News Briefs

News Briefs


Miles Construction launches ‘35 Days of Giving’ campaign

“We’re fortunate to be celebrating 35 successful years in business and we have our community to thank for that," says company owner Bill Miles.

Business Beat: Farmers markets a lifeline during pandemic, fintech firms see boost

Tap the link to listen to this week's Business Beat segment, produced in partnership with KUNR.

Reno law firm announces new name: Fletcher & Lee

Elizabeth Fletcher and Cecilia Lee began practicing together in 2014 and launched the firm, formerly known as Lee High Ltd., in 2015.

Nevada opportunity zone fund GRASS acquires Tiger Field airport

As part of the acquisition, the name of the airport has been changed to "SAMSARG Field,” named after SAMSARG, Inc., one of the opportunity zone fund’s aviation-focused investments.

Construction begins on 12-story student housing development near UNR

The project will offer a mix of 1- to 5-bedroom apartments and nearly 2,400 square feet of retail space; completion is slated for fall 2023.

Report: Nevada had 290-to-1 CEO-to-worker pay ratio in 2020

On average, Nevada CEOs at S&P 500 companies made $15.9 million in total compensation in 2020, down from $17.2 million in 2019, according to the AFL-CIO.

Nevada State Bank, GNCU accepting school supply donations

Supplies will be delivered to Communities In Schools of Western Nevada for its Fill the Bus School Supplies Drive.

Nugget donates $25K to John Ascuaga Memorial Scholarship Fund

“With John Ascuaga’s recent passing, we felt it would be a fitting tribute to follow his tradition of contributing to education in the community."

Business Beat: Retailers look to rebound, Nevada hemp industry gets green light

Tap the link to listen to this week's Business Beat segment, produced in partnership with KUNR.

Sisolak names legislative committee to study Innovation Zones

The initial Innovation Zones legislation pushed heavily by Storey County cryptocurrency company Blockchains Inc. was tabled after mixed reaction this spring.

Gordon & Rees law firm opens Reno office

The downtown Reno branch will be anchored by partner Stephen S. Kent, who joins Gordon & Rees from Kent Law.

Dallas firm building 600K sq. ft. industrial building at TRIC

Dallas-based Mohr Capital says it has another development property under contract in Fernley.

Nevada hospitality jobs drive increased employment in June

Altogether, the state added 15,400 jobs in June for a total employment of 1.336 million. That leaves 58,900 people still looking for work.

In 4-1 vote, Carson City supes ban cannabis consumption lounges

Carson City's new law prohibits business licensure of cannabis consumption lounges and prohibits consumption of cannabis in public places.

Local artist shop to open at Reno Public Market

Wyld Market, which works under the umbrella of business community group Wandering Wyld, is expected to open in a 3,000 sq. ft. retail space next spring.