News Briefs


In $420K deal, Alecia Towell LLC establishes new Reno HQ

Alecia Towell LLC offers outpatient psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families in the Reno area and throughout Northern Nevada.

Cox Business, GLCCNV partnering to offer two $5,000 business grants

Both grants will be made available for a current or future small business owner who is also a member of the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Nevada, says Chamber President Tim Haughinberry.

D1 Training opens first Nevada facility in Sparks

The Sparks D1 Taining franchise, Nevada's first, is owned and operated by Reno resident Jason King, as well as fitness entrepreneur Shaun Wardle.

Reno-based nutraceutical company launches

Lig & Ceptor, a physician-founded company in development since spring 2019, produces science-based natural medicines and products; all its formulas have a CBD backbone.

Leo’s Awnings and Interiors to expand after $799,000 Reno building acquisition

The purchase will allow the company to double its workforce, says Leonardo Quintero Wences, who owns the business with his wife, Carmen Quintero-Ferreira.

Super Bowl 55 brings $12.5 million win to Nevada sports books

One of the biggest Super Bowl blowouts in the last 10 years wound up with a reasonable return for Nevada's sports books.

Northern Nevada's first America First Credit Union branch to open Feb. 16

The 2,200-square-foot America First Credit Union branch — the 17th in the Silver State and first in Northern Nevada — is located in the former Five Guys Burgers restaurant on Topsy Lane.

Registration open for StartUpNV’s new angel investor bootcamp

Jeff Saling of StartUpNV stressed that AngelNV investors need not be “super wealthy” to participate and can be at the beginning of their investment journey, such as successful professionals or retirees.

BJ’s Barbecue, Gold N’ Silver Inn earn Washoe County health awards

The Washoe County Health District late last month recognized local businesses BJ’s Nevada Barbecue Company and Gold N’ Silver Inn & Restaurant with annual health and safety awards.

In $800,000 deal, Diamond Concrete Cutting buys Lockwood property

The 5,600-square-foot office/industrial building at 100 Menezes Way in Lockwood, east of Sparks, will serve as the company’s Northern Nevada headquarters.

EDAWN releases 2021 ‘State of the Economy’ video

The video update, produced in lieu of EDAWN hosting its annual in-person luncheon, looks back at 2020's ups and downs and paints a positive economic outlook for 2021 and beyond.

Carson City hospital bridge construction expected to wrap in 2022

Carson Tahoe Health broke ground on several projects in October 2019, beginning the first phase of its 10-year master plan, including expansion of the emergency department and a two-level enclosed walkway connector between the RMC and Sierra Surgery.

GNCU pledges $25K donation to youth homeless solutions

Greater Nevada Mortgage has pledged a $25,000 minimum contribution for 2021, starting with the company’s first Northern Nevada partner, the nonprofit Eddy House.

Plumas Bank reports record earnings in fourth quarter

For 2020 as whole, the bank reported net income of $14.5 million, a decrease of $1.0 million, or 7%, from $15.5 million for 2019.

Skin Cancer Dermatology Institute to expand, build 4th Reno office

“The new building will serve as our fourth office in the Reno area and is the second building we have worked with Shaheen Beauchamp Builders to complete,” Dr. Bret Blackhart, board-certified dermatologist with Skin Cancer Dermatology Institute, said.