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‘We’re breaking some ceilings’: Nevada women building career paths in male-dominated construction industry

"We’ve come a long way in 20 years. I see a lot of women in roles that 20 years ago would never have been heard of, and it makes me happy.”

Sisolak: Higher tax revenue, federal dollars will help ‘transform’ state; details remain unclear

“I want to commit to Nevadans here in this moment. I am committed to changing our systems, our systemic issues that make Nevada the hardest hit state in the nation when there's an economic downturn," Sisolak said Wednesday.

UNR business professor: ‘Fit’ between people's interests, jobs can improve over time

"Make fit a key component when you recruit and select new employees. Taking steps such as these will help build a strong, productive workforce with more satisfied employees," suggests Alexis Hanna, an assistant professor of management at the University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Business.

'It's crazy busy': Business booming for veterinary industry, animal hospitals

“The most remarkable challenge is how busy every animal hospital is,” says Margie Quirk, owner of Lone Mountain Veterinary Hospital in Carson City. “I don’t ever remember being as busy as we are right now during this pandemic. It’s crazy busy.”

As customer demand increases, Nevada businesses struggle to find workers

Jay Kenny, owner of DoughBoys Donuts in Reno, isn't having much luck, he told The Nevada Independent. Entry-level positions pay $12-$14 per hour, while bakers could earn up to $22 an hour. Still, it hasn’t been enough to lure job seekers, some of whom he believes are migrating to higher-paying jobs at places such as Tesla or Panasonic.

Past Pages, May 2, 2011: Obama visits Reno’s ElectraTherm; new owner for Anaconda mine

A decade ago, Reno-based ElectraTherm Inc. cleared its 40,000-square foot production floor the week of April 18-22 in order to host the president; company CEO said of the visit: “We won the lottery.”

Washoe County's COVID-19 mitigation plan finally gets state approval

The plan, effective through May 31, allows for 100% capacity at businesses as long as 6 feet of social distancing is in place. Table sizes at restaurants can now increase to 10.

Bevy of new coworking spaces open across region, including first-ever in Sparks

As the desire for coworking continues to increase across America among startups and entrepreneurs, here in fast-growing Northern Nevada, at least four new hubs have launched in the past year, including the first-ever coworking space in Sparks.

What's Up Downtown: Making our mark downtown with ReTRAC Plaza (Voices)

“Reno has a story to tell, and I know that this project will play a role in creating a sense of place," writes Downtown Reno Partnership board member and Washoe County Commissioner Alexis Hill.

Business Spotlight: Colliers International (sponsored)

"As an industry-leading global commercial real estate company with more than 18,000 professionals operating in 67 countries, what sets Colliers apart is not what we do, but how we do it."

New business in Fallon focuses on disinfecting, deep COVID cleaning

Cleaning & Disinfecting Community Facilities (CDCF) was launched during the pandemic by Jill Downs Wright, who grew up in Fallon.

Northern Nevada courses teed up to drive revenue growth in 2021

Before the pandemic, golf was in a rough spot with interest down and fewer regular golfers. COVID, however, has driven people to golf courses in droves — and the game has been on a roll ever since.

Nevada brothels reopen; legal sex workers look forward to return to work

“I think that the demand is going to come back even bigger than before," Nevada legal sex worker Alice Little told The Nevada Independent.

Nevada COVID task force winding down as counties reopen

With county health officials assuming responsibility for handling the pandemic as of May 1, Gov. Sisolak said the Task Force will formally sunset June 1.

Brokers: Reno-Sparks office market faring better than once feared

Regardless of the many ups-and-downs of 2020 and the unknown risk factors brought on by COVID-19, the Reno-Sparks office market wasn’t pummeled as hard as some expected, brokers said.

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