News Briefs


Business Beat: Rising demand for defensible space services; staff shortages impact tech, mining

Tap the link to listen to this week's NNBW Business Beat segment with KUNR.

Shoe Tree Brewing earns seven medals in recent competitions

"It's always been our goal to provide world-class beer to Carson City, Minden and Northern Nevada," said Jeff Young, owner/brewmaster at Shoe Tree.

Douglas County seeks input on economic vitality plan

The goal is to present an updated plan — originally crafted in 2010 — for approval by the end of 2021.

Amid slow recovery, Nevada's jobless rate likely to remain worst in America

Nevada’s jobless rate is “likely to remain one of the highest rates in the nation and reflecting the long road left to a complete recovery.”

DCG helps Hutchison & Steffen law firm acquire new headquarters near Rancharrah

DCG’s Tom Fennell, CCIM represented the purchasing entity in the recent acquisition of 5371 Kietzke Lane, which closed in late August for $2,600,000. Adjacent to Reno's newest office development, The Village at Rancharrah, the 7,571 square foot office space is conveniently situated in Reno’s Meadowood Submarket within the First Independent Bank Center.

SNC wins spot on $744M Army Cryptographic Device Procurement

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security company owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, advanced its technology expertise in encryption key management technology in being selected for development and competitive production of the new U.S. Army’s Next Generation Load Device-Medium (NGLD-M). The contract award carries a potential value of $774 million over 10 years.

Reminder: NNBW Best In Business contest voting begins this week

The voting period for the NNBW's 2021 Best In Business contest begins Wednesday, Sept. 22, lasting through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Carson City businessman Garth Richards dies at 85

Garth Richards was the developer of the Silver Oak project and the Silver Oak Golf Course.

Business Beat: Housing prices stay steady In August, cleaning services seeing demand and challenge

Each week, thanks to a partnership with KUNR, the Northern Nevada Business Weekly helps produce a 2-minute audio recap of recent local business news. Business Beat airs Tuesday mornings during KUNR's Morning Edition show online and on the 88.7 FM dial.

GOED awarded grant to help small businesses in international trade

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has been awarded a $250,000 grant to help small Nevada businesses

EDAWN’s first large-scale event in 20 months set for Sept. 23

The last large-scale, in-person event EDAWN held was its annual “State of the Economy” luncheon on Jan. 23, 2020.

Reno + Sparks Chamber health fair set for Sept. 24

"This event will stimulate everyone’s interest in self-care and how to be mindful of others

Treasury awards $135.6M to expand broadband service in Nevada

“The COVID-19 pandemic has made crystal clear just how important access to reliable internet is for our state,” said U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen.

Speech-language pathology practice opens in Reno

The practice was co-founded by Katie Allen and Amanda Morrissey, both of whom studied at the University of Nevada, Reno.

RSCVA: July 2021 was biggest month ever for tax revenue

Per the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, July’s Taxable Room Revenue in Washoe County of $53,859,311 was the highest ever for a single month.