Stories for March 2019


Sunday, March 31

Teri Vance: Author returns to Carson City for book signing

It’s fitting Jon Josten is holding the first book signing for his debut novel at the Brewery Arts Center.

CTH remodeled emergency department to open

Carson Tahoe Health’s newly remodeled emergency department is expected to open April 2. The revamped Carson City facility now includes an internal waiting room, redesigned triage, and all new paint, carpeting and furniture.

Saturday, March 30

Friday, March 29

Brian Underwood: Sierra Lutheran alum chasing another Tiger Tail

After the Carson City product received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology, with a Minor in Linguistics last year from Louisiana State University, the LSU Tigers alum, and 2014 Sierra Lutheran High School graduate, is now pursuing study of a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at LSU.

State organizes career fair for April 5

The state is holding a career fair next week to feature employment opportunities in state service. While organized by the Nevada Veterans Coordinator, the fair is open to military and members of the public as well as veterans.

Northern NV business leads, bankruptcy filings for March 2019

RENO, Nev. — Below are the most recent business leads from March 2019 across Northern Nevada, as compiled by the Northern Nevada Business View. PLEASE NOTE: The information below is drawn from public records sources, and information is gathered and published as a convenience to readers. Every effort is made to report accurate information.

Thursday, March 28

Carson City native launches dessert business

Carson City native Kathryn Rogers is using her passion to create desserts, including the launch of a Chakra Chocolate Truffle gift box set after a successful Kickstarter campaign. Rogers exceeded her funding goal and the campaign will enable her company in San Diego, Maya Moon, to package her products and cover her kitchen fees and the costs of her ingredients and begin shipping through an online store.


Ray Muzyka will speak about entrepreneurial leadership as part of his keynote address.

Wednesday, March 27

Steve Ranson / LVN

After 32 years, the Golden Rice Bowl has closed its doors.

Photo by Raymond Lee

From left are Jack Yee, Sandy Wong, Elsa Lee, Ann Tam and Patrick Tam.

Tuesday, March 26

Courtesy Granlibakken

Granlibakken Tahoe Executive Chef Ron Eber.

Photo: Jeramie Lu Photography

Scott Dunseath, founder of Reno eNVy and the Home Means Nevada Co. (the latter of which is pictured here), has found retail sustainability by producing unique products and building a strong regional following.

Photo: Cathleen Allison / Nevada Momentum | Nevada Momentum

Bryan Wachter is head of the Retail Association of Nevada.

Courtesy Awaken

Nevada has the largest commercial sex market of any state, according to the nonprofit Awaken, based in Reno.



Reno Photographer, Portrait Photographer, Headshot Photographer, Advertisement Photographer, Event Photography


Reno Photographer, Portrait Photographer, Headshot Photographer, Advertisement Photographer, Event Photography

Monday, March 25


CHS students and parents participate in a question-and-answer time with CHS graduates, now students at UNR.

Dawn Gowery

Photo: Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District

The Pioche Fire, which burned 80 acres of land in Palomino Valley last summer northwest of Spanish Springs, was fully contained as of Sept 20.

Photo: Ryland West / Diamond Peak Ski Resort

A skier slashes through fresh powder down the Crystal Lakeview run at Diamond Peak Ski Resort in February.

Sunday, March 24

Saturday, March 23

Friday, March 22

Courtesy Nevada Department of Agriculture

A look at a completed floral arrangement.

Courtesy Nevada Department of Agriculture

Students compete in a floriculture competition March 20 at the Sparks Florist Warehouse.

Courtesy Nevada Department of Agriculture

The floriculture competition consisted of designing floral arrangements and identifying floral species and equipment.

Photo: Rob Sabo

Crews work March 15 on building homes at The Cliffs at Somersett, a planned luxury home community being developed by Toll Brothers on the south of flank of Peavine Peak in Northwest Reno.

Photo: Jeramie Lu Photography

Don Tatro, CEO of the Builders Association of Northern Nevada

Thursday, March 21

Digiman Studio

Dave Archer is current executive director of NCET.

Wednesday, March 20

Courtesy Dermody Properties

An aerial view of LogistiCenter at 395 - Building 2

Tuesday, March 19

Courtesy Nevada State Bank

According to the 2019 survey, Nevada small business owners say hiring/retaining quality staff is the most importance challenge they face.

Monday, March 18


U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.


From left, Kitty McKay, director of Care Experience and Foundation Development, Carson Tahoe Health; Cheryl Smith, CEO of Sierra Nevada Realtors; Sandee Smith, past SNR president and Realtor, Realty Executives Nevada's Choice; Leslie Cain, SNR president and Realtor, RE/MAX Realty Affiliates; Christine Burau, Business Development, Western Title and head of SNR Community Outreach Committee; and Amy Hyne-Sutherland, Foundation Development Officer, Carson Tahoe Health.

Sunday, March 17

Saturday, March 16

Friday, March 15


From left, Katrina Lemmon of Jacksons Food Stores; Yara Slaton of the Idaho Coalition; Keri Moran-Kuhn of the Oregon Coalition; Christa Steiner of the Arizona Coalition; and Cory Jackson of Jacksons Food Stores present a check including Jacksons’ matched donations to state domestic and sexual violence coalitions.

Thursday, March 14

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Human resources. Stressed business people before interview

Kurt HIldebrand

Long the location of a gas station, landscaping and a path leads west into the Bently Heritage Distillery site in Minden.

Kurt Hildebrand

The fence around the Bently Heritage Distillery came down this week in preparation for Saturday's opening.

Carson architect designs healthier life – with help

Cindy McEwan, Carson City fitness trainer, knew she was starting to shape architect Darrin Berger’s dietary habits for the better when he called her from Costco one day, amazed by the calorie count of one of the wholesaler’s pizzas.

Wednesday, March 13

Nevada sex industry reacts to suit to ban brothels

The lawsuit filed by Texas resident Rebekah Charleston and her Reno-based lawyer Jason Guinasso seeking to ban legal prostitution in Nevada undermines voters and could have broader repercussions for states’ and industry workers’ rights, according to Onesta Foundation Executive Director Bella Cummins, but she’s hopeful her organization can open communications and shed a different light on the complex situation.


SB263 would include all vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipes and other devices.

Tuesday, March 12

Courtesy city of Reno

Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve speaks during the March 8 press conference.

Monday, March 11

Photo: Ryan Hoffman

Washoe County Commissioner Marsha Berkbigler speaks at a meeting in February in Incline Village.

Sunday, March 10

Saturday, March 9

Friday, March 8


Steve Glickman, who once served in the Obama Administration as a senior economic advisor at the National Security and National Economic Councils, will keynote the March 19-20 summit in Reno.

Summit addresses ‘Missing Middle’ in area housing

Bringing livable, sustainable housing in higher densities to Northern Nevada is a “quiet pain” that the local community must be willing to address as the region continues to grow, local representatives discussed Thursday at a community housing summit at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno.

Jessica Garcia/Nevada Appeal

Dr. Steffen Lehmann, professor and director of UNLV's School of Architecture, speaks at Thursday's "Missing Middle" Housing summit.

Jessica Garcia / Nevada Appeal

EDAWN President and CEO Mike Kazmierski presents information on Reno's current housing climate at Thursday's at "Missing Middle" summit.

Courtesy of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

With a planned closing date of July 7, Squaw Valley will be the place for summer skiing in the Sierra.

Thursday, March 7

Courtesy image

A schematic of Reno Public Market, as designed by Reno-based Frame Architecture.

Wednesday, March 6

Courtesy USDA Rural Development Nevada

From left, U.S. IT Manager and ATF Compliance Director Robert Wellesley, USDA Rural Development Nevada State Director Phil Cowee and NVIE Director Mark Anderson tour at U.S. Ordnance to review an improved assembly line and new lighting that was made possible through the USDA Rural Development Rural Energy for America Program grant.

Courtesy USFS

This map of the project area shows the proposed bridge and other amenities.

Carson High JROTC among best in nation in orienteering

Carson High School’s Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Orienteering Team climbed its way up to the top when it made it to the NJROTC national competition at Vazquez Rocks Regional Park in Agua Dulce, Calif., on Feb. 16 and 17.

Tuesday, March 5


Alan Garrett

Monday, March 4

Photo: Ryan Salm

Snow levels at Squaw Valley and across Lake Tahoe are already at very high levels.

Courtesy PCSO

Placer County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mathias stands in front of a snow pile at Squaw Valley on Feb. 28, after another storm series swept through the Tahoe region.

Sunday, March 3

Saturday, March 2

Anne Knowles/Nevada Appeal

Squeeze In was already busy serving breakfast when the new restaurant held its official ribbon cutting Friday.

Carson City school trustees updated on $50 million in projects

The facilities master plan for Carson City schools is nearing completion, and the school board received an update at its Feb. 12 meeting on where the district’s various sites stand in terms of progress and priorities.

Friday, March 1

Photo: Hannah Jones

Snow removal crews have still been able to keep Truckee trails cleared. Photo: Hannah Jones

Photo: Hannah Jones

Snow levels left residents to clear out feet of snow from their driveways. Photo: Hannah Jones

Photo: Ryan Salm

Snow piles up on the way to Squaw Valley, as seen in this late-February photo.

Photo: Karen Seaward

Up on Donner Summit, in the community of Serene Lakes, all the street signs are buried. The front of this sign, indicating directions to Royal Gorge, has been uncovered. Photo: Karen Seaward