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Starting a food business workshop offered by Cooperative Extension

March 24, 2017 — University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering a workshop on "Starting a Food Business in Nevada" March 28-30. Attendees will learn key considerations to creating and selling food items, such as jellies, baked goods, pickles and frozen produce. "Historically, growers needed alternate uses for produce […]

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Historic Ormsby house in Carson City hits the market

March 24, 2017 — The Reno office of Colliers International, a leading commercial real estate firm in the northern Nevada area, announced its exclusive listing of the historic Ormsby House in Carson City. The 190,000-square-foot hotel and casino located in the heart of Nevada's capital will be represented by Ted […]

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Sparks Marina groundbreaking starts transformation of eyesore into luxury

March 23, 2017 — Sparks city officials and representatives of LandCap Investment Partners and Guardian Investment Capital gathered late Thursday afternoon, March 23, to celebrate the start of construction on the Waterfront at the Marina Apartments and the end of an eyesore. The five-story luxury apartment complex overlooking Sparks […]

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CannaGrow Expo to educate on the science of growing cannabis

March 23, 2017 — CannaGrow, a two-day educational expo focusing on growing cannabis will take place this weekend, March 25 and March 26, at the Grand Sierra Resort. This is the fifth CannaGrow Expo event organized by CannaConnections, and the first one ever to take place in Nevada. "We're […]

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Cycle, a “Container as a Service” (CaaS) Platform Startup, moves headquarters to Reno

March 23, 2017 — The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) and Cycle, a container hosting and web infrastructure startup company, announced today their headquarter relocation to downtown Reno. Cycle’s unified platform has everything necessary to deploy, manage, and monitor a company’s Docker containers on a powerful bare-metal […]

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Academic leaders from Poland visit Western Nevada College

March 23, 2017 — Naturally, the relocation of some small and mid-size companies from Poland to Nevada means those business leaders are interested in what students are learning in the state's colleges. A delegation of Polish academic representatives, business leaders and dignitaries came to Nevada early in March for […]

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SBA Loans available to Washoe County residents and businesses affected by storms

March 23, 2017 — Governor Brian Sandoval and Nevada Division of Emergency Management Chief Caleb Cage announced the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is making low-interest federal disaster loans available in Washoe County, Nevada to businesses and residents affected by severe storms and flooding that occurred February 1-25, 2017. […]

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New woman-owned skin care studio opens in Reno

March 23, 2017 — White Sage is introducing a new kind of skincare to Midtown in Reno. "The name 'White Sage is inspired by the high desert sagebrush native to Nevada and the fact that sage is honored worldwide for its healing and cleansing qualities, said Greer Kukuk owner. […]

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REMSA announces paramedic program graduates

March 23, 2017 — The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) Center for Prehospital Education announced 17 students successfully completed the organization's 14-month paramedic program. Members of the graduating cohort include: Jennifer Walters, program valedictorian; Keith Bland, Andrea Brown, Evan Brown, Mason Burkhart, Nick Castillo, Haley Cutter, Garrett Hekhuis, […]

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TMCC students sweep 2017 student ADDY Awards

March 23, 2017 — Truckee Meadows Community College graphic communications students swept the 2017 student ADDY Awards held by Reno's chapter of the American Advertising Federation on Friday, March 10 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Those honored were: Murielle Campbell, (Silver ADDY); Veronica Chapman, (Gold ADDY); Zack Dehnhardt, (Silver […]

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24-unit multifamily student housing near UNR sells for $2.9 million

March 22, 2017 — Dickson Commercial Group recently announced the transaction of 1415, 1421, and 1425 N. Virginia St, Reno, directly across from the University of Nevada, Reno. The 24-unit assemblage consists of three apartment buildings, a duplex and a single-family home. The one bedroom one bath units are […]

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Pershing Resources Company, Inc., expands the area of its Mohave-Standard Project

March 22, 2017 — Pershing Resources Company, Inc., has expanded the area of its Mohave-Standard Project to cover an additional 460 acres or a total area of 880 acres. The company reviewed exploration work and data, acquired from the previous holder of the claims, that indicated the possible presence […]

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Nevada’s updated unemployment rate

March 22, 2017 — Nevada's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in February, the first time it has been below 5 percent since November 2007. The jobless rate ticked down one-tenth of a percentage point from January, from 5 percent according to the Nevada's Research and Analysis […]

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Nevada’s unemployment rate falls below 5 percent in February

March 22, 2017 — Nevada's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in February, the first time it has been below 5 percent since November 2007. The jobless rate ticked down one-tenth of a percentage point from January, from 5 percent. "This is a watershed moment in our […]

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NDOT launches redesigned website

March 22, 2017 — The Nevada Department of Transportation recently launched a newly-redesigned nevadadot.com website providing quicker and easier access to Nevada road information. Redesigned with a more modern navigation, the site offers six quick link buttons giving viewers instant access to traveler, business, NDOT road project, highway stormwater […]

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Petroleum Card Services hires Pete Embs

March 21, 2017 — Pete Embs has been named vice president and business unit head for Petroleum Card Services, a provider of payment processing solutions geared specifically for independent petroleum and convenience store owners headquartered in Minden. Embs previously served as director of revenue and financial planning for iPayment […]

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Dr. Michael Casal joins Well Care Group’s Reno office

March 21, 2017 — Dr. Michael Casal has been hired as director and supervising physician for women's services in the Reno location of Well Care Group, a behavioral health and family care clinic. Dr. Casal is a provider and owner of one of only four freestanding birthing centers in […]

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The Abbi Agency makes staff announcements

March 21, 2017 — Kelly Benson, Adam Leinen and A. J. Miller have joined the staff at The Abbi Agency. Benson was named junior account executive at the agency. She has seven years of previous experience in public relations, marketing management, and content strategy. Leinen was hired as account […]

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Turner Park joins KPS3 Marketing

March 21, 2017 — Turner Park has been hired as a digital project manager for KPS3 Marketing in Reno. Park previously worked at The Abbi Agency where she curated content, led campaign design and developed e-newsletters. She also worked as a graphic designer for a medical marketing agency in […]

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TravelNevada hires Mowers, promotes Laursen

March 21, 2017 — Susan Mowers has been hired Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada), while Teri Laursen has been promoted by the agency. Mowers was hired as art director at TravelNevada. She has more than 15 years of graphic design experience and previously served as the art director and […]

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