Stories for October 2018


Wednesday, October 31

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Make sure you perform plenty of due diligence before choosing a name that may already be trademarked.

Tuesday, October 30

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Energy figures to be at the forefront of the 2019 Nevada Legislature.

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Tractor Supply and Harbor Freight both opened recently at the old Target location in Iron Horse Shopping Center in Sparks.

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A look at ongoing construction this summer at the Stonebrook development in Sparks off La Posada Drive.

Monday, October 29

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Alex Stettinski, executive director of the Reno Downtown Partnership, speaks with the NNBV's Kaleb M. Roedel.


Chris Lynch, head of the UNR Business Environmental Program, says the center is focused on building better businesses while reducing environmental impacts.


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Theresa Danna-Douglas

Anne McMillin

Robert Casey

Clark Carlile

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Property for sale on South Virginia near Damonte Ranch.

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Land is for sale, seen this summer, near Boomtown in Verdi.

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S&S Activewear leased all 802,000-square-feet of Panattoni Development Company’s North Valley’s Commerce Center.

Sunday, October 28

Saturday, October 27

Friday, October 26

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Pier and buoy fees on Lake Tahoe will increase greatly in the coming years for Nevadans.

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The owner of the shuttered Cal Neva plans to reopen a five-star resort on the property.

Thursday, October 25

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The Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority rebranded the destination and expanded marketing efforts to additional cities.

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The Interbike trade show was held in Reno this September, bringing around 20,000 visitors to the area.


A rendering of the 104-room Residence Inn by Marriott, set to open this weekend.

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Rounders is planned to open in phases in Winter 2018-19.

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Sportsdome XL is expected to open in 2019.

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Zeppelin's décor is inspired from the 1904 World’s Fair and Count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin.

Wednesday, October 24

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Kyle Dalpe, dean of TMCC's Technical Sciences Division, speaks during a press conference introducing the school's new advanced manufacturing lab on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

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Ruby Mountains Heli-Experience serves around 250 skiers every season.

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Ruby Mountains Heli-Experience is going into its 42nd year of business.

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LimeBike ridership numbers point to a successful pilot program, but issues with destruction and the launch of e-scooters dominate headlines.

Tuesday, October 23

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According to the company, SoL placed first in the Greenhouse Sativa, Greenhouse Indica and Greenhouse Hybrid categories at the 2017 Jack Herer Cannabis Cup in Las Vegas.

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The Alta Toquim Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the Toquima Range of Nye County in central Nevada. The newly formed Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition is advocating for the protection of public lands and support of the outdoor recreation industry in the Silver State.

Monday, October 22

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Barbara Kopp serves as board vice president of Operation: EMPLOY.

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Shane Whitecloud is president and CEO of Operation: EMPLOY.

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Many of the greater Tahoe area ski resorts offer family passes, including Sugar Bowl Resort.

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Skiers and riders of all ages -- from all over -- flock to the Tahoe area ski resorts in the wintertime.

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Eric DesLauriers and Robin McElroy skiing on KT22 at Squaw Valley. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is one of the largest ski areas in the U.S.

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A skier competes in the Mt. Rose Junior free ride competition in the chutes. Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, located 25 miles from Reno, is hoping for another strong snow season.

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The Old Farmer's almanac weather map for Winter 2018-19.

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A sign "WINTER IS COMING" in the Al Tahoe neighborhood is either threatening or exciting depending on your point of view.

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The general consensus for winter says the Lake Tahoe Basin will see a below average winter.

Sunday, October 21

Saturday, October 20

Friday, October 19


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Michael Vallante

Thursday, October 18

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Residents and business leaders gathered Oct. 16 at the project location at 21905 Reno Technology Parkway East.

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JetSuiteX launched in Reno this June but suspended service afer just three months.

Wednesday, October 17

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TRIC owner Lance Gilman speaks at a Carson City business luncheon in 2018.

Tuesday, October 16


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Monday, October 15

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Steve Sisolak

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Matthias Heilmann

Sunday, October 14

Saturday, October 13

Friday, October 12

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The South Fork of the American River offers world-class rafting just an hour away from Lake Tahoeís South Shore.

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The Heavenly Flyer zip line at Heavenly Mountain Resort is a popular summer activity.

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In 2015, Truckee established a Truckee Tourism Business Improvement District to “broaden appeal of Truckee” to increasing the occupancy rate and raise Transient Occupancy Tax Revenue.

Thursday, October 11


The Robinson Mine is a porphyry copper deposit located in the Robinson Mining District, adjacent to Ruth in White Pine County, Nevada.

Wednesday, October 10

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Blockchains CEO Jeffrey Berns, right, talks about the company's mission during a panel discussion at Gov. Sandoval's tech summit on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Tesla Gigfactory, east of Reno, while Tesla CTO JB Straubel looks on.

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Gov. Brian Sandoval, left, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk share a laugh during a discussion at a technology and innovation summit at the Tesla Gigafactory inside the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.

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Joel J. Dunn stepped down in October 2017 as leader of the Tourism Authority.

Tuesday, October 9


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Brad Bottoset is owner of The Liberty Group of Nevada.


NV Energy's Mary Simmons will be among speakers at the CEDA breakfast next week.

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An overhead look of the shopping center at 212 Elks Point Road in Zephyr Cove.

Monday, October 8

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PacStates provides cable infrastructure, telecommunication products, services and training across Northern Nevada.

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DRI Supply / Material Ventures was founded in 1983 by Rico and Londa Oller.

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The entrance to the Genoa Lakes Golf Course off Jacks Valley Road.

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A sign-painter puts the final touches on the Gardnerville Fire Department Bar next door to the Overland in 2015.

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Nikki Tran - #1 Manicurist receives her award from R-C Publisher Mick Raher on Friday at the Carson Valley Inn.

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Christopher Bently discusses the Bently Heritage Project at the Critical Issues Conference on Thursday in Mindenl.

Sunday, October 7

Saturday, October 6

Friday, October 5

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The Biggest Little Startup Fair featured roughly 30 different startups from Northern Nevada on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Bundox Bocce in downtown Reno.

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The Regional Transportation Commission says the project will improve the overall image of Midtown while making it more pedestrian friendly.

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The current phase of the project invovles burying utilities.

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Construction on Virginia Street in Midtown kicked off on Sept. 4.

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An images from the 2918 Moms on the Run event.

Thursday, October 4

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Back row from left: Ron Snellings; Tyson Young; David Zatezalo, Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety & Health at U.S. Department of Labor; Andrew Woodley; Dave Thonton; Steve Johnson; and Hal Quinn, President, National Mining Association. Front: Mike Schaffner, Sam Marich, Lance Stillman and and Graden Colby.

Nevada Builders Alliance to offer health coverage for 800-plus members

Nevada Builder’s Alliance (NBA) will reportedly become the first trade association in the state to offer its more than 800 members a health plan specifically designed for them.

Wednesday, October 3

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Jason Gardner competes in the newspaper toss during the End of Bike Week Party on Friday evening in McFadden Plaza.


Brian Reedy and his wife, Lily

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The Oct. 2 celebration included a $5,000 donation to the University of Nevada, Reno Pack Provisions program.

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A look inside the new GNCU branch.

Tuesday, October 2

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The Red Hoop drum circle performs Saturday night at the 2017 American Indan Achievement Awards in Carson City.

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Loni Romo, Quecholli Fortunate Eagle, Fawn Douglas and State Sen. Julia Ratti are honored Saturday at the 2017 American Indian Achievement Awards at the Governor's Mansion.

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Craig Etem, left, Veronica Peterson and Bryan Peterson helped celebrate at the Twenty under 40 awards event Nov. 17 at the Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel.

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The Red Hoop drum circle performs Saturday night at the 2017 American Indan Achievement Awards in Carson City.

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Loni Romo, Quecholli Fortunate Eagle, Fawn Douglas and State Sen. Julia Ratti are honored Saturday at the 2017 American Indian Achievement Awards at the Governor's Mansion.

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Man carrying a Christmas tree after cutting it down at a tree farm.

Monday, October 1