Week of Nov. 11 | News Briefs
November 14, 2016
The Ridge Resorts
The Ridge Resorts invested more than $2 million to expand wedding and conference capabilities in the renovated 3,700-square-foot Castle Rock Event Space to complement the resort's 300 guestrooms, amenities, on-site recreation, dining and spa services.
Miles Construction, based outside Carson City, served as general contractor.
Eldorado Resorts, Inc.
Eldorado Resorts, Inc. reported a third quarter net revenue of $241.6 million in the third quarter of 2016. It also reported an operating income of $28.1 million and and adjusted EBITDA of $49.7 million.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
The law firm of Dickinson Wright PLLC, which has an office in Reno, is pleased to announce it received 22 national rankings and three rankings in Reno in the 2017 "Best Law Firms" report by U.S. News and Best Lawyers.
The firm received 108 first-tier rankings overall and the Reno office was recognized for:
Tier 1: commercial litigation.
Tier 2: Appellate practice, and litigation–bankruptcy.
International Game Technology PLC has acquired certain assets including several patents and other intellectual property from Leap Forward Gaming, Inc. For a complete press release, go to: http://ir.igt.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=119000&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2220461.
IGT will also report its third quarter 2016 results on Monday, Nov. 21.
Stan Can Design
Stan Can Design, a Reno-based creative advertising and design firm, has been awarded two 2016 W3 Awards, a Gold for StanCanDesign.com and a Silver for the Reno Phil Brand Guidelines Microsite.
The W3 Awards honors outstanding websites, Web marketing, Web video, mobile sites/apps and social content created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide. The W3 Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA).
FoodMaxx is hosting a ribbon cutting of its new, 47,000-square-foot warehouse style store at 565 E. Prater Way in Sparks.
FoodMaxx, owned and operated by The SaveMart Companies, is the first locaton to open in northern Nevada.
OnTrac, a logistics company specializing in contracting regional shipping services in the Western United States, is hiring 107 positions in its Reno warehouse for the holiday season.
To search available career opportunities and apply online, go to http://www.ontrac.com/careers.asp.
Tahoe Resources Inc.
Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. has entered into a property purchase agreement with Lake Shore Gold Corp., a wholly owned division of Reno-based Tahoe Resources Inc.
Tahoe Resources was also had a lawsuit filed against it, accused of negligence and battery in a lawsuit tied to violence at a silver mine it owns in Guatemala.
Incline Village Community Hospital
Incline Village Community Hospital has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey Associates, a provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care.
The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Patient Experience, based on patient surveys.
Silver Range Resources Ltd.
Silver Range Resources Ltd. Has added the following mining exploration projects at Rand Property located Mineral County, Ben Hur Property is located in White Pine County, Stinson Property located north of the Ben Hur Property in White Pine County, and Skylight Property is located in Nye County, northwest of Tonopah.
Noble Studios work on the Tahoe South website was honored with a Landy Award for National Recognition for SEO Work.
Barrick Gold Corp.
Barrick Gold Corp., and Barrick North America Finance LLC announced a debt tender offer of up to $350,000,000.
Sky West Real Estate Services
Sky West Real Estate Services brokered deals for the following tenants: Peerless Cleaners, Summit Consulting, Harold Stark Fitness, Rachel Turnage Pt. of Dance, John Ross Insurance, Verizon Wireless, Verizon Wireless, The WAY Baptist Church, PARIS Salon, SilverVoyages.com, John Pocino, Sr. Wellness, John Holman, Sound Choice, Bill Cox, CPA, Novi & Wilkin Aerion Corp. Foundation for Research, Deeter Investments, Jani King, Mines Group, NDOT, NV St Board of Accountancy, Board of Podiatry, Sonitrol Security, All Valley Health Care, Truckee Bagel, Enterprise Rent A Car, Villa Donato Restaurant, Alex Chang Massage, and Farmers Insurance.
Nevada Builders Alliance
New members of the Nevada Builders Alliance are:
Reno: H&H Landscape LLC, Erickson Framing, Trillium Construction, and Sierra Electrical Systems.
Carson City: JDA Construction, North Star Construction, and Painting by Randy Pinnell.
Holland & Hart
Holland & Hart hosts the Nevada Population Health Conference Thursday, Nov. 17 in Las Vegas, to improve the health of Nevadans through integrated health systems and management. The University of Nevada, Reno live streams the event at the Innevation Center, powered by Switch.
Susan Dentzer, president of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, keynotes the conference in partnership with public health professionals, educators, lawyers, legislators, and those in the health care delivery system of existing and future programs.
Nevada's fuel prices are holding steady and are predicted to decrease this month in most metro areas, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) weekly report revealed that west coast gasoline supplies are hitting record lows.
Nevada's average price for regular gasoline, $2.53, is $0.02 up from a month ago. City posted the lowest price at $2.40, and Sparks has the highest average at $2.72. Elko recorded a price of $2.53.
Homage, a bakery based in Reno, will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a few promotons.
Homage will introduce bake-at-home items on its menu and 25 Days of Cookies Pack menu.
For more details, call 775-323-89523 or at http://www.HomageReno.com.
Foreclosure Mediation Program
The State of Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program (FMP)announced the last date the FMP will accept recorded Notices of Default is Nov. 30. Also, the FMP will no longer accept mediation enrollments after Dec. 31.
The Nevada Legislature repealed the FMP ending the program. The Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0435 on Sept. 26, providing for the last date to accept mediation enrollments. Also that order determined all mediations must be completed by April 30, 2017.
The Tahoe Chamber announced its 2016 Blue Ribbon Awards nominees.
Those nominated were:
Geotourism Award-Sponsored by Bike the West: Cruise Tahoe, Heavenly Epic Discovery, Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition, Lake Tahoe Boat Rides, Lake Tahoe History Museum, Lake Tahoe Yoga, Tahoe Rim Trail, Taylor Creek Visitors Center, United States Forest Service, and Zephyr Cove Resort | Lake Tahoe Cruises.
Tourism Award-Sponsored by Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority: Coachman Hotel, Getaway Reno/Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Paint and Sip Studio, Lake Tahoe Television, Lights on the Lake Fireworks, Tahoe Douglas Visitors Authority, SnowGlobe Music Festival, and The Loft.
Experience Award-Sponsored by Marriott Grand Residence Club: Alpine Sierra Tours, Contiki Paddlesurf Company, Treat Street, KRLT/KOWL, Lake Tahoe Epic Curling, Lake Tahoe Yoga, Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa, Round Hill Pines Beach Resort, Still Water Yoga Lake Tahoe, Tahoe Tot Spot, and Zephyr Cove Resort | Lake Tahoe Cruises.
Entrepreneur Award-Sponsored by Getaway Reno/Tahoe: Debbie Brown, Coldwater Brewery and Grill, Cassy Burnside, FATCO, Domi and Katy Chavarria, Verde Mexican Rotisserie, Nancy, Dick, Kelly and Rick Gardner, Red Hut Café, Jamie and David Orr, Tahoe Mountain Lab, Steve Harness, KRLT 93.9 The Lake and KOWL 1490 The Owl, Matt and Melody Levitt, Tahoe Blue Vodka, Shannon Liebel, Still Water Yoga Lake Tahoe, Shelly McMillin, L'Atelier Hair Studio, and Dr. Neil Powell, Blue Lake Animal Care Center.
Customer Service (Business) Award-Sponsored by
Heavenly & Kirkwood: Connie Phillips, Sierra Athletic Club, Dallas Burns, Getaway Reno/Tahoe, Darrell Schue, Accurate Audio Video, Diane Guth, The Getaway Café, Irma Salazar, Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority, Jaime Harness, Ken's Tire Center, Kimberly Templeton, Hard Rock Café Lake Tahoe, Matt Smithmier, Eloise Automotive & Alignment, Mel Alpaugh, CVS Pharmacy, Melissa Hoffman, Blue Sky Events, Meghan Burk, Getaway Reno/Tahoe, Michelle Turner, BELFOR
Property Restoration, Sandy Shields, Lakeside Inn & Casino, Scott Morton, Postmarc Hotel & Spa Suites, Shanen Ruppel, Alpine Sierra Tours and Shuttle Services, Shannon Libel, Still Water Yoga Studio, Terre Poland, Evolution Fitness, Nicole Gordon, DDS, and Tommy Walker, Ciera Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa.
Customer Service (Public Agency) Award-Sponsored by Tahoe Supply Company: Emily Abernathy, Lake Tahoe Shore Chamber of Commerce, Irma Salazar, Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority, Jeff Pollitt and Lou Graves, Clean Tahoe, John Pickett, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, Jody Filgo, South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, Maria Oliveras, Barton Community Health Center, Staff of Gastroenterology Department at Barton Hospital.
Wendell Award for Green Business or Program-Sponsored by South Tahoe Refuse: Clean Tahoe Program, Edgewood Companies, League to Save Lake Tahoe, Tahoe Mountain Lab, Tahoe Tot Spot.