News Briefs


Noble Pie Parlor shutters downtown Reno location

The growth in recent years of retail opportunities across Reno-Sparks, as well as pandemic-impacted difficulties in hiring, are noted as two main reasons for the closure.

Crunch Fitness to open gym at old Best Buy at Legends in Sparks

The new Crunch Fitness location, the second in Northern Nevada, is scheduled to open in late summer 2021.

Reno-based firm G8 Strategies wins top PR/comms awards

G8 Strategies earned an Award of Excellence in the 2021 Communicator Awards and a Gold award in the 2021 Bulldog PR Awards for helping create the 2019 Annual Report for Carson City nonprofit Feeding Pets of the Homeless.

RSCVA, Reno+Sparks Chamber officially open shared office space

“The Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to work side-by-side with our RSCVA colleagues."

United Pain Urgent Care in Reno collaborates with Yale University

Yale School of Medicine students will spend the next several months under the mentorship of Dr. Ali Nairizi, who opened United Pain Urgent Care in February.

Reno Aces, Eide Bailly partner on $10,000 small business advertising package

The deadline to nominate local small businesses for the $10,000 sponsorship/advertising package is 11:59 p.m. Friday, May 28.

PBS Reno Wins 2021 Communicator Awards for local productions

PBS Reno won three Gold Communicator Awards of Excellence for three stories featured in its popular ARTEFFECTS series.

Business Beat: Skateboarding making comeback, hospital buys former casino

Click or tap the link to read more and listen to this week's Business Beat segment, produced in partnership with KUNR.

Mountain Mike’s Pizza reenters Reno market with new location

The company says a second Reno location is planned this year.

Plumas Bancorp awarded Raymond James Bankers Cup for 4th straight year

“To receive the Raymond James Community Bankers Cup for the fourth consecutive year ... is a great honor,” said Andrew J. Ryback, CEO of Plumas Bancorp.

GPR Ventures acquires second Reno-area commercial property

It's the second recent purchase in the region for GPR Ventures; in December 2020, it acquired a 331,623-square-foot industrial warehouse at 4910 Longley Lane for $22 million.

Nevada jobless claimants get new verification method

DETR Nevada is now requiring new applicants for regular unemployment claims to verify their identity through

Frey Ranch Distillery wins 8 medals at World Spirits Competition

Three of Frey Ranch Distillery's medals were double gold, the San Francisco World Spirits Competition's top award.

First Independent Bank hosting free succession planning seminar for businesses

First Independent Bank's Jim DeVolld will moderate the May 26 panel of James Main of CliftonLarsonAllen; Katrina Loftin of M&A Business Advisors; and Roe Belzer of Bank of Nevada.

Meadows Bank: Total Assets grew 31% to $1.2 billion in first quarter

Meadows Bank also announced posted After Tax Net Income of $5,824,534 in the first three months of 2021, 56.5% higher the same period in 2020.