NCET Biz Tips: Sweet temptations

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What is it about chocolate that holds a special place in the hearts and palates of people around the world? How does chocolate captivate our senses and emotions with its rich, complex flavors and textures? Is there something more at play here?

Smart Money: Financial considerations when getting a divorce

When contemplating a divorce, one factor of consideration is how it will significantly change your daily life.

Montane Building Group completes tenant improvements

Montane Building Group has completed office tenant improvements at New York Life Insurance Co.

Sparks mayor fears city may turn into a 'San Francisco' without land, tax change

Sparks Mayor Ed Lawson does not seem to care much for the City of San Francisco.

Landmark Title opens new branch in Elko

Landmark Title Assurance Agency has opened a new branch in Elko. The addition marks the privately held title company’s fourth branch in Nevada.

New Northern California casinos keeping business away from Reno’s Atlantis

Reno-based Monarch Resorts said its hometown Atlantis is now facing competitive challenges from new tribal gaming properties in Northern California.

Jacobs Entertainment acquires Bonanza Inn

Jacobs Entertainment has acquired the Bonanza Inn located at 215 W. 4th St. for $3.005 million through a probate auction held in Washoe County.

Jacob Williams launches to help frontline workers find employment

When Jacob Williams was injured in the line of duty while working for the California Highway Patrol in 2016, he transitioned from the patrol car to an administrative position. In 2020, however, Williams transferred from Sacramento to Truckee and found himself back in the patrol car. An early retirement followed soon after.

Metcalf Builders completes Hamilton Medical Facility in Reno

Metcalf Builders has completed construction of the Hamilton Medical facility in Reno.

Q&A with Nevada Mining Association President Amanda Hilton

Amanda Hilton’s career journey from mine site accountant to general manager of the Robinson copper mine west of Ely to president of the statewide Nevada Mining Association is a story of perseverance and ability that’s more than two decades in the making.

Rosen secures $7 million for Reno-Tahoe Airport’s expansion project

U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen has secured $7 million for Reno-Tahoe International Airport’s terminal expansion project from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Nevada casinos’ 34-month streak of $1 billion win ‘the new normal’

The state's gaming industry has shown a steady revitalization since the pandemic of 2020 saw casinos shuttered for 78 days, leading to a 34.6 percent decline in revenue.

IRS Advisory Council supports Nevada reps’ effort to raise slot tax reporting threshold

Under the current, $1,200 threshold, it’s common for slot machines to be shut down until IRS paperwork is filled in about a jackpot.

Congressional leaders such as Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) who have been asking the IRS to raise the tax reporting threshold on slot machine jackpots for nearly a decade received some welcome backing from an unusual source — the agency’s advisory council.

C.H. Spencer leases space at Pyramid Pointe Commerce Center

Panattoni Development Co. announced C.H. Spencer, LLC has leased 9,000 square feet of space at Pyramid Pointe Commerce Center located at 420 Ingenuity Ave., in Sparks.

WNC partnership seeks to boost training services

A new partnership between SkillUp Coalition, Mark IV Capital and Western Nevada College to connect employers and employees in Northern Nevada’s workforce will work with Fernley’s Victory Logistics District.