Stories for December 2018


Monday, December 31


Betty Brand, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, and Jeremy Gilpin, Executive Vice President of Greater Commercial Lending.

Sunday, December 30

Saturday, December 29

Friday, December 28

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Nellie and Jonas Saia purchased Tomaato's about 18 months ago. The restaurant recently opened with a new name: Fumo.

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Fumo Wood Fired Eatery Lake Tahoe, formerly known as Tomaato's, recently started serving breakfast in addition to its dinner menu.

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Fumo Wood Fired Eatery Lake Tahoe, formerly known as Tomaato's, recently started serving breakfast in addition to its dinner menu.

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Fumo Wood Fired Eatery Lake Tahoe serves pizza and pasta dishes on its dinner menu.

Thursday, December 27


All American Auto & Diesel's new shop on Industrial Way in Gardnerville.

Digiman Studio

Jim Feser

Wednesday, December 26

Tuesday, December 25

Monday, December 24

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The Planning Commission on Wednesday approved a change to Casino Fandango's special use permit allowing the business to elevate its sign on South Carson Street.

Sunday, December 23

Saturday, December 22

Friday, December 21

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A rendering of the current Reno-Sparks Spaghetti Bowl.

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A rendering of the new Reno-Sparks Spaghetti Bowl. Initial work began this month, according to NDOT, in the form of geotechnical soil surveys and engineering design for future construction of the first phase of the multibillion-dollar project.

Courtesy Martin Miller

Old Greenwood Golf Course in Truckee is operated under the Tahoe Mountain Club umbrella.

Thursday, December 20

Courtesy Talage

Employees at Talage Insurance, a Reno-based tech company, are encouraged to be active on social media, said Talage CEO Adam Kiefer.

Photo: Hannah Brie

Coalition Snow athlete Jen Callahan slashes through powder at Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe on a pair of the company’s skis.


Rich Baich


This graphic compiled by the Helios Labs team shows the reality of opioid-related deaths in Nevada.


Fred Reeder, owner of Reno-Tahoe Construction.

Jim Grant / File Photo

The Gunbarrel 25 returns to Heavenly Mountain Resort this year as part of the Tahoe Chamber's Spring Loaded Campaign.

Wednesday, December 19

Photo: Charlie Shoemaker / HUCK Magazine

Jen Gurecki, CEO of Coalition Snow, is pictured in Cape Town, South Africa, after she cycled from Nairobi, Kenya to Cape Town.

Photo: Shutterstock

Since the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act was adopted in 2006, only one of the 334 casinos built on Nevada soil has opted to go smoke-free, the Fernley Nugget.

With fewer Americans smoking than ever, will Nevada casinos ever go smoke-free?

According to Reno casino executives who spoke with the NNBV, smoking plays too big of a hand in a casino reaching its bottom line to ignore.


Ron Knecht

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Mike Berney, right, talks with Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford and Robert Erquiaga, the city’s legal and administrative director at the real estate firm’s 50th birthday.

Steve Ranson / LVN

Back row, from left, are Hadley Faught, Cathy Pederson, Josh Berney and Terry Kopas. Middle row are Gwen Lister, Emma Fullerton, Christin Rhodes, Jessica Akins and Shannon Nelson. Front row are Loretta Serna, Cari Norcutt and Mike Berney.

Tuesday, December 18

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June Ou, Figure co-founder and chief operating officer, talks about the financial technology company's move to Reno at Monday's press conference.

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announces Bay Area-based Figure Technologies has expanded to Reno during a press conference Monday, Dec. 17, at the Whitney Peak Hotel.


A rendering of what the inside of The Jesse — an urban boutique inn, bar, and restaurant — will look like.

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A rendering of the inside of The Jesse — an urban boutique inn, bar, and restaurant.

Courtesy GSR

Christopher Abraham, senior vice president of marketing at GSR and SLS Las Vegas

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Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairwoman Becky Harris

Monday, December 17

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Nick Khin, IGT chief commercial officer of gaming.

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Eldorado Resorts CEO Gary Carano talks about the evolution of casino games while standing next to a vintage penny slot machine in his office in downtown Reno.

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Gamblers play a virtual reality casino game earlier in 2018 at the IGT-developed virtual zone inside The Orleans in Las Vegas. Currently, the virtual zone is not operating in any Nevada casinos.

Sunday, December 16

Saturday, December 15

Friday, December 14

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H. Ross Ford III

Courtesy K. Sutherland PR

Stephanie Fasi Steelman

Thursday, December 13

Wednesday, December 12

Courtesy Tom R. Smedes

From left, Swift Urgent Clinic's providers include Natiel Oswald-Bauer, Bruce Gallio, Janet Highhill and Candalera Slider.

Tuesday, December 11

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GOED Director Paul Anderson speaks at a previous event in Reno.

Monday, December 10

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Smart FoodService Warehouse Stores new location in Carson City sells food in bulk and cooking equipment.

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Mayor Bob Crowell and Ben Wiseman, store manager, cut the ribbon on the Smart Foodservice Warehouse Stores location at 222 Fairview Drive. The store is holding a grand opening Saturday.

© Amory Ross / North Sails | Courtesy North Sails

3Di manufacturing at the North Sails sail loft in Minden, Nevada.

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3Di manufacturing at the North Sails sail loft in Minden, Nevada.

Courtesy North Sails

Sails can be several hundred feet long.

Sunday, December 9

Saturday, December 8

Friday, December 7

Thursday, December 6

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Zeppelin is located at 0 South Meadows Parkway in south Reno.

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Zeppelin's unique menu offering shareable food options was created by award-winning Executive Chef Jakon Tolhurst and Executive Sous Chef Craig Domer.

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Zeppelin's design and decor has a World's Fair theme.

Kaleb M. Roedel / NNBV

A social gathering space, Zeppelin includes plenty lounge seating.

Kaleb M. Roedel / NNBV

Zeppelin has an expansive bar that will feature hand-crafted cocktails and more.

Dubé Group

A rendering of the outside of the Gardnerville Station once it's complete.

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Workers remove the gasoline tanks at the former Eagle Gas station in Gardnerville in 2015.

Courtesy Evan Petty

An exterior view of Alder Creek Villas in Reno.

Wednesday, December 5

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The renovation of the historic Jack's Bar building in downtown Carson City is ongoing.

Tuesday, December 4

Courtesy Sunroad Enterprises

The Marina Village apartments are located at 350 Harbour Cove Drive in Sparks.

Monday, December 3

Courtesy Newport Pacific Land

A map of the 4,700-unit Daybreak project that was voted down by Reno City Council.

Sunday, December 2

Saturday, December 1