Stories for October 2022


Monday, October 31

NCET Biz Tips: Powering a sustainable world is on the horizon

There is a growing global imperative to electrify and accelerate the reduction of fossil fuels. Integral to this transition is a critical need for more batteries and the materials that comprise them. In fact, demand is projected to increase over 500% by 2030. Here is the reality. Today’s supply chain requires critical materials move 50,000 miles before making their way into a cell. This poses enormous environmental, economic, and geopolitical risks that we see evident today.

People: Donna Stewart joins USI Insurance as a senior claims’ consultant

Donna Stewart has recently joined USI Insurance as a senior claims’ consultant based in Reno.

Reno+Sparks Chamber hosts job fair Friday

The Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair on Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chamber office, 4065 S. Virginia St. (behind the Reno Town Mall). For more information or to register, visit

Friday, October 28

Raiders’ history-making president speaks at Nevada Day event

Morgan, the first black woman to be named president of an NFL franchise, was the featured speaker at the WIN “Nevada Day Celebration” breakfast at the Atlantis in Reno.

Keystone, Plumb Lane and Virginia Street developments ongoing

Two new retail openings at West End Commons at Fifth Street and Keystone Avenue will further solidify the retail resurgence happening along the Keystone corridor.

People: Manfred Steuerwald named GM of Resort at Squaw Creek

Resort at Squaw Creek has announced Manfred Steuerwald as general manager. Steuerwald joins the property from Hyatt Regency Calgary in Alberta, Canada.

People: John Stanko nominated for 2023 TIME Dealer of the Year award

The nomination of John Stanko, dealer and president of Champion Chevrolet in Reno for the 2023 TIME Dealer of the Year award has been announced by TIME.

Thursday, October 27

Reno’s Boomtown to open new dining-gaming option

Construction is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Two new affordable housing projects planned

One local and one out-of-state multifamily development company announced that they will bring two new affordable housing projects to Northern Nevada.

People: Dean Byrne named regional manager of Whittier Trust Company of Nevada, senior vice president, senior portfolio manager

Whittier Trust Company promotes Dean Byrne to regional manager of Whittier Trust Company of Nevada, senior vice president, senior portfolio manager.

People: Michael Keating joins LOGIC Commercial Real Estate

Nevada-based LOGIC Commercial Real Estate is excited to welcome Michael Keating as a partner in the Reno office.

Wednesday, October 26

Bobcat opens North Valleys facility to improve shipping times

Since 1998 Bobcat has served the entire U.S. from its flagship aftermarket parts distribution facility in Woodridge, Ill.

Local building industry hosts 1,600 students for Construction Career Day

Walking into Meeting Hall 5 of the Reno-Sparks Convention Center on Oct. 14, there’s a huge rush of energy, hustle and bustle. More than 1,600 students within the Washoe County School District donning hot pink construction hats are gathered in the space, visiting around 40 industry experts within the local building and skilled trade industry to learn about the various opportunities available to them after high school.

Silver Springs-Stagecoach Hospital District to expand office space

A conditional use permit is required since the existence of the hospital predates the county’s development code.

People: Ryan Riggan graduates from School of Banking at Colorado

recognized with honors for performing in the top 10 percent of this year’s graduating class

Plumas Bank has recently announced the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado concluded its 71st Annual School Session, awarding 169 community bankers and regulators from across the nation with its prestigious diploma in banking.

Tuesday, October 25

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Public Sale

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Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicles

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice to Creditors

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Buzz Harris: Merger of two related firms pays dividends for owners (Voices)

I wanted to share the details surrounding a business transaction that occurred this past spring. It’s not the principals involved, nor is it the site of the transaction, that makes this business sale interesting.

People: Shawn Jaenson named 2022 NAIOP Corporate Developing Leader of the Year

Shawn Jaenson

NAIOP Northern Nevada is pleased to announce that Shawn Jaenson was named 2022 NAIOP Corporate Developing Leader of the Year.

Tahoe Blue Vodka debuts new bottle design

Tahoe Blue Vodka is rolling out a colorful, eye-catching new bottle design that reflects the various blue hues of Lake Tahoe and highlights the brand’s ongoing commitment to preservation efforts.

Monday, October 24

Industrial park under development at TRIC

The park could add as much as 9 million square feet of new Class A inventory

Large building at 550 Mallory in Carson City sold

SVN|Gold Dust Commercial Associates said Thursday that it had completed the sale of the building at 550 Mallory Way in Carson City.

Lyon County OKs temporary battery storage facility

LiNiCo will build a waste and salvage facility at the end of Industrial Parkway in Mound House.

Nevada Halloween spending projected to reach $171 million

Retailers across the Silver State are stocking up for a night of costumes, candy and frights. Nevada consumers are projected to spend $171.2 million on sugary sweets, scary decorations and dazzling costumes to celebrate Halloween this year, according to estimates by the Retail Association of Nevada (RAN). Nationally, an estimated $10.6 billion is expected to be spent for the holiday, according to a recent survey by the National Retail Federation (NRF). Overall consumer participation is expected to reached 69.0 percent in 2022, the highest participation rate since 2018.

Real estate transactions

Real estate transactions

Friday, October 21

Reno+Sparks Chamber to host 'Alliance', a collaborative community event

The Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce announces the return of Alliance, an annual community event held in partnership with the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA), Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA), and special guest Southwest Airlines.

Thursday, October 20

State of Healthcare: Q&A with Northern Nevada's leaders

Northern Nevada’s population is swelling. Washoe County had just shy of 500,000 residents in 2022, and that number is expected to rise to 580,000 by 2041, according to Nevada State Demographer Matt Lawton. Douglas County, meanwhile, had 50,000 residents in 2022 and is expected to add another 3,500 in the next 20 years.

Residential project set for historic downtown Carson City acreage

The plan calls for more than 200 “upscale rental residences” by the end of 2024.

Dayton fire claims historic buildings

Three historic buildings burned down in Old Town Dayton, including the Fox Hotel, in an Oct. 13 blaze.

Wednesday, October 19

Keeping the talent in Northern Nevada

UNR School of Medicine, Renown Health partnership to allow med students to complete their pediatric residency requirements in Northern Nevada

When Shilpi Garg needed to complete a pediatric residency program as part of her medical studies, she left Reno and headed to California’s Central Valley to enroll in the University of San Francisco-Fresno pediatrics scholars program. Garg grew up in Northern Nevada and still has family here. She knew she would return to the Biggest Little City after completing her pediatrics residency and a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland.

Shoe Tree Brewing’s Eric Coffman wins bronze at Great American Beer Festival

Coffman, a Carson City resident, won best in show at Just Brew Its “Thirsty Boy” annual home brew competition.

Panera Bread opens doors in south Carson

Panera Bread opened its first full-scale bakery in Northern Nevada on Monday

Tuesday, October 18

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Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicles

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Notice of Public Lien Sale

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Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicles

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Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicles

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Notice of Intent to Sell

Election 2022: Nevada Secretary of State

Election 2022: Nevada Secretary of State

Election 2022: Nevada State Attorney General

Election 2022: Nevada State Attorney General

Election 2022: Nevada State Controller

Election 2022: Nevada State Controller

Election 2022: Nevada State Treasurer

Nevada State Treasurer Four-year term

Ann Silver: Propping up childcare a wise investment (voices)

In April 2021, while pandemic uncertainties were still making waves in local and global economies, a collection of authors writing for the Harvard Business Review (HBR) dove into the ramifications of childcare needs among the workforce.

LP Insurance Services named ‘Best Practices Agency’

LP Insurance Services, LLC has been named to an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the U.S. that participated in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America “Best Practices” study group.

Monday, October 17

NCET Biz Tips: Pandemic taught lessons for a stronger future

As Nevada continues its recovery from the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, those of us who work in public service are proud of the ways that the state supported tens of thousands of its small businesses and thousands of its homeowners during troubled times.

People: Vanessa Coyle named director of Care Flight operations for REMSA

REMSA Health and Care Flight, a service of REMSA Health, has promoted Vanessa Coyle to director of Care Flight operations.

VIP bowling lanes open at Grand Sierra Resort

On Sept. 28, Grand Sierra Resort unveiled its renovated private bowling suite, complete with eight new VIP bowling lanes and an upscale VIP lounge.

Friday, October 14

People: Jane Valentin, Oswaldo Sanchez, David Latshaw join Chase International

Chase International recently welcomed three new realtors to its luxury real estate firm.

Nevada 2022 revenue $1 billion over projections

“It seems like everything was better than we thought."

Nevada Small Business Credit Initiative to get $112 million

About two-thirds of that money will support loan programs including those designed to support energy and water efficiency capital improvements.

Nevada government agencies experiencing internet outages

DMV offices closed statewide, appointments canceled

The State of Nevada is experiencing significant internet outages Friday morning.

Wednesday, October 12

Mound House mason leaves legacy of heart and stone

“There’s a ring that comes off chisels when a bunch of men are working with chisels. When it’s clicking, it’s a symphony.”

Drakulich Realty merges with Transaction Realty 500

Better Homes and Gardens real estate: Drakulich Realty announces a new merger with Transaction Realty 500, partnering with their 64 agents to offer new tools and resources for navigating the current adjustment period in the market.

People: Darrell Plummer reappointed to Nevada Real Estate Commission

Sierra Nevada Properties’ Darrell Plummer has been reappointed by Gov. Steve Sisolak to the Nevada Real Estate Commission for his second three-year term.

Tuesday, October 11

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Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicles

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicles

Gary MacDonald: Home prices are dropping: What does it mean? (Voices)

As I write this, it is just after Labor Day 2022. Normally, that would signal seasonal changes that Americans have come to expect. Labor Day usually heralds thoughts of summer ending and there not being any other holidays until Thanksgiving.

D4 Media Corp. recognized on Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 list

D4 Media Corp. has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing, privately owned companies in the U.S., and is ranked 1,972 of the top 5,000 in its annual Inc. 5,000 report.

People: Matt Harris named small-chapter volunteer of the year at the 2022 NAIOP Chapter Merit Award

NAIOP Northern Nevada is pleased to announce member Matt Harris was named small-chapter volunteer of the year at the 2022 NAIOP Chapter Merit Awards.

Monday, October 10

NCET Biz Tips: Build your creativity, hold your capital

We live in variable times. Pent-up demand from the pandemic is driving sales, or is it something else, such as the departure of some of the competition? These are ideal conditions for the use of process excellence rather than capital expenditure to build capacity. It is quicker, cheaper, and more responsive.

StartUpNV hosts annual Launch Rural Nevada networking event

StartUpNV is sponsoring Launch Rural Nevada Pitch Day, an annual event for those in rural Nevada with a business idea or existing business to pitch their concept and gain expert advice.

People: Brett Harris appointed Nevada labor commissioner

Department of Business and Industry director Terry Reynolds has appointed Brett Harris as Nevada labor commissioner.

Friday, October 7

Job openings sink as economy slows, cost to borrow rises

The number of available jobs in the U.S. plummeted in August compared with July as businesses grow less desperate for workers, a trend that could cool chronically high inflation.

People: Ben Galles named executive vice president LOGIC Commercial Real Estate

Nevada-based LOGIC Commercial Real Estate has promoted Ben Galles to executive vice president.

People: Leslie Ramsdell named vice president Sierra Pacific Federal Credit Union

Sierra Pacific Federal Credit Union has appointed Leslie Ramsdell as vice president.

Thursday, October 6

‘Made in America’ bet pays off for Reno firm

EE Technologies' renewed focus on Made in America products has lifted the company to new heights.

People: Brook Sweeting named senior relationship development manager serving the Nevada region for United Federal Credit Union

United Federal Credit Union has promoted Brook Sweeting to senior relationship development manager serving the Nevada region.

Reno Green Dining training for Reno+Sparks Chamber Member restaurants

greenUP!, the Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce of Commerce, and Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful are hosting a Green Dining Establishment training for Chamber member restaurants. The free training will take place on Tuesday, October 11, from 8:00am to 11:30am, and participants can expect to learn best practices to reduce waste, how to engage customers in waste reduction efforts, and ways to save money on operational costs. Participants will also learn about the benefits of becoming a certified green business for the state of Nevada.

Wednesday, October 5

Nevada marijuana sales near $1 billion for year

Dispensaries reported just over $965 million in taxable sales for the fiscal year.

People: Bridget Legnavsky named president and CEO of Sugar Bowl Royal Gorge

Sugar Bowl Resort has announced Bridget Legnavsky has been named president and CEO of Sugar Bowl Royal Gorge based in Norden, Calif., effective Oct. 17.

Biz & Books Review: Exploring those who work with the dead

Every day, you go to work and quietly do your job. There's no fanfare, no hourly kudos, parades, or regular praise; you were hired for a task or a series of tasks and that's what you finish. It's the work you've chosen and nobody notices that you do it well but, as in the new book, "All the Living and the Dead" by Hayley Campbell, they'd notice if you didn't. In Hayley Campbell's childhood home, death was no big deal.

Tuesday, October 4

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Notice of Sale of Motor Vehicles

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Public Lien Sale

Genoa’s Pink House to close Oct. 15

Built in 1855, the Pink House was once home to Lillian Virgin Finnegan and her family of pioneers.

Demolition of former Lakeside Inn begins Stateline

Demolition of the Lakeside Inn began this spring with ancillary buildings coming down, but the main structure alongside Highway 50 is set to be demolished starting Monday, officials said.

People: Tom Blanchard, Trevor Smith, Brandon Roberts, Marcella Syme elected officers for Nevada REALTORS

Nevada REALTORS announced its newly elected officers who will lead the statewide association in 2023, led by incoming president Tom Blanchard and president-elect Trevor Smith.

Monday, October 3

NCET Biz Tips: The Future of Unmanned Aerial Systems Safety Begins in Reno

Today, there exists a critical challenge how Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) will be able to coexist with other aircraft operating within our National Airspace System (NAS). Safety is the primary concern.

People: Krysta Palmer

United States Olympic Bronze medalist Krysta Palmer is closing out the summer by announcing a partnership with Nevada's iconic apparel brand, Home Means Nevada Co.