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The Abbi Agency stakes claim in San Francisco, charts continued growth

February 23, 2017 — With continued growth in its tech vertical and a rapidly expanding national profile, The Abbi Agency, a full-service digital marketing, creative and public relations firm has incorporated a new branch in San Francisco, Calif. "It's exciting for us to grow and be able to offer […]

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Ozmen Ventures launches $5 million fund to spark local entrepreneurial ecosystem

February 23, 2017 — Ozmen Ventures has announced its launch as one of the first early-stage investment funds in northern Nevada. Founded by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, owners of Sparks-based Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a global aerospace and defense company, the fund aims to invest in young and dynamic […]

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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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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP’s McGuinness named to Irish Network post

February 22, 2017 — Sean McGuinness, a partner in the law firm of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, has been named regional vice president of the Irish Network USA, an umbrella business and economic development organization with chapters across the United States. McGuinness is a founding member of the […]

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New research lab to study genetics of potatoes to prevent losses while in storage

February 22, 2017 — When most people think of potatoes, the word research does not usually follow. But with their Mr. Potato head mascot watching over the lab, the University of Nevada Reno's plant biology tag team, Dylan Kosma and Patricia Santos, are searching for ways to reduce potato […]

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Northstar Mountain Master Plan approved by Placer County Board of Supervisors

February 22, 2017 — TRUCKEE, CALIF. – Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 Northstar California Resort announces that the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 in favor of the Northstar Mountain Master Plan.  A roadmap for the next two decades, the plan is designed to help lengthen current guest stays […]

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Blomstrom named interim president of Nevada Taxpayers Association

February 21, 2017 — Cheryl Blomstrom has been named interim president of the Nevada Taxpayers Association. Blomstrom replaces Anna Thornley, who resigned affective Feb. 7. She has previous experience in government affairs, as well as non-profit management.

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Klaich to lead Nevada offices of Eide Bailly

February 21, 2017 — Mike Klaich, a CPA and partner in the Reno office of the accounting firm Eide Bailly, has been appointed to serve as the partner-in-charge of its Nevada offices. Klaich succeeds Butch Anderson, CPA and partner. Klaich, who has more than 30 years of public accounting […]

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Reno Air Racing Association hires security director

February 21, 2017 — Duane Meyer has been hired as security director for the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA). Meyer joined the Washoe County Sheriff's Hasty Team in 1986 and later was a member of the Washoe County Sheriff's Office serving as a deputy, sergeant, lieutenant in the patrol […]

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The Estipona Group hires Lucas Pakele

February 21, 2017 — Lucas Pakele has been hired as PR/social media coordinator for the Estipona Group. Pakele previously worked on several marketing and outreach projects, including a non-profit fundraiser, a political campaign and a new book launch. He is a global ambassador for the Algeria Youth Leadership Project. […]

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Drake, Johnson join Chase International

February 21, 2017 — Jessica Drake and Tyler Johnson have joined the Lake Tahoe real estate offices of Chase International as agents. Drake will work out of Chase's Incline Village office. She has a background in office administration and real estate. Johnson will serve in Chase's Tahoe City, Calif., […]

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Gunsten joins Reno office of Kidder Mathews

February 21, 2017 — Tim Gunsten has joined the Reno office of Kidder Mathews commercial real estate brokerage, where he will specialize in office and industrial properties. Gunsten previously worked for Avison Young and before that, he was with Coldwell Banker Commercial.

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Maplewood Stables’ Winkel appointed to post

February 21, 2017 — Julie Winkel, owner and head trainer at Reno's Maplewood Stables Inc., has been appointed co-chair of the United States Equestrian Federation's Licensed Officials Committee, the group that approves and oversees the Federation's licensed judges, stewards, course designers and technical delegates for all 29 USEF-recognized breeds […]

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RE/MAX Realty Affiliates’ Morris recognized

February 21, 2017 — David Morris, a real estate agent with RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, was presented the RE/MAX Luminary of Distinction Award. The award honors agents who have earned more than $20 million in commissions and have completed 20 years of service with the company. The Luminary of Distinction […]

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One month left to apply for SBA disaster loans

February 21, 2017 — Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Disaster Field Operations Center – West today 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 for […]

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New app works to make parking easier at UNR

February 21, 2017 — Local Entrepreneur and University of Nevada, Reno MBA Alumnus Ryan Klekas debuts Instally next week around the UNR campus. The free iPhone app is a peer-to-peer online marketplace for parking and aims to make parking easier for attendees and visitors of UNR."I found that using […]

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Pershing Resources adds a property in Arizona

February 21, 2017 — Pershing Resources Company, Inc., announced that is has staked and filed a 420 acre site previously known as the Standard Mine. The new project is in the vicinity of the Company’s New Enterprise project and has been designated as the Mohave-Standard Project. The property was […]

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Aerotek to host open house for hundreds of job opportunities in Reno

February 20, 2017 — Aerotek announced that it is looking to fill hundreds of open positions with Panasonic in the Reno area. Aerotek will host a job fair for interested candidates to apply in person on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at The Grove. Aerotek is looking to hire the following […]

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City National and RBC Wealth Management co-sponsor Nevada Museum of Art “Unsettled” exhibition

February 20, 2017 — City National Bank and RBC Wealth Management, announced that they have provided the Nevada Museum of Art with $25,000 to sponsor the Unsettled exhibition opening at the Museum in August 2017 and running through January 2018. This is the first major event in northern Nevada […]

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