Stories for April 2018

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Monday, April 30

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Bigtruck's design for Umphrey's McGee is shown.

Justin Scacco / Truckee Sun

Bigtruck has a wide selection of hats at their store. The company also allows customers to custom make their own hats.

Justin Scacco / Truckee Sun

An employee hoops a hat in preparation for it being sent to have bigtruck patches sewn on.

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Bigtruck became Truckee's first Certified B Corporation earlier in the month. In this image, Squaw Valley's Julia Mancuso dons one of the company's signature lids.

Justin Scacco / Truckee Sun

Bigtruck employees work on a run of hat for the band Umphrey’s McGee on Wednesday, April 25.

Justin Scacco / Truckee Sun

An employee at bigtruck puts the final touches on a run of hats designed for the band Umphrey’s McGee.

Courtesy of Carson Hot Springs Resort

Carson Hot Springs Resort’s main attraction is its heated pool, which is drained, scrubbed and refilled nightly.

Saturday, April 28

Friday, April 27

Thursday, April 26

Courtesy Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital

Nevada DHHS Director Mike Willden, left, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital CEO Steve Shell, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, and VOA Northern Nevada Regional Director Pat Cashell participate in the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new hospital's opening on April 12.

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Steve Shell, CEO of Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, brought a new hospital to Reno five years after opening a facility in Las Vegas.

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Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital is located at 6940 Sierra Center Parkway in south Reno.

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Renovation was nearly completed last week to the first-floor lobby and second-floor common area of 10345 Professional Circle in South Reno, a Class A building owned by management firm NevDex Properties.

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Chris Thornberg, a founding partner of Los Angeles-based Beacon Economics, gives a presentation during the City National Bank Economic & Investment Forum in April 2018 at The Grove at South Creek in south Reno.

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Clear Capital is expecting to double in size over the next five years. Sixty one new hires were made in the first quarter of 2018, 31 of which are based out of the Reno headquarters.

Wednesday, April 25

In Plain Sight Marketing

The Boys and Girls Clubs are looking for AmeriCorp Vista volunteers.

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Julie Lee and Rae Hanna of Dayton and Sue Olmsted of Stagecoach protest in front of the State Capitol Wednesday morning.

Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal

Protestors from several wild horse advocacy groups gathered in front of the Nevada State Capitol Wednesday.

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Wild Horse Preservation League co-founder Bonnie Matton protests in front of the State Capitol building Wednesday morning in Carson City.

Jim Grant | Nevada Appeal

Eagle Valley Middle School students check out an Army National Guard helicopter that landed at the school in November.

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Mark Twain will see construction in 2018 as well.

Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal

Fremont Elementary School will go through a much needed construction project in 2018

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Solar panels sit on a solar farm at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Southern Nevada, east of Las Vegas.

Kurt Hildebrand

This Historian Inn changed hands recently.

Tuesday, April 24

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The display case shows cannabis product at NuLeaf Dispensary in Incline Village, Nevada.

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Evan Klouse works on ventilation-on-demand model in Newmont Ventilation Lab. Klouse is graduating with a 4.0 GPA in May and accepted a position as a mining engineer with Newmont.

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Sponsored by the Nevada Chapter AGC, the PINNACLE Awards on April 20 honored some of the best construction teams in Northern Nevada.

Monday, April 23

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In 2017, Carson Tahoe Health debuted the Vinci Xi Surgical System.

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A look at the system in action at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center.

Courtesy Everardo Keeme

A look inside Modern Acupuncture's new Reno location.

Courtesy Foothill Partners

Renderings of the Shoppers Square project that is expected to break ground in late third quarter.

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Renderings of the Shoppers Square project that is expected to break ground in late third quarter.

Rob Sabo

Melissa Molyneaux has been manager of the Reno Colliers International office since 2016.

Sunday, April 22

Saturday, April 21

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Dr. Melanie Duckworth

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Amber Barnes is leading the new conscious business movement in Northern Nevada through her Reno-based business, StartHuman.

Friday, April 20

Images courtesy Panattoni Development

Longley Commerce Center, a 271,000-square-foot building at 6550 Longley Lane, is expected to be completed by year’s end.

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Longley Commerce Center, a 271,000-square-foot building at 6550 Longley Lane, is expected to be completed by year’s end.

Courtesy Whip Villarreal

Construction continues on Vida Luxury Living at the corner of Mae Anne and Sharlands avenues in Reno.

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Construction continues on Vida Luxury Living at the corner of Mae Anne Ave and Sharlands Avenue.

Whip Villarreal

Construction continues on Vida Luxury Living at the corner of Mae Anne Ave and Sharlands Avenue.

Whip Villarreal

Construction continues on Vida Luxury Living at the corner of Mae Anne Ave and Sharlands Avenue.

Thursday, April 19

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According to Startup Angels, 95 new startups are created around the world every minute.

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Renderings of new retail at Rancharrah, which while still under construction has 15 letters of intent from retailers who plan to lease space there.

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Renderings of new retail at Rancharrah, which, while still under construction, has 15 letters of intent from retailers who plan to lease space there.

Courtesy Colliers International

Raising Cane’s has opened mutliple locations in the region.

Courtesy Colliers International

The Grocery Outlet on Disc Drive also is doing well, according to Shawn Smith, first vice president for the retail services group at CBRE.

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Renderings of new retail at Rancharrah, which, while still under construction, has 15 letters of intent from retailers who plan to lease space there.

Wednesday, April 18

Photo: Bill Rozak / Tahoe Daily Tribune

A look at the MontBleu Casino Resort & Spa property in Stateline, on Tahoe's South Shore.

Courtesy Eldorado Resorts

Eldorado Resorts three downtown properties, Circus Circus Reno Hotel & Casino, Silver Legacy Resort Casino and Eldorado Resort Casino, can be seen in this nightscape photo, along with the Sands. Eldorado Resorts struck a deal on April 16 to purchase gambling and hotel operations of Tropicana Entertainment.

Courtesy Trav Bell, WIN

Trav Bell, 'The Bucket List Guy' will be keynote speaker at WIN's next breakfast meeting on March 30.

Tuesday, April 17

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Killer Salsa owner Fran Pritchard displays her Family Business Award she received from Nevada Business Magazine recently.

Jim Grant | The Record-Courier

Fran Pritchard is the owner of Killer Salsa located in the Gardnerville Ranchos.

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The evaporation pond containing the runoff liquids from the Anaconda Mine to prevent it from contaminating the water supply. The liquid contained in the pond has an average PH level of 2-4 and is primarly copper (green) and sulfiric acid.

Courtesy of Chase International

The property at 177 Yellow Jacket Road in Glenbrook, Nev., sold for $13.145 million earlier this year.

Monday, April 16

Trevor Clark

Scenics at Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley, CA.

Sunday, April 15

Jim Grant / NNBW

Teresa Di Loreto says she has "never felt being a woman has made a difference."

Courtesy 2017 Gaming Gender Equality Index

Statistics like these from surveys conducted in the 2017 Gaming Gender Equality Index show a difference between male and female perception.

Courtesy Jeff Ross

Dana Bennett is blazing trails as president of the Nevada Mining Association.

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Teresa Di Loreto of Paradiso Communities stands with her partner, John Foley, at a model home within the company's Discover Legacy Pointe community north of downtown Reno on April 3.

Saturday, April 14

Friday, April 13

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Construction continues on Great Basin Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, seen here on April 12.

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The William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center on the University of Nevada, Reno campus (seen here on April 12) opened in early 2016. The university has been utilizing green building technology in their construction projects.

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Leah Madison, greenbox coordinator of the division of earth and ecosystem sciences at DRI, explains the purpose of the solar water pump project to the students on the Envirolution Sustainability Tour 2018.

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Mackenzie Peterson, greenbox administrator of the division of earth and ecosystem sciences at DRI, gives pointers to students as they attempt to create a small water pump with solar power.

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Mackenzie Peterson, greenbox administrator of the division of earth and ecosystem sciences at DRI, helps Envirolution tour students with their hands-on solar water pump project.

Kaleb M. Roedel / NNBW

Eric Wilcox, associate research professor in climatology at DRI, explains solar power installation and solar storage to students participating in the Envirolution Sustainability Tour 2018 on Monday, March 26, at DRI.

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Caption. A drilling rig was on the project site of FORGE, Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy, southeast of earlier this year.

Thursday, April 12

Courtesy East River PR

Alison Elder (left) was recognized as a top producing advisor for Engel & Volkers.

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MedMen Mustang's tissue culture lab clones marijuana plants.

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Employees of MedMen Mustang are required to wear lab coats, pants and hair nets and use high-strength automatic handwashing machines before entering the factory.

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Jeff Spinder, manufacturing manager at MedMen Mustang, explains how the CO2 extractor factors into the manufacturing process.

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The MedMen Mustang marijuana factory's irrigation system includes three water tanks that recycles all of the water that comes off the crops.

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Don McClure, cultivation manager at MedMen Mustang, explains the vegetative process of the company's new 45,000-square-foot marijuana factory in Sparks.

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Adam Bierman, co-founder and CEO of MedMen, speaks during the ribbon-cutting ceremony at MedMen Mustang, the company's new $15 million marijuana facility east of Reno.

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Dave Archer, CEO of NCET, poses April 5 with the "stars" of the 2018 NCET Tech Awards. Archer told the NNBW that annual awards strives to keep the event light and fun with such special guests and other antics.

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Doug Erwin, left, and Katie Romanov, right, both with EDAWN, present Shari Pheasant, CEO of Horsepower Strategies, with the Mentor of the Year award during the EDAWN Entrepreneurial Support Awards dinner on April 5.

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Dave Archer, left, CEO of NCET, and Renee Pickens McGinnes, right, present Bryan McArdle, Summit Venture Mentoring Service and EDAWN, with a Special Recognition Award, during the 2018 NCET Tech Awards presentation on April 5.

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Winners of the 2018 NCET Tech Awards and the EDAWN Entrepreneurial Support Awards pose following the awards banquet on April 5 at Atlantis Resort Casino Spa.

Wednesday, April 11

Rob Galloway / Tahoe Daily Tribune

The Round Hill Square Shopping Center is on the market for $32.35 million.

Rob Galloway / Tahoe Daily Tribune

The Round Hill Square Shopping Center is on the market for $32.35 million.

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Local athlete Emmily Butz is serving coffee out of her dream mobile cafe, Lyft Coffee, and is promoting a pay-it-forward program to the community.

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Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford, far right, joins the Venturacci family and friends to light the Christmas Tree downtown Fallon Dec. 1.

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Dawn Swiger sells crocheted items and stocking stuffers at Lights of Christmas 1001 Sheckler Road Saturday, Dec. 2.

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Kaia FIT Fallon kicks off Christmas festivities Saturday, Dec. 2 with its re-grandopening on 750 South Taylor Street.

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Executive Director of Churchill Animal Protection Society Karen Aberle sets up a kissing booth with a four-legged friend at the Lights of Christmas Dec. 2.

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Billy and Laci Peterson, both 9, promote Christmas Tree voting at the Lights of Christmas event Dec. 2.

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Gloria and Eddie Venturacchi get a visit from Santa after lighting the Christmas tree Dec. 1 downtown Fallon.

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The Mitchell sisters Marisol, 3, and Lluvia, 6, sit on Santa's lap during the Candy Cane Hunt at Laura Mills Park Saturday, Dec. 2.

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Jo's Stillwater Tea House offers a large menu with a variety alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and snacks.

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Jo Petteruti spends two years renovating the taphouse of her dreams on Maine Street.

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Jo Petteruti and her husband, Alan, renovate the former D.L. Coffee Jeweler into Jo's Stillwater Tea Room before it opened in March 2015. These photos can be found in the lookbook at the Tea Room.

Kaleb M. Roedel / NNBW

Rush Reed, son of Haus of Reed owners Tim and Randi Reed, sweeps up sawdust at the custom-furniture company's shop.

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Haus of Reed owners Tim Reed, left, and Randi Reed and their 6-year-old son, Rush, inside of their shop located on Greg Street in Sparks.

Tuesday, April 10

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The inaugural flight of Frontier Airlines route between Austin, Texas, and Reno, lands in Reno on April 10.

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Marily Mora, CEO of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, welcomes Frontier Airlines inaugural Reno-Austin flight on April 10.

Courtesy Chase International

Home sale stats for the Lake Tahoe region for the first quarter of 2018, according to Chase International.

Courtesy Chase International

Median and average price statistics for the Lake Tahoe region for the first quarter of 2018, according to Chase International.

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Home sale stats for Reno/Sparks for the first quarter of 2018, according to Chase International.

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Median and average price statistics for Reno/Sparks for the first quarter of 2018, according to Chase International.

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A display on the wall at Sierra Maitenance's office in Reno.

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Kevin Moerdick, founder and owner of Sierra Maintenance, Inc., with is son, Bryan Moerdick, outside the company's shop in Reno. SMI is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018.

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Toys for Tots boxes have been placed in the Fallon-Fernley area.

Courtesy of Patty Fleming

The cast of Annie shows off their costumes for the CCHS Performing Arts production. The show opens Thurs. Nov. 30 at 7 p.m.

Beverly Crossland / LVN

City of Fallon employees trim off extra branches from the Christmas tree on Maine Street. There will be a Christmas Tree Lighting Fri, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m.

Monday, April 9

Courtesy UNR

Kirk Bronander, M.D.

Courtesy Douglas Animal Welfare Group

Paulette, Domestic Shorthair

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Kayne, American Staffordshire Terrier

Sunday, April 8

Saturday, April 7

Friday, April 6

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Kristen Averyt is the first woman president of the Desert Research Institute.

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Abbi Whitaker, seen here in her office on March 29.

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Abbi Whitaker, seen here in her office on March 29, says she has great respect for Stephanie Kruse and Valerie Glenn, two veterans of Northern Nevada’s advertising/public relations community.

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Empire Ranch recently held a meeting for its residents.

Thursday, April 5

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Kerry Donovan and Cindy Ranne, real estate agents in the Lake Tahoe offices of Chase International, recently attended the Luxury Portfolio International Summit in Las Vegas.

Courtesy Feast

Feast, a fine-dining restaurant at the interesection of California Avenue and South Virginia Street in Reno, will soon change its name.

Courtesy Dave Riske

Western Nevada College is able to start a cybersecurity program through funding from the Nevada Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology.

Courtesy Dave Riske

A look at the testing lab for students enrolled in Western Nevada College's new cybersecurity program starting in fall of 2018.

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Terry Shirey discusses Nevada State Bank's fifth annual 2018 Small Business Survey during the NNBW's April Breakfast & Business event on April 5 at the Atlantis Resort Spa Casino.

Brad Coman / Nevada Appeal

The Cipriani family along with Mayor Bob Crowell prepare to cut the ribbon at their barber shop's grand opening Wednesday evening in Carson City.

Brad Coman / Nevada Appeal

Maria Cipriani gives Mayor Bob Crowell a shave Wednesday evening at the grand opening of Cipriani's Barber Shop on Carson St.

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American Small Business Championship logo

Wednesday, April 4

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The UNR Cybersecurity Center developed a sandbox lab on campus called the Full Spectrum Cybersecurity Zone, where students can participate in hands-on research testing and training.

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Dr. Shamik Sengupta, executive director of the UNR Cybersecurity Center, leads a center that offers education and research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students.

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Turk Cobell, left, founder CCM Hospitality LLC., and John Mulkey, managing member of CCM, show an artists rendering of the Studio 6 Hotel & Recharge Bar on April 3, 2017.

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“Soon: An Overdue History of Procrastination, from Leonardo and Darwin to You and Me”

Courtesy Nevada Rural Housing Authority

The areas marked in red — north Carson Valley and Minden-Gardnerville — were the focus of the recent housing study.

Tuesday, April 3

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Diane Ross stand in front of a poster highlighting the services and activities offered by The Continuum.

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Diane Ross, CEO and president of The Continuum, credits the business' growth in part to the dedication of her late husband, Jerry Cruitt (pictured in the frame), who died in 2016.

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Jeff Anderson, hydrologist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, measures the snowpack on Mt. Rose on Monday.

Monday, April 2

Courtesy Jenifer Rose

Jenifer Rose owns My Community Store in Reno.

Courtesy Jenifer Rose

Jenifer Rose owns My Community Store in Reno.

Courtesy Jenifer Rose

Jenifer Rose owns My Community Store in Reno.

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* Statistics are pulled from the U.S. Census Bureau’s “American Community Survey.” Figures are estimates and are impacted by margins of error, depending on sampling size of various occupations. * Further, it should be noted that in Nevada, the survey’s margins of error may fluctuate greatly due to small sample sizes in the state’s rural counties. * Learn more: Visit www.census.gov/ programs-surveys/acs to search for survey statistics yourself.

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* Statistics are pulled from the U.S. Census Bureau’s “American Community Survey.” Figures are estimates and are impacted by margins of error, depending on sampling size of various occupations. * Further, it should be noted that in Nevada, the survey’s margins of error may fluctuate greatly due to small sample sizes in the state’s rural counties. * Learn more: Visit www.census.gov/ programs-surveys/acs to search for survey statistics yourself.

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* Statistics are pulled from the U.S. Census Bureau’s “American Community Survey.” Figures are estimates and are impacted by margins of error, depending on sampling size of various occupations. * Further, it should be noted that in Nevada, the survey’s margins of error may fluctuate greatly due to small sample sizes in the state’s rural counties. * Learn more: Visit www.census.gov/ programs-surveys/acs to search for survey statistics yourself.

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Stephanie Kruse, of KPS3 Marketing, works with team members Katie Coleman, Julia Jones and Jaclyn March during a March 27 brainstorming session.

Sunday, April 1