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From energy healing to ketamine, mental health treatment options are growing

While many emergency departments and behavioral health clinics in Reno-Sparks have seen a surge in patients seeking help for depression and anxiety, mental healthcare providers that offer alternative treatment options are also seeing a rise in demand.

Report: Tahoe too dependent on tourism for economy

Per the report, at Lake Tahoe, a person or couple would need a combined annual income of $130,562 to afford the average priced home — after the required 20% down payment of $175,000.

Reno-Carson City a hub for re-imagined retail

Small- and medium-sized businesses add character to Carson City, while new retail and mixed-use centers such as Reno Public Market and Keystone Commons in Reno, and the sprawling Oddie District in Sparks, seek to reinvent the retail experience by integrating art, entertainment and mixed-commercial elements.

Carson Valley Medical Center breaks ground on $29 million expansion

The project will create roughly 100-150 construction jobs; Gilbane Building Company is lead contractor, and Nevada-based crews will be used when possible.

Charles River in Reno big part of biotech industry boom

The biotech sector has drawn a lot of attention over the last two years. Along with hospitals and medical clinics, one could argue that no businesses were more essential than those working in life sciences, including Charles River Laboratories, which operates a 460,000-square-foot facility on Longley Lane.

Prominence Health Plan + Northern Nevada Health System: A healthcare transformation in Northern Nevada (sponsored)

In this ultra-competitive labor market, business owners across Northern Nevada are looking for any edge to attract and retain great employees.

Churchill hemp farmer: Federal bills treat industry as normal business

Adrienne Snow, co-owner of Western States Hemp Co. in Churchill County, recognizes the sweet smell of success.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Make a difference by joining Assistance League Reno-Sparks (sponsored)

Make a difference in your community by sharing your enthusiasm and extending a helping hand while making new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Healthcare Q-and-A with Northern Nevada's top medical leaders

Renown, Saint Mary's, Carson Tahoe and NNMC talk industry challenges, opportunities amid lingering pandemic

We recently spoke with top executives at Renown Health, Saint Mary's Health Network, Carson Tahoe Health and Northern Nevada Medical Group to discuss challenges and opportunities to the the healthcare industry amid the lingering pandemic.

Reno-Carson composting companies continue to see growing demand

A lot goes into the business of composting — and demand across Northern Nevada for services offered through Full Circle Soils & Compost and Down to Earth Composting and has grown considerably over the past 18 months.

What's 'really' up downtown: Placemaking study is halting progress (Voices)

"It’s RTCs mission to support multimodal projects, not stop them. Let’s finish building the multimodal project that is at our fingertips, Center Street, and continue this collective vision of a Downtown Reno that serves everyone and every business," opines Ky Plaskon of the Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance.

Past Pages, Oct. 17, 2011: High school dropouts hit hardest by loss of jobs

From the archives: An estimated 28,000 workers without a high school diploma lost jobs by 2010, and the jobless rate among high school dropouts in the state is 67% higher than the national average.

Now affiliated, Renown Health-UNR Med leaders lay out next steps

They include IT integration, developing new chief academic officer role

Along with purportedly boosting access to care and addressing Northern Nevada's ongoing physician shortages, officials with UNR Med and Renown Health say the entities' 50-year affiliation will go a long way to benefit the greater Reno-Sparks economy.

Commerce Matters: With clean energy, what’s the cost of inaction? (Voices)

"The cost of congressional inaction means that instead of creating jobs in a new, clean energy economy, thousands of jobs will be lost."

'An amazing change of pace’: Hundreds on hand for NCET expo’s return to Reno

After taking off 2020 due to COVID, the oldest and largest small business expo in Northern Nevada returned this past Friday; we spoke with several small businesses who came out to the 15th NCET event.

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