Stories for March 2019

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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

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.

Thursday, March 28

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

Wednesday, March 27

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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

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Granlibakken Tahoe Executive Chef Ron Eber.

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Bryan Wachter is head of the Retail Association of Nevada.

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.

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

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MARCELLO ROSTAGNI

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

Monday, March 25

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

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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

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A look at a completed floral arrangement.

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

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

Photo: Jeramie Lu Photography

Don Tatro, CEO of the Builders Association of Northern Nevada

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.

Thursday, March 21

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Dave Archer is current executive director of NCET.

Wednesday, March 20

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An aerial view of LogistiCenter at 395 - Building 2

Tuesday, March 19

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

Monday, March 18

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

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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

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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.

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

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.

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

Tuesday, March 12

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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

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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.

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

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

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

Thursday, March 7

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

Wednesday, March 6

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Nevada Industry Excellence Director Mark Anderson, left, learns about stock assembly with U.S. Ordnance owner-operator Curtis Debord.

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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.

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

Tuesday, March 5

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Alan Garrett

Monday, March 4

Photo: Ryan Salm

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

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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

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Shila Morris, Mayor Bob Crowell, Kay Salerno, and Supervisor Lori Bagwell cut the ribbon on the Carson City Squeeze In restaurant.

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

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