Stories for September 2018


Sunday, September 30

Saturday, September 29

Special to The R-C

Winners of Thursday's Douglas County Spotlight Awards gather on stage at the Critical Issues Conference hosted by the Business Council of Douglas County.

Friday, September 28

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As Reno’s tide has risen, it’s lifted the economies of surrounding communities.

Thursday, September 27


The Downtown Reno Partnership logo.


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Over the past half-decade, Reno has experienced a tremendous upswing in population, business, culture and many other key areas.

Wednesday, September 26

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The Reno skyline at night.

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The Nevada Nugget in Dayton was purchased earlier this month by Dean DiLullo, owner of the Carson Nugget. DiLulllo will be adding slots, draft beer, and light food menu, and cross promoting the property with the Carson City casino.


The Carson Nugget’s gift shop, Emporium, opened in February with a ribbon cutting with Mayor Bob Crowell and Dean DiLullo, CEO. The shop is inside what used to be the sports book and is one of several remodeling projects the Nugget has undertaken recently.

Tuesday, September 25

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New Deantronics CEO Jane Liu founded the medical device company in 1985 in San Francisco.

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announces that New Deantronics will build a new facility in Reno-Sparks during a press conference Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks.

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Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed 11 bills adopted by the 2017 Legislature.

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Sparks Mayor Geno Martini proclaims Sept. 25, 2018 as New Deantronics Day in Sparks.

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Reno is on the rise, and some believe we’ve just scratched the surface.


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University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Dean Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D.

Monday, September 24

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Tiffany Coury, COO at Northern Nevada Medical Center, says the healthcare industry can do a better job of educating millennials of the benefits of establishing a primary care doctor.

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Renown Health CEO Dr. Anthony Slonim says millennials are "a very powerful force."

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Cheryl Snook, Northern Nevada Medical Center lab director, reviews lab samples.

Sunday, September 23

Saturday, September 22

Friday, September 21

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Renown Health CIO Ron Fuschillo said Renown took a deep look at blockchain roughly a year ago to assess possible opportunities.

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Alibi will keep its current taproom in Incline Village for special events and other occasions.

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Co-owners Rich Romo and Kevin Drake will open a new location in Incline Village.

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Dr. Justin Chang of Renown Health in Reno performs acupuncture on a patient.

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Melinda Choy, a South Lake Tahoe acupuncturist, says Americans are demanding a shift to modern day medicine.

Thursday, September 20


Photo by Galaxy Theatres Victorian, Sparks. September 2018.

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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.

Wednesday, September 19

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A pair of Lime Scooters sits parked next to Lime Bikes on Riverside Drive this past summer in Reno.

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Reno resident Hart McGrath rides a Lime Scooter along Riverside Drive on Tuesday afternoon prior to the city of Reno sending a cease and desist letter to Lime for a premature launch of its e-scooters.

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A look inside the ITS Logistics warehouse in Sparks.

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Jennifer Barnes, Mustang Ranch madam

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While anti-brothel organizers argue that legal prostitution increases human trafficking, workers at the Mustang Ranch argue that a ban on brothels would only lead to higher amounts of human trafficking and far less safety.

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The Mustang Ranch is the only legal brothel in Storey County.

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A look inside one of the many suites at the Mustang Ranch, which provides full- and part-time jobs for more than 160 people on a $5.7 million payroll, according to the brothel.

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A look inside one of the sex worker's rooms at the Mustang Ranch.

Tuesday, September 18

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Construction on the project will wrap up by the end of 2018. The distribution center is slated to open on March 1, 2019.

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Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve announces S&S Activewear as the latest wholesale distributor to move to the Reno area during a press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

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S&S Activewear, a distributor of imprintable apparel, will open an 800,000-square-foot distribution center in Panattoni’s North Valleys Commerce Center, plotted in north Reno.

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Members of the City of Reno, Panattoni Development Company and S&S Activewear gather in front of the 800,000-square-foot facility being constructed for S&S Activewear's new distribution center in north Reno.

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Pete Savage, left, is vice president of Savage and Son, and Len Savage is resident.

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Girls ride Lime scooters alongside Highway 50 in South Lake Tahoe earlier this summer.

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Mary Simmons, Vice President of Business Development & Community Strategy, accepts the Large Company Award at the Sept. 13 luncheon.

Monday, September 17

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Students from the 2018 Online Executive MBA cohort celebrate their commencement this summer.

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This graph from the Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors shows the trend of median home prices in Washoe County over the past several months.

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FiftyFifty sells beer to 22 states and 10 different countries.

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FiftyFifty was set to host its global production facility grand opening on Sept. 15.

Sunday, September 16

Saturday, September 15

Friday, September 14

Thursday, September 13

Wednesday, September 12

Special to the Business View

Reno's Young Professional Network announces the 2018 20 under 40 nominees.

Tuesday, September 11

Monday, September 10


Since debuting the da Vinci Xi Surgical System in November 2017, surgeons from Carson Tahoe Health have performed more than 100 robotic-assisted surgeries. In addition to gynecological procedures, Carson Tahoe has expanded to offer general robotic surgeries and urological procedures.

Sunday, September 9

Saturday, September 8


A committee of the Nevada Legislature voted Friday to oppose a plan to allow oil and gas drilling in the Ruby Mountains of Elko.

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Leslie Hokenson with her Nevada shaped sign protesting multi-family residential on property north of Ironwood in Minden.

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A look inside one of the 90-square-foot units at the Village on Sage Street as staged in September 2018.

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Chris Askin, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Western Nevada, talks about the growing need for housing in the Reno area.

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Reno developer Par Tolles, one of the visionaries behind the project, talks about its inception during a press conference on Sept. 6, 2018.

Friday, September 7

Thursday, September 6

Wednesday, September 5

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An overview of the property.

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The Full Tilt Logistics team.

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The Nevada Commercial Services team.

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Patagonia Vice President of Public Engagement Rick Ridgeway.

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The "right of first offer" (ROFO) land, indicated in blue, covers 4,235 acres of fee mineral rights and mining claims at Relief Canyon.

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A look at the DOE’s Zero Energy Ready Home initiative logo.

Tuesday, September 4

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Nevada Division of Forestry's Acting State Forester, Kacey KC, stands among the past state foresters as she is the first female in Nevada to serve the role.

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


The Jack C. Davis Observatory at 2699 Van Patten Drive will host a lecture about Atlantis by Mike Thomas at 6:30 p.m. today. Other events include a lecture about stellar archaeology on Jan. 27 and a viewing of a blue moon total lunar eclipse on Jan. 31.

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The swollen Carson River at the Cradlebaugh Bridge in January 2017.


“Get Off My Back,” a pencil drawing by William Smith


William Smith’s art was incorporated into material for the 2017 Jazz & Beyond Music Festival. His work will be adorning the walls inside the Carson City Art Gallery in March.


Dayton’s Stephen Reid is bringing his watercolors to the Community Center.


Artist Susan Glaser Church learned to weld while helping her father repair machinery on their Elko ranch. Now she uses the skill to make art, including work debuting Friday at the Community Center.

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Amy Westervelt, left, award-winning writer for the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, moderates the technology panel at the BLUEPRINT 2018 conference on March 6 at the Nevada Museum of Art. Panelists were Doug Spaulding, chief people officer for Zillow; Terri Cooper, vice president of sales for Switch; and Tiffany Apczynski, vice president of public policy and social impact for Zendesk.

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Matt Marshall, CEO of VentureBeat, opens the VentureBeat BLUEPRINT 2018 on March 6 at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. Marshall talked about "BLUEPRINT: Accelerating Tech in the Heartland" to technology executives, government officials and economic officials who had gathered for the first-time conference.

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A statue of an Indian mother and her child, perhaps carved by a Washoe or Paiute Indian, was discovered underground in Douglas County.

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Carson City looking north from the top of the Capitol building in 1871.

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Carson City looking north from the top of the Capitol building in 1871.


Rachael Marguerite Bourgeois' Fanny Allen Hospital School of Nursing School 1945 graduation picture. Fanny Allen Hospital is the only hospital in Burlington, Vermont; The Green Mountain State.


In places like Wild Horse Reservoir near Elko and Red and Caples lakes along Highway 88, ice fishing is possible when water freezes and creates ice a minimum of six inches thick.

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Carson City looking north from the top of the Capitol building in 1871.


United Stated Army WAC Sgt. Evelyn Johnson served in the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion in Birmingham, England and Rouen, France during World War II.

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Carson City looking north from the top of the Capitol building in 1871.

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Carson City looking north from the top of the Capitol building in 1871.

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Carson City looking north from the top of the Capitol building in 1871.

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Carson City looking north from the top of the Capitol building in 1871.

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The Brewery Arts Center's summer concert series is becoming a tradition.


The ruins of a boat once built to ply the waters of Winnemucca Lake as a floating speakeasy during the Prohibition days. Photo taken by Dennis Cassinelli circa 1959.

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


Nevada is the No. 1 at-risk state for credit card fraud and identity theft, but prevention can be simple.

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Jan Loverin is curator of clothing and textiles at the Marjorie Russell Clothing and Textile Research Center. Photo courtesy of Nevada State Museum


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Teresa Di Loreto


Chira Pagidi


Colin Smith

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Tom Fennell

Monday, September 3

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A look at sunset of the 15th hole of the Genoa Lakes Ranch Course.

Sunday, September 2

Saturday, September 1