Stories for December 2022


Friday, December 30

Rocky ride: Tesla stock down 70% in 2022

Owning Tesla stock this year has been anything but a smooth ride for investors. Shares in the electric vehicle maker are down nearly 70% since the start of the year, on pace to finish in the bottom five biggest decliners among S&P 500 stocks. By comparison, the benchmark index is down about 20%.

First Independent Bank donates to The Empowerment Center

First Independent Bank supported The Empowerment Center with a recent $10,000 donation. The donation will be used to pay for a range of essentials such as clothing, bedding, hygiene products, and general financial support to help maintain and operate the facility. Additionally, bankers with First Independent Bank will work directly with clients to provide financial literacy education.

NSB claims ‘Best in State’ honor again

For six years, Nevada State Bank has earned top honors in popular reader polls throughout Nevada, in which that successful run continued this year.

People: Dickson Realty agents elected to 2023 Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors and the Tahoe Sierra Multiple Listing Service Board.

Anna Grahn-Nilsson, Phoebe Landre, Allyson Raber, Barb Wilkinson, Lil Schaller Dickson Realty announced that agents Anna Grahn-Nilsson, Phoebe Landre, Allyson Raber, Barb Wilkinson, and Lil Shaller were elected to board positions for 2023 with the Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors and the Tahoe Sierra Multiple Listing Service Board. The announcement came at the recent Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors annual installation dinner at Tahoe Palisades.

Thursday, December 29

Sage Financial Advisors acquired

Brian Loy, president and founder of Sage Financial Advisors, has spent more than 40 years helping Northern Nevada clients and businesses grow their wealth.

Updated protection measures set for Nevada unemployment

The update is scheduled to be complete on the evening of Dec. 28.

People: Tara Coyle, Jannine Merkyt join Chase International

Chase International recently added two realtors to its luxury real estate firm. Tara Coyle joined the team in Zephyr Cove and Jannine Merkyt represents her clients through the Reno office.

Wednesday, December 28

Reno-based multifamily management firm launched

Headquartered in Reno, CloudTen Residential, a multifamily management firm, is now open and operating a growing portfolio in Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

Feds launch review of Nevada mine at site of endangered flower

BLM moving forward despite Interior's determination plant is on the brink of extinction.

People: Jeff Deikis joins Noble Studios

Jeff Deikis, a 15-year creative brand strategist, has joined Noble Studios as vice president of strategy and insights for the Nevada-based creative digital performance marketing agency.

People: Nathan Kanute joins PBS Reno Board of Trustees

Nathan Kanute has joined the PBS Reno Board of Trustees. Kanute and his wife have lived in Reno for nine years. They moved to Reno from Tucson, where Kanute attended the University of Arizona and earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Economics and his Juris Doctorate.

Bruce Aerospace planning move to Carson City

Purchases 580 Mallory Way; Nevada Appeal remains in building

The former home of Swift Communications and the Sierra Nevada Media Group was sold recently to Greenlaw Partners for $11.3 million. Greenlaw Partners plans to lease the building to Bruce Aerospace, which currently is located in Dayton. Bruce Aerospace is an elite producer of aircraft interior lighting systems. Bruce Aerospace plans to occupy 580 Mallory Way in 2023 after completing building modifications.

Tuesday, December 27

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60 Day Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Motor Vehicle Lien Sale

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90 Day Notice to Creditors

People: Danielle Oliver named business office manager at Western Environmental Testing Laboratory

Western Environmental Testing Laboratory has announced Danielle Oliver has been named business office manager.

Buzz Harris: Plan your exit strategy before preparing to sell (Voices)

A few months ago I wrote about the joys of helping business owners sell their companies. I also wrote about the sorrows of explaining to someone contemplating selling their business that it might not be worth as much as they think.

Tribal owner of Hard Rock now running Mirage in Las Vegas

Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe, said it plans to reshape the property.

People: Susane Berger named chief revenue officer for nZero

nZero has hired Susane Berger as chief revenue officer. With a career in tech spanning four decades, Berger has deep experience working with emerging companies and helping them to realize their full potential through business process improvements, team member development and growth, and company acquisitions.

People: Francine Burge named public relations manager for the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs

The State of Nevada has hired Francine Burge as the public relations manager for the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs.

Monday, December 26

CTH expands apprentice program to address nurse shortage

According to CTH, the apprentice program increases “the likelihood of retention.”

Planning commissioners OK care facility in north Carson City

The assisted-living care facility would include a trio of three-story residential towers.

Friday, December 23

Trex opens plastic recycling drop-off point in Fernley

Trex Company has added a new public recycling hub at its Fernley manufacturing campus.

Mohr Capital expands into Reno market

Mohr Capital recently expanded into the Reno market with the completion of an industrial building and the acquisition of two land sites for future development.

RED Development announces Daily Thread opening at Outlets at Legends

Daily Thread, one of the nation’s emerging off-price retailers has expanded its Midwest and Nevada footprints and is now open across various RED Development properties.

Thursday, December 22

November home sales prices up, RSAR says

The Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors said the median price of an existing family home was up 1.9 percent in November from October.

Jobless rate up as more Nevadans return to workforce

The number of employed and unemployed workers increased during the month.

State workers to be reimbursed for COVID furloughs

Lawmakers unanimously voted nearly $36 million in back pay for more than 14,800 state workers.

Wednesday, December 21

West Coast Salmon plans Atlantic salmon operation near Winnemucca

The high desert of Nevada may soon become the West Coast’s largest supplier of farm-raised Atlantic salmon.

Nevada Realtors honors several leaders

Nevada Realtors presented awards to several leaders of the statewide association at an installation and awards event on Dec. 9, recognizing Doug McIntyre as its Nevada Realtor of the Year and honoring others from around the state for their continued service to their association, their profession, and their communities.

Tuesday, December 20

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Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicles

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Notice of Lien Sale

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Doug Roberts: 2023 will bring new conditions to industrial markets (Voices)

Nationwide and globally, industrial development has experienced a historic rate of growth over the past few years. Although there has been a steady shift from brick and mortar store sales to online shopping for years, the pandemic accelerated this shift in consumer behavior and has amplified already strong demand for more logistics and fulfillment facilities in key markets.

Owner: Marriott coming to south Reno, possibly Minden

Mike Pegram's group has owned the Tamarack for more than 20 years and the Carson Valley Inn for 12.

People: Logan Smith joins Barnard Vogler & Co.

Barnard Vogler & Co. has announced Logan Smith as a staff accountant. Previously, he worked as an intern in the firm, starting in January. Smith earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Monday, December 19

NCET Biz Tips: Don't invest big money in the metaverse … yet

When it comes to creating a presence in the metaverse, many brands are eager to jump on board in 2023; and rightfully so, since being early to new platforms can determine who gets the biggest audiences long term. The thought of having a virtual space that allows them to connect with geographically-dispersed customers in a more tangible way is exciting. However, having a metaverse space that is accessible to the public at all hours can actually reflect more poorly on a brand than not having a metaverse space at all, since at this stage of adoption, most of them are sitting empty.

People: Charlie Brown promoted at Silver State International

Silver State International has promoted Charlie Brown to service manager. Brown brings more than 15 years of experience to his new role, having joined Silver State International Trucks as a foreman in 2007. He has a strong background in cost estimation, workflow management, ensuring quality repairs and implementing routine quality check procedures. Brown graduated from the Universal Technical Institute in Sacramento.

People: Quintin Jardon, Sahara Guillen join Barnard Vogler & Co.

Barnard Vogler & Co. announced that Quintin Jardon and Sahara Guillen have joined the firm as staff accountants.

Friday, December 16

Nevada Builders Alliance hires new executive director

Nevada Builders Alliance has announced Jaron Hildebrand as its new executive director.

People: Elizabeth Quinn named senior vice president at Dickson Realty

Dickson Realty has named veteran real estate broker and professional Elizabeth Quinn as senior vice president.

Thursday, December 15

Armando & Sons Butcher Shop opens in Village at Rancharrah

The November opening of Armando & Sons Butcher Shop in the Village at Rancharrah is the culmination of a 20-year long dream of having a retail location for owners Chris and Joanne Flocchini.

NAI Alliance secures lease for Webstaurant Store

NAI Alliance in Reno announces it recently secured a new industrial lease on behalf of The Webstaurant Store, Inc.

People: Meagan Noin awarded with the Nevada Alumni Association Exceptional Achievement Award

Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce Meagan Noin, member of the board of directors and past president was awarded with the Nevada Alumni Association Exceptional Achievement Award.

People: Taryn Ciardella joins Fletcher & Lee

Managing shareholder Elizabeth Fletcher of Fletcher & Lee is pleased to announce Taryn Ciardella has returned to the firm in a new role as a law clerk after obtaining her Juris Doctor from the University of The Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Wednesday, December 14

Nevada 'in driver's seat' for energy future, state official says

The key to that will be the ability to store power – and use it on demand – with electric batteries.

People: Jake Coming named senior web developer at KPS3

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm has hired Jake Coming as senior web developer.

People: Robert Hickman named manager at Barnard Vogler & Co.

Barnard Vogler & Co. announced that Robert Hickman has been named manager of the firm.

Tuesday, December 13

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Auction Sale

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Notice ofSale of Motor Vehicles

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People: Robin Mercer named development officer at PBS Reno

PBS Reno has hired Robin Mercer for the role of development officer. Mercer started with PBS Reno on Nov. 14. Mercer brings extensive fundraising experience to PBS Reno, after having worked at Capitol Hill fundraising for a major political party.

Southwest Airlines talking big expansion in Vegas, state official says

Increased traffic could push development of a second airport south of Las Vegas.

Monday, December 12

New affordable housing project slated for Carson

Developers of a 126-unit affordable housing project in north Carson are moving forward.

MBG completes Swift MRI buildout in Reno

Montane Building Group has announced they have completed a buildout for Swift MRI located at 7700 Rancharrah Pkwy, Ste. 100 in Reno.

People: Amber Rudnick joins Holland & Hart

Holland & Hart is pleased to announce associate Amber Rudnick has joined Holland & Harts environmental practice in Reno.

People: Russ Pedersen named vice president of the nonprofit’s board of directors for Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation

Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation has announced Russ Pedersen has been named vice president of the nonprofit’s board of directors.

Friday, December 9

Longtime Gardnerville building demolished

On Monday, an excavator knocked down the former Magoo's and Joyland Café after it was declared derelict by the county.

Carson City home market ‘trying to find its balance’

There were 36 closed sales in October, down 50 percent from the previous year.

Nevada affordable housing grants total $500 million

The state housing division has completed the process of awarding Home Means Nevada funding.

Thursday, December 8

Lyon commission approves zoning change for Dayton airbase museum

Plan calls for a museum to be completed in three phases off Lakes Boulevard in Dayton.

Churchill County toad declared endangered

The Dixie Valley toad is at the center of a legal battle over a geothermal power project.

Anaconda Copper Mine cleanup meeting set for Dec. 15

The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15 at the City of Yerington Public Works Building.

Wednesday, December 7

Frey Ranch: 5 generations of farming Northern Nevada

Frey Ranch Farmers + Distillers won the Best Nevada Grown/Raised Product in the Northern Nevada Business Weekly’s 2022 Best in Business.

GOED awards tax abatements totaling $1.3 billion

The largest was $1.1 billion that Redwood Materials.

Tuesday, December 6

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Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicles

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Against the odds, Sierra-at-Tahoe ready to reopen

Caldor Fire nearly wiped out resort in 2021

Due to the extent of the damage, some people thought the resort would never reopen.

Coffee on Main has served 20 years of Joe

Coffee on Main or Nevada Joe, opened Dec. 2, 2002, by Lynda and Mike Mellows.

Monday, December 5

Hilton announces new Waldorf Astoria Lake Tahoe

The 15-acre site of the former Tahoe Biltmore Hotel and Casino at North Lake Tahoe will be the new home of a 76-room hotel and 61 residences, Hilton announced on Monday.

NCET Biz Tips: Drinking beer on days that end in ‘Y’

“The Biggest Little City in the World” is quickly becoming known for its growing craft beer scene. Beer lovers worldwide are standing up and taking notice of Reno’s craft breweries.

Friday, December 2

Stateline events center named for Tahoe Blue Vodka

Stateline project now the Tahoe Blue Center

Section of downtown Fallon block demolished

A & K Earth Movers recently began demolishing buildings immediately south of the Nugget to Lumos and Associates to make room for future expansion.

Thursday, December 1

Gaming win over $1 billion for 19th month

The Carson area reported a 4.13 percent increase to $11.98 million.

Lombardo names Ben Kieckhefer as chief of staff

Kieckhefer served as a member of the Nevada Senate for three terms representing District 16.