Stories for May 2018

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Thursday, May 31

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Renee Plain was a Top-40 finalist.

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Mena Spodobalski

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Lisa Schuette

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Dr. Erin Oksol

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Dr. Erin Oksol

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Kirsten McGregor, Valerie Glenn and Lori Haney.

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The 2018 Sierra Nevada Top-10 Women of Exemplary Achievement.

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The 2018 Sierra Nevada Top-20 Powerful Women stand together after the May 30 awards luncheon.

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Kirsten McGregor, Nancy Fennell and Shannon Petersen.

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Kirsten McGregor, Mena Spodobalski and Lori Haney.

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Kirsten McGregor, Melissa Holland and Shannon Petersen.

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Kirsten McGregor, Mary Simmons and Bill Waters.

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Kirsten McGregor, Marily Mora and Bill Waters.

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Kirsten McGregor, Liza Maupin and Bill Waters.

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Liz Goodgold was the keynote speaker on May 30.

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Kirsten McGregor, Lisa Schuette and Shannon Petersen.

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Kirsten McGregor, Sarah Johns and Lori Haney.

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Kirsten McGregor, Amy Lessinger and Shannon Petersen.

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Kirsten McGregor provided opening remarks on May 30.

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Kirsten McGregor, Pamela Czyz and Bill Waters.

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Kirsten McGregor listens as Kay Bennett gives her acceptance speech.

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Kirsten McGregor and Judy Haar.

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From left, Kimberly Tran, Maxine Grieve and Liliana Cueva, the 2018 Sierra Nevada Young Women of Power.

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Kirsten McGregor, Kate Patay and Lori Haney.

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Kirsten McGregor, Joey Orduna Hastings and Bill Waters.

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Kirsten McGregor, Jennifer Rogers Markwell and Lori Haney.

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Kirsten McGregor, Hillary Schieve and Bill Waters.

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Hillary Schieve and Mariah Musselman (daughter of Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman) share a moment during the May 30 event.

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Representatives of Girl Scouts Sierra Nevada were on hand May 30.

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More than 700 people were on hand at the Atlantis Resort's Paradise Ballroom on May 30.

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More than 700 people were on hand at the Atlantis Resort's Paradise Ballroom on May 30.

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Kirsten McGregor, Erin Krug and Shannon Petersen.

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Kirsten McGregor, Dr. Kristen Averyt and Bill Waters.

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Kirsten McGregor, Dr. Karin Hilgersom and Bill Waters.

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Kirsten McGregor, Dr. Erin Oksol and Lori Haney.

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Kirsten McGregor, Doreen Mack and Shannon Petersen.

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Kirsten McGregor, Debby Herman and Lori Haney.

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Kirsten McGregor, Debbie McCarthy and Lori Haney.

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Connie Wray was emcee for the May 30 event.

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Kirsten McGregor, Claudia Andersen and Lori Haney.

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Kirsten McGregor, Clara Andriola and Shannon Petersen.

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Kirsten McGregor, Cindy Carano and Lori Haney.

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From left, Ann Ronald, Judy Haar and Kay Bennett, the 2018 Sierra Nevada Powerful Matriarchs.

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Kirsten McGregor, Angila Golik and Shannon Petersen.

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Kirsten McGregor, Angela Handler and Shannon Petersen.

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Traci Davis, superintendent of Washoe County School District, with the 2018 Sierra Nevada Powerful Community Leader Award.

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The 2018 Sierra Nevada Top-10 Women of Exemplary Achievement.

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From left, Kimberly Tran, Maxine Grieve and Liliana Cueva, the 2018 Sierra Nevada Young Women of Power.

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From left, Ann Ronald, Judy Haar and Kay Bennett, the 2018 Sierra Nevada Powerful Matriarchs.

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The 2018 Sierra Nevada Top-20 Powerful Women stand together after the May 30 awards luncheon.

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Site improvements have been made to Mills Landing across from Mills Park. Townhomes are now under construction with a total of 105 single-family attached homes planned.

Wednesday, May 30

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Carson Valley residents dig out from a snow storm in January 2017. Up to two feet of snow is possible in the mountains by Friday.

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Sherry Rupert is the executive director of the Nevada Indian Commission, which oversees Stewart Indian School.

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Deputy Kevin Cook trains during Motor School back in March.

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Carson City Sheriff's Office Detective Steve Olson places a Barbie doll in the basket for 6-year-old Zitlalic at Walmart during Decemember's Holiday With a Hero event.

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Carson City Deputy Fire Chief Chris Vaughn, Fire Chief Sean Slamon, Sheriff Ken Furlong, Undersheriff Ken Sandage and Assistant Sheriff Jerome Tushbant make up the public safety administrative staffs in Carson City.

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People enjoy the Ferris Wheel at the 4th of July carnival.

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The 580 bypass opened in the summer.

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Demonstraters gather in front of the Legislature.

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A youngster cools off during a summer heat wave.

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A kayaker paddles along the shore of Wsahoe Lake.

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Shoppers run to their vehicle during a heavy rain.

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Flooding damage was widespread in Carson City.

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People observe the solar eclipse at the Jack Davis Observatory.

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A home in Dayton is surrounded by rising flood waters.

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Dayton residents are forced to leave their home due to flooding.

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The Voltaire fire rages on the hills above Curry Street.

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A jet tanker drops retardant on the Voltaire fire near the Galaxy Theater.

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FILE - In this July 25, 2013 file photo, O.J. Simpson, in custody at the Lovelock Correctional Center, is shown on the video screen above Nevada Board of Parole hearing representative Robin Bates, left, and Commissioner Susan Jackson during a video conference parole hearing in Carson City, Nev. Simpson could have a good chance at parole when he asks officials Thursday, July20, 2017, to let him out of a Nevada prison after serving more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (Geoff Dornan/Nevada Appeal via AP, file)

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The panel of Nevada parole commissioners from left to right, Adam Endel, Connie Bisbee, Susan Jackson and Tony Corda listen to testimony from former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, who is appearing by video conference, during Simpson's parole hearing in Carson City, Nev., Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star. (Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal via AP, Pool)

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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, center, enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)

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Nevada parole commissioner Adam Endel wears a Kansas City Chiefs tie while listening to testimony from former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, who is appearing by video conference, during Simpson's parole hearing in Carson City, Nev., Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star. (Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal via AP, Pool)

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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears with his attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, left, via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Lovelock Correctional Center via AP)

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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Lovelock Correctional Center via AP)

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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)

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Chipotle Mexican Grill is set to open the second week in October at the Carson Mall.

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Diana Gurrola, Western Nevada College Associated Students president 2016-17 gives a welcoming message to students at the commencement cermony on Monday.

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Churchill High School student Malory Pruitt receives her AA degree at the 2017 Western Nevada College commencement ceremony on Monday.

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Fallon resident Raymond Plasse is all smiles as he receives his diploma at the 2017 Western Nevada College commencement ceremony on Monday.

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Gardnerville resident Mitchell Miller is all smiles as he recieves his diploma at the 2017 Western Nevada College commencement ceremony on Monday.

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Minden resident Josh Galarza takes a selfie at the 2017 Western Nevada College commencement ceremony on Monday.

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Western Nevada College President Chester Burton presents the graduates at the 2017 commencement ceremony on Monday.

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Haley Ridgely decorated her graduation cap for the 2017 Western Nevada College commencement ceremony on Monday.

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Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison delivers the commencement address at the 2017 Western Nevada College commencement ceremony on Monday.

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Brandy Bradshaw is all smiles as she receives her diploma at the 2017 Western Nevada College commencement ceremony on Monday.

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Meagan Slater of Carson City moves her tassel during the 2017 Western Nevada College commencement ceremony on Monday.

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Western Nevada College graduate Savannah Padilla hugs her children after receiving her diploma on Monday.

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Courtney Aragon takes a selfie at the 2017 Western Nevada College commencement ceremony on Monday.

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Carson City resident Kristen Pier celebrates as she walks across the stage to receive her dipolma at the 2017 Western Nevada College commencement ceremony on Monday.

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The Reno Aces unveil ex-manager Brett Butler's newly retired jersey number on Tuesday.

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Ex-Aces skipper Brett Butler, right, and Aces broadcaster Ryan Radke watch the team's video tribute prior to Reno's home opener at Greater Nevada Field.

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Ex-Aces manager Brett Butler thanks the Reno fans during Tuesday's pregame ceremony.

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Ben Nelson delivers a pitch in a game against North Valleys on Tuesday.

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Right fielder Landon Truesdale makes a sliding catch for an out in a game against North Valleys on Tuesday.

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Find out more about our vision of The Dorms on Sage Street at nevadafund.org.

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Bart Gover, a national aviation practice leader at Mead & Hunt, talks about the Reno-Tahoe International Airport's 20-year master plan at the last public forum on Thursday, May 24.

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Theresa Sandborn helped create part of a local elementary school’s curriculum with a plant walk where students could learn about the plants native to South Lake Tahoe.

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Maxine Grieve’s Girl Scout Gold Award project helped rehabilitate mule deer habitats ravaged by wildfires.

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Baylee Mee used her passion for lacrosse as inspiration for her Girl Scout Gold Award project.

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Kim Tran believes in finding balance between goals and fun time, saying that she likes pushing herself to her fullest potential, but also going out for lunch with her girlfriends.

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YoungLeaders1: Kimberly Tran is an inspirational young woman who achieves her dreams and helps those around her to also succeed.

Tuesday, May 29

Monday, May 28

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Many motels around South Lake Tahoe have converted to long-term rentals.

Sunday, May 27

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Friday, May 25

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Wade Johnston, co-owner of Basin and Range Wine Cellars, uses a John Deere to work on the vineyard in Minden that he owns with his business partner, Joe Bernardo.

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In 2015, lawmakers lifted the ban on opening commercial wineries in counties with more than 100,000 people (Washoe and Clark counties) with the passing of Assembly Bill 4.

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Dennis Hof died in 2018, prior to the November election.

Thursday, May 24

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The Energy Choice Initiative, Question 3 on the November ballot in Nevada, is up for a vote for the second time.

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Great Basin’s newest World Beer Cup awards — 2018 bronze awards for Best American-Style Amber/Red Ale (Truckee River Red) and Best Fruit Wheat Beer (Bitchin’ Berry) — sit in the original Sparls brew pub location.

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Tom Young brewing at the Sparks brewpub in 1993 with help from assistant brewer and daughter, Mollie.

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Great Basin brewers Eric McClary, left, and Tom Young at the Great American Beer Festival in 1993.

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Tom Young serves the first pint of freshly brewed "ICKY” IPA to a thirsty patron in 1993.

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Mollie, left, and Katie Young pause for a quick photo while they help their parents clean out the Mash Tun back in 1993.

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Tom Young pours a pint of Outlaw Milk Stout in 1993.

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Bonda Young helps “mash in” one of the first batches or Ichthyosaur “ICKY” IPA in 1993.

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Twenty-five years after opening Great Basin's original brew pub in Victorian Square in Sparks, owners Tom and Bonda Young stand outside its doors on May 23, 2018.

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Tom Young outside of the original Great Basin Brewing Co. location in Sparks.

Wednesday, May 23

Carson City School Board OKs $67M budget with $2M deficit

The Carson City School Board approved a $67 million budget for 2018-19 and also approved more than $14 million in capital projects at its meeting on Wednesday.

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InNEVator is currently seeking IoT product founders, mentors, investors and sponsors to participate in growing Reno’s tech startup community.

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The Innevation Center is home to InNEVator, an eight-week immersive program to help founders of IoT startup companies see their dreams to fruition.

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The $3.5 million upgrade was unveiled in mid-May.

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Filament on May 14 unveiled its Blocklet USB device for existing IoT devices.

Tuesday, May 22

Monday, May 21

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Like its original location, the Lake Tahoe AleWorX in Stateline will feature a self-service tap wall.

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Lake Tahoe AleWorX is known for serving up wood-fired pizza.

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Lake Tahoe AleWorX's new taproom is located next to Lucky Beaver Bar & Burger.

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Whispering Vine Wince Co. has been a part of the Reno community for nearly 20 years.

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A rendering of the new Whispering Vine shop that will be opening this summer in the Sticks development in Reno's Midtown.

Saturday, May 19

Friday, May 18

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Verdi Local Distillery opened its doors with its first batch of apple cinnamon whiskey in August 2014.

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Verdi Local Distillery, which consists of four stills and four fermenters, is arguably the smallest distillery in the world at just 846 square feet.

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Verdi Local Distillery, which produces 11 different spirits, has grown from selling fewer than 80 cases of spirits in its first year to selling nearly 3,000 in 2017 alone.

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Jeremy Baumann was inspired to open his own distilery after the Nevada legislature passed a bill in 2013 that would allow for a person to operate a craft distillery in the Silver State.

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Verdi Local Distillery, located on Old Highway 40 in Verdi, operates out of a small renovated house that was built in the 1930s.

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More serious data breaches may put an individual’s financial security at risk if a hacker has enough information to access a bank account.

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Alex Caron began work as a logistics manager for Tahoe City Kayak after working as a ski instructor during the winter months.

Thursday, May 17

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Environmental Incentives is the second business on South Shore to become a Certified B Corp.

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Environmental Incentives is a consulting firm focused on conservation.

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Environmental Incentives assists with local volunteer restoration work.

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A look inside the Round Mountain gold mine, located in the middle of Nevada.

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Riders make their way around Lake Tahoe during Stage 1 of the 2015 Amgen Tour of California women's race.

Wednesday, May 16

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Never pay someone or a business in cash (especially not ahead of time) for legitimate work.

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Piggy bank on calculator concept for saving, accounting, banking and business account

Tuesday, May 15

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Artown attendees dance during a music performance at last year's festival.

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Artown is a citywide arts and culture festival that takes place during the entire month of July. Festival organizers spend most of the year planning and preparing for the massive special event.

Monday, May 14

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Heavenly is proposing ski trail widening to reduce bottlenecks and improve skier flow.

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Accountant Joe Lane gives an overview of tax changes for 2018 at the monthly breakfast of the Churchill Economic Development Authority’s Business Council.

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The Green Cross Farmacy is located at 510 W. Williams Ave. in Fallon.

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Melissa Agnes is author of the recently published book, "Crisis Ready: Building an Invincible Brand in an Uncertain World."

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Liz Goodgold will serve as keynote speaker.

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Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve will provide the opening address at the May 30 event.

Saturday, May 12

Friday, May 11

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The Silver Legacy's Grand Exposition Hall is one of the Eldorado Resorts' many convention spaces.

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The Peppermill put in a 62,709-square-foot Tuscany Ballroom in 2007 as part of its effort to bring in non-gaming revenue through hosting meeting and conventions.

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The Atlantis in Reno has 50,000 square feet of meeting space; it's one of many Northern Nevada casinos that generates revenue from hosting conferences and other events.

Thursday, May 10

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At least 25 tons of explosives are used for bi-weekly blasts at Premier Magnesia's Gabbs facility.

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Majority of Premier Magnesia's employees consist people from Fallon commuting to Gabbs in Nye County.

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Premier Magnesia, LLC President Lyden Johnston shows the Fallon Chamber of Commerce and Lahontan Valley News a map of mines within the Gabbs plant.

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Blasts at Premier Magnesia, LLC's Gabbs plant occurs every two to three weeks to collect magnesium oxide.

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A look at some smokeable medical marijuana.

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A Flirtey drone flies over a Reno neighborhood to deliver an automated external defibrillator (AED) during an October 2017 demonstration of the process.

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County commissioners learned May 11 that attendance at the 2017 Fallon Cantaloupe Festival increased.

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Framers nail off roof sheathing on May 9 on a home at The Pointe, a new Ryder Homes community in Somersett in Northwest Reno. According to the Builders Association of Northern Nevada, tariffs on imported framing lumber have pushed the cost of a new single-family home in Reno-Sparks up by more than $,6400.

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Framers work May 9 on the roofline of a home at Lennar's Plateau community in Somersett in Northwest Reno. The aggregate price for 1,000 board feet of common framing materials is up 60 percent from January 2016.

Wednesday, May 9

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Rural communities are expected to see a rise in drones in the coming years.

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A snapshot of median home prices for April 2018 in Reno-Sparks, according to the Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors.

Tuesday, May 8

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Sunday, May 6

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Roughly 200 residents and business leaders attended the May 3 Business & Breakfast event at the Atlantis in Reno.

Saturday, May 5

Friday, May 4

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The Snow Biste ski simulator Kris Buttenberg uses to train inexperienced and experienced skiers.

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A local kid takes a lesson on the Snow Biste ski simulator.

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Squaw Valley native Francesca English, a member of the University of Vermont ski team, and daughter of former Olympian Tarama McKinney, trains on the Snow Biste ski simulator.

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Squaw Valley's Tamara McKinney, a former World Cup alpine ski racer with four season titles, uses the Snow Biste ski simulator as Kris Buttenberg gives pointers below.

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NNBW reporter Kaleb M. Roedel is given a lesson on the Snow Biste ski simulator in Reno.

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Kris Buttenberg, a local ski coach, racer and founder of Reno-based Biste Technologies sits in front of a ski simulator he designed and fabricated.

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Housing prices are on the rise in Northern Nevada.

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The Nevada Association of Employers is holding its 2018 Employees Conference June 15 in Reno.

Thursday, May 3

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Todd McKenzie, principal of Reno-based McKenzie Properties, has been with the family-owned company for 13 years.

Wednesday, May 2

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Gaming win continues to see vast increases in Nevada in 2018.

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Skeeters is named after owner DeAnn Niles' dog, a yorkie.

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Locals can pick up their favorite coffee or cinnamon roll at Skeeters, plus go next door to order pizza from Papa Murphy's at 1525 West Williams Avenue.

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From left, Skeeters employees Lupe Cooper, Melissa Martinez, and owner DeAnna Skiles open shop daily at 5 a.m. to serve fresh pastries and coffee.

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A $2,667 grant will help fund three Family STEM Nights this year for Sierra Nevada Journeys.

Tuesday, May 1

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Northstar is set to open the hill for mountain biking as soon as the melting snow permits it, as well as scenic lift rides and guided hiking tours.