor

February 3, 2017 — For the second year in a row, Reno-Tahoe International Airport's Timber Ridge Restaurant has been nominated for USA Today's 10 Best Reader's Choice Favorite Airport Bar/Restaurant Atmosphere. Persons can vote for USA Today's 10 Best awards through Monday, Feb. 13. To cast a vote, go […]

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Meadows Bank releases fourth quarter earnings report

February 1, 2017 — Meadows Bank, headquartered in Las Vegas with locations in Reno, announced its' total assets grew by 24 percent from the prior year end to $656.5 million at Dec. 31, 2016. In 2016, the bank's loan portfolio also grew by 24 percent or $109 million to […]

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