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Nursing shortage in Northern Nevada worsening as pandemic lingers

A mix of employee exhaustion, varying views on vaccinations and an explosion in pay for traveling nurses has exacerbated the issue of nursing shortages that have long plagued hospitals in Nevada, even prior to the pandemic.

Lyon County eyes right economic growth for its needs

Ensuring diversification while strengthening economic development has changed for Lyon County throughout the years, but ultimately, business officials know what they’re looking for to encourage success.

NNBW hiring full-time business reporter

The Northern Nevada Business Weekly has an immediate job opening for a full-time business reporter, based in Reno.

Road to Recovery: Nevada leads nation in GDP growth, unemployment rate

In Nevada, restrictions on public activity have resulted in businesses closures and thousands of lost jobs, and many parts of the economy have yet to return to their pre-pandemic state.

Growing community of artists making Northern Nevada their canvas

“On the surface, you can look at a lot of statistics that indicate that when you put public art in a neighborhood, it does increase real estate value ... But I think it’s more important that this art is beneficial to the people that are around it," notes Francine Burge of the City of Sparks.

Competitive sports betting market leads operators to find new messaging channels

The growing sports betting universe has increased the competition, forcing operators to zero in on attracting new customers during a historically challenging era for betting companies to produce their own media.

City of Winnemucca prohibits cannabis consumption lounges

“It might be good for Las Vegas and Reno. I don’t think our community needs something like that," said Winnemucca Mayor Rich Stone.

New SBA loan rules a ‘huge benefit for borrowers’ in Northern Nevada

New rules released by the U.S. Small Business Administration last month allow small business borrowers to refinance existing guaranteed debt on real estate into an SBA 504 loan.

Past Pages, Oct. 10, 2011: Retailers, cafés springing to life in Midtown Reno

From the archives: Retail redevelopment continues to make a strong push in Midtown Reno; new restaurants in the area include Midtown Eats, Kreme and Süp.

How will Nevada’s new pay equity law impact employers?

Local attorneys Philip Mannelly (McDonald Carano) and Shannon Pierce (Fennemore) weigh in on the newest Nevada law to address wage gaps in the workforce.

Carson Conversation: Hammers and saws heard throughout Carson City (Voices)

"Overall, Carson City is still affordable when considering the cost of housing in Reno and Douglas County."

Blockchains, Inc. withdraws 'Innovation Zone' plan for Storey County

The Storey County company still plans to build a technology park “where like-minded companies can come together in a sandbox environment," CEO Jeff Berns said.

In $56.9 million deal, California firm acquires Tahoe Biltmore

EKN Development Group plans to continue operation of the 113-room hotel and casino while finalizing plans for development of the 15-acre site.

Footwear brand BEARPAW plans Fernley expansion; 30-50 jobs planned

Indiana-based EFP Corporation also planning Reno expansion; 60 jobs on tap

In 2022, BEARPAW plans to open a distribution facility in Fernley that would create 30-50 jobs over the first five years.

Organic children’s clothing boutique opens at Stateline

The company focuses on minimalist children’s clothing designs, using either organic or Oeko Tex fabrics, for which owner Sandra Ney says "a lot of moms are really thankful."

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