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Ryder Homes breaks ground on single-family home community in Somersett master-planned community

May 26, 2017 — Ryder Homes began construction of The Pointe at Somersett, a 64-home development in northwest Reno, on May 26, one of last new developments in the master planned community of Somersett in northwest Reno. The Pointe at Somersett will feature three homes designs including Modern Farmhouse, […]

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Early registration available for Nevada Economic Development Conference

May 26, 2017 — LAS VEGAS – The third-annual Nevada Economic Development Conference will bring professionals from across the state to explore and share ideas in Las Vegas on Sept. 12-13 at The University of Nevada Las Vegas. Presented by The University of Nevada Las Vegas – Center for […]

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Harrah’s Reno Steak House kicks off 50th Anniversary celebration

May 26, 2017 — Harrah's Reno Steak House is celebrating its 50th anniversary. To commemorate the event, Harrah's Reno held a media event May 25 with some of the Steak House's longest-tenured employees giving demonstrations on making some of its favorite dishes. Team members on hand were Bong Genio […]

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Luxury apartments break ground near Sparks Marina

May 26, 2017 — A 280-unit luxury apartment complex recently broke ground near the Sparks Marina. S3 Development Company and officials from the City of Sparks broke ground on the new development Thursday, May 25. The apartments will be called "Lyfe at the Marina" and are located on a […]

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Bealls Fallon store to remain open; Carson store closing in June

May 26, 2017 — Bealls in the Carson Mall is closing its doors on June 24 and has started a going out of business sale, according to Bria Lundy, director of public relations at Stage Stores, Bealls Houston-based owner. Lundy, though, said the news only affects Carson City. "At […]

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AT&T invested nearly $675M in Nevada networks

May 26, 2017 — CARSON CITY — AT&T  invested nearly $675 million in Nevada wireless and wired networks during 2014-2016. These investments drive a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also improve critical services that support public safety and […]

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NFIB checklist for youth summer employment

May 26, 2017 — CARSON CITY — The representative association for the people most likely to offer summer jobs to the young issued a short checklist, today, to parents and employers to keep things legal, including some information specific to Nevada. The National Federation of Independent Business, America's voice […]

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Neighbors welcome Apple’s plans for empty lot

May 26, 2017 — Every time she looks out the front window, Belen Morales, manager of BJ's Hair Shop on Evans Avenue, has stared at a barren dirt lot across the street from the salon for the six years she's been employed there. The blighted lot at Fifth Street […]

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Metro Areas see improvement in April’s unemployment numbers

May 25, 2017 — All three metro areas experienced positive results in the labor market for April. In Las Vegas, the jobless rate remained at 4.8 percent and is down 1.2 percentage points from April 2016. The unemployment rate in Reno/Sparks, stands at 3.9 percent in April, and is […]

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Aqua Metals recognized for innovative process

May 25, 2017 — Aqua Metals, Inc., which is commercializing a non-polluting electrochemical lead recycling technology called AquaRefining, was named winner of the Platts Global Metals Award, presented by S&P Global Platts, for the Breakthrough Solution of the Year. This is the second year in a row that Aqua […]

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Contract Flooring and Interior Services, Inc. wins parking garage job

May 24, 2017 — The Reno City Council unanimously approved to award a contract to Contract Flooring and Interior Services, Inc., to repaint portions of the Reno Parking Gallery at 135 North Sierra Street in an amount not to exceed $120,000.

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Alex Meruelo, Meruelo Group agree to purchase SLS Las Vegas

May 24, 2017 — Alex Meruelo and Meruelo Group, owners of the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Reno, have agreed to purchase SLS Las Vegas from Las Vegas Resort Holdings LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to be completed in the third […]

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McLernon & Co. hosts Meet-Up and Styled Shoot

May 24, 2017 — McLernon & Co., Reno's newest social media marketing firm, will host an Instagram Meet-Up and Styled Shoot for local bloggers, influencers, small businesses, and social media fanatics at West Elm on Wednesday, June 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. This free to attend event will […]

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Reno Bighorns earn Community Appearance Award for third straight year

May 24, 2017 — The Reno Bighorns received the Community Appearance Award for community service at the 2017 NBA Development League Meetings in Indianapolis, Ind. It was the third year in a row the Bighorns earned the honor. Bighorns personnel made more than 200 appearances in the community; supported […]

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Mix Bakeshop hosts grand opening of expanded facility

May 24, 2017 — Mix Bakeshop will host a grand opening of its newly-expanded location at 1117 California Avenue in Reno on May 31 from 12:0-5:30 p.m. For information about Mix Bakeshop, visit http://www.mixreno.com, email info@mixreno.com or call (775) 329-1748.

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Groundbreaking commences on Phase 2 of the Storey County Youth and Community Resource Center

May 24, 2017 — Ground was broken last week on Phase 2 of the Storey County Youth and Community Resource Center, located at 175 E. Carson Street in Virginia City. Construction was made possible by a collaboration between Community Chest, Inc., along with an group of donors and volunteers. […]

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USDA Rural Business Development grants still available

May 24, 2017 — USDA Rural Development Nevada Acting State Director Herb Shedd has announced the agency has about $67,000 available for a second round of Rural Business Development Grants (RBDG). The Rural Business Development Grants are available to public bodies, non-profit organizations and federally recognized tribal groups to […]

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The Chamber of Commerce Reno-Sparks announces non-profit membership rate

May 24, 2017 — The Chamber of Commerce Reno-Sparks announced a new non-profit membership rate, effective June 1, 2018. Non-profit organizations that are not currently members should e-mail Ryan Parrish, Director of Member Engagement (RParrish@thechambernv.org) or call 775-636-9552 for an application. It will be necessary to provide documentation validating […]

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Itronics starts silver bullion production

May 24, 2017 — Itronics Inc., a Reno-based diversified zinc fertilizer and silver producing green technology company, has started silver bullion production using e-scrap (ground up computer circuit boards) as a "cost reducing" precious metal bearing raw material. E-scrap is readily available in large quantities, creating the opportunity to […]

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120 West Strategic Communications named one of Reno’s best

May 24, 2017 — 120 West Strategic Communications, which just celebrated its first anniversary, was named one of the Top 15 PR Firms in Reno by Expertise.com. Expertise.com reviewed 67 agencies in the greater Reno area and chose the top 15 based on this criteria: Reputation, credibility, experience, availability […]

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