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Nevada gold production up 3.2% in 2017; silver down 5.2%

May 17, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada's mines produced 5.64 million ounces of gold in 2017, according to the Nevada Division of Minerals. This total was up 3.2 percent from the 2016 production level of 5.47 million ounces, according to a May 17 news release from the

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Sandoval: Supreme Court sports betting ruling ‘good for Nevada’

May 15, 2018 — The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. According to the Associated Press, the justices voted 6-3

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Nevada Museum of Art’s ‘Orbital Reflector’ project gets $50K donation

May 15, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — City National Bank and RBC Wealth Management announced May 14 they provided the Nevada Museum of Art with $50,000 in support of artist Trevor Paglen's Orbital Reflector project, scheduled to launch in October. This is the second major event in Northern Nevada

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Nevada’s minimum wage to remain $7.25 an hour

May 14, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Labor Commissioner says the minimum wage employers must pay workers will remain at $7.25 an hour for the fiscal year beginning July 1. That rate is for employees who are offered qualified health benefits from their employers. For those

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Sparks business manufactures new Reno flag: news briefs, week of May 7

May 11, 2018 — Editor's Note: The following news briefs are published on a weekly basis and are compiled from submissions emailed to the NNBW newsroom at editor@nnbw.com. Please note that submissions are published at editorial discretion, and some briefs may publish online only. —- SPARKS business manufactures new

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A letter to readers and advertisers of the NNBW

May 7, 2018 — Here we go again! Dynamic times demand continuous innovation for businesses to thrive. As a media company, that's certainly true for us, too. For the last 15 years, the Northern Nevada Business Weekly (affectionately known as the NNBW) has actively embraced that ethos to best

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Nevada Association of Employers conference set: news briefs, week of April 30

May 4, 2018 — Editor's Note: The following news briefs are published on a weekly basis and are compiled from submissions emailed to the NNBW newsroom at editor@nnbw.com. Please note that submissions are published at editorial discretion, and some briefs may publish online only. —- Annual Employees Conference The

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Reno to host Green Building Awards: NNBW news briefs, week of April 23

April 27, 2018 — Editor's Note: The following news briefs are published on a weekly basis and are compiled from submissions emailed to the NNBW newsroom at editor@nnbw.com. Please note that submissions are published at editorial discretion, and some briefs may publish online only. —– Reno to host inaugural

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Modern Acupuncture opens in Reno: NNBW news briefs, week of April 16

April 23, 2018 — Editor's Note: The following news briefs are published on a weekly basis and are compiled from submissions emailed to the NNBW newsroom at editor@nnbw.com. Please note that submissions are published at editorial discretion, and some briefs may publish online only. —– Modern Acupuncture recently opened

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Tired of being tired? ‘Sleep’ suggests a paradigm shift (Biz & Books review)

April 16, 2018 — It's 3 a.m., and you're still awake. Bedbugs are the least of your worries; the TV's off, the lights are off, but your brain isn't. What did that client mean when he said …? Do your managers really understand your mission? How can you boost

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D & D Roofing and Sheet Metal awarded new projects

April 13, 2018 — D & D Roofing and Sheet Metal has won the following jobs: Reno: Plumas Bank, Northgate Plaza, Charles Schwab Office, Doral Academy, Logisticenter L395 Phase II, Plaza at Fourth St., South Meadows Business Park, KTVN Ch. 2 and Edwin Dodson Elementary. Sparks: Meiser Enterprises, A&B

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Toll Brothers announced as first homebuilder at Reno’s Rancharrah development

April 12, 2018 — Toll Brothers has contracted to build 89 single-family homes at Rancharrah, the 141-acre master-planned community in Southwest Reno. Rancharrah Holdings LLC has invested more than $47 million into Rancharrah in preparing the property such as the land and infrastructure. Toll Brothers is the first homebuilder

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Office of the Nevada Labor Commissioner releases Construction Wage Survey

April 12, 2018 — The Office of the Nevada Labor Commissioner has released the 2018–2019 Construction Wage Survey. All contractors who have worked on construction projects throughout the Silver State may participate in the survey, even if they are not required to have a contractors' license. Completed surveys are

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Reno’s Brewer’s Cabinet opens new taproom

April 12, 2018 — The Brewer's Cabinet will host a grand opening of its newest tap room on Wednesday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. The Brewers Cabinet is located at 475 S. Arlington Ave. in Reno; the taproom is next door.

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Los Angeles investor acquires Reno’s Mira Loma Shopping Center

April 12, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Continental Partners, a commercial real estate investment banking firm, recently secured a loan for a Los Angeles-based private investor to acquire the Mira Loma Shopping Center in Reno. Financing was arranged by J.M. Grimaldi, executive vice president at LA-based Continental Partners. The 102,782-square-foot

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Pershing Resources Company, Inc., America’s Gold Exploration, Inc. agree to partnership

April 12, 2018 — Pershing Resources Company, Inc., has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Reno-based minerals exploration company, America's Gold Exploration, Inc., to provide exploration and project management consulting services. Pershing Resources, a Reno-based mining company, will in turn provide fund raising and business consulting services to America's

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City National Bank hosts its 2018 Economic & Investment Forum in Reno

April 12, 2018 — City National Bank hosts its 2018 Economic & Investment Forum at The Grove at South Creek in Reno on Wednesday, April 25, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Dr. Chris Thornberg, an economist from Beacon Economics, will be keynote speaker for the event. Visit https://bit.ly/2JzBlyd to

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City of Reno Internal Auditor’s Office presented 2017 Exemplary Knighton Award

April 12, 2018 — The City of Reno Internal Auditor's Office has been honored with the 2017 Exemplary Knighton Award by the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA). The city was given the award for "best performance audit" in the Extra Small Shop category and was judged on several

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Nominations open for Allegra of Reno’s FootPRINT Fund

April 12, 2018 — Allegra of Reno nominations are being accepted for this year's nonprofit grant program, the FootPRINT Fund. Allegra of Reno will present its According to Allegra of Reno, theThe FootPRINT Fund awards print and marketing communications services to select nonprofits organizations in the region toto assist

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Business Leads from Northern Nevada Business Weekly for April 9-13, 2018

April 12, 2018 — Fictitious firm name filings Washoe County   Yuren Abraham Barajas DBA: Abraham Barajas Agency Insurance agency 4385 Neil Road Suite 116 Reno, NV 89502   David Frame DBA: Advocate Tax Services Tax preparation and consultation 15150 Sylvester Road Reno, NV 89521   Jasmine Marie Barban

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