In February 2019, Squaw Valley recorded a record-setting 313 inches of snow. A year later? Three inches have fallen this month.
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows received 3 inches of snow in February, compared to a record-breaking 313 inches a year ago.
The merger becomes effective March 1, at which point Truckee Tahoe Medical Group will practice under the name of “Tahoe Forest MultiSpecialty Clinics Primary Care.”
Pigeon Head Brewery, Alibi Ale Works and Great Basin Brewery all won gold medals at the annual Best of Craft Beer Awards.
Tahoe Forest Health System is the largest healthcare provider in the greater Truckee-North Lake Tahoe region; the main hospital in Truckee is seen here.
The city of Reno is inviting companies and organizations to sign up for the 2020 Corporate Challenge by March 2.
Q&D Construction will serve as lead contractor for the new emergency department and covered connector at the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, says president Lance Semenko.
HRC, Ltd. in Reno announced that founder Karyn Jensen has been elected to serve on the Executive Board of Directors as treasurer and secretary for Crisis Support Services of Nevada.
CyberSmartNV serves as a focal point to positively influence the growth and development of a mature cybersecurity community in Nevada.
The March 2 fair will include a fraud prevention panel, featuring representatives from Nevada Consumer Affairs; Better Business Bureau; Nevada Attorney General's Office and the Federal Trade Commission.
The award comes as part of Lawrence Ragan Communications' inaugural Top Women in Communications Awards, which seeks to recognize the most successful and impactful women in the communications, public relations and marketing industries.
In her new role, Sheila Bray will work alongside external entities to enhance the presence of UNR Extension services in Clark County.
IWF Nevada continues to invest in emerging female leaders through scholarship programs such as the Carolyn Sparks IWF Founders Award.
Derek S. Hamblet was promoted to Vice President, Client Advisor in Reno, while Houston will now take on the role of Senior Vice President, Client Advisor at the firm's Northwest location.
Reno's median home price of $430,000 in January is up 6 percent over last month — and put into a larger context, it's up a whopping 139 percent since late 2009.
The strong performance is due in part to the joint venture of Newmont Goldcorp and Barrick Gold to create Nevada Gold Mines — though, there have been some challenges, officials said.
The newest exclusive contract means NV Energy is now paying $4.7 million annually to keep its municipal and government customers in the fold.
NV Energy corporate headquarter is seen on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017.
"I think that with the natural tax incentives, the workforce, the location to Northern California, it's kind of a no-brainer to start getting in these high-quality blue-collar manufacturing jobs," says Steven A. Caloiaro about some of the biggest opportunities for Northern Nevada's economy in 2020 and beyond.
Remember the mantra: “A tax extension is an extension of time to file your taxes, not pay your taxes!”
The goal is to temporarily halt any applications while a policy on growing the crop inside city limits is drafted.
The deals with housing complexes Uncommon Reno and Canyon Flats, at a cost of roughly $10,1 million, allow the university to lease 838 student beds for the 2020-21 school year.
Tomlin is currently studying linguistics and business at the University of Nevada.
Located at 661 N. Center St. in downtown Reno, the L-shaped Canyon Flats development will house roughly 500 students and staff for the 2020-21 school year.
An overhead view of the Highland Ave Student Housing Assembly parcels recently sold, showing their proximity to UNR.
The median home sales price in Reno was $430,000 in January, a 13 percent increase from January 2019 and a 6 percent increase from last month.
This infographic created by RSAR shows January 2020 statistics for single-family home sales in the Reno market (which includes North Valleys), compared to the same stats in January 2019.
Construction on the Battle Mountain Solar Project should begin in the second quarter of this year and be fully operation in July 2021. The project will likely generate about 300 jobs at peak construction, and then three to five permanent jobs.
From left, Con Edison Development Senior Manager Lisa Briggs; Loon, LLC Program Manager Jeff Neri; and Lithium Nevada Corporation CEO Alexi Zawadzki speak at the Jan. 30 Winnemucca Futures forum.
Burkus' latest work, ‘Friend Of A Friend,' explores the science of how networks and relationships drive business — both inside and outside of the organization.
Ramatici, who holds an MBA from UNR, was most recently a sales manager with the Peppermill Resort before joining LP Insurance.
Should the project go through, along with tax revenues, other benefits would come in the form of 300 temporary construction jobs as well as a few permanent solar farm operation and maintenance jobs.
Outlaw Soaps, which hired seven new staff since its move to Sparks at the start of the year; is on the heels of generating $1.26 million in revenue in 2019.
Machabee will be based in the Reno office of Cushman & Wakefield, where he will work on industrial and office property sales and leasing.
Kristin Martini received her J.D. from the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law and her B.S., cum laude, from UNR.
Do you really trust that your boss or company colleagues are happy with your efforts? The best way to know is to understand how to “read” people in the workplace.
After relocating to Reno in December 2018 with 17 employees, Figure has grown its local workforce to 75, prompting the fintech company to relocate to a much larger office downtown.
While the event is free, registration is mandatory to attend. The RSVP deadline is Feb. 25.
The Vernons' path to creating SnapDesk started in 2017 when they became development partners at Intuit, launching their first minimum viable product (MVP) as SnapDesk on the Intuit app store in February 2018.
From The Nevada Independent: Out of 280 licensed massage establishments in the Truckee Meadows area, 26 — roughly 9 percent — are estimated to be home to illicit activities.
Massage parlor signage as seen in Las Vegas on Aug. 10, 2019.
UNR Med is looking to 2020 and beyond, focusing on partnerships with key community health care systems that will bring new clinical and academic programs to Northern Nevada. (sponsored content)
From New York's Wall Street to Reno's Main Street, recent developments are having a direct impact on how both sellers and buyers are looking at business opportunities.
Winter, who hails from Carson City, earned a B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada, Reno and a J.D. from Gonzaga University.
Figure COO June Ou, left, Gov. Steve Sisolak and EDAWN CEO Mike Kazmierski cut the ribbon at Figure's new 12,500-square-foot office in downtown Reno on Tuesday, Feb. 18.
From The Nevada Independent: The settlements pf $70,000 and $17,500 were OK'd Feb. 13 during a teleconference meeting of the Nevada Tax Commission.
A sign on the front door of Certified Ag Labs, a marijuana testing lab located on Greg Street in Sparks, on Nov. 19, 2019.
On March 7, the Assistance League presents its 2020 fundraiser: Reno Expo Auctioneer Valuations.
Audrey Damonte was one of three Nevada attorneys recently promoted to shareholder at Holley, Driggs, Walch, Fine, Puzey, Stein & Thompson.
With events like Alliance, it's always wonderful to see so many businesses and nonprofits gathered under one roof to network and talk about opportunities for the region in a forward-thinking mindset.
Five years after launching in Reno, Sierra Miles Group saw $500,000 in revenue in fiscal year 2019 — and this year, the company projects revenue exceeding $1 million.
"I think it's really important to have young peoples' voices heard in business development because it helps us to create a more sustainable world as we proceed forward."
The federal SECURE Act — signed law on Dec. 20, 2019 — changed many facets of retirement accounts and related planning, some retroactively.
Carson City Library was recognized with a Spotlight Award for its successful implementation of "Job Seeking with Google," in collaboration with JOIN Inc.
Sixcia Devine speaks to participants in a workshop at the Grow with Google event at the Carson City Library on June 19, 2019. Google representatives were visiting public libraries across the country offering free workshops on digital skills and one-on-one sessions on the use of Google business tools.
IREM is "an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing."
On Feb. 12, the Douglas County Board of Equalization reduced the assessed valuation of MontBleu by half, but that's because the casino was assessed at twice its previous value when the rolls were issued.
LinkedIn recently named Reno businesswoman Alice Heiman, founder of Alice Heiman LLC, as one of the Top 15 Sales Influencers in the U.S. to Follow in 2020.
Reno residents Robert and Ilda Loveall will operate the company's newest franchise location, which launched at the end of January.
Starting out in 2017 as a small company with one AirBnB, Reno-based PKL Homes is now a short-term apartment rental agency that offers units of all shapes and sizes and for a wide range of rates in Reno-Sparks.
Cindy Buchanan, vice president of commercial banking at First Independent Bank in Reno, will serve as CREW Northern Nevada's board president this year.
The $2 billion total among NEvada's 290 largest casinos represents the money patrons spent on gaming, rooms, food, beverages and other attractions.
John Webb, right, talks about the rise of industrial automation as Jarrett Rosenau, left, and Ann Silver look on.
Ann Silver talks about the importance of supporting small businesses as Jarrett Rosenau looks on during the NNBW's Breakfast and Business event.
Nearly 200 people were in attendance for the Feb. 13 Business and Breakfast event at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno.
Jarrett Rosenau, CEO of Clark & Sullivan Construction, talks about the surge of construction projects in development in greater Reno-Sparks.
The expert panel for the NNBW's "2020 Business Outlook & Economic Development" Breakfast and Business event included, from left to right, Anne Petrik, Matt Addison, Mike Kazmierski, Jarrett Rosenau, Ann Silver and John Webb.
Matt Addison, second from left, talks about the region's growth as the rest of the panel looks on.
Anne Petrik moderates the panel discussion during the NNBW's Breakfast and Business event on Thursday, Feb. 13.
MIke Kazmierski talks about the need to address Reno-Sparks' homelessness issue during the NNBW's Breakfast and Business event on Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Atlantis Casino Spa Resort in Reno.
“KUNR was at a real junction. We wanted them to be able to compete with that next level in the media industry while still staying true to their roots," says Stan Byers, owner and creative director at Stan Can Design.
Ann Silver, CEO of the Reno-Sparks Chamber, chats with Tom Young, founder and brewmaster of Great Basing Brewing Company, at the third annual Alliance business expo earlier this year.
More than 900 people attended the third annual Alliance business expo on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.
Alex Stettinski, executive director of the Downtown Reno Partnership, talks about the organization's mission at the Alliance business expo on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
Mike Kazmierski, CEO of EDAWN, chats with small business owner Pasquale Iovinella, who makes handmade neckties in Reno.
The third annual Alliance business expo drew more than 200 businesses and nearly 1,000 people on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.
Under Douglas County code, a limited license permits up to 15 slot machines. By separating the building into three separate casinos, 45 slots will be allowed.
From The Nevada Independent: In 2017, the Sandoval administration supported legislation to dissolve the commission, arguing that it was duplicative of other state regulatory boards. Mining watchdog groups pushed back on those claims.
Meadows Bank, founded in 2008, announced that in calendar year 2019, the bank's after-tax net income grew 16% to $18.4 million, up from $15.8 million in calendar year 2018.
Kara Goldin, Founder & CEO of Hint, Inc., will be one of the keynotes at the annual symposium that provides women the opportunity to actively discuss gender equality in venture capital entrepreneurship.
Since we announced late last year our impending move to a weekly publication cycle, questions surrounding the five Ws of our content have increased tenfold.
"It's a challenge to find a business model that effectively delivers local journalism in a new environment," writes Abbi Whitaker.
About 20 hourly employees lost their jobs when Sierra Gold Hemp abruptly closed in August; now, former employees Rich Thompson and David Graves have returned to restart the hemp farm for the new company, 5 Star Botanicals.
Stan Can Design worked with KUNR to complete their rebrand in late 2018, with a full rollout coming in 2019.
A truck loads rock into a hauler at a Northern Nevada mine in April 2017.
"Beginning in 2020, real estate enterprises must maintain contemporaneous documentation similar to the way a law firm might track time spent on client matters."
KPS3 recently announced the hirings of Sarah Polito as vice president of client strategy and Michael Leonardini as creative director.
NCET will announce Tech Company of Year nominees and other winners on March 2. Winners will be honored at the NCET Awards Dinner on March 26.
If you could change one thing for the better about your community, what would it be? "Proper inclusion," says YeVonne Allen. "But also I think a true appreciation for education is something that is needed to increase here in the Reno/Northern Nevada area."
Office vacancy decreased slightly in Reno/Sparks to 10.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to Colliers International.
Rich Thompson with some of his CBD hemp seedlings inside one of the two greenhouses at 5 Star Botanicals.
Ann Silver, CEO of the Reno + Sparks Chamber, said more than 300 businesses are expected to be on hand this year.
Winners in the 2019 NCET Technology Awards gather for a photo at last year's event.
The Northern Nevada Business Weekly's first quarterly Breakfast and Business event of the year on Feb. 13 features an expert panel who will address the region's opportunities for economic development and expansion in 2020 and beyond.
As has been the case since the project started in 2018, businesses remain open and accessible.
The Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council advises the Federal Reserve Board on the economy, lending conditions, and other issues of interest to community depository institutions.
Tolles Development Company plans to break ground this spring. Project partners include Pelzer Hospitality, Bayer Properties, Azul Hospitality, Reno Engineering and DLW Architects.
The 132-room Hyatt Place hotel will be built between the Jared Galleria of Jewelry store and Century Summit Sierra movie theater.
Price, licensing and access for special populations were among the topics of discussion at the first meeting of the new commission on Feb. 3.
The neonatal intensive care unit at Sunrise Hospital is seen on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.
Brian Bonnenfant, director of regional studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, talks about the housing projections for Washoe County and its surrounding areas at Vision 2020: The Nevada Economic Forecast on Jan. 31 at the Peppermill in Reno.
Ryan received a Bachelor's degree in Education with an emphasis in Business from UNR and she is a certified paralegal after participating in the nationally recognized UNLV Paralegal Certificate program.
Officials with The Abbi Agency, HIDEit Mounts, Talent Framework and Davidson's Organics share their best practices for strong business growth.
In all, there were 195,804 active mining claims in Nevada as of Oct. 28, 2019, an uptick of 1.1% from October 2018.
Other business leaders chosen in Northern Nevada for the 2020 NNCCF board include: Brandan Koehn, of Victory Woodworks, as vice president; Tom Gurgui, of Microsoft, as treasurer; and Shaemus McCrory, also of Microsoft, as Secretary.
In 2019, total gambling win surpassed $12 billion the first time since before the recession; it's the third-highest ever, behind 2006 and 2007.
“Companies and small businesses are going to look at census data and they're going to decide where to build their stores, factories, restaurants, even housing developments in the future."
John, of Dickinson Wright, is active in the Reno community, having served as the Chair of the University of Nevada Foundation Board of Trustees in 2019. He also serves as a member of the Nevada Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission and as a Board Member of Washoe Legal Services.
Two of the houses feature common living spaces and nine private bedrooms apiece (ranging from 130 to 180 square feet, costing $550 a month). Two tenants each share an adjoining bathroom with a shower.
The platform from Right Hearted Weddings' CEO Candi Block of Reno is designed to match couples with professional services in a so-called "Bumble for weddings" format.
Kramer's House Downtown includes an 18-unit co-living space located in the new Neon Line District in downtown Reno.
The newest leader of the Nevada Mining Association has recently worked as a lobbyist representing clients including the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and Nevada Hospital Association, among others.
While Northern Nevada's fast-growing tech sector certainly needs a workforce, one could argue the labor-crunched construction industry is being left in the dust.
"As a professional journalist the past 12-plus years across greater Reno-Tahoe, I've seen and endured my fair share of reorganizations. To no one's surprise, they're hardly fun, which is why it's refreshing for once to share such positive news."
In our monthly column in the Northern Nevada Business Weekly, we will highlight important happenings and talk about what those big headlines — like the sale of the Harrah's Casino — mean for the future of downtown.
Overall, Nevada bettors wagered $154.67 million on Sunday's game, the second highest amount over the last decade.
Brian Cassidy, president/owner of Junk King, will serve as chair of the 2020 board.
Understanding the differences between what the law is this year versus last year should bridge the gap between expectations and results.
NNBW Reporter Kaleb M. Roedel is conducting a Q-and-A with each of the 2019 Twenty Under 40 Award winners to ensure younger voices have a seat at the table when it comes to Northern Nevada's economic future. First up is Jesse Murray of NV Energy.
The agricultural drone market is expected to grow from $1.2 billion in 2019 to $4.8 billion by 2024. The rate of growth in the agricultural industry is 172% year over year.
Bradley Dalbec will oversee accounting, financial analysis and reporting, strategic planning, payroll and tax functions at Manhard Consulting, which has had a Reno office since 2005.
Nicole M. Harvey brings more than a decade of experience to her new role at Blanchard, Krasner & French.
Employment in computer and IT occupations is expected to grow 12 percent from 2018 to 2028; further, there were 3.7 million postings for tech occupation job openings in 2018 alone.
Exactly how the gaming industry implements this new face-scanning artificial intelligence tech could be as much of a minefield as it is a business boon.